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File photo of a surgery. (credit: ALI AL-SAADI/AFP/Getty Images)

Regents Approve Pursuit Of New Medical School In Spokane

The board voted Friday to authorize WSU President Elson S. Floyd to pursue the controversial effort. The action came a day after a consulting firm said WSU is “well-positioned” to start a medical school.

CBS Seattle–09/12/2014

file photo of Gorge Amphitheater

The Gorge Has Big Economic Impact

On concert days, the 22,000-capacity amphitheater becomes the largest community in the county.

CBS Seattle–08/21/2014

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Fire Crews Contain Brush Fire In South Spokane

Firefighters have mostly contained a brush fire that broke out on a steep slope in south Spokane Monday afternoon.

CBS Seattle–07/29/2014

TWISP, WASHINGTON - JULY 20: A firefighting helicopter returns to base on July 20, 2014 while fighting the Carlton Complex fires near Twisp, Washington. Several fires throughout the state have destroyed hundreds of homes, forced evacuations and continue to threaten more local communities. (Photo by Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Massive Carlton Complex Of Fires Now Half Contained

The massive wildfire that has destroyed about 150 homes in north-central Washington is now more than half contained, officials said Wednesday night

CBS Seattle–07/24/2014

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Hundreds Battle Central Washington Wildfire

The fire has burned through nearly 30 square miles in Chelan County

CBS Seattle–07/11/2014

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Gunman Shoots Wife, Takes Own Life At Spokane Medical Center

Police in Washington state say a gunman fatally shot his wife before turning the weapon on himself at a downtown Spokane medical center

CBS Seattle–07/08/2014

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Feds To Clean Site Of 1976 ‘Atomic Man’ Accident

Workers are preparing to enter one of the most dangerous rooms on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation — the site of a 1976 blast that exposed a technician to a massive dose of radiation, which led to him being nicknamed the “Atomic Man”

CBS Seattle–07/02/2014

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Zombie TV Series Films In Spokane This Summer

The latest entry into the growing catalog of zombie stories in the entertainment world, the new television series “Z Nation,” is in the midst of filming its 13-episode first season in northeast Washington state

CBS Seattle–06/30/2014

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Wait Times For Puget Sound VA Up To Nearly 59 Days

New data shows that wait times for new patients seeking a primary care doctor at Washington state’s three largest Veteran’s Affairs facilities range from 28 to nearly 59 days

CBS Seattle–06/09/2014

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Spokane Man Faces Charges For Alleged Rape In Cemetery

A man has been charged with second-degree rape after a woman claimed he sexually assaulted her on Saturday at a cemetery in Spokane.

CBS Seattle–05/19/2014

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