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Spokane Care Home Issued Numerous Citations

Federal regulators have cited a state-run home for people with disabilities for a long list of violations, including strapping residents to chairs in front of TVs and forcing them to face a wall for hours at a time.

CBS Seattle–11/25/2014

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Too-Friendly Washington Wolf Still On The Loose

Officials are still trying to trap a wolf that has to be moved from northeast Washington to prevent it from becoming too friendly with dogs, the Washington Fish and Wildlife Department said Monda

CBS Seattle–10/13/2014

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Spokane Sewage Could Be Tested For Marijuana Level

The author of Washington’s recreational marijuana law has suggested that Spokane test its sewage for traces of the cannabis chemical THC, to get a more accurate picture of pot use by residents

CBS Seattle–09/24/2014

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It’s Fall; It Rains In Washington

In the 24 hours ending at 6 a.m. Wednesday, the National Weather Service reports nearly an inch of rain (.98) fell at Sea-Tac Airport

CBS Seattle–09/24/2014

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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

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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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