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FBI: Ricin Letter To Obama Sent From Spokane

A suspicious letter containing the deadly poison ricin was mailed to President Barack Obama from Spokane, Wash., on the same day similar ricin-tainted letters were mailed to a federal judge and a post office, the FBI said Thursday.

CBS Seattle–05/31/2013

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Spokane Man Charged In State Ricin Scare

A man was arrested Wednesday in a case involving last week’s discovery of a pair of letters containing the deadly poison ricin.

CBS Seattle–05/23/2013

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FBI: No Arrests In Case Of Spokane Ricin Letter

The FBI says it still has not made any arrests after searching a downtown Spokane apartment as part of an investigation into the discovery of a pair of letters containing the deadly poison ricin.

CBS Seattle–05/20/2013

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Fairchild AFB Could Be Home To New Boeing Tankers

The Air Force is expected to decide this week if Fairchild Air Force Base will serve as the first base for Boeing’s next generation of air refueling tankers.

CBS Seattle–05/13/2013

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Boston Marathon Runner Back For Spokane’s Bloomsday

(CBS Seattle/AP) — The runner who came to symbolize the Boston Marathon bombings ran Spokane’s 37th Bloomsday race Sunday. Bill Iffrig, 78 of Lake Stevens fell to the ground near the Boston Marathon finish line. […]

CBS Seattle–05/06/2013

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Gonzaga Is No. 1 In AP Top 25 For The First Time

The to-do list for the Gonzaga basketball team got shorter Monday: For the first time, the Zags were ranked No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25 poll.

1090 The Fan–03/04/2013

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Police: Spokane Mom Catches Baby Going Out Window

A toddler who jumped on a bed and bounced out a second-story window was saved Friday by his mother, who leaped behind him, caught his foot and lowered him safely to his grandmother who was having a smoke on the porch below, police said.

03/01/2013

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Local Walgreens Clerk Knocks Out Man Armed With Knife

When a Spokane drugstore clerk confronted a suspected shoplifter early Friday he pulled out a knife and threatened her — but some quick-thinking turned the tables on the attempted attack.

CBS Seattle–12/21/2012

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Road Trips for New Year’s in Washington

Heading out of town for the close of 2012? Whether you head to the ocean or over the mountains, there are fun family-oriented events where you can sing Auld Lang Syne and welcome 2013!

12/20/2012

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4-Year Sentence In Police Beating Of Disabled Man

A police officer was sentenced Thursday to more than four years in prison for using excessive force against a mentally disabled janitor who died after being erroneously suspected of stealing money from an ATM.

11/17/2012

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