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  • Level 3 evacuations in place for Monument Hill fire near Quincy

    Level 3 evacuations in place for Monument Hill fire near Quincy

    Thursday, August 17 2017 2:15 AM EDT2017-08-17 06:15:55 GMT

    QUINCY, Wash. - Update 11 p.m. Wednesday: The Grant County Sheriff's office reports the Monument Hill Fire burning near Quincy is 500 acres and growing as of Wednesday night. The Sheriff's Office says state mobilization has been approved for the fire, which means firefighting resources from across the state of Washington can be assigned to help fight the fire.

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    QUINCY, Wash. - Update 11 p.m. Wednesday: The Grant County Sheriff's office reports the Monument Hill Fire burning near Quincy is 500 acres and growing as of Wednesday night. The Sheriff's Office says state mobilization has been approved for the fire, which means firefighting resources from across the state of Washington can be assigned to help fight the fire.

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  • Dog lost during windstorm returns home 2 years later

    Dog lost during windstorm returns home 2 years later

    Thursday, August 17 2017 1:39 AM EDT2017-08-17 05:39:49 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - When Spokane was hit by a massive windstorm back in 2015, it took its toll on many people. But one family was hit extra hard. During the storm Shanley Heinsma's son let her dog Shadow out of the house, that was the last time she saw her.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - When Spokane was hit by a massive windstorm back in 2015, it took its toll on many people. But one family was hit extra hard. During the storm Shanley Heinsma's son let her dog Shadow out of the house, that was the last time she saw her.

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  • Woman, child hospitalized in auto vs pedestrian crash near Division and Cozza

    Woman, child hospitalized in auto vs pedestrian crash near Division and Cozza

    Thursday, August 17 2017 12:06 AM EDT2017-08-17 04:06:06 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. -  Update: Police say a woman is in very critical condition after she and her child were hit by a car around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. The two pedestrians were initially trapped under the vehicle. 

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    SPOKANE, Wash. -  Update: Police say a woman is in very critical condition after she and her child were hit by a car around 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. The two pedestrians were initially trapped under the vehicle. 

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  • How will pets react to solar eclipse?

    How will pets react to solar eclipse?

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 10:36 PM EDT2017-08-17 02:36:36 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - As many of us look forward to next week's eclipse, it could bring some unexpected reactions from certain furry members of your family. The thing is, there's not a lot of research about how pets or even wild animals react to solar eclipses, simply because they don't happen that often. Unlike fireworks, the eclipse won't make noise, so your pets probably won't be scared of it, but every animal is different.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - As many of us look forward to next week's eclipse, it could bring some unexpected reactions from certain furry members of your family. The thing is, there's not a lot of research about how pets or even wild animals react to solar eclipses, simply because they don't happen that often. Unlike fireworks, the eclipse won't make noise, so your pets probably won't be scared of it, but every animal is different.

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  • Heroin kit found behind west central Spokane home

    Heroin kit found behind west central Spokane home

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 10:12 PM EDT2017-08-17 02:12:31 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Heroin use and drug use in Spokane has gone up exponentially in the last few years. In 2010 there were 30 overdose deaths in Spokane County. Last year, there were 81. Spokane Fire Chief Brian Schaeffer tells us emergency responders are called to 20 overdose situations per day. One man living in west central Spokane says he found a heroin kit behind a neighbor's house.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Heroin use and drug use in Spokane has gone up exponentially in the last few years. In 2010 there were 30 overdose deaths in Spokane County. Last year, there were 81. Spokane Fire Chief Brian Schaeffer tells us emergency responders are called to 20 overdose situations per day. One man living in west central Spokane says he found a heroin kit behind a neighbor's house.

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  • Despite eviction notice from City, Blessings Under the Bridge says it’s not going anywhere

    Despite eviction notice from City, Blessings Under the Bridge says it’s not going anywhere

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 9:59 PM EDT2017-08-17 01:59:09 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - Every Wednesday, Blessings Under the Bridge serves a hot meal to nearly 400 people who gather underneath Interstate 90 at 4th Avenue and McClellan Street. But in a few weeks, the non-profit organization won’t be allowed to meet there, at least according to the City of Spokane, who gave them an eviction notice in May.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - Every Wednesday, Blessings Under the Bridge serves a hot meal to nearly 400 people who gather underneath Interstate 90 at 4th Avenue and McClellan Street. But in a few weeks, the non-profit organization won’t be allowed to meet there, at least according to the City of Spokane, who gave them an eviction notice in May.

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  • Confederate memorial in Helena ordered removed

    Confederate memorial in Helena ordered removed

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 9:45 PM EDT2017-08-17 01:45:25 GMT

    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The Helena City Commission has ordered the removal of a Confederate memorial from a city park. Mayor Jim Smith said during an administrative meeting Wednesday evening that he believes the memorial poses a safety concern following a weekend of violence, including a death, at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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    HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The Helena City Commission has ordered the removal of a Confederate memorial from a city park. Mayor Jim Smith said during an administrative meeting Wednesday evening that he believes the memorial poses a safety concern following a weekend of violence, including a death, at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia.

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  • New Washington State Univ. medical school welcomes 1st class

    New Washington State Univ. medical school welcomes 1st class

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 8:21 PM EDT2017-08-17 00:21:36 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - The new Washington State University medical school is welcoming its first class of students. The students arrive Wednesday at the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine in Spokane. Officials for the medical school say it will focus on training doctors to work in underserved areas of the state. The state keeps a list of medically underserved areas, based on the number of providers, the number of elderly residents and infant mortality rates.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - The new Washington State University medical school is welcoming its first class of students. The students arrive Wednesday at the Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine in Spokane. Officials for the medical school say it will focus on training doctors to work in underserved areas of the state. The state keeps a list of medically underserved areas, based on the number of providers, the number of elderly residents and infant mortality rates.

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