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Bloomsday 2013

Bloomsday 2013

Congratulations, Bloomies! Congratulations to all those who ran, walked or otherwise participated in the 37th Bloomsday Run on Sunday!

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  • Bloomsday: List Of Top Finishers With Unofficial Times

    The unofficial times are in for the top finishers at Bloomsday and we've listed them below. Thank you to Bloomsday for providing the results.
  • Assefa, Deba Complete Ethiopian Sweep At Bloomsday

    Belete Assefa, 22, of Ethiopia used a huge kick at the end to win the elite men's race at Bloomsday, while Buzunesh Deba was the elite women's champion.
  • SLIDESHOW: Bloomsday 2013

    Bloomsday 2013 may be over, but you can relive the 37th annual race through these pictures. Take a look.
  • Parson And Scaroni Win Wheelchair Race

    Scott Parson was the first athlete to cross the finish line at the 37th Bloomsday on Sunday morning.
  • Bloomsday Announces Top Seeds For 2013 Race

    In a press conference on Tuesday held to announce the top seeds for the 2013 edition of Bloomsday, it was revealed that four past champions would be participating this year.
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    • Mad Minute stories from Thursday, July 27th

      Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Thursday, July 27th.

    • Man killed in UTV accident near Calder

      CALDER, Idaho - Idaho State Police say 35-year-old Fernando A Camayo was driving a John Deer Gator UTV Wednesday evening when he backed it over an embankment.  The vehicle overturned, killing Camayo.  Police say he was not wearing  seatbelt or helmet at the time and they are continuing to investigate the accident. 

    • Dodson wildfire rekindles, prompting road closures in Grant County

      GRANT COUNTY, Wash. - A wildfire from Wednesday night has rekindled, prompting crews to close Dodson Road South and Road 4-Southwest in Grant County.  Firefighters are asking drivers to find another way around while crews work to put out the fire. No homes are at risk at this time. 

    • Bullets from drive-by shooting fly into baby's bedroom

      SPOKANE, Wash. - A drive-by shooting leaves a Spokane family shaken and terrified. The bullets actually flew into their baby boy’s bedroom. Thankfully, he was sleeping in a different room. This happened near Lacrosse and Nevada shortly after midnight Thursday. Alexis Pipkin is understandably upset. “At this point we don't know who it was so it's kind of scary just having to be here,” she says. She was out on her porch 

    • BMX bike stolen from Spokane teen who died last year

      SPOKANE, Wash. - A Spokane mother is in disbelief after her late sons BMX bike was stolen out of her garage between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.  “Out of every bike in my garage, I have 20 bikes in there for all my kids, and this is the one bike you take? The bike that is non-replaceable,” said Lonnie Lopez. “There are some things you want to keep forever, and that’s one of them. Lopez says the thief took the bike out of 

    • Spokane police search for Browne's Addition burglar

      SPOKANE, Wash. - Spokane Police are looking for a man who they say made himself at home in an empty apartment in Browne’s Addition. They say Cody Burgess and two other people lived in a fully furnished apartment for 3 weeks after breaking in. The two other people were arrested, but Burgess escaped through a window. He has warrants out for his arrest and from this most recent case, police say they have developed probable 

    • Lemonade stand makes an impact for those in need

      SPOKANE, Wash. - When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade! One local family is selling lemonade not just for fun but to teach their children about charity. "They (my sons) have everything they need. They have tons of toys and I just thought that if we are going to do a lemonade stand, that it would be a good idea for them to learn about community service," said Megan Rowe, mother to Robby and Joe. Rowe is teaching her 7-year-old 

    • New wells test positive for firefighting chemicals

      AIRWAY HEIGHTS, Wash. - Fairchild officials sent out a press release on Thursday, stating that 50 of the wells to the north of the Fairchild Air Force base were tested for contaminants and 21 of the wells were above the EPA's safe recommendation for firefighting chemicals. 19 of the wells to the north tested positive for the compounds in the chemicals, but at much lower concentrations. Back in May, Airway Heights found those same chemicals 

    • Stranger rushes to save toddler hit by car

      COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - "I don't consider myself a guardian angel.” Wise words from a mom who helped potentially save the life of a toddler that wasn't even hers. “I'm very blessed that I had the conscience of mind to react the way that I did,” she said. The mom, who wants to remain anonymous, says she was already at the apartments after the accident happened. “Something is not right so I put my truck into reverse and I had 

    • Meals on Wheels teams up with MultiCare to deliver 200 fans to elderly

      SPOKANE, Wash. - About a month ago, Meals on Wheels of Spokane was asking for help. They had 20 people in need of fans, but no fans to give out. That was until Thursday when MultiCare Health System wrote a $4,200 check to Meals on Wheels so they could purchase 200 fans. “One person said something to another person and said ‘we need this’ and we wanted to step up,” said Valley Hospital President, Greg Repetti. “This is a way we 

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  • NBC to unveil new theme song for 'Sunday Night Football'

    NBC to unveil new theme song for 'Sunday Night Football'

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Carrie Underwood won't be "waiting all day for Sunday night" this fall when NBC premieres a new theme song for its prime-time "Sunday Night Football" program.

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    NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Carrie Underwood won't be "waiting all day for Sunday night" this fall when NBC premieres a new theme song for its prime-time "Sunday Night Football" program. The Grammy-winning country star will be singing a new theme song, "Oh, Sunday Night," during the first game telecast on Sept. 11 between the New England Patriots and the Arizona Cardinals.

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  • Michael Vick: Kaepernick needs a haircut for job search

    Michael Vick: Kaepernick needs a haircut for job search

    LOS ANGELES - Michael Vick has some advice for Colin Kaepernick if he wants another shot in the NFL: Get a haircut. During an appearance Monday on Fox Sports 1's "Speak for Yourself," Vick said the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback needs to lose his Afro or cornrows for a "clean-cut" style in order to get a job.

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    LOS ANGELES - Michael Vick has some advice for Colin Kaepernick if he wants another shot in the NFL: Get a haircut. During an appearance Monday on Fox Sports 1's "Speak for Yourself," Vick said the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback needs to lose his Afro or cornrows for a "clean-cut" style in order to get a job.

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  • Spokane Chiefs' 1st round pick, Milos Fafrak signs agreement

    Spokane Chiefs' 1st round pick, Milos Fafrak signs agreement

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    SPOKANE, Wash. – Spokane Chiefs’ General Manager Scott Carter announced on July 14 that forward Milos Fafrak has signed a Standard Player Agreement and committed to playing in the Western Hockey League for the 2017-18 season. Fafrak was the Chiefs’ first round (18th overall) pick in June’s 2017 CHL Import Draft.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. – Spokane Chiefs’ General Manager Scott Carter announced on July 14 that forward Milos Fafrak has signed a Standard Player Agreement and committed to playing in the Western Hockey League for the 2017-18 season. Fafrak was the Chiefs’ first round (18th overall) pick in June’s 2017 CHL Import Draft.

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