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  • Spokane Health District pushes to raise smoking age

    Spokane Health District pushes to raise smoking age

    Thursday, December 14 2017 2:10 AM EST2017-12-14 07:10:21 GMT

    SPOKANE, Wash. - You already have to be 21 to buy alcohol, but if the Spokane Regional Health District has anything to say about it, that could soon apply to cigarettes too. They're hoping to make it harder for teenagers to buy and become addicted to cigarettes. The Board of Health in Spokane County has voted unanimously in favor of a resolution that would make teens wait longer to start smoking legally.

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    SPOKANE, Wash. - You already have to be 21 to buy alcohol, but if the Spokane Regional Health District has anything to say about it, that could soon apply to cigarettes too. They're hoping to make it harder for teenagers to buy and become addicted to cigarettes. The Board of Health in Spokane County has voted unanimously in favor of a resolution that would make teens wait longer to start smoking legally.

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  • Man shot, killed by police in northern Montana ID'd

    Man shot, killed by police in northern Montana ID'd

    Thursday, December 14 2017 12:52 AM EST2017-12-14 05:52:13 GMT
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    GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) - Authorities have released the name of a man who was shot and killed by police in northern Montana. The Great Falls Tribune reports 51-year-old Stacy Micheletti was shot when he brandished a weapon during a confrontation in the city's east side Monday morning. Police were trying to speak with the man about an incident that occurred about an hour earlier. No officers were injured, and investigators have not said what kind of weapon Micheletti brandished....

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    GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) - Authorities have released the name of a man who was shot and killed by police in northern Montana. The Great Falls Tribune reports 51-year-old Stacy Micheletti was shot when he brandished a weapon during a confrontation in the city's east side Monday morning. Police were trying to speak with the man about an incident that occurred about an hour earlier. No officers were injured, and investigators have not said what kind of weapon Micheletti brandished....

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  • Woman sues city of Yakima after her service dog is taken for being a pit bull

    Woman sues city of Yakima after her service dog is taken for being a pit bull

    Thursday, December 14 2017 12:01 AM EST2017-12-14 05:01:22 GMT
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    YAKIMA, Wash. - A woman is suing the city of Yakima over a pit bull ban after she says she was forced to move her service dog outside city limits.  According to the case report, Danika Denton didn't have anywhere else to take her emotional support dog Romeo, so the city impounded him. Her family in Selah has since taken him in.  Yakima city spokesman Randy Beehler tells KIMA TV that the city council implemented a pit bull ban after a 

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    YAKIMA, Wash. - A woman is suing the city of Yakima over a pit bull ban after she says she was forced to move her service dog outside city limits.  According to the case report, Danika Denton didn't have anywhere else to take her emotional support dog Romeo, so the city impounded him. Her family in Selah has since taken him in.  Yakima city spokesman Randy Beehler tells KIMA TV that the city council implemented a pit bull ban after a 

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