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WATCH NOW: Community remembers Spokane native with magic bus

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 A magic bus visited the KHQ Studio Saturday morning.

The bus is the centerpiece for a fundraiser and barbecue being held Saturday evening in memory of Russ Nobbs, who recently passed away. Friends and family hope they can fill the bus with food donations for 2nd Harvest.

"Russ always called himself Spokane's oldest hippie, so this is very appropriate," says Russ' wife.

Russ Nobbs helped run "Spokane Natural," a counter-culture newspaper published in Spokane in the late 1960's.

The barbecue runs from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Grant Park in the Perry district. Participants are asked to bring food donations and to dress in bright colors.

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