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FROM INLANDER.COM:
• The Palomino to reopen under new management, less country
Oprah, Katy Perry and Glenn Beck walk into a weed shop...
• City Council's recognition of Islamic civil rights group draws ire from Matt Shea

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• Frank Straub forced out as Spokane police chief
Abrasive management style is cited as reason. An assistant chief will take over in the interim. 

• The Happy Birthday song is free to all
A judge rules the song is not copyrighted.

• Kam Chancellor in Seattle, may end holdout
Looks like he's back, even without getting a new deal.

• Pope Francis in Washington
In White House ceremony, he praises President Obama on climate change issues.