Snoop Dogg drops by, Riverfront Park gets on track and morning headlines

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The Rep. Matt Shea proposal is not the first time some in Eastern Washington have wanted to become their own state.
  • The Rep. Matt Shea proposal is not the first time some in Eastern Washington have wanted to become their own state.

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Dogg Day
Snoop "Snoop Dogg" Dogg is coming to a weed shop in Spokane, despite the rapper's famous opposition to marijuana and marijuana-related paraphernalia.

A Mountain of Value
Pay only $10 to ski at Schweitzer this Friday, to help out a few charities.

Bach This Way
Northwest Bach Festival's Zuill Bailey just got himself a Grammy nomination. Just like Kanye.

The Maple Glaze of Defeat
Why Donut Parade is closing.

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Spokane Innovators
James Mitchell, a psychologist who used to have offices in Spokane, says now more than ever we should get all Jack Bauer on our interrogation sessions. (Buzzfeed)

Park Place
Riverfront Park is on track, despite a tumultuous year. (Spokesman-Review)

Nature of the State

Yeah, guys, Eastern Washington is not going to become a new state. (KXLY)

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A Lie Can Travel Halfway Around the World and Shoot Up a Pizzeria Before the Truth Can Put its Pants On
How fake news led to real gunfire. (Washington Post)

When A Drug War Turns Into Drug Warcrimes

The brutal president of the Philippines leads a drug war that becomes a slaughter. (New York Times)

The First Taste Is Free

A tiny private college in Massachusetts offers the first two years of college for free. (The Atlantic)