Search on in deadly Spokane shooting, tax bill passes, morning headlines

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The Republicans late Tuesday night pushed through a tax bill that adds $1.5 trillion to the national debt over the next 10 years. - PETE MAROVICH/NEW YORK TIMES
  • Pete Marovich/New York Times
  • The Republicans late Tuesday night pushed through a tax bill that adds $1.5 trillion to the national debt over the next 10 years.

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Baking fails and how to cope

Baking DIY holiday gifts can lead to more stress than you bargained for. Here's one fairly fail-safe option.

Gonzig-zagging into the holidays
Miss the Gonzaga game like many of the students who are already gone for Christmas break? Will Maupin's got your recap right here.

IN OTHER NEWS

Suspect at large in fatal South Hill shooting

Police are still looking for a suspect, described as a black woman in her mid-20s to mid-30s, after a shooting that killed a woman and left another man in critical condition Tuesday afternoon. (Spokesman-Review, KREM)

Tax cuts all around (and a bigger bill for all)
Republicans in Congress passed major tax reform, which is expected to give many Americans and corporations tax cuts next year, but is also expected to increase the national debt by $1.5 trillion over the next decade, The New York Times reports.

Ecology can't enforce major parts of Clean Air Rule
A judge ruled that without approval from the Legislature first, the Washington State Department of Ecology can't enforce much of Gov. Jay Inslee's Clean Air Rule, intended to cutback on greenhouse gas emissions, The Seattle Times reports.