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Local Washington State University considers med school Washington State University considers med school
Medical officials predict an aging population and expanded health coverage under the Affordable Care Act will contribute to doctor shortages across the nation. In response to the projected need, Washington State University has begun exploring the feasibility of opening a medical school on its Spokane campus.
Local Wash. judges block release of sex offender info
A woman from south-central Washington said she's not giving up her court fight after judges in three counties blocked the release of information about low-level sex offenders under the state's Public Records Act.
Local No US tsunami threat after 7.6 quake in Pacific
A powerful magnitude-7.6 earthquake triggered large waves in the Solomon Islands on Sunday, and authorities were trying to determine if there was any serious damage or injuries.
Local Idaho students have mixed views on new campus gun law
Starting July 1, Idaho's public college students can pack more than just homework and pencils to class - those with enhanced concealed-carry permits will be allowed to carry guns.