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Community leaders to discuss death penalty

09/14/13 On March a group of panelists will discuss death penalty alternatives at Liberty Park United Methodist Church. The forum is presented byThe Peace & Justice Action League of Spokane's Inland Northwest Death Penalty Group, which has been working toward the abolition of the death penalty in Washington. Are you for or against the death penalty? The panelists are abolitionist …

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The threat of ideological purity in politics

09/14/13 A big part of the battle for this year's Republican nomination has been couched in terms of which of the four remaining candidates is the most conservative. I cannot help but be suspicious of this. My reasons have nothing to do with conservatism itself, but rather with what seems to be the triumph of ideology over conservatism. It has …

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Whitworth Theatre to stage “All My Sons”

09/14/13 Whitworth Theatre will present its spring production, Arthur Miller's “All My Sons,” beginning Friday. “All My Sons” is a powerful condemnation of greed and its associated lack of moral responsibility. The play takes place in post World War II middle-America and tells the story of Joe Keller, a successful, self-made family man who has done a terrible and tragic …

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BRIEF: Group plans to protest Santorum

09/14/13 UPDATE: SANTORUM TO HOLD RALLY AT 3 P.M., THURSDAY – NOT NOON, AS ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED. Upon learning that Rick Santorum would be in Spokane this week, a group of activists organized an impromptu protest. The group will be at New Life Assembly Churchfrom 12 to 3 p.m. Thursday — the same time Santorum is planning to be at the church …

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Santorum to host rally in Spokane

09/14/13  UPDATE: SANTORUM TO HOLD RALLY AT 3 P.M., THURSDAY – NOT NOON, AS ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED. On Thursday presidential candidate Rick Santorum will hold a rally at New Life Assembly Church in Spokane. Spokane County GOP Chairman Matthew Pederson made the announcement today. Santorum's religiosity has made lots of headlines lately. He says he's a devout Catholic and recently said …

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Whitworth to host Peace Corps info session

09/14/13 Peace Corps representatives will host a special information session at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Auntie's Bookstore, 402 W Main Ave. The first week in March is recognized as Peace Corps Week to commemorate the signing of President John F. Kennedy's executive order establishing the federal agency on March 1, 1961. Peace Corps Regional Representative and Whitworth alumna Erin Erickson, …

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