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Washington News: Spokane Valley Man, James Andrew Joy Sentenced to 15 Years for Attempted Production of Child Pornography

Spokane ,Wn. – Joseph H. Harrington, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that James Andrew Joy, age 29, of Spokane Valley, Washington, was sentenced today after having pleaded guilty on April 11, 2018, to Attempted Production of Child Pornography.  Chief United States District Judge Thomas O. Rice sentenced Joy to a … Continue reading Washington News: Spokane Valley Man, James Andrew Joy Sentenced to 15 Years for Attempted Production of Child Pornography

Washington News: Spokane, Justin Harter, Federal Court Dismisses Spokane Postal Service Employee’s Discrimination Case

Spokane, Washington– Joseph H. Harrington, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Washington, announced that United States District Judge Salvador Mendoza, Jr. dismissed a discrimination case filed against the U.S. Postal Service by Justin Harter, a former temporary employee. According to information disclosed during court proceedings, Harter, a resident of Missoula, Montana who has … Continue reading Washington News: Spokane, Justin Harter, Federal Court Dismisses Spokane Postal Service Employee’s Discrimination Case

Washington State News: Lawsuits challenge efforts to push abstinence-only on teens

SPOKANE, WA – Several affiliates of Planned Parenthood sued the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Friday over its efforts to impose an abstinence-only focus on its Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program that has served more than 1 million young people. The lawsuits were filed in federal courts in New York City and Spokane, … Continue reading Washington State News: Lawsuits challenge efforts to push abstinence-only on teens

SPOKANE, Wash | Lawsuits challenge efforts to push abstinence-only on teens

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Several affiliates of Planned Parenthood sued the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on Friday over its efforts to impose an abstinence-only focus on its Teen Pregnancy Prevention Program that has served more than 1 million young people. The lawsuits were filed in federal courts in New York City and … Continue reading SPOKANE, Wash | Lawsuits challenge efforts to push abstinence-only on teens

SPOKANE, Wash.  | Rachel Dolezal accused of welfare fraud after race scandal

SPOKANE, Wash.  — A former NAACP leader in Washington state whose life unraveled after she was exposed as a white woman pretending to be black has been charged with welfare fraud. Rachel Dolezal, who legally changed her name to Nkechi Diallo in 2016, was charged this week with theft by welfare fraud, perjury and false … Continue reading SPOKANE, Wash.  | Rachel Dolezal accused of welfare fraud after race scandal

SPOKANE, Wash | Correction: West Coast Volcanoes-Q&A story

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — In a story May 12 about West Coast volcanoes, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Hawaii was part of the “Ring of Fire,” a Pacific Ocean area prone to earthquakes and volcanic eruptions due to subducting tectonic plates, and that the eruption of Kilauea had experts eyeing volcanoes on the U.S. … Continue reading SPOKANE, Wash | Correction: West Coast Volcanoes-Q&A story

SPOKANE, Wash | Hawaii volcano raises concerns of eruptions along West Coast

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — The eruption of a Hawaii volcano in the Pacific “Ring of Fire” has experts warily eyeing volcanic peaks on America’s West Coast that are also part of the geologically active region. The West Coast is home to an 800-mile (1,300-kilometer) chain of 13 volcanoes , from Washington state’s Mount Baker to … Continue reading SPOKANE, Wash | Hawaii volcano raises concerns of eruptions along West Coast

SPOKANE, Wash. | Hawaii volcano raises concerns of eruptions along West Coast

SPOKANE, Wash. — The eruption of a Hawaii volcano in the Pacific “Ring of Fire” has experts warily eyeing volcanic peaks on America’s West Coast that are also part of the geologically active region. The West Coast is home to a chain of 13 volcanoes, from Washington’s Mount Baker to California’s Lassen Peak. They also … Continue reading SPOKANE, Wash. | Hawaii volcano raises concerns of eruptions along West Coast