Monday, January 4, 2016

Stories you need to know as you start your week

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Happening this week: Steven Wright and local comedy, a new gallery and Rhetoric in the Ring
• More New Year’s Resolutions for TV Showrunners
• Inlander music writers' Top 10 albums of 2015

• The Inland Northwest added 8,000 jobs in the past two years
Most of the growth related to professional business services, public and private education, health services and leisure and hospitality.

• Seattle Seahawks to face Vikings in first-round of playoffs
The Hawks finished 10-6, after yesterday's 36-6 win over Arizona.

• Anti-government protestors occupy wildlife refuge in Oregon
What they want: "This takeover of a federal outpost in rural eastern Oregon is about sticking it to The Man, who they feel is responsible for their economic misfortune. It's a sentiment people following the outsider-driven 2016 presidential election should be familiar with."

• ICYMI: Zags squeak out overtime win against San Francisco on Saturday
Domantas Sabonis had 35 points in 102-94 victory.
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Gonzaga Athletics
• Tensions rise between Iran and Saudi Arabia
The situation started heating up when the Saudis executed an outspoken Shiite cleric.

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