Despite knowing PCBs were dangerous, Monsanto kept profiting for decades

Despite knowing PCBs were dangerous, Monsanto kept profiting for decades

Spokane is now suing, and the 'Poison Papers' show why
It's one thing to hear rumors that major chemical companies knew their products were harming people for decades.

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Here's how little "historical horse racing machines" have to do with historical horse racing

Idaho voters this year will be faced with a statewide initiative purporting to authorize "historical horse racing at certain locations where live or simulcast horse racing occurs." Now, if you're a fan of Seabiscuit or Secretariat that notion might sound pretty cool.

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Bigger dog park proposed, Spokane Fire amps up House of Charity response and other headlines

ON INLANDER.COM Pilot lightsWe watched 16 of the pilots for the fall TV season, to separate the good from the fun-bad from the just-plain-bad. 

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Strength in Numbers: Workers banded together to sue a local trucking company for wage theft

But a new ruling from the Supreme Court just made it harder for others to do the same
As terminal manager for Diamond Freight Systems trucking company, Amy Thomas devoted nearly every waking moment to work.

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Help name Seattle's NHL team, Newport smelter hearing and more headlines

ON INLANDER.COM NEWS: President Donald Trump says he's siding with his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh after the judge was accused of sexual misconduct.

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WSU receives new complaint accusing former QB Jason Gesser of sexual misconduct

Washington State University received a new complaint today accusing former WSU quarterback and current athletics department employee Jason Gesser of sexual misconduct, the university says in a press release. The complaint comes less than a week after WSU's student newspaper, the Daily Evergreen, published a story revealing numerous allegations of sexual misconduct against Gesser.

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More than half of Spokane's sit-lie citations have been handed down in 2018

So-called "sit-lie" ordinances have made headlines recently after a court of appeals ruling said a Boise law against sleeping in public is cruel and unusual punishment when there is no available shelter space. Spokane's own rule against sitting or lying down in public in downtown includes exceptions for when shelter space is unavailable, but while proponents say it helps keep downtown safer, opponents have said it criminalizes homelessness. 

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Allegations may delay Kavanaugh confirmation, Florence pummels Carolinas and other headlines

ON INLANDER.COM NEWS: When some Washington State University employees tried to report rumors of inappropriate relationships or sexual harassment by Jason Gesser, a former quarterback and current athletic department employee, they were reportedly told to "fall in line" by another former WSU star, Jack Thompson, according to records of an investigation into the rumors.

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Hey, sneakerheads! Catch the latest drop in November

Love or hate the recent Colin Kaepernick ad blitz, there's one thing everyone has to admit: Nike knows how to sell sneakers.

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The Year That Was... 2014

25 Years of the Inlander
TAYLOR SWIFT has everyone shaking it off with 1989.

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As the Brett Kavanaugh nomination veers into Anita Hill territory, we can't forget his record

Judge Brett Kavanaugh opened his Supreme Court nomination hearing by assuring the senators of the Judiciary Committee that, as a justice, he would always follow precedent as directed by "original meaning." With apologies to originalists, in my view this is bogus for the simple reason that, aside from attribution, there is no such thing as "original meaning."

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Hot Topic: The mainstreaming of CBDs in the United States

As cannabidiol (CBD) continues to become more common and profitable — estimated to become a $1 billion industry by 2020 — companies and medical professionals are seeking ways to implement and introduce the multipurpose product.

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"Shadow banning" cannabis in the world of Facebook

While marijuana may be legal in several states and all of Canada, advertising for the new cash crop is still taboo, not only in public spaces but online spaces as well. Pages containing "cannabis" or "marijuana" in their names stopped appearing in searches throughout results on the social media behemoth Facebook.

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2001 on Weed: Open the Pax Era pod bay doors, HAL

There are few films as visually stunning and awe inspiring as Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey, which came out 50 years ago.

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Restaurant wants to use marijuana to ease lobsters’ pain. Slow your roll, Maine says

By Mihir Zaveri c.2018 New York Times News Service

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In reversal, Trump no longer demands declassification of Russia documents

By Michael D. Shear New York Times News Service

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North Korea’s new promises on weapons stop short of denuclearization

By Choe Sang-Hun New York Times News Service

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