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Paterson Heads Toward Transition

The man taking over on Monday from disgraced New York Governor Eliot Spitzer says state government is moving along smoothly despite the explosive sex scandal that prompted Spitzer to resign.

UNC Suspect Charged In Duke Killing

A teenager charged in the killing of the University of North Carolina student leader is now charged with killing a graduate student at Duke University.

Bill Requires More Training For Bounty Hunters

The dangers of the job are very real. Recovery agents, better known as bounty hunters, seek out those with outstanding warrants.  But the Washington legislature has passed a bill requiring more training for recovery agents.

Tuesday's Special Election Results

The first results are in for Tuesday's special election. Voters approved to continue a sales tax increase as well as most of the school bond levies.

Harsh Winter Dents Idaho's Road Budget

Driving on Idaho highways could get a little bumpy in the next few months.  The winter storms zapped the Idaho Transportation Department's winter maintenance budget in North Idaho, forcing crews to cut back on routine work.

News Links For March 9

Information on Northside Physical therapy, the Washington Beef Commission, and local artists.

Obama Adds To Delegate Lead

With Mississippi primary votes now tallied, the delegate count for Senator Barack Obama totals 1,598. Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton has 1,487, according to the AP count.

Cpl. Barstow Talks To Family From Iraq

Corporal Tyler Barstow, an Inland Northwest native currently serving in Iraq, spoke briefly with his family Wednesday morning via satellite on Good Morning Northwest.

New Hydrants Help Firefighters Battle Blazes

Recently the City of Spokane has begun changing the look of its fire hydrants, retrofitting the caps on hydrants to give firefighters quicker access which could make a difference in saving lives and property.