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Amazon Confirms Plans To Build in Spokane

Amazon has confirmed that it will build what it calls a “Fulfillment Center” on Spokane’s West Plains. A “Fulfillment Center” is a large, warehouse-like facility where retailers send the goods they sell. Then, Amazon employees fill orders by retrieving those goods, packing and shipping them.

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Amazon Confirms Plans To Build in Spokane

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Amazon has confirmed that it will build what it calls a “Fulfillment Center” on Spokane’s West Plains. A “Fulfillment Center” is a large, warehouse-like facility where retailers send the goods they sell. Then, Amazon employees fill orders by retrieving those goods, packing and shipping them.

Policymakers, academics and regional industry leaders from the U.S. and western Canada are getting together in Spokane Monday to get an update on ongoing talks to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement. So far, top U.S., Canadian and Mexican officials have missed numerous self-imposed deadlines to reach a deal.

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Celtic fusion group, "Honey Bee" performs in teh studio in anticipation of their upcoming performance at the Jacklin Arts & Cultural Center on Saturday, July 21st, 2018 at 7:00 PM, in Post Falls.

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During every berry picking season in the Pacific Northwest, blueberry and raspberry growers fight to prevent birds from gobbling up the crop before they can harvest it. This year, some farmers are trying something new and high tech to scare away the thieving birds.

More than 100 former student athletes have reported "firsthand accounts of sexual misconduct" committed by Ohio State University physician Richard Strauss nearly two decades ago, the school announced on Friday.

Officials said the allegations date from 1979 to 1997. They include students who, at the time, were varsity players in 14 sports and patients of Student Health Services.

Crews have finished drilling around 230 core samples in Priest Rapids Dam on the Columbia River in central Washington state.

In May, Lourdes walked across the bridge from Mexico to El Paso, Texas, and requested asylum. The first step is an interview with an asylum officer.

"I told him that I have the evidence on me," Lourdes said, through an interpreter. She told the asylum officer about the scar on her arm, and the four missing fingers on her left hand — all evidence, she says, of a brutal attack by a gang in her native Honduras.

But the asylum officer rejected her claim.

"I don't know what happened," Lourdes said. "I don't know how I failed."

Amy Powell's five-year run as head of Paramount Studios' television division came to a halt on Thursday.

She was suddenly ousted after an internal investigation of her alleged use of racially charged language, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Paramount CEO Jim Gianopulos announced Powell's dismissal in a memo to staff.

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