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Kasidy Devlin, who plays Mordred in Westcoast Entertainment's Best of Broadway production of Camelot stopped by the station this morning to talk with Verne about the show.

    

The Spokane Symphony will present  Classics #8: Eastern Journeys this weekend at The Martin Woldson Theater at The Fox. Conductor Eckart Preu, Daniel Cotter, clarinetist and boy soprano Amiel Elfert spoke with Verne Windham this morning to introduce the program 

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A well-known Spokane master builder of guitars and mandolins has recorded his first album. Buzz Vineyard may not be a household name, but many musicians around the world are familiar with his guitar work.

  

Emily Jones, Daniel McKeever and Phoebe Oosterhuis, all cast members in the Modern Theater production of God of Carnage stopped by the studio on Wednesday morning to speak with Verne Windham about the show which opens this weekend at The Modern Theater - Coeur d'Alene.

    

Bird Camera
City of Coeur d'Alene

The City of Coeur d'Alene has three new remote cameras in operation. But they're not to catch red-light runners - they're to catch ospreys doing osprey stuff. The cameras are installed atop 70-foot poles in the newly rebuilt McEuen Park in downtown Coeur d'Alene.

Paige Browning / Spokane Public Radio

Washington lawmakers have approved a measure allowing Washington State University to develop a medical school in Spokane. The bill awaits the governor’s signature. Now, WSU-Spokane leaders want lawmakers to consider funding.

Race and Police group
Paige Browning / Spokane Public Radio

Spokane police have reacted quickly to a new report that shows racial disproportion in the rate of arrests. The police department (SPD) and the city’s multicultural affairs committee have formed a work-group to address why people of color are arrested at higher rates.

Spokane River
Paige Browning / Spokane Public Radio

The International Fly Fishing Film Festival, running this week in Spokane, will help support some projects along the Spokane River. The film festival will happen Wednesday evening at the Bing Crosby Theater.

Mike Kreidler
Washington State Insurance Commissioner

This week marks the fifth year of the Affordable Care Act. This week the office of Insurance Commissioner released figures that tout the success of the Affordable Care Act. Washington Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler says the program has been an overwhelming success in the state.

Washington’s Insurance Commissioner has launched a multi-state market examination of Premera Blue Cross. The company disclosed last week that 11 million customers were exposed to a cyberattack that allowed access to personal information.

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