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THROWBACK THURSDAY: Olympic Torch Run In Spokane!

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Tom Higgins was paralyzed in a sledding accident. The next year he had the honor of being one of the runners who carried the Olympic torch through the streets of Spokane. Tom Higgins was paralyzed in a sledding accident. The next year he had the honor of being one of the runners who carried the Olympic torch through the streets of Spokane.
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    Throwback Thursday: Were You Drinking Coffee In 1991, The Year The Coffee Craze Began?

    Thursday, March 20 2014 3:56 PM EDT2014-03-20 19:56:52 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - This week's Throwback Thursday goes back to 1991 and where we found this story on "Spokane's latest trend: coffee." In the early 90's before Cravens, Thomas Hammer and even Dutch Brothers, the Inland Northwest's espresso obsession was just taking hold. Do you remember what you paid for a latte in 1991?
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  • Throwback Thursday! Look At 'Sunshine Shelly' Through The Years!

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    KHQ.COM - It's throwback Thursday! Here is a slideshow we would like to share of Shelly Monahan through the years! For those of you who have been in Spokane for many years, and saw her through her "Sunshine Shelly" days, you will probably remember the Shelly from back in those days. Enjoy!
    KHQ.COM - It's throwback Thursday! Here is a slideshow we would like to share of Shelly Monahan through the years! For those of you who have been in Spokane for many years, and saw her through her "Sunshine Shelly" days, you will probably remember the Shelly from back in those days. Enjoy!
  • Throwback Thursday! Get To Know KHQ's Katie Steiner!

    Throwback Thursday! Get To Know KHQ's Katie Steiner!

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  • Throwback Thursday! 1993 Was A Good Year For Pearl Jam

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    Thursday, March 13 2014 2:43 PM EDT2014-03-13 18:43:54 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - Happy Throwback Thursday! 1993 was a good year for Pearl Jam fans in the Inland Northwest. The band made their first visit to Spokane, playing at The Met in July. The Met is now called The Bing Crosby Theater. The show was a surprise to many Pearl Jam fans and caused quite a commotion downtown as people rushed to get in line for tickets for the show which was 24 hours later.
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    KHQ.COM - It's throwback Thursday! Today we want to share some photos of KHQ's Kalae Chock through the years. Kalae was born in Spokane, the City where her parents met in the late 70s. Her dad, Henry, was here to go to school and play football with friends from Hawaii. Her mom, Jan, moved to the "big city" from rural Three Forks, Montana.
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KHQ.COM - In this week's Throwback Thursday we get into the Olympic spirit by looking back at a couple of inspirational stories from the 2002 Olympic torch run in Spokane! Tom Higgins was one of those runners. In 2001 Higgins was paralyzed in a sledding accident. The next year he had the honor of being one of the runners who carried the Olympic torch through the streets of Spokane.
Are there any stories you'd like to revisit on Throwback Thursday? Write me at dave.somers@khq.com! Happy Thursday friends!
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