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Trump Impeachment Inquiry: Watch House Hearings Live (Wednesday, Nov. 13 & Friday, Nov. 15)

The U.S. House of Representatives is holding open hearings in its impeachment inquiry into President Trump. All hearings will be streamed through this video player as they are live. Hearings start at 7 a.m. PST on Wednesday, November 13, and 6 a.m. PST on Friday, November 15. The stream below will be used for both hearings.

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Spokane Public Radio is part of the Northwest News Network (N3), a public radio collaboration in Washington, Oregon and Idaho working together to bring more news to our listeners.

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November Membership Drawing: The Nutcracker and Mark O'Connor's An Appalachian Christmas

SPR is giving away THREE Holiday Event packages for this membership drawing that include tickets to The Nutcracker and tickets to An Appalachian Christmas with Mark O’Connor & Family! Three People will each receive: Four tickets to The Spokane Symphony Presents The Nutcracker performed by the State Street Ballet and 75 local dancers. The tickets are to the Opening Night performance December 5th, 7:30 pm. Four tickets to The Fox Presents An Appalachian Christmas with Mark O’Connor & Family December 10, 7:30 pm.

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Today on Inland Journal, our final conversation with David Condon while he serves as mayor of Spokane and a look at a new KSPS documentary that tells the story of three photographers who worked in Spokane and the Okanogan Valley during the early 20th century.

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Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is officially joining the 2020 Democratic presidential race less than three months before voters start casting ballots.

"I admire and respect the candidates in the Democratic field. They bring a richness of ideas and experiences and depth of character that makes me proud to be a Democrat. But if the character of the candidates is an issue in every election, this time is about the character of the country," Patrick said in an announcement video published online Thursday morning.

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Ten Democratic candidates will debate next week in the fifth primary face-off, which has increasing importance, with presidential hopefuls set to face voters in fewer than three months.

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When it comes to global health, the world has made remarkable strides over the last two decades. There's been unprecedented progress vaccinating kids, treating diseases and lifting millions out of poverty. The childhood death rate has been slashed in half since 2000. Adults are living an average five-and-a-half years longer.

Editor's note: This story includes graphic descriptions of torture techniques.

The new movie The Report — which comes out Friday and tells the true story of a U.S. Senate staffer who doggedly investigated the CIA's use of torture after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks — is a look back on a controversial part of our country's past. But the CIA's torture program continues to have huge implications at the U.S. military court and prison in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, where 40 accused terrorists are still being held.

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