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Startup involving Whitworth professor launches new app

Whitworth University professor Pete Tucker, who co-founded a software development startup a year ago, says its new text messaging app called TextMuse provides smartphone users with automatic content updated daily to share as quick communication with conta...

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Gonzaga graduates find good fit with menswear startup

Three Gonzaga University alumni who earned business degrees at the Jesuit school here five years ago, and then spent four years in China, have gotten off to a promising start with an online premium menswear company called Vincero Collective that they co-f...

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WSU researchers hope to track preemie pain

Washington State University researchers are developing a device that can detect pain in premature infants and might be used in the future to help prevent disabilities, says assistant professor Martin Schiavenato, WSU College of Nursing. ...

EWU institute launches Tri-Cities data tracker

Eastern Washington University’s Institute for Public Policy and Economic Analysis says it has developed a Web-based data bank for businesses, community leaders, and residents of Benton and Franklin counties, the university says. But Patrick Jones, the ...

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SCC looks to keep aerospace momentum rolling

Though federal funding from an Air Washington worker retraining grant will end in the fall, Dave Cox, dean of Spokane Community College’s technical education division, says he’s confident the department will continue to grow....

WSU offers joint degree in business, pharmacy

Washington State University students will be able to earn both a doctor of pharmacy degree and a master of business administration degree simultaneously starting this summer, says Linda Garrelts MacLean, associate dean of the WSU College of Pharmacy. M...

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Mukogawa Fort Wright serves up dining project

Mukogawa Fort Wright Institute is remodeling and expanding its student dining facilities in a $1.5 million construction project, says R. Joe Alleman, the institute’s director of administration. ...

Central Valley school district starts grocery building remodel

Central Valley School District started work in late April on a project to convert a former Yoke’s Fresh Market building into new quarters for Barker High School and the Central Valley Early Learning Center. ...

Elmer erects addition in Valley for FedEx

A major expansion project is under way at the FedEx Ground distribution center in Spokane Valley. ...

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First of five bond-funded Post Falls school projects rises

Construction is under way on a $3.1 million expansion project at River City Middle School, in Post Falls, says Scott Fischer, the project architect with the Coeur d’Alene design firm Architects West Inc. ...

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