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When Down is Up: Ten Jobs That Are Doing Well Because You're Notnew

From arms dealer to repo man to private eye, here are some professions that are not only recession-proof, but actually seem to benefit from an economic downturn.
The Inlander  |  Joel Smith, Nicholas Deshais, Daniel Walters, Derek Casanovas and Jordy Byrd  |  03-05-2009  |  Economy

The Sin Indexnew

For whatever reason, sin and vice seem to have made frequent appearances in the news in the last month. Here’s a market analysis of some of the best bits, locally and nationally.
The Inlander  |  Joel Smith  |  02-18-2009  |  Politics

Emission Controlnew

Washington State is considering a bill that would reduce tailpipe emissions by 30 perscent -- but could that put the brakes on the auto industry?
The Inlander  |  Joel Smith  |  03-31-2005  |  Politics

What Can State Senator Brown Do For You?new

Eastern Washingtonians have always griped about how lawmakers in Olympia care only about the West Side. Then, seemingly overnight, Sen. Lisa Brown of Spokane's 3rd District became one of the most powerful politicians in the state.
The Inlander  |  Joel Smith  |  03-31-2005  |  Politics

You've Got Hate Mailnew

Eastern Washington University's decision to invite, then un-invite, (then re-invite?) Ward Churchill to speak on campus has provoked the ire/praise/confusion of the nation. Don't believe us? Check out their inbox.
The Inlander  |  Joel Smith  |  02-24-2005  |  Civil Liberties

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