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SCRAPS says a pitbull was shot and killed by Spokane County deputies Wednesday night in north Spokane (PHOTO From KHQ Viewer sent into pix@khq.com) SCRAPS says a pitbull was shot and killed by Spokane County deputies Wednesday night in north Spokane (PHOTO From KHQ Viewer sent into pix@khq.com)
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