Coin toss determines Spokane Valley council member

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Associated Press

Posted on February 6, 2013 at 10:03 AM

SPOKANE VALLEY, Wash. (AP) — A coin toss determined the newest member of the Spokane Valley City Council.

The council was split 3-3 Tuesday night on filling a vacancy, so a coin flip made the choice between Rod Higgins and Linda June Thompson.

KREM reports (http://bit.ly/XiSmxJ ) Higgins won the toss and was sworn in.

He replaces council member Brenda Grassel who moved outside the city. Higgins is a former planning commission member and will fill the city council seat until an election in November.

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Information from: KREM-TV, http://www.krem.com/

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