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A Pakistani court on Thursday overturned the murder conviction of a British Pakistani man found guilty of the 2002 kidnapping and killing of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl. Instead, the court found Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh guilty of the lesser charge of kidnapping and sentenced him to seven years in prison.
Those opposed to prohibition did their part when it came to signing petitions, but Seattle prohibition opponents... not so much.
Tillie’s Nike shoe malfunctioned with the Zags leading 63-56 against Florida State in the waning minutes. A small segment of the bottom sole of the shoe came loose and was “it was slipping.”
In 1909, 15-year-old Eli Saad arrived nearly penniless in Spokane. His older brothers Paul and John had started the Saad Bros. Shoe Repair, Pool Room and Cigars in 1906, and he soon joined the business.
Lionel Messi received his fourth Golden Shoe award on Friday for leading all of Europe’s leagues in scoring last season.
Greg Ressa, owner of Ressa’s Shoe Service, discusses his introduction to shoe repair, how footwear’s evolution has changed his business, and which brands he most admires.
Midway through this summer’s Police Activities League, Officer Jen DeRuwe noticed something about the kids who came every week to play sports and do other activities with police officers.
Eli Saad was born in Beirut around 1885. Members of the Saad family always called themselves Syrian, because in that era, Beirut was part of Syria. In 1909, he arrived nearly penniless in Spokane. His older brothers Paul and John had started the Saad’s Bros. Shoe Repair, Pool Room and Cigars in 1906. Eli joined the business and they moved to the northeast corner of Main and Wall in 1910. In those early days, there was usually a barbershop in the building to capitalize on men waiting for Saad’s “quick shoe repair.”
Saad’s moves to new location Saad’s Shoe Repair will move out of NorthTown Mall and lease 1,100 square feet in the nearby Northtown Office Building at 4407 N. Division St.
Centennial Properties, a division of Cowles Co., has purchased the Saad Building, at the corner of Main and Wall in downtown Spokane.
Two untimely deaths have closed the doors of one of Spokane’s longest-enduring downtown businesses. Saad’s Shoe Repair shut down its store at 215 N. Wall St. at the end of November, said Larry Alfano, owner of the business.
Every once in a while, a customer at Saad’s Shoe Repair will drop off a pair of shoes to be fixed and forget to pick them up. Most of the forgotten pairs eventually get donated to local churches or other charities.
The Mission Community Outreach Center, 1906 E. Mission Ave., is helping students in need get ready for the school year with its Back to School Shoe Drive. New shoes for children in kindergarten through 12th grade will be collected through Aug. 5. The center’s goal is to collect 400 pairs of shoes.