HUFFINGTON POST
03/28/2008 02:43 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Spokane Mayor Takes Leave to Answer Accusations

SPOKANE Mayor James West said on Monday that he would take a leave of absence for a "few weeks" to prepare to defend himself against a newspaper's reports of child molesting.

West told the City Council that the contentions in The Spokesman-Review last week were false.

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