Wednesday, March 9, 2011

MORNING HEADLINES: Idaho Teachers Lose; NPR Exec Resigns

Posted By on Wed, Mar 9, 2011 at 9:53 AM

Idaho teachers lose — Even after protests from teachers and students, the Idaho House passed a bill yesterday limiting collective bargaining rights for teachers. The bill now goes to Gov. Otter, who has said he intends to sign the bill into law. (SR)

Licenses for immigrants — The Washington state senate voted down a measure to restrict driver's licenses to illegal immigrants. New Mexico is the only other state in the nation that allows it. (Seattle Times)

Stevens County deputies named — The names of the two deputies involved in the Stevens County shooting have been released: Travis Frizzel, who has been with the force for six years, and Greg Gowin, who has been there for four years. (KXLY)

NPR Exec Resigns — CEO Vivian Schiller resigns a day after NPR top fundraiser Ron Schiller (no relation) resigned over controversial words about the Tea Party (he called them "seriously racist"). (AP)

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