Monday, October 22, 2012

MORNING BRIEF: disease, guns and Pussy Riot

Posted By on Mon, Oct 22, 2012 at 7:28 AM

Around here

The University of Idaho canned its football coach over the weekend. (M-P Daily News)

The Spokane police officer whose daughter accidentally shot herself with his weapon this spring had just completed a refresher course on gun safety. (SR)

It's going to get damn cold. (KHQ)

Out there

The Wisconsin man who allegedly killed three people in a salon and then himself over the weekend had a history of domestic violence. (Wisconsin State Journal)

About 14,000 people in the U.S. know they're infected with meningitis and are waiting to see if they'll get sick.  In the latest national outbreak, 282 people have gotten sick and 23 have died. (NYT)

Two members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot are on their way to prison camps after singing an anti-Kremlin song in a cathedral back in February. (BBC)  

BONUS! The final presidential debate is tonight. We hope to see you at our free watch party.

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