Friday, May 17, 2013

MORNING BRIEFING: Public memorial planned to honor fallen Fairchild airmen; ricin-laced letter investigation continues

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The Washington State Liquor Control Board yesterday released a 46-page set of rules for marijuana growers. (Inlander)

A group from the National Guard Civil Support team is coming to Spokane to investigate two letters laced with ricin that were discovered earlier this week. (KXLY)

Fairchild Air Force Base plans to hold a memorial on May 28 at the INB Performing Arts Center for the three airmen who were killed in a KC-135 tanker crash earlier this month in Kyrgyzstan. (KXLY) 

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A Boise man was arrested yesterday on federal terrorism charges. (S-R)

Following the NBA Board of Governors' vote on Wednesday not to allow the Sacramento Kings to relocate to Seattle, the city's major announced today that an agreement has been reached between the team's owners and another group that's proposed to buy it. (Seattle Times)  

A florist in the Tri-Cities who's being sued by the state for refusing to provide wedding flowers to a same-sex couple has filed a countersuit. (KREM) We first told you about this issue here.  

ELSEWHERE

Revised definitions of the mental disorders ADHD and autism in the American Psychiatric Association's newly-updated Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM) of Mental Disorders are receiving some heated criticism. (WaPo)

WTF?: Disney World is looking into reports that rich people visiting the park are paying disabled people to hold their place in line. (CNN) 

HAPPY FRIDAY!

Lentil is the cutest dog in the universe. We love him. 

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