Thursday, August 8, 2013

MORNING BRIEFING: Marijuana meeting, more NSA snooping and a shark on the NYC subway

Posted By on Thu, Aug 8, 2013 at 9:01 AM


Liquor board holding final hearing on marijuana legalization today in Spokane. (S-R)

Investigators charging man with vehicular homicide following fatal crash in Spokane Valley on Wednesday. (KXLY)

Post Falls parents make plea deal in child abuse case in which 2-year-old foster child died. (CDA Press)


Pentagon looks to extend health care, housing and other benefits to same-sex military spouses this month. (AP)

Officials acknowledge the NSA does review content of messages sent in and out of the country. (NY Times)


Actor who played Smalls in The Sandlot arrested for head-butting a cop in Houston. (TMZ)

LA restaurant offers extensive water menu including "Beverly Hills 90H20," the champagne of water. (Gawker)

SHARK WEEK: If you thought the NYC subway was weird before, somehow a dead shark hitched a ride on the N train to Queens yesterday morning. (NY Times)

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