Wednesday, August 21, 2013

MORNING BRIEFING: Idaho health insurance exchange, chemical weapons in Syria, and a HUGE Double Stuf Oreos revelation

Posted By on Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 8:18 AM

HERE

To much hand-wringing from Republican Gov. Butch Otter, Idaho unveiled a snazzy new health insurance exchange website. (Inlander)

Spokane Valley-based Berg Co. was awarded a $13.5 million Pentagon contract to produce energy-efficient combat shelters for troops in Afghanistan and other countries. (S-R)

Wildfire fighting costs in Idaho, Montana and Oregon have surpassed $1 billion. (Statesman)

THERE

Bradley Manning, the U.S. solider who provided classified documents to WikiLeaks, was sentenced to 35 years in prison. (Reuters)

Syrian activists have accused President Bashar al-Assad's military forces of using deadly chemical weapons to kill at least 100 people. (USA Today)

Relatives of James DiMaggio, the California man accused of kidnapping 16-year-old Hannah Anderson, want paternity tests done to see if he's the girl's father. (USA Today)

A reader writes: "Spokane needs these in every bar and college!" Check out this roofie-detecting glass. (FastCo)

BREAKING

Ingenious high school math students have discovered that "Double Stuf" Oreos are not actually double stuffed. (Atlantic)

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