Wednesday, October 16, 2013

MORNING BRIEFING: Antler stabbing, a new deal in Congress and Nirvana still rocks

Posted By on Wed, Oct 16, 2013 at 9:59 AM

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Sometimes a person just doesn’t have a knife handy. In the case of suspected garage burglar, he stabbed a homeowner with a deer antler. (S-R)

Yesterday’s Medal of Honor recipient, who lives in Seattle, has asked to return to active duty in the Army, a rarity by an officer who has lived to wear the military's highest award. (P-I)

After suspicion of abuse, a privately run ranch and rescue has closed its operation in Cataldo and released its horses last week to a rescue in Washington and a new owner in Missouri following a police investigation. (CDAP)

If you don't already have tickets to the Spokane Civic Theatre's super-successful production of Les Miserables, tough luck, it’s completely sold-out, man. (Inlander)

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Praise be! It appears the Senate has reached an agreement to end the government shutdown and raise the debt ceiling—and House Speaker John Boehner is going to push it forward in the House. You can also watch a live feed here. (Politico)

Cockroach farms are multiplying in China, on purpose. (LAT)

In case Japan hasn’t been hit hard enough in recent years, at least 17 people have been killed after a powerful typhoon lashed its eastern coast. (BBC)

ENTERTAIN US

Sixteen nominees for this year’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame have been announced, including Kiss, Nirvana, Linda Ronstadt, Peter Gabriel and Hall & Oates. (USAT)

Speaking of Nirvana, their final album In Utero turns 20 this year and was just re-released to make their record label even more money. Take a listen; remember the good times. 


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