Tuesday, April 15, 2014

MORNING BRIEFING: Blood moon, boy falls, 92-year-old woman hit by car (they're OK)

Posted By on Tue, Apr 15, 2014 at 8:58 AM

HERE

A 6-year-old fell off a cliff at Liberty Park. He’s going to be fine. (KXLY)

A 92-year-old woman using a walker was hit by a car on the South Hill. She’s going to be fine. (KHQ)

Police responded to a non-life-threatening stabbing on the lower South Hill early this morning and are searching for two suspects. (KREM)

The Wanapum Dam reservoir drawdown to fix a mysterious crack in the concrete supports has exposed shoreline and Native American archeological sites. (S-R)

NEAR

Two former Boise State student athletes are suing the school, claiming that athletic officials ignored their reports of sexual assault by a star track and field athlete. (AP)

A 20-year-old Ft. Lewis soldier is missing after he left on weekend hiking trip near Olympia. (TNT)

The death toll is now 37 in the Oso landslide, with seven people still missing. Flags across the state are at half-staff today in memory of the victims. (Seattle Times)

ELSEWHERE

After yesterday’s blast that killed 70 people at a bus station in Nigeria, a terrorist group reportedly abducted 200 girls from a school. (Time)

Changes to the Census Bureau’s annual community survey will make it impossible to compare to previous years, especially on health insurance questions. (NYT)

The US Airways Twitter account had the worst social media debacle since, well, probably ever. (Business Insider)

ECLIPSE!

Here’s a photo of the “blood moon” from Inlander photographer Young Kwak.

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