Friday, July 25, 2014

MORNING BRIEFING: STA postpones plaza improvements, Kerry proposes a truce

Posted By on Fri, Jul 25, 2014 at 9:02 AM

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Under pressure from downtown business interests, the STA board has voted to postpone improvements to the downtown plaza. (SR)

After a controversial incident earlier this month, Coeur d'Alene police are now undergoing mandatory training on how to deal with dogs. (CdA Press)

At least 40 families are displaced from a mobile home park north of Chattaroy after Wednesday's storm. (KXLY)

Boil-water advisories have been issued for several areas of eastern Washington. Find them here. (KHQ)

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President Obama will meet with three Central American leaders today with hopes of slowing the migration of children to the U.S. from the region. (WSJ)

Secretary of State John Kerry is proposing a weeklong truce to temporarily stop fighting in the Gaza Strip. (NYT)

The French president says there were no survivors in yesterday's crash of an Air Algerie passenger plane in Mali. (BBC)

Amazon's losses this quarter — amid their public battle with publisher Hachette — were worse than expected. (NYT via Boston Globe)

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