Friday, March 25, 2016

Sanders returns, gender pay gap at City Hall, and stories to end your week

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NEWS: Spokane feels the Bern one more time

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Democrats split on presidential candidates
A new Bloomberg poll has found that 49 percent of Democrats support Sen. Bernie Sanders as their first choice for president. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is preferred by 48 percent of Democrats polled. 

Genocide conviction reached
A United Nations tribunal convicted former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity for targeting civilians during a civil war that tore apart former Yugoslavia. 

Closing the gap at City Hall
A task force released a report finding that women working at the city lag behind their male counterparts. The report also found that the city typically hires men and few people of color.

Idaho House faces critical vote on healthcare
The Idaho Senate has voted to ask the federal government for a waiver to redesign its Medicaid program. Lawmakers have been criticized for not expanding the program under the Affordable Care Act. 

ISIS second in command killed
The Pentagon says that it has killed a high-ranking leader of the Islamic State in a raid. 

Garry Shandling has died
Comedian Garry Shandling, who influenced comedy with cringe-worthy style, has passed away at 66. 
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