Friday, August 5, 2016

McLaughlin's fall, Clinton's rise, faith-healing in Idaho and week-end headlines

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NEWS: How County Commissioner Nancy McLaughlin lost the primary
INHEALTH: Olympians' athletic tech wear, testing out watersports and premature brain aging 
NEWS: City Council will vote on Craig Meidl's appointment with or without mayor
NEWS: The city has already been billed more than $468,000 for the Straub investigation and lawsuit  — and more's coming


Hillary Clinton takes lead in polls
A new NBC/WSJ poll shows Hillary Clinton, who formally accepted the Democratic Party's nominee for president last week, with a nine-point lead over rival Donald Trump.

ACLU takes Pasco to court over minority voting
A lawsuit filed against the city of Pasco alleges that its current method of voting that prevents Latinos from meaningfully participating in local government. Members of Pasco's city council are elected at-large, which the lawsuit, citing the federal Voting Rights Act, argues unfairly dilutes the Latino vote.

'We believe that pharmaceuticals and medicine is a product from Satan'
Idaho is one two states that allow for parents to forgo medical treatment for their children in favor of prayer. But that practice came under scrutiny by a legislative panel.
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