Tuesday, August 10, 2010

MORNING HEADLINES: Money, skin and tragedy edition

Posted on Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 7:58 AM

$12 million under our car seats? The Spokane City Council on Monday looked for spare shekels to fix the budget shortfall. And they are looking at your car — considering a tax on parking stalls and a possible $20 license tab fee. (SR)

Gulp! Tiny town annexes huge development Like a mouse that's swallowed an elephant, the Coeur d'Alene lakeshore town of Harrison, population 300, voted to annex the huge Powderhorn Ranch development's 2,000 acres and proposed 1,300 homes. (CdA Press) 

Gettin' some steam with that shot A North Spokane coffee shop is perking up some trouble now that the baristas are working in bikinis and tall boots, a look that one customer says might as well be espresso porn. Helpfully, KREM has posted 26 pictures. (KREM)

And, speaking of skin shots The new body scanners that take a peep under your clothes are now up and running at the airport. (KXLY)

Alaska plane crash The former head of NASA and former Republican Sen. Ted Stevens are believed to have been on a plane that crashed Monday near Bristol Bay. (BBC)

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