Friday, September 24, 2010

MORNING HEADLINES: Beetles in the Simulac, hip-hop in the classroom

Posted on Fri, Sep 24, 2010 at 7:57 AM

No evidence of a first shot Forensic evidence suggests that the 37-year-old man shot by deputies last week may not have fired first, as deputies had originally reported. (KREM)

Another casino in Airway Heights? Plans for the Spokane Tribe to build a mega-casino got an audience at a closed-door meeting yesterday. (SR)

GOP unveils "Pledge to America" Eastern Washington's Cathy McMorris Rodgers was one of the Republicans present to pitch the plan, which she says is not a campaign stunt but a "governing document" (despite it also decrying "an arrogant and out-of-touch government of self-appointed elites"). (SR)

Beetles in the Simulac Washington's Women, Infants and Children nutrition program is hit hard by a recall of the popular infant formula. (KXLY)

Shadle teacher back after paid leave Brad Read will return to class Monday after being put on paid leave for playing Blue Scholars' "Commencement Day" (below) and George Carlin's "The American Dream" (also below) in class. He'll be suspended but not fired. (KREM)

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