Thursday, February 17, 2011

MORNING HEADLINES: Police officer resigns amid solar death rays

Posted on Thu, Feb 17, 2011 at 9:17 AM

Unjustified — Protest marches break out and Seattle officer resigns after department says his fatal shooting of a First Nations woodcarver was unjustified. Plus: Why is it so difficult to prosecute police?

Hey look, it's a weiner — Controversy over sexy logo of new downtown Spokane hot dog joint may be coming to a head. (KXLY)

Clubhouse fever — So it's sunny and 40 degrees — hey let's golf! (KREM)

Solar eruptions  — It sounds like science fiction, but Sunspot 1158 erupted like a plague of boils across the sun and ejected X-Class solar flares (the most powerful kind) right at us. Sober, nerdy video here. The electronica version here.

What it means for us is ... — Possible Aurora Borealis sighting tonight from 10 pm to 2 am. (KHQ)

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