Wednesday, April 20, 2011

MORNING HEADLINES: NEW - Camera searches for miner, 11 BP oil workers remembered

Posted on Wed, Apr 20, 2011 at 7:59 AM

UPDATE: Camera searches for miner — A narrow-view roto-rooter camera is being maneuvered in area where miner has been missing five days since cave-in at Lucky Friday mine. (SR)

Two bore holes reach cave-in site — Lucky Friday miner Pete Marek has been missing since a rockfall five days ago, but two bore holes allow rescuers to provide air and food. (SR)

In defense of 'Three Cups' — Local universities say Montana author Greg Mortenson was a good speaker, despite recent questions over accuracy of his claims, (SR)

Oil workers remembered — Families of 11 men who died in BP's Deepwater Horizon explosion to fly over the site. (BBC) 

Off with the ballot! — Despite an appeal from Rep. Matt Shea, R-Spokane Valley, to keep it, Legislature ditches the presidential primary to save $10 million. (Seattle Times)

Annie pack yer bag — Spokane Police Chief Anne Kirkpatrick reaffirms she may not stay much longer. (SR)

Parrot migrates home —  Eight months after African grey flew out the door, CdA woman finds him in a want ad, (CdA)

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