Thursday, May 26, 2011

MORNING HEADLINES: The MAC is saved; CdA rallies

Posted on Thu, May 26, 2011 at 7:32 AM

The MAC is saved — Spokane's Museum of Arts and Culture received $3 million in the recently (finally) passed state budget, keeping it (barely) afloat. (SR)

Bloem tries to rally the troops — A day after the Coeur d'Alene City Council voted to approve the divisive redevelopment of downtown's McEuen Park, Mayor Sandi Bloem tells KXLY she hopes the community can get behind the decision. (KXLY)

Idaho in the basement — Census data shows that Idaho spent less per student in 2008-2009 ($7,092) than every state but Utah. (CdA Press) Not only that, but Boise Weekly reports Idaho is the fourth most stressed state in the nation. (Boise Weekly)

We got him — No, not bin Laden — Ratko Mladic, an alleged Bosnian war criminal who'd been on the run from the Serbian government for 15 years. (NYT) 

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