Thursday, June 16, 2011

MORNING HEADLINES: Teachers saved, robber thwarted, Vancouver burned, Weiner defeated

Posted on Thu, Jun 16, 2011 at 7:46 AM

Spokane teachers' jobs saved — The 85 Spokane Public Schools teachers who were on a layoff list will get to keep their jobs after the school board hammered out a plan last night. (KREM)

Gregoire signs budget that relies mostly on cuts to education (SR)

Seven2 employees thwart thief — Employees at the downtown Spokane design firm Seven2 watched a man steal a purse from a parked car, then followed the suspect on foot, along with help from David's Pizza's Mark Starr. (KXLY)

Coeur d'Alene hotels full for Ironman — City hoteliers say they're all booked up for this weekend's triathlon. (CdA Press)

Flooding along Pend Oreille and Clark Fork rivers (Bonner County Daily Bee)

Canucks lose, become un-Canadian — Fans rioted in the streets of Vancouver after their Canucks hockey team lost Game 7 of the Stanley Cup finals to Boston Bruins. (Seattle Times)

Looking back on the Nike swoosh at 40 (Oregonian)

Anthony Weiner will step down — The New York Congressman will make the announcement in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn, where he first announced he would run for City Council in 1992. (NYT) 

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