Friday, June 24, 2011

MORNING HEADLINES: Libyans, earth movers and governors

Posted on Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 9:10 AM

Too slow, rowers — Spokane's proposed whitewater park lost its $500,000 state grant after it took too long to formalize its plans. (SR)

Libyan students can go to college — Fifty Libyan WSU students have had their college funding restored, which was lost when the United Nations froze Libya's assets due to the war. The war in Libya. Heard of it? (KREM)  

Building insects! — Spokane will be the home of a new Caterpillar factory! Up to 150 people will be employed building tiny, little furry creatures. Or big old machines. One of the two. (SR)

Gov. Jay Inslee? — Democratic U.S. Rep. Jay Inslee will announce a run for governor, making the 2012 gubernatorial match-up Inslee versus current state Attorney General Rob McKenna. Bring it on! (AP) 

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