Friday, July 1, 2011

MORNING HEADLINES: A greener way to fill landfills

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Green Garbage -- The Spokane City Council approved the purchase of 14 new garbage trucks -- three of which are hybrids, that get a whopping 3.5 miles per gallon. (SR)

Pool hall Trouble (with a capital T) -- Far West Billiards, despite just recently celebrating its 10-year anniversary, suddenly went out of business yesterday. For several months, the pool hall had been struggling after flood, and slow business. (KREM)

Death of the living will -- Washington State's living will registry -- established four years ago, a few years after the Terri Shiavo controversy -- is no longer accepting new customers. Previous living wills will be held by a private company. (KXLY)

Un Innocent? -- Evidence suggests that Dominique Strauss-Kahn -- despite remaining a certified creep -- may be innocent after all. Or at least, evidence may introduce enough reasonable doubt to deny a conviction. (NYT)

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A lifelong Spokane native, Daniel Walters is the Inlander's senior investigative reporter. But he also reports on a wide swath of other topics, including business, education, real estate development, land use, and other stories throughout North Idaho and Spokane County.He's reported on deep flaws in the Washington...