Tuesday, August 9, 2011

MORNING HEADLINES: D.B. Cooper doubts, megaloads, rioting

Posted on Tue, Aug 9, 2011 at 7:58 AM

No DNA link for D.B. Cooper — DNA left on the plane hijacked in 1971 doesn't match that of the FBI's new suspect in the case, though they insist it doesn't rule him out. (SR)

No water rate hike? — The Spokane City Council unanimously rejected a water rate hike last night, but bills could still rise. (KXLY)

Megaloads coming through Spokane — Facing a morass of permitting problems on their original route through Idaho, ExxonMobil will resize dozens of their controversial equipment loads and route them right through Spokane. (SR)

Rioting in London worsens — Prime Minister David Cameron cuts his Tuscan vacation short to boost police presence. (NYT)

Pulling in to SandpointA New York Times writer on a bike trip across the country takes a break at Sandpoint's City Beach. (NYT)

How to Enjoy the Festival at Sandpoint (Without Really Trying) (The River Journal)

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