Tuesday, August 23, 2011

MORNING HEADLINES: Guild wars

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The power to police the police -- Previously, the city council had strengthened the power of the police ombudsman. But after protest from the police guild, an arbiter overturned that increased power. Last night, the city council debated putting that increased power to the voters in the form of an initiative and lobbying the legislature for cities to be able to affect ombudsman rules without needing permission from the police guild. (SR)

Dangerous minds -- A University of Idaho associate psychology professor is suspected in a shooting of a 22-year-old woman. (KXLY)

A slice of Hagadone -- Maybe there really is a recession after all. Duane Hagadone, Idaho resort and newspaper mogul -- owner of the Couer d'Alene Press -- is putting one of his three mansions up for sale. (IS)

DSK A-OK -- Dominique Strauss-Kahn has had all criminal charges against him dismissed. (NYT)


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