Friday, September 9, 2011

MORNING HEADLINES: Zehm news, blown wells, stolen bikes

Posted on Fri, Sep 9, 2011 at 7:35 AM

Zehm press conference this morning — Mayor Mary Verner will address the media at 9 am outside the sliding-door entrance at City Hall. 

Aquifer not infinite? — Two wells a quarter-mile apart both draw from the aquifer, one of them feeding Airway Heights and one feeding Medical Lake. Now the Department of Ecology may shut down the former. (KREM)

Cyrus O'Leary's closing — Stop by for lunch today. The 31-year-old downtown restaurant closes on Sunday. (NWCN)

Drew Bledsoe's bike stolen in Coeur d'Alene — The former NFL quarterback reports losing his $5,000 mountain bike over Labor Day weekend. (Houston Chronicle)

Obama proposes $447 billion jobs bill — The politically moderate bill, which he pitched to a joint session of Congress last night, aims to inject life into the moribund economy. (NYT)

Local lawmakers respond to Obama bill just as you might expect (SR)

No, that's not a low-flying plane — It's the sound of TransCanada blowing out a gas pipeline in the Valley. (SR)

9/11 from space (including a zero-gravity rendition of "Taps"):

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