Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Morning Headlines -- Food and money

Posted By on Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 7:29 AM

Before "Obamacare" -- Faced with the threat of the federal government doing it for them, Idaho begins to set up its own health care exchanges, letting consumers and small businesses compare costs and benefits across the system. (SR)

Sunday snacks -- Free meals have long been available for low-income students during the school day, but what happens during the weekend? In Couer d'Alene, lunches are now being placed in backpacks and given to some kids to take home. (KXLY)

Grandma's got a gun? -- An adult home has had its license revoked after DSHS determined the caregiver wasn't locking up him guns correctly. (KREM)

Wanted: Rich Kids  -- As colleges struggle financially, more focus has been given to find students who don't need financial aid. (NYT)

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A lifelong Spokane native, staff writer Daniel Walters is the Inlander's City Hall 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...