Monday, October 10, 2011

MORNING BRIEFING: Downtown crime, pot busts, the (premature) death of Qwikster

Posted on Mon, Oct 10, 2011 at 8:06 AM

Headlines

Downtown beating not a hate crime? — Facebook and Twitter were abuzz on Sunday morning with the news that OutSpokane board member Danny Hawkins was beat up downtown on Saturday night, but police are saying it's not a hate crime. (SR)

Big pot raid in Spokane — Spokane Police raided the Gonzaga-area home of a cancer patient with a medical marijuana card and took 99 plants. (KXLY)

Today is the last day to register to vote in Washington — Interested in who Spokane's next mayor is? In who controls the City Council? Then get registered here. (KREM) 

Out There

Netflix scraps the Qwikster idea before it even begins (BBC)

No tanning beds for California girls under 18 (HuffPo)

Lace, pearls and dots are in at Paris fashion week (Glamour)

Take a photo with a beer can (Boing Boing)

50 unexplainable black-and-white photos (Buzzfeed)

Stupid Video

One .gif, many outcomes

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