Thursday, April 5, 2012

Morning Briefing: Sequelmania

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Leaving room for a sequel Though the big gimmicks (delaying payments to pensions and school districts) are off the table, the Washington state legislature is still struggling to agree on a budget by the end of this special session. (SR)

What is this finger’s country of origin? Spokane County Jail is now checking fingerprints of its inmates against a federal database — planning to deport serious criminals who are here illegally. (KREM)

Field of battle Protesters frustrated with the McEuen Field changes want the Coeur d’Alene mayor and three city council members gone. (KXLY)


If you can’t trust Bashar al-Assad, who can you trust? Supposedly, Syria’s military was complying with a cease-fire agreement. But sources report violence is worsening. (NYT)

Kony 2: Bride of Kony There’s a sequel to the KONY 2012 video, though for some reason they couldn’t get the breakout star from the last one to even make a cameo appearance (CNN)

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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...