Thursday, April 12, 2012

Morning Briefing: Local tribes get payout. Plus, burglars busted.

Posted on Thu, Apr 12, 2012 at 7:17 AM


That officer whose daughter shot herself in the leg with his service weapon? — He's got a long list of disciplinary actions. (SR)

Spokane couple's car stolen three times in six months — For the record, it was a Honda Civic. (KHQ)

Burglary ring busted in South Perry neighborhood — Or the Indian Trail neighborhood, depending on which part of this story you choose to believe. (KXLY)

Give-and-take in Olympia — The Seattle Times has a good wrap-up of the deals and compromises that went into the recently approved state budget.

Local tribes get piece of federal apology — The Coeur d'Alenes will receive $18 million and the Colvilles $193 million in a settlement over mismanagement of tribal resources. (SR) 


Gingrich says CNN is less biased than Fox News — He blames his former employers for backing Romney. (ABC)

Trayvon's mom believes it was an accident — She told Today that she thinks the situation just got out of hand. This, the day after George Zimmerman was arrested. (Atlantic)

Texas Christian school fires pregnant unwed teacher — The teacher had been in a committed relationship and even offered to get married to solve the problem. (Raw Story) 

Boeing jumps into the phone business — The company is working on a secure Android-based communication device for the government defense and security market. (Geekwire) 

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