Tuesday, May 22, 2012

MORNING BRIEFING: Drraaamaaaa! edition

Posted By on Tue, May 22, 2012 at 7:58 AM


Two Spokane cops were injured last night after pulling over a man suspected of driving under the influence. (SR)

Meanwhile, one local badass fended off home invaders WITH A SWORD. Yes, you read that right. (SR)

Spokane's City Council unanimously approves the settlement offered to the family of Otto Zehm: $1.6 million, special training for police officers and a permanent public structure erected in Zehm's honor. (KXLY)

The Museum of Arts and Culture's Foundation Board wags its finger at the MAC Executive Board, who fired museum director Forrest Rodgers recently. They're calling for Rodgers to be reinstated. (SR)


A private cargo rocket blasted off today from Cape Canaveral — one step toward seeing space missions handed over to the private sector. (NYT)

Facebook's not doing so hot on Wall Street. (LA Times)

A Burien kid gets saved from going over a waterfall. A guy in New York actually survives a Niagara Falls plunge. (Seattle Times)

We love the evil cows meme. (Buzzfeed) 


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