Wednesday, June 6, 2012

MORNING BRIEFING: Eat your cookies

Posted on Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 7:04 AM


Hillyard apartment fire leaves 26 displaced — No word yet what caused the fire. (KXLY)

Spokane police testing body cameras — But they're already becoming a point of contention between the department and the Guild. (SR)

Knezovich proposes sales tax — A two-tenths-of-a-cent tax would shore up a $660,000 shortfall and go towards law enforcement and criminal justice. (SR)

MAC trustees committee to meet at noon today — KXLY sits down with Forrest Rodgers, the museum's executive director, who was fired last month without explanation. (KXLY)

Centennial Trail groundbreaking today at 12:15 pm — Crews will begin work on the portion of the trail that runs through Kendall Yards, connecting the downtown trail to the Sandifur Bridge. (KREM)


Wisconsin governor survives recall — Scott Walker has been under fire since stripping unions of collective bargaining rights, but he avoided recall with 53 percent of the vote last night. (NYT)

'Teen Mom' star going to jail — Amber Portwood was caught with prescription medication (without a prescription) after failing to complete drug rehabilitation. (SFGate)

California cigarette tax too close to call — Prop 29 would raise a $1-per-pack tax to fund cancer research, but whether the initiative supporting it succeeded may not be known for days. (Politico)

Sheryl Crow has a brain tumor — Don't worry, it's benign. (CBS)

Eat Salerno Cookies

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Historic Browne’s Addition Walking Tours @ Coeur d'Alene Park

Tue., June 6, 1-3 p.m., Wed., June 21, 6-8 p.m. and Fri., July 21, 9:30-11:30 a.m.
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