Monday, September 17, 2012

MORNING BRIEFING: Still burning

Posted By on Mon, Sep 17, 2012 at 10:56 AM

Around Here

Idaho Supreme Court is finally hearing the lawsuit over Coeur d'Alene City Council candidate Jim Brannon's five-vote loss almost three years ago. (CDA Press) 

Things continue to get smokey in Washington state -- 240 fires are burning. (KREM)

Spokane's clinics prepares to help the inevitable flood of newly insured patients if Obama's health care reform survives. (SR)  

Out There

The other war still rages, as alcohol abuse and drug use rises among troops. (NYT)

If there's anyone who knows how things get done in Chicago, it's Mayor Rahm Emanuel. He goes to court to try end the teacher's strike, now in its second week. (SR)

As the attacks on the embassy in Libya exposed the dark side of humanity, the good side has also begun to come to come to light. (The Atlantic Wire)

It's been a year since Occupy Wall Street. Remember those guys? (Time)

Hey, look, everybody's angry about Newsweek's cover again. It's almost like the magazine's doing it on purpose. (Newsweek)

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Daniel Walters

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...