Tuesday, October 23, 2012

MORNING BRIEF: bomb scare, rape charges and a plot to poison

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Spokane Police Ombudsman Tim Burns will keep his job for another year. (SR)

That bomb scare yesterday turned out to be a homeless man's suitcase. (SR) 

Two brothers were arrested for allegedly raping a 14-year-old girl in Spokane Valley. (KXLY) 

Out there

Your post-debate fact check. (NPR)

Fuel emissions, especially from diesel, are even worse than we thought, according to a new pollution study. (LAT) 

Officials in the tiny West African country of Benin have discovered a plot to poison the president there. (AJ) 

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