Friday, November 2, 2012

MORNING BRIEF: angry teachers, jobs numbers and harvesting prisoners' organs

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Around here

Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich wants state lawmakers to prevent arbitrators from overturning firing decisions made by a sheriff or police chief. (SR)

Coeur d'Alene teachers are upset over small — for some, non-existant — pay-for-performance bonuses this year. (CdA Press) 

A breakdown of the latest polling numbers and what they mean for election day in Washington state. (Bloglander) 

Out there

The latest jobs numbers are out, showing a bit of job growth and more people looking for work. (AP) 

Rebuilding and counting bodies continues on the East Coast. (NYT) 

China has long counted on executed prisoners for organ donations, but that could be coming to an end soon. (Al Jazeera)

BONUS: The country morphed by campaign spending

Way more about that here

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Heidi Groover is a staff writer at the Inlander, where she covers city government and drug policy. On the job, she's spent time with prostitutes, "street kids," marriage equality advocates and the family of a 16-year-old organ donor...