Wednesday, January 16, 2013

MORNING BRIEFING: War and Pestilence

Posted By on Wed, Jan 16, 2013 at 10:04 AM

HERE

David Condon has assembled an elite team dedicated to stormwater reduction. (SR)

Sen. Patty Murray thinks that we won't have to shut down the government to get a budget deal. (SR)

So many students were sick of the flu in the little town of Troy, Idaho, that they just decided to shut down school entirely. (KREM)

That tent city in Downtown spokane. Turns out it hid a bicycle chop shop. (KXLY)

THERE

As Obama launches his gun-control proposals, the NRA has a controversial new ad calling Obama a hypocrite for the fact that his daughters are protected by armed guards. (WP)

The French go to war in Mali, extremists take hostages in Algeria. (NYT)


GRAB BAG

This is what you did to us, Lance Armstrong. You made us write and read long thinkpieces in The New Yorker.

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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...