Friday, January 18, 2013

MORNING BRIEFING: Coal trains and fancy planes

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A judge rules that reporters are allowed to witness Joseph Duncan's competency hearing. (SR)

Inslee wants to study the coal trains that chug through Spokane.

What about all the people who don't get murdered in West Central? Neighborhood newsletter shares the good news. (KREM)

To celebrate guns and the right to own, bear, and shoot them, Black Sheep Sporting Goods is holding a rally in Coeur d'Alene on Saturday. (KXLY)

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 I dreamed a Dreamliner of days gone by: Fancy airplane may be in trouble. (The Atlantic)

For a long time, many Democrats have tread lightly on the politically sensitive issue of gun control. Can that change? (NYT)

The GOP is considering raising the debt ceiling after all, if only for a little bit. (Washington Post)

GRAB BAG

25 realistic reactions to famous movie lines. (Cracked)

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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...