Wednesday, January 30, 2013

MORNING BRIEFING: Another stabbing, an escaped inmate and County Commissioners reject the Spokane Tribe's casino proposal

Posted By on Wed, Jan 30, 2013 at 10:11 AM

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There was yet another stabbing in Spokane last night. (S-R)

Spokane County Commissioners have filed a formal objection to the Spokane Tribe's plans to build a casino in Airway Heights. (S-R) 

Law enforcement officials are still on the lookout for Michael Wheeler, an escaped Geiger Corrections inmate. (KXLY)

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The U.S. economy shrank for the first time in 3 1/2 years from October to December 2012. (AP)

Former U.S. Representative from Arizona, Gabrielle Giffords -- who was critically injured in a 2011 mass shooting -- addressed the Senate Judiciary Committee in its first gun control hearing since the Newtown, Conn. mass shooting. (NYT)

This morning, an Alabama man shot a school bus driver and then held a child who was on the bus hostage in an underground bunker. (MSNBC) 

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Chey Scott is the Inlander's food and listings editor. She compiles the weekly events calendar for the print and online editions of the Inlander, manages and edits the food section, and also writes about local arts and culture. Chey (pronounced Shay) is a lifelong Spokanite and a graduate of Washington State University...