Friday, February 1, 2013

MORNING BRIEFING: Killer hedgehogs and those darn Spokane car prowlers

Posted By on Fri, Feb 1, 2013 at 9:36 AM

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The Spokane Tribe has released the final environmental impact statement for its proposed Airway Heights casino. Earlier this week Spokane County Commissioners said they officially oppose the Tribe's proposal. You can read the final environmental impact statement here. (S-R)

A 90-year-old Spokane man has died as a result of a salmonella infection that's been traced to contact with hedgehogs.  (S-R)

In an effort to crack down on rampant car prowlings in downtown Spokane, Spokane police are using undercover officers to catch thieves. (KXLY)

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The U.S. Embassy in Turkey was attacked by a suicide bomber today and at least one other person is dead. (CNN)

A 14-year-old was shot in the head yesterday by another student at an Atlanta middle school. (CBS)

A 5-year-old Alabama boy is still being held hostage in an underground bunker. (NYT)

GRAB BAG

Unseen color photos of The Beatles taken between 1964-1968 have been released. (CNN)


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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...