Thursday, February 7, 2013

MORNING BRIEFING: Craiglist confessional, Riverfront Park sketchiness, the death of print

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The police shooting that left Jacob Dorfman dead on Tuesday may have been preceded by a confessional post on Craiglist. Authorities are trying to figure out if the author of the "goodbye cruel world" post was Dorfman. (SR)

Riverfront Park had more security calls in 2012 than the previous year. OVER THREE HUNDRED MORE SECURITY CALLS?! (KXLY)

If you ever want to know why libraries are dying and printed books don't matter to kids, go ahead and call Gonzaga Prep. (KREM)

Um, guys? Didn't we already vote on this? (SR)

Holy crap! How could we forget that it's Agriculture Week! I give you a cute pig photo! Rejoice!


You know how cops are supposed to crack down on gangs? Well, what's if the cops ARE a gang?! Mind explode. (LA Times)

Drone conspiracy theorists: your worst nightmares are coming true in Seattle. (Seattle Times)

If you think Switzerland is all chocolate waterfalls and rainbows, think again. The country has high levels of civilian gun ownership, like the United States. (Washington Post)

Sexual abuse of children 'rampant' in India. (Al Jazeera)


the Scared is scared from Bianca Giaever on Vimeo.

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Leah Sottile is a Spokane-based freelance writer who formerly served as music editor, culture editor and a staff writer at the Inlander. She has written about everything from nuns and Elvis impersonators, to jailhouse murders and mental health...