Friday, February 22, 2013

MORNING BRIEFING: gun permits, sexting and bankruptcy at the Montvale

Posted By on Fri, Feb 22, 2013 at 8:40 AM

Around here

The Knitting Factory will reopen with better security, authorities say. (KXLY) 

The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office will now process concealed weapons permit applications five days a week, instead of four, to meet the swelling demand. (CdA Press) 

With debts and obligations of more than $1 million, Spokane developer Rob Brewster filed for bankruptcy protection on the Montvale Hotel. (SR)

Out there

The UN says it will not pay damages for a cholera epidemic that killed 8,000 people and sickened another 635,000 in Haiti starting in 2010. Some health experts have blamed UN peacekeepers for introducing the disease. (AJ)

The FBI says it's seeing a "rash of sexting cases" among its employees. (CNN) 

Everything you need to know about the sequester. (NYT) 

The future is now 

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Heidi Groover is a staff writer at the Inlander, where she covers city government and drug policy. On the job, she's spent time with prostitutes, "street kids," marriage equality advocates and the family of a 16-year-old organ donor...