Wednesday, February 27, 2013

MORNING BRIEFING: Jail control, pontoon debacle, death penalty testimony and a "sea monster"

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The Knitting Factory had its first concert since reopening. (KREM)

U.S. Postal Service worker in North Idaho faces federal charges for misusing money orders. (Lewiston Tribune)

Spokane County commissioners may take control of the jail from the Sheriff’s Office to save money. (S-R)

Spokane Police release new photos of the man suspected of robbing Sunset Grocery at knifepoint last Friday afternoon. (SPD)


The man who oversaw Oregon’s last two executions testifies that the death penalty is “indefensible.” (Oregonian)

The Washington State Department of Transportation admitted it’s going to cost millions of dollars to fix design mistakes with the new Highway 520 bridge pontoons in Seattle. (Seattle Times)

The House may reauthorize an expanded version of Violence Against Women Act after all. (NYT)

Everyone’s looking at this picture of a gross “sea monster” in New Jersey. (NY Daily News)


American multimillionaire “space tourist” aims for 2018 trip to Mars. (WaPo)

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Lisa Waananen is the web editor and a staff writer at the Inlander. She specializes in data and graphics, and her recent cover stories have been about family history, the legacy of Spokane photographer Charles A. Libby and genetically modified food...