Monday, March 18, 2013

MORNING BRIEFING: No. 1 Seed Zags, US Marshalls and Lentil the French Bulldog

Posted By on Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 7:36 AM


The Zags got a No. 1 seed yesterday in the NCAA Tournament selection for the first time ever yesterday. They'll play their first game against Louisiana's Southern University on Thursday in Salt Lake City. (KXLY)

Meanwhile, stat geeks are saying GU only has a 6.1 percent chance of winning the tourney. (NYT) 

US Marshalls are on the hunt for a dangerous criminal … again. (KXLY)

Former Washington governor Booth Gardner passed away in his home over the weekend. (KHQ)


A state bill to regulate the use of drone technology died without a vote in the House. (SR)

University of Central Florida shut down this morning after the suspicious death on campus and the discovery of an explosive device. (Tampa Bay)

Pope Francis and his involvement in Argentina's Dirty War. (NYT) 


He's a tiny French Bulldog with a cleft palate, and is probably the cutest living thing on the planet. Here's your Monday morning moment of zen: watching Lentil play with a toy. 

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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...