Monday, April 1, 2013

MORNING BRIEF: bomb threats, pot bars and the Final Four

Posted By on Mon, Apr 1, 2013 at 7:44 AM

Around here

North Idaho school officials are offering $11,000 for information about who's making bomb threats there. They've had nine since October. (KXLY)

Gov. Jay Inslee wants the Liquor Control Board to curb allowance of marijuana in bars. (SR) 

Pullman police are looking for people connected to an attack on a WSU professor over the weekend. (KREM) 

Coeur d'Alene school trustees say they won't respond to complaints that ending the Primary Years Programme (PYP) at Hayden Meadows Elementary violated state and local laws. (CdA Press) 

Out there

A Texas district attorney and his wife were murdered over the weekend, just months after an assistant prosecutor was shot in the same county. One Texas lawmaker thinks a white supremacist group is behind the attacks. (Reuters) 

About 60 truckloads of debris have been collected from the World Trade Center site and will be searched for human remains and DNA-tested, in hopes of identifying the more than 1,000 people who died in the 9/11 attacks but haven't yet been identified. (NY Daily News)

We have a Final Four lineup. Here's everything you need to know about the teams. (USA Today) 

Why not apologizing makes you feel better. (NPR) 

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Heidi Groover

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...