Tuesday, April 23, 2013

MORNING BRIEFING: Chemical Weapons, Nuclear Waste and Thor

Posted By on Tue, Apr 23, 2013 at 8:58 AM

These Parts

Idaho's health-exchange board just started meeting, but already, here come the lawsuit threats. (SR)

An investigation shows a contractor at Hanford should have known the double-walled tank was leaking a lot earlier. (King 5)

The last drive-in movie theater in Eastern Washington is about to close. (KXLY)

Those Parts

Israel has officially accused Syria of using chemical weapons against its own people, while the international community twiddles its thumbs. (NYT)

Max Baucus, Montana's long-time Democratic Senator, will retire rather than seek re-election. Baucus has polled poorly recently, and made waves by predicting the implementation of Obamacare would be a train wreck. (Washington Post)

Watch this! 

Thor, has a new movie coming out. That's right, the fourth best Avenger!


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A lifelong Spokane native, staff writer Daniel Walters is the Inlander's City Hall reporter. But he also reports on a wide swath of other topics, including business, education, real estate development, land use, and other stories throughout North Idaho and Spokane County.He's reported on deep flaws in the Washington...