Tuesday, June 4, 2013

MORNING BRIEFING: budgets, breasts and a park in Turkey

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There's a homicide investigation underway in Nine Mile Falls this morning, but few details have been released. (KREM) 

Lawmakers in Olympia admit they're no no closer to a budget deal, even though the special session ends next week. (SR)

The Coeur d'Alene City Council will vote tonight on an ordinance to protect LGBT people there from housing and employment discrimination. And that's bringing out North Idaho's far right crowd. (CdA Press)


Military leaders say sexual assault in the forces is "like a cancer." (AP)

Connecticut's governor is considering a bill to allow families of Sandy Hook victims to block the release of photos, video or 911 calls from the scene. (CNN) 

Protests continue in Turkey over the demolition of an Istanbul park. (BBC)


Over in Silverdale, Wash., a teen says she was turned away from her prom because her breasts are too big. (KOMO)

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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...