Tuesday, June 11, 2013

MORNING BRIEFING: Morning-after pill, tacos and Hillary Clinton on Twitter

Posted By on Tue, Jun 11, 2013 at 6:57 AM


Two Spokane County Sheriff’s Office volunteers are suspended for associating with the wrong guy. (S-R)

First pizza, now tacos: The owner of De Leon Foods is offering $600 in tacos as a reward for a tip about a repeat gas thief. And Pizza Rita has upped the robbery-tip reward from 200 pizzas to $10,000. (KREM, KXLY)

The medical examiner’s office identified the man who died after being Tasered last week, but needs further investigation to determine cause and manner of death. (KHQ)

It’s the second day of Spokane Street Music Week, and this year the Garland District’s joining in. (Inlander blogs)


The federal government agrees to comply with judge’s order, making the morning-after pill available over-the-counter to all women and girls, regardless of age. (NYT)

The whistleblower in the recent NSA surveillance news has been fired. (USA Today)

Anti-government protests continue in Turkey, with riot police using tear gas. (CNN)

Hillary Clinton joined Twitter, giving everyone an excuse to remember the amazing Texts From Hillary Clinton Tumblr. (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...