Tuesday, June 18, 2013

MORNING BRIEFING: Tutu fast, tutu furious

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If you ever disliked law students, this story will forever justify that hate. (SR)

The city council approved funds for the design work for WSU-Spokane’s Bike-Pedestrian bridge. (SR)

City council President Ben Stuckart wants to know if, at any time in the future, the Spokane Police force starts using drones. (Inlander)

A fire marshal shuts down a raucous event in Coeur d’Alene. A concert? Not at all. A hearing over the new zoning code. (Cda Press)

A quote from Bonner County Commissioner Cornel Rasor (involving gays and an occupationally inappropriate tutu makes Salon. (Salon)

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The United States does not negotiate with terrorists. But now it will start negotiating with the Taliban. (NYT)

The New York Times profiles Bill Nye, Guy of Science. (NYT)

House Speaker Boehner won’t let an immigration bill be voted on unless it has majority Republican support. (WP)

TIME IS MONEY

This alarm clock shreds a dollar if you let it buzz too long. Also, presumably, it makes hitting the snooze button that much more physically risky.

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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...