Wednesday, June 26, 2013

MORNING BRIEFING: Army downsizing, Texas filibusted and gay marriage triumphs in Supreme Court

Posted By on Wed, Jun 26, 2013 at 8:18 AM


New records detail alleged threat that ended former Assistant Chief Scott Stephens' career with the Spokane Police Department. (Inlander)

Roommate of Nine Mile murder suspect compares crime scene to "Breaking Bad." (KREM)

Regional developer Marshall Chesrown files $72 million bankruptcy. (S-R)

Cheney teen wins car, immediately hands keys to BFF. (KXLY)


U.S. Army downsizing Tacoma-area forces, dropping one Stryker Brigade as part of restructuring. (Seattle Times)

Snohomish County sheriff sergeant charged with protecting/promoting bikini coffee stand prostitution. (Q13)


In a highly anticipated new decision, the U.S. Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act. Justices also opened the door for same-sex marriages in California. (WaPost)

More coverage of the Supreme Court decision. Because it's kind of a big deal. (NY Times)

Dramatic filibuster blocks wide-reaching anti-abortion bill in Texas Legislature. (Texas Tribune)

And Obama sings Daft Punk. Enjoy:

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