Thursday, July 25, 2013

MORNING BRIEFING: Train derailment in Spain, Macklemore and parking meters

Posted By on Thu, Jul 25, 2013 at 8:26 AM


Spokane Police officer cleared in fatal shooting in February on the South Hill. (Inlander blogs)

Notorious “South Hill Rapist” Kevin Coe is going to court to fight for permission to buy a computer. (KXLY)

Police in Lewiston are investigating a possible counterfeiting operation. (AP via KREM)


Everyone in Seattle went completely crazy over Macklemore and Ryan Lewis filming a music video around Dick’s Drive-In last night. (Seattle Times)

Boise is backing off a downtown parking rate increase after people said it would hurt businesses. (Idaho Statesman)

Portland’s City Hall is trying really hard to get homeless protesters to stop camping on their sidewalk. (Oregonian)

Cabela’s is coming to Missoula. (Chain Store Age)


At least 78 people are dead in a passenger train derailment in Galicia in northwest Spain, with dozens more injured. The train had about 250 people on board. (NYT)

Closing arguments have started in the trial of Bradley Manning, the soldier who gave classified documents to Wikileaks. (BBC)

Former President George H.W. Bush shaved his head to support a 2-year-old with leukemia. (USA Today)

In other George news, that’s the royal baby’s name. He’ll be called His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge. (CBS)

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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...