Monday, July 29, 2013

MORNING BRIEFING: Guns, Fireworks, and Whistles

Posted By on Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 7:59 AM

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Last night, the Royal Fireworks Concert in Riverfront Park crackled its last pop. (SR)

Potentially a good sign for the housing market in Spokane: One developer is talking about restarting a proposed 220-acre development plan, if he can get enough incentives, of course. (SR)

Three days of pure Matt Shea. (CDAP)

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The Pope doesn't have a problem with celibate, gay priests. (NYT)

Colorado politicians face political backlash after passing tough new gun legislation. (NYT)

What happens to whistleblowers after they blow that whistle. (WP)

Olympia man finds the danger of playing Fast, Furious with unmarked police car. (The Olympian)

GRAB BAG

Slate columnist Dave Weigel, an Actual Journalist, has been having a bit of fun with the pretend journalists on HBO's The Newsroom. 

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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...