Wednesday, August 28, 2013

MORNING BRIEFING: In which Walmart gets ripped off, MLK's dream turns 50 and a Starbucks employee is fired for eating garbage

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Four Spokane Valley brothers were arrested Tuesday for an alleged string of at least 15 thefts, including stealing from both Post Falls Walmart stores. (CDAP)

This morning, a walker discovered a male body just south of Minnehaha Park. Detectives are investigating it as a homicide. (KHQ)

Spokanites have been named some of the safest drivers in Washington according to Allstate Insurance Co. Yet, just over in Idaho, Boise drivers were found to be even safer. (SR)


Road trip? Walla Walla, Wash., is no longer just known for its sweet onions, The Daily Meal has just named the city’s tacoria, Dora’s Deli, one of the best tacos in the nation. No other taco from Washington made the cut. (TDM)

Martin Luther King Jr. shared his dream for America in a speech at our nation’s capitol 50 years ago today. (NYT)


A Montana teacher found guilty of raping a student (who took her own life) was sentenced to 30 days in jail earlier this week. (BG)

A 21-year-old Starbucks barista was fired last week from a Seattle location for eating a sandwich from the garbage. Reportedly, HR considered it stealing from the company and against policy. (TS)

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