Monday, September 9, 2013

MORNING BRIEFING: Shooting outside The Hop!, lion cubs, Van Gogh and football

Posted By on Mon, Sep 9, 2013 at 7:28 AM


A man was shot to death in the parking lot at The Hop! on North Monroe. (KREM)

The Post Falls City Council race got quite a few new candidates right before the Friday filing deadline. (Cda Press)

Cyclists of all ages and skill levels came out for SpokeFest on Sunday. (S-R)


The Oregon Zoo is home to three healthy new lion cubs, born Saturday night. (Oregonian)

The Snoqualmie Valley teachers union voted to accept a new contract, averting a strike that would have canceled classes today. (Seattle Times)

Officials are investigating after a mother reported her 3-year-old daughter shot herself with a handgun at a campground in Yellowstone National Park. (AP) 


A 107-year-old man was killed in a standoff in Arkansas after allegedly shooting at officers multiple times. (CBS)

Taking a cue from the Inland Northwest local theater community, the New York City Opera says it will cancel next year’s shows unless it raises $20 million by the end of the year. (NYT)

A painting is identified as a long-lost work of Vincent Van Gogh after years in a Norwegian attic. (NPR)

Tonight: Charlie Rose interviewed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad this weekend in Damascus, and the interview will be airing this evening. (PBS)


Without scoring an offensive touchdown, the WSU managed to beat No. 25 USC in Los Angeles. (ESPN)

The Seahawks won their season-opening game against the Carolina Panthers in another low-scoring game. (Seattle Times)

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