Friday, September 13, 2013

MORNING BRIEFING: Shooting, Twitter, Jersey boardwalk fire and Voyager I leaves the solar system

Posted By on Fri, Sep 13, 2013 at 8:16 AM

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Police spent part of the night looking for a 60-year-old man suspected of shooting his ex-girlfriend’s male friend in the face in Spokane Valley. (KXLY)

The teens accused of killing 88-year-old veteran Delbert Belton pleaded not guilty. (S-R)

Washington State University is expected to get a big FAA grant toward researching aviation biofuels. (KREM)

ELSEWHERE

A stretch of Jersey Shore boardwalk rebuilt after Hurricane Sandy was engulfed in flames and completely destroyed. (NYT)

At least 37 people died in a fire at a Russian psychiatric facility. (Reuters)

Voyager I, launched in 1977, has become the first man-made thing to leave the solar system. (NPR)

Twitter is moving toward an IPO. (Bloomberg)

Part-time workers at Trader Joe’s will no longer get health care benefits. (Huffington Post)

Because of a glitch, United Airlines briefly sold tickets online for as little as $2.50. (LA Times)

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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...