Monday, October 14, 2013

MORNING BRIEFING: Columbus remembered with free parking, government shut down still, WWU students throw things

Posted By on Mon, Oct 14, 2013 at 10:03 AM

Happy Monday. Here’s a great little piece to get your day going strong.

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In honor of Columbus sailing the ocean blue back in 1492, the city of Spokane is offering free parking downtown all day today. (S-R)

Spandexed-clad people took to the streets of Spokane Saturday in various yoga positions to celebrate the opening of the lululemon store downtown. (Inlander)

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Proving Americans can be smart too; three of them were awarded the Nobel prize in economics today. Their work helped answer this: What determines the prices of an asset, whether a stock, bond or a house? (WP)

Washington State University drew a collective sigh of relief this weekend when another college, other than itself, made headlines for a drunken ruckus on campus. That honor went to Western Washington University. (KING)

The federal government is … yes, still shut down. (NYT)

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Fans rejoiced as zombies shambled onto the small screen once more this weekend with the season four premiere of The Walking Dead, one of the highest rated cable shows. (DB)

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