Tuesday, October 22, 2013

MORNING BRIEFING: SWAT standoff, school shooting and the CdA Press wants your ghost stories

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The U.S. is moving troops out of Kyrgyzstan, where Fairchild-based crews have refueled for missions over Afghanistan since the start of the war there. (SR)

One man is in custody after a SWAT standoff in North Spokane. (KHQ)

The Coeur d'Alene Press wants to know where the "ghosts, spirits and demons" live in your neighborhood. (CdA Press)

Support is falling for Initiative 522. (Inlander)

Check out the latest rendering of Walt Worthy's convention center hotel from Inland Northwest Business Watch.


A Nevada middle school student wounded two students and killed a teacher and himself in a shooting yesterday. Another student says the boy was bullied. (CNN)

In the latest layer of surveillance/security, the TSA may look you up before you fly. (NYT)

The online Obamacare marketplace, HealthCare.gov, showed signs it wasn't ready for heavy traffic, but the administration rolled it out anyway. (WaPo)

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Heidi Groover is a staff writer at the Inlander, where she covers city government and drug policy. On the job, she's spent time with prostitutes, "street kids," marriage equality advocates and the family of a 16-year-old organ donor...