Thursday, October 24, 2013

MORNING BRIEFING: Ridpath, dog treats and more HealthCare.gov drama

Posted By on Thu, Oct 24, 2013 at 10:21 AM

AROUND HERE

A Spokane Valley woman says treats under investigation by the FDA killed her dog this week. (KREM)

A ruling is expected today on whether the Ridpath Hotel should be on the National Register of Historic Places. With the designations come tax breaks. (SR)

Rapper Macklemore, who himself has battled drug addiction, invited teens from a local rehabilitation center to his sold-out concert last night. (KXLY)


A pizza-eager SUV driver smashed into a salon in Hayden yesterday afternoon. (CdA Press)

ELSEWHERE

Police say they've arrested an 11-year-old boy who brought knives, a gun and more than 400 rounds of ammunition to school. (KPTV)

Contractors involved in building the federal government's healthcare exchange say they didn't do a full check of it until days before its launch. (NYT)

Pirates have kidnapped two American citizens off the coast of Nigeria. (AJ)

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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...