Wednesday, November 6, 2013

MORNING BRIEFING: Election results, snow crashes and Toronto's crack mayor

Posted By on Wed, Nov 6, 2013 at 9:17 AM


ELECTION RESULTS: Mumm, Snyder lead Spokane City Council races. State GMO-labeling initiative failing. Spokane County Prop. 1 tax to move mobile home parks near Fairchild losing close tally. Widmyer shows strong lead for Coeur d'Alene mayor. (Inlander)

For our complete election night results and other races click here.

At least 80 vehicle collisions blamed on Tuesday snowstorm. (S-R)

Proposal for significant zoning changes in Sandpoint receives mixed response. (Daily Bee)


Seattle elects first openly gay mayor, state Sen. Ed Murray. (Seattle Times)

Inslee calling special Legislative session tomorrow on transportation package to keep 777X manufacturing. (Olympian)

Oregon considering privatization of liquor through grocery chains. (Oregonian)


After video surfaces, Toronto mayor admits using crack — crack! — but says he will not resign from office. (NY Times)

U.S physicists tackling public health implications of urine "splashback." You're welcome. (BBC)

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