Thursday, November 7, 2013

MORNING BRIEFING: Trooper crash, shredded prison records and no more trans fats

Posted By on Thu, Nov 7, 2013 at 9:14 AM


Washington State Patrol trooper injured during collision on Highway 395. (KXLY)

Stevens County to open new rehabilitative veterans court. (S-R)

The role of PACs in Coeur d'Alene elections. (CDA Press)

Police chief resigns in Spirit Lake after less than a year, citing frustrations with mayor. (KHQ)

Election Results: Not much movement on local races after updated ballot counts yesterday.


Labor activists behind $15 minimum wage campaign look to target Seattle. (Seattle Times)

Montana prison worker fired for shredding inmates' requests for mental health services. (Missoulian)


New FDA rules to "all but" ban trans fats in food. (NY Times)

Rumors than Mexican Coke would replace sugar with corn syrup debunked. (LA Times)

Newly released test results show former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat had high levels of radioactive polonium in system at time of death, but unknown if deliberately poisoned. (BBC)

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Staff writer Jacob Jones covers criminal justice, natural resources, military issues and organized labor for the Inlander.