Wednesday, November 20, 2013

MORNING BRIEFING: Spokane's new megachurch and Boeing's new mega-jet

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The California-based Aryan Brotherhood placed a $10,000 bounty on the two teens who allegedly robbed and beat to death World War II veteran Delbert Belton. For their safety, the teens were moved to protective adult custody from a juvenile detention facility. (S-R)

The Seattle-based megachurch Mars Hill Church plans to open a satellite campus in downtown Spokane, after making an offer to buy the First Covenant Church at Division and Second. (S-R)

The ASPCA is now providing assistance to rehabilitate 63 neglected horses seized last week from a Spokane County property, and SCRAPS believes the horses' former owner has fled the state. (KXLY)


President Obama awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to 16 people today as a tribute to former President John F. Kennedy, the medal's creator. Recipients included Oprah Winfrey, former President Bill Clinton, and the late astronaut Sally Ride, among others. (NYT)
CNN published an investigative report today on US military veterans who are dying while waiting too long to obtain medical care at US vet hospitals. (CNN)

After Boeing's union machinists last week rejected a contract guaranteeing the new 777X would be built in Washington, other states are in talks with the aerospace giant — including Alabama, California, Kansas, Utah and South Carolina — to build the plane inside their borders. (Seattle Times)


The famous Internet cat sensation, and a former Seattle resident, Colonel Meow has been hospitalized at a vet clinic and doctors are still trying to find out what's wrong with the stern-faced, fluffy feline. (Catster)

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Chey Scott is the Inlander's food and listings editor. She compiles the weekly events calendar for the print and online editions of the Inlander, manages and edits the food section, and also writes about local arts and culture. Chey (pronounced Shay) is a lifelong Spokanite and a graduate of Washington State University...