Friday, November 22, 2013

MORNING BRIEFING: JFK, Spokane developer Greg Jeffreys, Hunger Games and Xbox One

Posted By on Fri, Nov 22, 2013 at 10:03 AM


Spokane developer Greg Jeffreys has plead guilty to four criminal counts of fraud for duping investors out of millions of dollars going back to 2006. Jeffreys was formerly involved in development plans for the Ridpath Hotel. (S-R)

Today we remember how the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, 50 years ago today, rocked the nation and the Inland Northwest. (S-R)

At least one person was killed in a crash this morning involving two semi trucks on a rural highway north of Cusick, Wash. (KHQ)


More memories (CNN) of Nov. 22, 1963 from national news outlets (NBC). See the NBC television special tonight at 9 pm, hosted by Tom Brokaw.

More on what the Democrat-controlled Senate's vote yesterday to block filibusters against Presidential nominees could mean. Basically, things in Congress could get even crazier. (NYT) 

It's here: Microsoft's new Xbox One hit store shelves today. The console — the company's first update since the Xbox 360 in 2005 — is obviously in high demand, and you won't find it online at Amazon, Best Buy, or Target. (USA Today)


The next Hunger Games film installment Catching Fire opens today, and cat lovers should be on the lookout for the film's sole feline star, an orange tabby cast as Primrose Everdeen's grumpy puss Buttercup. (Catsparella)

More on the exciting announcement that the famous feline LIL BUB is coming to Spokane to make an appearance and the January screening of the Internet Cat Video Film Festival, at the Knitting Factory. (Inlander)

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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...