Tuesday, November 26, 2013

MORNING BRIEFING: The city budget is approved, a child is born and some goats wear sweaters

Posted By on Tue, Nov 26, 2013 at 9:17 AM


City Council approved a 2014 budget last night. The new spending plan adds 26 police officers, four firefighters and allots each council member a full-time assistant. (S-R)

A word to the wise: Don't use your credit card next time you shop at Yoke’s or Rosauers. (KXLY)

The "Knockout Game": Terrifying crime wave sweeping across the country — or lazy media meme? Probably the latter. (Inlander)


Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers gave birth to a daughter, Brynn Catherine Rodgers, over the weekend in Washington D.C. (WaPo)

The lead investigator into the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting released a 48-page report yesterday, detailing, among other things, the shooter's mental health history, access to firearms and an obsession with mass murderers. Investigators still don't know why the shooter targeted and killed 20 children and seven adults. (WaPo)

New evidence shows the morning-after pill doesn't work for women weighing more than 176 pounds. (Mother Jones)


Just because. (Modern Farmer)

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