Thursday, December 5, 2013

MORNING BRIEFING: Nurses get locked out, a car explodes

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Valley Hospital locks out some of the nurses who went on strike yesterday. (Spokesman)

The mayor of Spokane announced a new police oversight plan yesterday. (Inlander)

Schools in the North Idaho town of Athol were postponed this morning after some idiot fired a gun at cops, crashed his SUV, caused a fire and ran away — before being caught. (KXLY)

Speaking of idiots, a guy lit his car on fire last August while trying to "extract THC from marijuana" with a butane lighter. And he's being charged since he had his daughter in the car. (KREM)

It is going to get really, really, really cold. We're talking some serious wind chills for the next few days. (


Speaking of strikes, fast food worked in Washington, D.C. walked off the job, protesting for wage increases. (USA Today)

The new, badass Pope is tackling child sex abuse in the Church with a team of experts. (Globe and Mail)

Now, even away games can't save Seahawk opponents from the noise of the 12th man. 
(Seattle Times)

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Mike Bookey was the culture editor for The Inlander from 2012-2016. He previously held the same position at The Source Weekly in Bend, Ore.