Monday, January 27, 2014

MORNING BRIEFING: Macklemore takes Grammys, mall shooter ID’d, stamps go up

Posted By on Mon, Jan 27, 2014 at 8:34 AM

And so another week begins.


A North Spokane explosion in a Jeep on Saturday took off a man’s hand. There are no suspects at this time. (KREM)

As annoying as they may be, new statistics show that Spokane streets are safer since the installation of red-light cameras five years ago. (S-R)

Saturday, stamps went up in price once again. They’re now 49 cents from the previous 46 cents. (CNN)


The Maryland mall shooter who killed three including himself Saturday has been identified. The reason for the incident remains unknown. (WaPo)

In messy news, a high-pressure toilet flushing system has been recalled after it was found to potentially shatter the toilet tank – or explode. (ST)


At last night’s Grammys, Washington’s own Macklemore and Ryan Lewis got some love winning Best New Artist, Best Rap Album, Best Rap Performance and Best Rap Song. (

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Laura moved to the great Inland Pacific Northwest this summer. She is the Inlander's new music editor.