Thursday, January 30, 2014

MORNING BRIEFING: Bette in Spokane found, house of snakes, farm bill passed

Posted By on Thu, Jan 30, 2014 at 9:18 AM


Meet the real “Bette in Spokane,” who was mentioned in Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers' nationally televised address Wednesday. (S-R) Here’s how the Internet reacted to her five minutes of fame. (Inlander)

A couple from Post Falls has been sentenced to three months for their involvement in the death of a 2-year-old foster child. (KXLY)


According to a new report by the Commerce Department, the American economy grew 3.2 percent at the end of 2013. (NYT)

Indiana Jones would not be able to handle this well and neither would we: 400 snakes were found inside a Los Angeles-area home yesterday. (LAT)

Finally, Congress has passed the long-overdue farm bill. (CT)


Oh yes, the times they are a changin’, Pope Francis is on the cover of the newest issue of Rolling Stone. (RS)


Washington Eastsiders are some of the biggest Seahawks fans out there. No, not bandwagon fans, people who have been there since the beginning. (Inlander)

Get a sneak peek of the Super Bowl commercials here. (SP-I)

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