Wednesday, February 26, 2014

MORNING BRIEFING: Texting ban, officer misconduct and the Russian army

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Spokane Valley City Council votes to ban members from texting or emailing during meetings. (S-R)

A 19-year-old SFCC student suffered serious injuries when she was struck by a car while crossing Fort George Wright Road yesterday to catch a bus. (KXLY)

Autopsy determines WSU professor found dead suffered seizure and drowned in Pullman pond. (Daily News)

Colville police officer pleads guilty to multiple counts of sexual misconduct. (KREM)


Proposed bill would allow prostitution convictions to be vacated. (Seattle Times)

Northwest tribes voice opposition to marijuana legalization. (Oregonian)


Putin orders surprise military exercise near Ukraine as country copes with political upheaval. (NYTimes)

Top military commander questions proposed complete withdrawal from Afghanistan. (BBC)

The costs of some lavish public-sector pensions. (WaPost)

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