Friday, March 7, 2014

MORNING BRIEFING: Two States, Two Gun Policies

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Idaho will likely allow concealed carry weapons on campus. (SR)

A bill to require those with a restraining order for domestic violence to surrender their weapons passed the Washington legislature. (SR)

Western Washington's chapter of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers has sworn in a new president. Previous president Tom Wroblewski had been the subject of intense controversy amid last year's vote to reject a contract extension. In January, Boeing workers voted to accept an altered contract. (ST)

Albertsons and Safeway will merge, under an equity group called — seriously — Cerberus Capital Management. (KREM)

The state B tournament means more than $10 million in economic impact for Spokane. (KXLY)


A Ukraine divided against itself is supported by Russia. (NYT)

There's a pretty good chance the inventor of Bitcoin, breathlessly revealed by Newsweek earlier this week, is not actually the inventor of Bitcoin. (AP)

The trend of Republican leaders passing along anecdotes that turn out not be so true continues. (WP)


Ugh, Millennials. (Time)

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A lifelong Spokane native, Daniel Walters is the Inlander's senior investigative reporter. But he also reports on a wide swath of other topics, including business, education, real estate development, land use, and other stories throughout North Idaho and Spokane County.He's reported on deep flaws in the Washington...