Tuesday, March 11, 2014

MORNING BRIEFING: Marijuana space, stolen statue and protests continue in Venezuela

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A couple and their dog who were all three sleeping in a dumpster were tossed into a garbage truck this morning. No major injuries were reported. (KREM)

A Spokane County sheriff’s deputy has been accused of working a second job at a retail store while he was supposed to be on patrol, which is bad. Now he's been placed on administrative leave and is being investigated. (S-R)

Police in Spokane are looking for a man they say handed over a note demanding money at a Banner Bank branch inside a Safeway grocery store yesterday morning. (S-R)

The bronze statue worth $25,000 that was stolen from a Coeur d'Alene park in January has been found in one piece. It is a life-size depiction of a 1920s-era woman pedaling a bicycle with a dog at her side. (S-R)


student leader was fatally shot in the chest last night in the Venezuelan university city of San Cristobal, as protests continue. The incident came after a full day of street clashes between protesters and the Venezuelan security forces. (Time)

Industrial warehouse space in Denver is suddenly a hot commodity these days, as the city’s marijuana farmers look for grow space to help meet the surge in demand for legal recreational pot. (Time)

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