Tuesday, April 29, 2014

MORNING BRIEFING: Tornadoes, elections and taxes

Posted By on Tue, Apr 29, 2014 at 10:13 AM

HERE

Check out the two tax measures Spokane voters will have to wrestle with this November, including a Riverfront park bond. (SR)

If you are a car, and you’ve parked along the Bloomsday route, you might want to move. (KREM)

The Hutton building, the cantankerous former home of the Inlander, is getting some much needed improvement. (KXLY)

Moscow, Idaho, is holding a Renaissance fair for those in giant turkey legs and steins of mead. (CDAP)

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At least 28 people have died as large areas of the Midwest and South got hit by tornadoes — with more storms coming today. (NBC)

The Environmental Protection Agency can protect the environment, Supreme Court rules. (NYT)

Democrats have had a pretty good run the last five years or so. But that might be about to change during these midterms. (Washington Post)

A sneaky journalist manages to record private remarks of John Kerry, speaking before the Trilateral Commission, where he warns that Israel could become an apartheid state. Not everyone liked that remark. (The Daily Beast)


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Daniel Walters

A lifelong Spokane native, staff writer Daniel Walters is the Inlander's City Hall 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...