Wednesday, April 30, 2014

MORNING BRIEFING: Health assurance

Posted By on Wed, Apr 30, 2014 at 8:47 AM

HERE

A remark about Cathy McMorris Rodgers made in the Spokesman-Review about Obamacare has her on the defensive. No, not that remark. Another one. She assures Republicans that despite the headline on Friday, she'll keep working to repeal the Affordable Care Act. (SR)

Police fatally shot a man who was the primary suspect in a new homicide investigation, the fifth officer-involved shooting in Spokane this year. (KXLY)

Washington state is already struggling to find money to adequately fund primary education. But a new report says they still have a long way to go. (SR)

A former director of the VA in Spokane is now tied to a record-faking scandal in Phoenix, Arizona. But she was good when she was in Spokane, the VA assures us. (KREM)

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An execution in Oklahoma goes terribly, brutally wrong. (NY Times)

Proud owner of the Clippers/racist views Donald Sterling received an unprecedented punishment from NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, a $2.5 million fine and a life time ban from basketball games. (CNN)

Florida State's quarterback, and a Heisman trophy winner, is apparently accused of shoplifting crab legs. (TMZ)

Bad times for the economy. (Washington Post)


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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...