Friday, May 23, 2014

MORNING BRIEFING: Plaza remodel, 9/11 Memorial museum and Wilson Skypes Wilson

Posted By on Fri, May 23, 2014 at 9:11 AM


Students at Wilson Elementary finally got their wish to meet the Seahawks’ Russell Wilson — by Skype. (KXLY)

The STA board approved a $4.7 remodel of the Plaza, which will including moving the escalator and adding retail on the ground floor. (S-R)

SPD Chief Frank Straub is shaking up the department organization again. (S-R)

A suspicious package of phones and notes was left at the Idaho State Police station in Coeur d’Alene. (Cda Press)

Idaho’s No. 1! In clean energy job creation for the first quarter of 2014. (Idaho Statesman)

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The 9/11 Memorial museum opened in Manhattan, with some people unfazed by the $24 admission and others upset about tacky items in the museum’s gift shop. (NYT/NYPost)

Donald Sterling is arranging to sell the Clippers. (NY Daily News)

A judge lifted a temporary order that stopped the military from force feeding hunger-striking prisoners at Guantamano Bay, because otherwise a man would likely die. (AP via WaPo)

A baby who fell out of an apartment window in China was miraculously caught — and the whole thing was caught on video. (Guardian)


Apparently the best thing about Blended, Adam Sandler’s new flick, is that it brought us this hilariously scathing review from A.O. Scott. (NYT)

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