Wednesday, June 4, 2014

MORNING BRIEFING: Tiananmen Square anniversary, call center retreat, zombies in the streets

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A few downtown streets are closed today for the filming of Z Nation, a new zombie TV show. (Inlander)

Less than a year after it opened with help from GSI, Vivint is closing its big call center in Liberty Lake. (S-R)

WSU opens its fancy new football building intended to attract recruits. (KXLY)

Two megaload shipments on hold in Clarkston on the way to Montana will be shipped by rail instead of North Idaho roads. (Bonner County Bee)


On the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square killing of pro-democracy protesters, China kept things quiet at the square. (LA Times)

Germany is launching an investigation about Angela Merkel’s bugged phone in light of new information from Edward Snowden. (Reuters)

Lithuania, which is already part of the European Union, is set to join the Euro currency in 2015. (BBC)

Fear the Internet, everyone — two 12-year-old girls who stabbed a classmate blamed an online monster called “Slender Man.” (NBC)

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