Thursday, July 10, 2014

MORNING BRIEFING: First pot buyer fired, Gaza Strip and Emmy nominations

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Bail set for $2 million for man who allegedly strangled a woman and child. (CdAP)

Spokane authorities twice contacted Deaconess gunman, at one point seizing his gun then returning it the day before the shooting. (Inlander)

Gov. Jay Inslee wants stronger clean water standards with hopes of raising safe fish consumption levels. (Inlander)

Spokane’s first legal pot purchaser says the media attention led to him losing his job. (S-R)

You get a house! Yesterday, Jean Mayberry won the grand prize of the North Idaho College Foundation's 21st annual Really BIG Raffle: a brand-new $288,000 house. She says she’ll give the prize to her son. (CdAP)


Stemming from an alleged domestic dispute, a man killed six members of a family near Houston. (Houston Chronicle)

The Emmys honor Game of Thrones with 19 nominations; other TV shows are bestowed nominations too. (Daily Beast)

Our own Sen. Patty Murray is leading the fight against the Hobby Lobby decision, pushing for a legislative fix to override the court decision that blocks access to free contraceptives for some women. (ST)

The death toll is up to 80 in the Gaza Strip. (WaPo)

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