Tuesday, July 22, 2014

MORNING BRIEFING: Canceling Nugent and repaying Gerlach's defense

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The Coeur d'Alene Casino has canceled Ted Nugent's Aug. 4 show because of his "racist attitudes and views." (SR)

Police have released more details about the woman shot and killed by police outside Bonner General Health in Sandpoint. (CdA Press)

A judge has authorized more than $220,000 in taxpayer money to repay Gail Gerlach's legal fees. (SR)

President Obama will be in Seattle campaigning tonight, including at a dinner event that costs $25,000 a plate. (Seattle Times)

As central Washington wildfire victims begin rebuilding, local residents are offering help. (KXLY) Plus, watch this video of just how devastating the damage is.

Carlton Complex Fire Devastation Part 2 from Chelan HD Productions on Vimeo.


Israel says one of its soldiers is missing as conflict in Gaza continues. (Al Jazeera)

The bodies of those killed on MH17 have been moved to eastern Ukraine and out of the combat area. (NYT)

Other departments are poaching Detroit's low-paid police officers. (NPR)

The economy is making it harder to have kids. (WaPo)

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