Tuesday, August 5, 2014

MORNING BRIEFING: Primary objectives

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Happy primary election day, boys and girls! (Bloglander)

The finalists to replace Councilman Steve Salvatori highlight the council's partisan nature. (Bloglander)

Have a criminal record but still want to apply for a job in the city of Spokane? It's your lucky day. (SR)

Idaho soldier Bowe Bergdahl, former hostage of the Taliban, will be questioned by army investigators. (Idaho Statesman)


Israel and Hamas take another crack at a three-day cease-fire in Gaza. (NYT)

Russia is building up military forces near the Ukrainian border. What could go wrong? (NYT)

Sen. Rand Paul is asked about immigration by a DREAM act beneficiary and then suddenly remembers he had somewhere else to be at that exact moment. (The Wire)

An experimental treatment is given to two American missionaries infected with Ebola. (Washington Post)


Each generation gets the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle iteration they deserve. (AV Club) 

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A lifelong Spokane native, Daniel Walters is the Inlander's senior investigative 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...