Wednesday, August 13, 2014

MORNING BRIEFING: Record Wash. apple harvest predicted, first women wins "Nobel Prize" of math

Posted By on Wed, Aug 13, 2014 at 9:48 AM

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Last night's haboob and subsequent storm wreaks havoc for the third time this summer around the region. (KREM)

Cases of whooping cough in Idaho have doubled this year from the previous year. (S-R)


This year's apple harvest in Washington is expected to be record breaking. (KXLY)

Spokane County Commissioners voted to move forward with preliminary planning for a Mead sewer system, despite the recent controversy surrounding the county's urban growth boundaries. (S-R)

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Hollywood actress Lauren Bacall has died at age 89. (Time)


A look at how social media has allowed residents of Ferguson, Missouri, to share in real time the community's outrage over the police shooting of Michael Brown. (WaPost) 

If a challenge to state law allowing abortion clinics to operate in Texas fails, there could be as few as seven abortion providers left in the state. (Reuters)

A Stanford University professor has become the first woman to win the "Nobel Prize" in mathematics. (WaPost)

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Chey Scott is the Inlander's food and listings editor. She compiles the weekly events calendar for the print and online editions of the Inlander, manages and edits the food section, and also writes about local arts and culture. Chey (pronounced Shay) is a lifelong Spokanite and a graduate of Washington State University...