Tuesday, August 19, 2014

MORNING BRIEFING: New skywalk's approved, hospital system hacked, and a ceasefire in Gaza's broken

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Chinese hackers breached Community Health Systems' computer network and stole data on 4.5 million patients. Community Health Systems owns Rockwood Clinic, Deaconess Hospital and Valley Hospital. (S-R)

City Council approved Spokane's first new skywalk in 20 years. The $1.5 million walkway will connect the convention center with the Grand Hotel Spokane. (S-R)


Contrary to predictions made in a Sunday Spokesman story, the future of STA plaza downtown isn't "dim." (Inlander)

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Spasms of violence interrupted mostly peaceful demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri, Monday night, where almost two weeks ago, 18-year-old Michael Brown was fatally shot by a cop. Last night, 31 people were arrested. Police confiscated two guns and a Molotov cocktail. (NYT)

Trayvon Martin's mother wrote this moving letter to the Brown Family. (TIME)


Israel's military says Hamas broke a temporary ceasefire in Gaza on Tuesday. Israel has retaliated with air strikes. (WaPo)


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