Thursday, August 28, 2014

MORNING BRIEFING: ‘Drive High, Get a DUI’ and Russia invades

Posted By on Thu, Aug 28, 2014 at 9:11 AM

“Drive High, Get a DUI,” says a new campaign slogan from the Washington Traffic Safety Commission, which will have extra patrols through Labor Day. (S-R)

Constantly cold people rejoice; this fall could be warmer than usual. Weather experts are predicting a weak El Nino pattern in the Northwest. (KREM)

It could happen to you: Coeur d’Alene School District employee wins $100K in scratch game. (CdA Press)

After he was bit multiple times, a Spokane County Sheriff's deputy shot and killed a dog in Greenacres. (KXLY)

Ukrainian President Petro O. Poroshenko says Russian troops have crossed into his country. (NYT)

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa eventually could exceed 20,000 cases, the United Nations says. (TIME)

Polygamy is now essentially decriminalized in Utah after a federal judge declared a portion of the state’s polygamy ban unconstitutional. (FOX SLC)

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie got married. Finally. (AP)

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