Friday, August 29, 2014

MORNING BRIEFING: Yes means yes, relaxed parking and Obama’s tan suit

Posted By on Fri, Aug 29, 2014 at 8:04 AM

Downtown Spokane parking may just become a bit more relaxed next month as the City Council will consider increasing the time vehicles are allowed to park continuously from 12 to 24 hours. (S-R)

WSU and the Spokane Police force made CNN yesterday on a segment that highlighted local research into how law enforcement officers decide when to use deadly force. (INLANDER)

Nearly all of the people who were leasing 60 state endowment-owned Priest Lake lakefront cabin sites won in bidding yesterday. (CdA Press)

What a sweetheart. Russian President Vladimir Putin has called on pro-Russian separatists to release trapped Ukrainian soldiers, just one day after his country rolled into Ukraine. (WaPo)

Yesterday, President Obama wore a tan suit to a press conference … before Labor Day. Twitter exploded over the injustice. (CNN)

California is poised to pass a bill that would turn its college rape policy from “no means no” to “yes means yes.” (SJ Mercury)

More than 1,200 illegal and incredibly damaging giant African snails have been seized by the USDA. (ST)

It's almost Labor Day Weekend! Check out all of the awesome local events right here. (Inlander)

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Northwest Winterfest @ Spokane County Fair & Expo Center

Fridays, 5-8 p.m., Saturdays, 4-8 p.m. and Sundays, 3-6 p.m. Continues through Jan. 1
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