Tuesday, September 23, 2014

MORNING BRIEFING: Petting Moose and Eating Seats

Posted By on Tue, Sep 23, 2014 at 9:56 AM

HERE

Spokane teens are having fewer babies than ever. (SR)

For $550,000, the City of Spokane settles a lawsuit filed by the family of a GU student who died on trip organized by GU outdoors. (SR)

Is petting a moose worth jail time? (KXLY)

How about gnawing through the upholstery of a sheriff’s vehicle? (CDAP)

The City Council questions whether the police department is treating all sitting/lying equal. (Bloglander)

THERE

Airstrikes begin in Syria against ISIS/ISIL. (NYT)

The strikes against Syria also targeted an obscure Al Qaeda cell. (WaPo)

Russia isn’t a fan of the airstrikes against ISIS in Syria. Assad is. (WaPo)

Republicans begin to publicly support selling birth control over the counter. (The Atlantic)


BEFORE THE BREATHALYZER
Check out this 18th-century temperature thermometer. (Slate)



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A lifelong Spokane native, staff writer Daniel Walters is the Inlander's City Hall 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...