Tuesday, January 27, 2015

MB: Good cops, bad tech firms, and more drilling for oil

Posted By on Tue, Jan 27, 2015 at 9:32 AM


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Washington state already has the highest minimum wage in the nation. But it's looking at kicking up the minimum wage even higher, to $12. (Spokesman-Review)

The County and the sheriff square off over the future of the Drug Task Force. (S-R)


WSU presents its case for a med school in front of the legislature today. (KXLY)

A Post Falls cop helps a woman pay for gas. Warning: Video autoplays. (KREM)

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The Army denies reports that Beau Bergdahl has been found guilty of desertion. (Army Times)


With gas prices incredibly low, the Obama White House proposes expanding drilling in the arctic. (New York Times)

The U.S.'s restoration of diplomatic relations with Cuba has spurred a wave of immigration from Cuba. (Washington Post)

The firm that screwed up HealthCare.Gov is still getting paid. (WP)

HAND IT TO THEM

What's with all the obsession with hands in the movie Divergent? (AV Club)



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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...