Monday, February 2, 2015

MB: Obama's budget, dancing sharks and inexplicable decisions at the Super Bowl

Posted By on Mon, Feb 2, 2015 at 8:43 AM


HERE

About that whole Super Bowl ending? Seahawks fans aren't happy, and the Seattle Times is calling it the "worst Super Bowl play call ever." (Seattle Times)

A North Idaho dog was part of Animal Planet's Puppy Bowl. (KXLY)


The Legislature is again mulling a ban on studded snow tires. (Spokesman-Review)

THERE

Egypt released an Australian reporter it had jailed for 400 days, and promptly deported him from the country. (Al Jazeera America)

President Obama released his proposed budget, and he wants to companies to pay taxes on their overseas earnings, among other things. (CNN)


The United States is considering supplying arms to Ukrainian forces to fight separatist rebels. (New York Times)

SUNDAY'S WINNERS

The Patriots won the Super  Bowl, and large puppetry and dancing sharks got a boost thanks to Katy Perry's halftime show, but the real winners were any viewers who had never heard Missy Elliott. And apparently there were a lot of them


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Dan Nailen

Dan Nailen is the managing editor of the Inlander, where he oversees coverage of arts and culture. He's previously written and edited for The Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City Weekly, Missoula Independent, Salt Lake Magazine, The Oregonian and KUER-FM. He grew up seeing the country in an Air Force family and studied...