Wednesday, February 4, 2015

MB: UW president leaving, arrests in transgender attack, another AirAsia crash

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HERE

Two men were arrested for the beating of a transgender woman in downtown Spokane over the weekend. (KXLY)

A car prowler and homeowner struggled over a gun on the South Hill and shots were fired. Police are still searching for the suspect as of Wednesday morning. (Spokesman-Review)

Texas A&M is paying big to lure UW President Michael Young to College Station. (Seattle Times)

THERE

Did the Saudi royal family have closer ties to al Qaeda than first thought? (New York Times)

A plane carrying mostly Chinese tourists crashed into a river in Taiwan, killing at least 25. (BBC)

Big surprise here: presidential hopeful Rand Paul has longtime links to an anti-vaccination doctors group. (New York Times)

SIDE OF RICE

Anyone who has survived off takeout Chinese and those little soy sauce packets will want to read this. (The Atlantic)

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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...