Thursday, April 23, 2015

MB: Inslee not sold on 75 mph, farming drones and Boston bomber's bird

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Gov. Jay Inslee wants more study before raising the speed limit to 75 mph in part of the state. (Spokesman)

Spokane Valley wants to draw more tourism, so it’s raising its hotel tax, which will be used to develop sports venues. (KREM)

Agricultural drones are coming to Idaho. (Spokesman)


President Obama has apologized for a drone strike targeting Al Qaeda that killed two hostages. (New York Times)

Food workers and janitors laboring for the U.S. Senate walked off the job in a protest calling for better wages for employees of government contractors. (CNN)

Prosecutors in the trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev showed jurors footage from a surveillance camera of the Chechen-American making an obscene gesture with his hand. Prosecutors hoped to show jurors that Tsarnaev was unrepentant for his crime. (The Independent)

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