Tuesday, May 5, 2015

MB: CdA police officer shot, Huckabee joins GOP race, Of Mice and Men targeted

Posted By on Tue, May 5, 2015 at 7:10 AM


A Coeur d'Alene police officer was shot early this morning at a traffic stop, and is in critical condition. (Spokesman-Review)

The Coeur d'Alene School District is considering removing John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men from its 9th grade curriculum due to it's "profanity" and "negative" tone. The classic novel was written 78 years ago, and been part of the curriculum since 2002. (CdA Press)

Is there a serial killer in Spokane? (Inlander)

The Garland Theater was added to the registry of historic places. (KXLY)


A U.S. college student arrested for crossing into North Korea from China says that was his intention all along. (CNN)

Former Arkansas governor, weight-loss guru and talk show host Mike Huckabee has joined the race for the Republican presidential nomination. (New York Times)

Singer Lauryn Hill cancelled a concert in Israel in reaction to protests from fans and activists over rights abuses in the country. (Al Jazeera-America)

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