Friday, May 8, 2015

MB: U.S. unemployment hits seven-year low, Spokane River plane crash, WA loosens liquor laws

Posted By on Fri, May 8, 2015 at 7:18 AM


A small plane crashed into the Spokane River Thursday, killing two. (Spokesman-Review)

Washington's governor signed a bill loosening liquor laws in several ways — but powdered alcohol is now officially a no-go. (Spokesman-Review)

Envision Spokane kicked off its campaign for a Workers Bill of Rights, and the mayor's only announced opponent (so far) made the scene. (Inlander)


What was thought to be a tight race in Britain's election turned into a Conservative sweep over Labour, keeping Prime Minister David Cameron in power. (New York Times)

GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush called his brother and former president George W. Bush as one of his campaign's top foreign policy advisers for the Middle East, a shock to some in the private meeting given W's disastrous decisions regarding Iraq during his tenure. 

Joblessness hit a seven-year low in the United States in April, but wage growth still lags. (AlJazeera-America)

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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...