Friday, June 12, 2015

MB: Dolezal news roundup, Indian Canyon fire contained, IMF head acquitted of pimping

Posted By on Fri, Jun 12, 2015 at 9:09 AM


In case you missed it, the parents of Rachel Dolezal, a local civil rights leader who has identified as black, say their daughter is in fact white. The story has gone national.

Here’s our roundup.

Here is CNN’s coverage.

The New York Times picked it up.

Here is the Guardian’s coverage.

Gawker picked up the story, mostly aggregating local press accounts.

Same with BuzzFeed.

#RachelDolezal is trending on Twitter.

So is #wrongskin 


A contractor who operates the nuclear waste tank farm on the Hanford Nuclear Reservation has reached a settlement with a whistleblower. (KREM)

A decision on a proposed Spokane Tribe casino is expected soon. (Spokesman-Review)

Fire crews have contained a blaze that broke out north of Indian Canyon Golf Course. (KXLY)


The former head of the International Monetary Fund has been acquitted of pimping. (Guardian)

The Iowa Straw Poll, used as an early test of support for Republican presidential candidates, is canceled this year. (New York Times)

A prison worker helped two convicted murderers escape. (BBC)
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