Friday, September 18, 2015

4 stories you need to know as you start your day

Posted By on Fri, Sep 18, 2015 at 7:47 AM


FROM INLANDER.COM
A local legend, Tambourine Man, is leaving town
MOD Pizza opens in downtown Spokane
Another inmate escapes from the county fair

• The murder-for-hire trial moved to Richland
click to enlarge James Henrikson
James Henrikson

A Spokane judge agreed to move James Henrikson's trial to the Tri-Cities after his attorneys argued that the volume of media coverage had tainted potential jurors. Henrikson is accused of masterminding two murders over business deals; three men pleaded guilty earlier this week and are expected to testify against him. (KXLY)

• Restrictions lifted on business and travel to Cuba
The new rules will enable Americans to open businesses in Cuba. Pope Francis is visiting the island nation tomorrow


• Washington's wildfires gave a sea otter asthma
That's the thinking anyway.


• It's National Cheeseburger Day.
Enough said.

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Jacob H. Fries is the editor of the Inlander. In that position, he oversees editorial coverage of the paper and occasionally contributes his own writing. Before joining the paper, he wrote for numerous publications, including the Tampa Bay Times, the Boston Globe and the New York Times. He grew up in Spokane Valley...