Tuesday, September 22, 2015

4 stories you need to know as you start your day

Posted By on Tue, Sep 22, 2015 at 7:54 AM

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• Doctor Who’s biggest problem? Too many cool ideas
• Pullman artist Cori Dantini's designs are now at Target

• Washington's initiative guru Tim Eyman violated campaign laws, state officials say
He got secret payments from a signature-gathering firm and illegally used campaign donations for personal expenses, according to an investigation by the Public Disclosure Commission. The PDC referred the case to the state attorney general.

• Scott Walker ends presidential bid
The Wisconsin governor called on some of the other 15 candidates to do the same, so the party could unite behind a more "optimistic" leader (a not-so-subtle jab at Donald Trump). 

• Expected tomorrow: an announcement that Spokane will host major skating competition
U.S. Skating officials, including 1992 Olympic champion Kristi Yamaguchi, are expected to announce that Spokane will host the inaugural 2016 Team Challenge Cup. (KREM) Watch Yamaguchi skate for the gold in 1992 below.

• 1 in 4 women experience sex assault on campus
The figure comes from a newly released survey of150,000 students at 27 colleges and universities. The Inlander published an opinion column on the issue earlier this month.

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Jacob H. Fries

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...