Thursday, October 1, 2015

Need to know morning news

Posted By on Thu, Oct 1, 2015 at 8:43 AM

You can now legally purchase pot in Oregon.
You can now legally purchase pot in Oregon.

A temporary Spokane police ombudsman has been named.

Last night, the Spokane police ombudsman commission unanimously offered a four-month temporary police ombudsman position to former Florida Department of Law Enforcement supervisor Robert Breeden, despite concerns of his background. Breeden has not yet accepted or declined the appointment. (Spokesman-Review/Inlander)

Oregonians can now purchase pot legally in their state.
Folks 21 and over can buy up to a quarter-ounce of dried flowers from more than 200 medical marijuana dispensaries statewide, and people are celebrating. (The Oregonian)

Bernie Sanders raised nearly as much money as Hillary Clinton’s campaign.
Sanders' growing campaign, which packed out arenas this summer, raised $26 million in the third quarter, his team reported, while Clinton’s raised $28 million.

Hurricane Joaquin batters the Bahamas, could hit the East Coast this weekend.
Already East Coasters are feeling the effects of Hurricane Joaquin with rain, and this weekend the National Hurricane Center says weather could worsen. Meanwhile, heavy rain and 100-mile-per-hour high winds pounded the Bahamas today. Hurricane Joaquin is currently a Category 3 storm. 

Yelp for people?
You can already rate your experience doing pretty much everything online; why not rate an interaction with a friend, enemy or lover? An app called Peeple, set to launch in November, would allow users to rate others with a one- to five-star rating. And you can’t opp out.

Tonight's Death Cab For Cutie show at the INB Performing Arts Center was postponed to December, but here's a little something to hold you over in the meantime. 

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