Monday, November 16, 2015

Stories you need to know as you start your day

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Local artist Ben Joyce has a new fan: Pharrell
Upcoming this week: CD release parties, Beertopia, Snowlander and Banff Film Fest
Education and the power of love

• France bombs ISIS targets in Syria
U.S. planes joined in the assault today inside Syria. Meanwhile, a manhunt continues for suspects in Friday's terrorist attack in Paris.

• Seahawks lose lead again in the fourth quarter, dropping to 4-5
With the loss to the Arizona Cardinals, the Seahawks will have to pull off a miracle to make the playoffs. Meanwhile, Marshawn Lynch's agent calls out Russell Wilson on Twitter.
click to enlarge Following his ouster, Frank Straub filed a $4 million claim against the city of Spokane.
Following his ouster, Frank Straub filed a $4 million claim against the city of Spokane.

• ICYMI: Texts released from ousted police chief Frank Straub
Spokane's former police chief told subordinates "I love you" in text messages made public on Friday. The former department spokeswoman, who received one of the texts, told the Spokesman that the exchange made her feel uncomfortable.

• 1,500 Mormons quit the church over the weekend
The mass resignation came after the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints outlined its ban on baptizing children of same-sex couples.

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Dreamworks Animation: The Exhibition @ Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture

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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...