Monday, December 14, 2015

5 stories you need to know this morning

Posted By on Mon, Dec 14, 2015 at 7:30 AM


FROM INLANDER.COM

Can't-miss events this week
Legal analysis of Jay-Z's "99 Problems"
Condon's response to the council's questions about the ongoing scandal

• Spokane police are investigating homicide in Browne's Addition
Few details are yet known. (KXLY)

• Seattle's City Council considers law allowing Uber and Lyft drivers to unionize
If successful, the drivers would become first organization of on-demand American workers to win explicit unionizing rights.

• Ted Cruz leading in Iowa

Republicans gear up for a long presidential nomination process.

• Saudi women win seats in historic election
It was the first time women could vote in that country, let alone run for office.

• Nearly 200 nations sign onto landmark climate agreement
President Obama spoke of the deal from the White House.

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