Mayor David Condon and Police Chief Frank Straub in happier times
$22 a word
Former police chief Frank Straub is finished with his homework
, the Spokesman-Review
writes. For writing less than a local journalist writes in a week over three months, Straub was paid more than a local journalist makes
in a year. He did, however, use the space to level accusations at the police department, explaining that the "old guard" was hurting reform efforts. “I tried to break the ‘stranglehold’ these officers had on the department, in the end, it contributed to my termination, as it ended the tenure of previous chiefs," Straub wrote.
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Across the Star Wars
That new Star Wars
movie has a 79 percent
fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes! Oops, that's the Rotten Tomatoes rating for Revenge of the Sith,
a movie many consider to be critically derided today. The Force Awakens,
on the other hand, has a 97 percent
fresh rating (for now).