Monday, January 11, 2016

Seahawks, David Bowie and other stories you need to know

Posted By on Mon, Jan 11, 2016 at 8:10 AM

What to do this week: Car Seat Headrest, Spokane Unplugged, Winter Beer Fest, LEGO-Rama and more
Law enforcement: Spokane in running for multimillion-dollar criminal justice grant; plus, stats on the current system

• The Spokane City Council expected to consider paid sick leave tonight
The ordinance would require businesses in the city to offer employees paid sick time. (KXLY)

• Seahawks beat the Vikings in frigid, low-scoring affair
Minnesota missed a last-second field goal that would have won it. On Sunday, the Hawks face Carolina.

• The Supreme Court to hear arguments today on the issue of unions
California teachers challenged the requirement to pay for things they disagree with. If they prevail, the consequences could be dramatic for organized labor.

• David Bowie dies at 69
He had cancer. A look back here:

• “El Chapo” is back in custody
Mexican drug lord Joaquín Guzmán Loera was caught Friday, just before the publication of a Rolling Stone article by Sean Penn, who interviewed El Chapo while in hiding.

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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...