Thursday, February 4, 2016

Another Dem debate tonight, Cosby sexual assault charges, our first ever humor issue and more

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• Menus for the fourth annual Inlander Restaurant Week are now live!

An Eye For Every Storm: After losing out to Idaho Falls, Coeur d'Alene get its crisis center; now the city has to prove it works. 

• Check out the Inlander's first crack at a humor issue including: a new comedy club, open mic nights and good 'ol Uncle D; plus some unsolicited romantic advice from Dr. Lovehandle, DDS


• A Senate bill seeks to bar towns from enacting ordinances that affect workplace rules such as raising the local minimum wage or granting mandatory family leave. But Spokane's paid sick leave ordinance would be grandfathered in. (Spokesman-Review)

• Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders will debate tonight (6 pm PT). Both candidates took questions during a town hall in New Hampshire last night. A few take-aways. And what to look for during the debate, via the New York Times.

Retroactive changes to GED score requirements in Washington state allow more students to get certificates. (Spokesman-Review) 

• Sexual assault charges against Bill Cosby will move forward, a judge ruled yesterday, despite a district attorney's decision not to charge Cosby of the crime 10 years ago. 

Suicide by cop attempt by a former combat medic and son of a police officer could result in decades in prison for a Spokane man. (KXLY)

Rival Sons play the Knitting Factory tomorrow night: check 'em out:

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Heartbreaker's Bash @ First Avenue Coffee

Fri., Feb. 23, 8-11 p.m.
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Mitch Ryals

Mitch covers cops, crime and courts for the Inlander. He moved to Spokane in 2015 from his hometown of St. Louis, and is a graduate of the University of Missouri. He likes bikes, beer and baseball. And coffee. He dislikes lemon candy, close-mindedness and liars. And temperatures below 40 degrees.