Monday, February 8, 2016

Super Bowl, Marshawn Lynch retires, Bernie on SNL and other news you need to know

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TELEVISION: Chelsea Does dives into big themes with wit and cynicism
OLYMPIAA Rep. Matt Shea bill would insert fake Founding Father quotes into state law

• Denver Broncos beat Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50
click to enlarge Marshawn Lynch says "peace out" to football
Marshawn Lynch says "peace out" to football

The most important play underscored how the NFL still can't answer "Was that a catch?" (NYT) And in bigger news for Seahawks fans, Marshawn Lynch announced his retirement from football with an image of hanging cleats on Twitter.

• Local wildlife refuge closes "out of abundance of caution"
Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge's closure came in response to the occupation in Oregon. (KHQ)

• The Spokane City Council expected to pick replacement for Jon Snyder today
Applicants have been winnowed down to seven, including Phillip Tyler, who's in the middle of a discrimination suit against Spokane County. (SR)  

• Candidates get nasty in advance of tomorrow's primary in New Hampshire
Republicans are going after Marco Rubio, who's emerged as a leading establishment candidate. And Bill Clinton went after Bernie Sanders, who, for his part, appeared on Saturday Night Live. Enjoy!

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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...