Friday, February 19, 2016

Stories you need to know as you end your week

Posted By on Fri, Feb 19, 2016 at 9:19 AM


• FILM REVIEW: How to Be Single feeds stereotypes and is largely forgettable
• MUSIC: Macklemore and Ryan Lewis drop yet another song this week
• ARTS & CULTURE: Spokane Civic Theatre executive director Keith Dixon resigns

• Car crash
A Jeep Cherokee crashed into a building in Kendall Yards, narrowly avoiding a pedestrian. Both people in the Jeep have been treated for injuries. (KREM)

• Prostitution down along East Sprague
A city ordinance intended to deter prostitution in a part of town infamous for the activity appears to be working a year after it went into effect. The ordinance gives police the authority to tow the cars of men charged with soliciting prostitutes, which appears to be having an impact. (KXLY)

• When the levy breaks
Washington state lawmakers are pledging to come up with a proposal that they say will put an end to school district's having to rely on levies to fund local education. 

• Vatican softens remarks on Trump
Pope Francis didn't mean to personally attack Donald Trump or signal to people how to vote with his comments that Donald Trump's proposal to build a wall to keep out immigrant was un-Christian, according to a Vatican spokesman.

• U.S. strikes back
The U.S. carried out air strikes in Libya targeting militant involved in a terrorist attack on a Tunisian beach. 

• Harper Lee dies
The famously reclusive author of To Kill A Mockingbird has died at 89. 

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