Thursday, February 25, 2016

Apple fights Feds, West Central homes on the move and more news to start your day

Posted By on Thu, Feb 25, 2016 at 9:15 AM


Drag and Drop: West Central residents scramble to save historic homes from destruction by actually picking them up and moving them. 

• Centuries after Johann Sebastian Bach's death, we're still talking about him. Here's a list of modern musicians influenced by his music. 


• A homeless, drug-addicted, dumpster diver found computer hard drives and DVDs that shoved a child-rape case into a multi-state child porn investigation involving a former VA doc, Craig Morgenstern

Apple v. the Feds: Following a court order to help the F.B.I. unlock the iPhone used by a mass shooter, Apple engineers are working on adding more security to a locked phone. Apple C.E.O. Tim Cook argues that helping the government break into an iPhone would set a bad precedent for America and is prepared to take the fight all the way to the Supreme Court. 

Tiny salt shakers will appear next to menu items with more than 2,300 milligrams of sodium in some New York restaurants, according to a judge's first-of-its-kind ruling.

"For the sake of your health, order something else," Mayor Bill de Blasio said after the ruling. 

• Looking for a show this weekend? Old school soul/funk band Tower of Power is performing Friday night during the Lionel Hampton Jazz Fest hosted by the University of Idaho.

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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.