Friday, March 4, 2016

Vandalized temple, auditor's fate, Republicans attack and news to end your week

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NEWS: Community leaders have condemned vandalism committed against the area's Sikh temple.
DRINK: Visit local bars and drink local beer to support the Spokane River this March 
FOOD: Editorial staffers check out Timber Gastro Pub and Luna
BARS: New downtown gay bar isn’t afraid to bare ... nearly everything
NEWS: Spokane's C.O.P.S. director saw firsthand how brazen Spokane property thieves are
MUSIC: Sam Outlaw and Whitney Rose brought traditional country sounds to the Bartlett
click to enlarge Washington state auditor Troy Kelley
Washington state auditor Troy Kelley

Auditor will stay in office
Troy Kelley, Washington state's embattled auditor who is facing federal charges for his past business practices, has survived recall attempts and won't be impeached by the legislature

Police have arrested a bike thief. Now they are trying to reunite various bike parts with their respective owners. 

Sentencing in suicide-by-cop case
A judge reluctantly sentenced an Army veteran who unsuccessfully attempted suicide-by-cop to nine years in prison. 

Jobs report out
The U.S. economy added 242,000 jobs last month and unemployment held steady at 4.9 percent. However, wages are down slightly. 

Former Brazilian president detained
Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, a widely respected former president of Brazil, was detained by police and questioned as part of an anti-corruption probe. 

When Mitt attacks
Mitt Romney, the GOP presidential nominee in 2012, gave a withering speech against current Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump, calling him a "phony" and a "fraud."

Speaking of Republicans, they held their 11th presidential debate in Detroit. Here's a taste: 

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