Monday, March 21, 2016

Bernie, Bill, March Madness and other stories you need to know

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• THIS WEEK: Bee buzz, free classes, classic theater and coffee competitions
• NCAA: March Madness here, herehere and here.

• Thousands turn out for Sanders rally last night in Spokane
People lined up for hours, in a seemingly endless queue of supporters that wound through Riverfront Park. In the end, only about 1,000 were able to get inside the convention center hall. (KXLY)

• Bill Clinton in Spokane today to campaign for Hillary
Former President Bill Clinton is schedule to hold a rally at Spokane Falls Community College at 12:30 pm. Doors open at 11:45 am, and members of the public can RSVP to attend at this link. Idaho Democrats will caucus tomorrow; Washington state's on Saturday.

• 11-seed Zags to face 10-seed Syracuse in Sweet 16 battle on Friday
Gonzaga trounced Utah over the weekend, and supporters and critics agree: The team is playing its best basketball of the year. Next up: Syracuse on Friday in Chicago.

• Obama makes historic visit to Cuba
The president and first family arrived Sunday, and were greeted with chants of "U.S.A!" (NYT) Obama is set to meet with Raul Castro later today.

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Jacob H. Fries

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...