Wednesday, April 13, 2016

PowerPoint, delegate math, Dr. Strange and other morning headlines

Posted By on Wed, Apr 13, 2016 at 9:26 AM


The Weight of Water
Is Spokane's drinking water supply in serious danger of lead poisoning? No, no it's not. Not really. 

Traffic Signals
A conference in Spokane suggests that human trafficking happens in Spokane, too. 


CEO Escapes Mental Institution
Western State Hospital's CEO gets fired after patients escaped, including Anthony Garver. (KXLY)

"What's that, Lassie? An escaped psychiatric patient?! Potentially dangerous!? A poorly managed state hospital?! A negligent bureaucracy?! Gee willickers!"

Badass police dog Gunnar helped track down the psychiatric patient. Also, Ozzie's pretty peeved at the state of Washington.  (Spokesman-Review)

With Great PowerPoints Come Great Responsibility
The SCC PowerPoint controversy continues, one swiveling bullet point at a time.  (Spokesman-Review)


Win, Cruz or Draw

Ted Cruz has House-of-Cardsed the hell out of this campaign. If Trump doesn't meet the 50 percent mark of delegates, Cruz is almost guaranteed to get it at the convention. (Washington Post)

Are you happy now, Candy Crush?! 
A conductor may have been playing cellphone game when he caused a trainwreck in Bavaria. (New York Times)

Stranger Things Have Happened
What does Dr. Strange specialize in? How much is his co-pay on Premera? How is the Affordable Care Act and low Medicaid reimbursement rates impacting Dr. Strange's billing practices? All this and more will be answered in the next Marvel movie.

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A lifelong Spokane native, staff writer Daniel Walters is the Inlander's City Hall reporter. But he also reports on a wide swath of other topics, including business, education, real estate development, land use, and other stories throughout North Idaho and Spokane County.He's reported on deep flaws in the Washington...