Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Spokane Valley loses another councilman, Deflategate returns and morning headlines

Posted By on Tue, Apr 26, 2016 at 8:52 AM


Hafner resigns
Spokane Valley City Councilman Dean Grafos announced his resignation last week (Inlander). Now, his ally, councilman Chuck Hafner, is following him out the door. (Spokesman-Review)
click to enlarge Chuck Hafner served on Spokane Valley City Council for almost five years - YOUNG KWAK
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Chuck Hafner served on Spokane Valley City Council for almost five years

Woman assaults bar owner and smashes wine bottles

A woman allegedly walked into Left Bank Wine Bar early Monday morning and started punching her ex-boyfriend in the face before throwing bottles of wine around. Police say there were 80 broken bottles of wine in the bar when they arrived. (KREM)

Clinton, Trump hope for big victories
Five states — Pennsylvania, Maryland, Connecticut, Delaware and Rhode Island — all have primaries on Tuesday. Clinton could essentially lock down the nomination if she wins big enough, while Sen. Ted Cruz and Gov. John Kasich hope their new alliance can slow down Donald Trump. (CNN)

Tom Brady loses Deflategate appeal 
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady will have to serve his four-game Deflategate suspension after all, according to a federal appeals court. But Brady still says he will fight to reverse the decision. (ESPN)

This San Francisco police officer seems pretty racist
CNN has obtained a list of text messages from a San Francisco police officer named Jason Lai. "I hate that beaner, but I think the nig is worse," reads one text. Another one: "Indian ppl are disgusting." Lai resigned from the department earlier this month.

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