Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Trump and truth, CHAS and the tooth, and other morning headlines

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Today in Still A Thing

The ALS Ice Bucket challenge is still a thing, as evidenced by Sports Memorabilia Store Owner Larry Kaplan being doused in Huckleberry Lemonade in Coeur d'Alene this Saturday.  


The Whole Tooth
The Cheney CHAS clinic is now offering dental coverage to low-income patients. [Spokesman-Review]

Home is where your heart is, cardiologically speaking

Being homeless is bad for your health. The Spokane Regional Health District has researched just how bad. [Spokesman-Review]

The War At Home
Local veterans are upset about a VA program aimed at keeping vets healthy is being cut. [KXLY]


The Loose Cannon Police Department

A Baltimore Department of Justice report finds a police department rife with harassment, strip searches and racial slurs. Also, Season 5 of The Wire was terrible but Season 2 is underrated. [Baltimore Sun

But other than that, Mrs. Trump, how was the rally?
Wait... did Trump just joke about "Second Amendment people" assassinating Hillary Clinton or her judicial picks if she's elected? It sounded like it, but Trump's people wants you to know that the dishonest media is twisting his words by printing them word-for-word in context. [New York Times]

Lyin' Don

The Washington Post takes us through a deposition where Trump reveals he lied and lied and lied. [Washington Post

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Daniel Walters

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...