Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Spokane refugee family told to 'get out,' lingerie espresso stand's bad joke, and morning headlines

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Refugee home on the South Hill vandalized
A family has reported that "Get out" was spray-painted on their home in Spokane. The family has lived in the home for about three years, and came to the U.S. more than a decade ago from Liberia as refugees. (Spokesman-Review)

What's Spanish for "bad joke"?
The lingerie espresso stand in Hillyard has drawn ire from the local neighborhood, but not for the usual reasons: 2nd Base Espresso posted a not-so-funny joke on its reader board saying, "Why can't u play Uno with Mexicans? They take all the green cards." (KXLY)

Murray dropping out?
In Seattle, rumor is that Mayor Ed Murray will drop out of his re-election bid after allegations of sexual abuse from multiple men. Now, candidates are lining up to take his place. (Seattle Times)

Women excluded from Senate GOP health care decisions
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has put together a 13-man Republican working group to figure out how to fix health care — man being the operative word, since the panel excludes female senators who potentially could derail legislation. (New York Times)

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