Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Hawks lose a heartbreaker, Charlie Rose accused of sexual harassment, morning headlines

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We saw this coming
After costly mistakes in the first half put them in an early deficit, the Seahawks stormed back thanks to Russell Wilson and had a chance to send the Monday Night Football game against the Atlanta Falcons into overtime. All kicker Blair Walsh had to do was make a 52-yard field goal. But Walsh missed the field goal, and the Hawks lost 34-31 in a heartbreaker. (Seattle Times)

It's about time
A woman has been named assistant fire chief in the Spokane Fire Department for the first time. Trisha Wolford will help Fire Chief Brian Schaeffer with planning, coordinating and administering the SPD's activities; she begins Dec. 27. (Spokesman-Review)

Explicit photo drive in Medical Lake
Detectives are investigating after finding out that a 17-year-old Medical Lake High School student had been charging others for access to a Google Drive account that contained nude pictures of girls ages 14 to 17, many of whom attended Medical Lake High School. No arrests have been made. (KXLY)

Him too
Charlie Rose, longtime TV hot for CBS and PBS and a correspondent for 60 Minutes, has been accused by eight women of making unwanted sexual advances, including lewd phone calls, walking around naked and groping them. (Washington Post)

Media elite
The U.S. Justice Department has sued to block AT&T, one of the nation's largest internet and telephone providers, from merging with Time Warner. The merger would create a media and telecommunications behemoth, but the Justice Department argues it would weaken competition. (New York Times)
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