Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Roy Moore loses, Decapitated band members released, morning headlines

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click to enlarge Roy Moore lost his Alabama senate race despite the best efforts of the GOP, Donald Trump and Moore's horse. - KEVIN D. LILES/NEW YORK TIMES
Kevin D. Liles/New York Times
Roy Moore lost his Alabama senate race despite the best efforts of the GOP, Donald Trump and Moore's horse.

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Laughing for obvious reasons

If you're confused about the origins of the new movie The Disaster Artist, you probably haven't seen the universally-recognized-as-awful movie The Room. Lucky for you, the Inlander's own Nathan Weinbender has, many times.

Last minute shopper? We gotcha covered
Still looking for ideas on what to buy the Russian Hacker, fashionista, or marching mom in your life? Check out some very specific suggestions in the 2017 Gift Guide.

IN OTHER NEWS

Not going down without a fight

In a major upset, Democrat Doug Jones won the special election for an Alabama senate seat Tuesday, beating out Republican Roy Moore after several women spoke out over the last few weeks about alleged sexual misconduct by Moore while he was in his 30s and they were teenagers. Moore did not concede the race Tuesday night, saying he was going to wait for official word on the recount process. (The New York Times)


Metal band accused of rape released pending trial
The four members of Decapitated, a Polish metal band, who are accused of raping a woman in Spokane, have been released from jail on their own recognizance and can leave Spokane County but must stay in Washington state while they wait for their trial to start, The Spokesman-Review reports.

Here comes the sun
The state's largest solar farm could be built in Kittitas County, but some residents told state regulators Tuesday they want to make sure that it wouldn't take over good farmland, the Yakima Herald reports.

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Samantha Wohlfeil covers the environment, rural communities and cultural issues for the Inlander. Since joining the paper in 2017, she's reported how the weeks after getting out of prison can be deadly, how some terminally ill Eastern Washington patients have struggled to access lethal medication, and other sensitive...