Monday, February 5, 2018

Eagles win first Super Bowl, Idaho health fix questioned, and morning headlines

Posted By on Mon, Feb 5, 2018 at 10:41 AM


Time's Up Town Hall
Lutheran Community Services hopes to drive the community conversation on #MeToo and #TimesUp further with a town hall Thursday night stacked with a panel of speakers who can speak to sexual violence, its impacts, what is being done now and what needs to change.

Get up, get out
Looking for something to do this week? Dan Nailen's got your Inlander staff picks here, including live music, literature events, and more.


Eagles win first Super Bowl for Philly

The Philadelphia Eagles beat the New England Patriots in a Super Bowl game that seemed like it could go either way until the very final moments, giving the Eagles their first Super Bowl win. Understandably, Philly got a little crazy last night. (Philadelphia Inquirer)

Another deadly Amtrak crash
On Sunday, an Amtrak train crashed into a parked freight train in South Carolina, killing two and injuring more than 100 people, making for the third deadly crash for the company in recent weeks. (New York Times)

Idaho health fix questioned
Health care experts aren't so sure Idaho's attempts to expand health care options in-state are legal under the Affordable Care Act, as the state may allow insurers to offer plans without some benefits such as maternity care and would allow denial for people with certain pre-existing conditions, the Idaho Statesman reports.

Searching for Jackie Wallace
In 1990, a photographer in New Orleans came across a man sleeping under a plastic sheet. He turned out to be a former NFL star who'd helped win Super Bowls, and his story of addiction and recovery has continued over 28 years, as Ted Jackson reports firsthand in the Times-Picayune.

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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...