Wednesday, February 14, 2018

The secret behind local TV's identical Facebook posts, Ormsby gets a DUI, and other morning headlines

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click to enlarge Someday, this snow will end. Someday. - DANIEL WALTERS PHOTO
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Someday, this snow will end. Someday.

KXLY and KHQ — Actually The Same Person?

Hey, have you ever noticed how bitter rivals KXLY and KHQ put out a lot of the same clickbait-y non-local posts on Facebook? Here's why.

Colin Meloy's Kids?
The Descendants, not to be confused with the Decemberists, are coming to Spokane in October.

Giving Foam the Finger

Washington state might ban foam as a firefighting chemical.

In other news...

On a roll
Rep. Timm Ormsby, who voted against Mike Padden's DUI bill last year, got drunk, got behind the wheel, rolled his jeep and was charged with a DUI. (Spokesman-Review)

How now, full city plow?
Just when we thought we were out, old man winter drags us back in. Snow is back with a vengeance. (KXLY)

Never pay for porn

Trump's lawyer paid porn star Stormy Daniels $130,000 out of his own pocket. Because that's just the kind of stand-up guy he is.

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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...