Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Idaho ads get nasty, Seattle scales back Amazon tax, 58 killed in Gaza and morning headlines

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click to enlarge Congressman Raúl Labrador - GAGE SKIDMORE
Gage Skidmore
Congressman Raúl Labrador


Big Little Lies

Lt. Gov. Brad Little is calling Congressman Raúl Labrador a liberal on immigration. It’s not remotely true. We look at the evidence.

Seattle shaken
The Seattle City Council decided to scale back a proposed tax on large companies after facing significant pressure from Amazon and local businesses. The tax was approved on Monday.

Two bridges too far
BNSF wants a new bridge over Lake Pend Oreille. But that isn’t sitting well with environmental groups.


New schools, and fast

Spokane Public Schools might ask voters to decide on a bond measure that would advance the schedule for three new middle schools. (Spokesman-Review)
click to enlarge CHRIS BOVEY
Chris Bovey

Bike to work Week
The city has come a long way int he past decade, but Spokane has a farther to go yet if it wants to improve its "bike scene," writes Spokesman-Review reporter Nicholas Deshais. He considers improvements the city could make. (Spokesman-Review)

Deadliest day since 2014
At least 58 protesters were killed in Gaza by Israeli troops after protesting the United States’ Embassy relocation to Jerusalem. The violence is the worst the region has seen since 2014. (New York Times)

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