Tuesday, June 5, 2018

New details about possible Spokane Amazon warehouse, "Can Trump pardon himself?" and other morning headlines

Posted By on Tue, Jun 5, 2018 at 9:35 AM


NEWS: Following yesterday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling in favor of a Colorado baker who refused to make a cake for a same-sex couple's wedding, could the decision have implications for a similar case in Washington state? Attorney General Bob Ferguson doubts it.

NEWS: More bats have rabies this May than any other May for the past 20 years. This should go without saying, but you should probably avoid the bats.


Wasn't me
Gordon Ennis, the former Spokane police officer recently convicted of rape, now argues that a different officer actually had sexual contact with the victim. (Spokesman-Review)

We see you, Amazon
A-maybe-not-so mysterious warehouse project to be built on the West Plains is looking more and more like it's an Amazon fulfillment center. Called Project Rose, the commercial distribution center has been proposed to be built on 80 acres near the Spokane International Airport. (Spokesman-Review)

Food trucks at the park
This summer, you can head down to Riverfront Park every Tuesday for some tasty food truck cuisine. It's part of a new program called Riverfront Eats, and it starts today. (KXLY)

Venti Venti

Howard Schultz, who may be best remembered in Washington as an integral piece in the Seattle Sonics leaving for Oklahoma City, has stepped down as Starbucks chairman. The move has fueled speculation that he might run for president in 2020. (NBC News)

Does Sen. Ted Cruz agree that Donald Trump can pardon himself? (18 seconds pass.) "I will withhold judgment at this point," Cruz finally responds. The 18-second pause before answering reflects the uncomfortable position Senate Republicans are in following Trump's statement. (The Weekly Standard)

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