Monday, June 11, 2018

Monroe construction ahead of schedule, Trump argues with allies and other morning headlines

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North Monroe ahead of schedule

The construction on North Monroe, which includes work to narrow the number of lanes and improve pedestrian safety, has reached its halfway point well ahead of schedule. (Spokesman-Review)

Trump arguing with allies ahead of North Korea summit
As he's getting ready to meet with North Korea's leaders to discuss a nuclear deal this week, President Trump has been striking out with America's close allies in the Group of 7, including Canada, which has announced it will counter U.S. tariffs with its own. (New York Times)

Winner winner, Boise dinner
Someone won $2 million on a Powerball ticket bought in Ada County, Idaho, and because the winning ticket didn't match the actual Powerball but had the first five numbers right, lottery officials are reminding people to check their tickets closely. (Idaho Statesman)

Rainin' on the parade
It was a wet Saturday, but plenty of people still showed up for Spokane's Pride celebration, with a parade and party in the park. (KXLY) 

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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...