Tuesday, June 26, 2018

WSU quarterback had CTE at suicide, Trump's travel ban upheld and other morning headlines

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NEWS: Despite a USA Today map that said otherwise, Pioneer Human Services is not housing immigrant children separated from their families in Spokane. Neither, for that matter, is Martin Hall Juvenile Detention Center.

NEWS: State law requires juvenile courts to notify school principals when a student commits a crime. But an audit found no evidence that Spokane County Juvenile Court did so.


WSU quarterback had CTE
An autopsy revealed that Tyler Hilinski, the Washington State University quarterback who took his own life earlier this year, had signs of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, or CTE. The degenerative brain disease found in athletes, primarily football players, is the result of repetitive brain trauma. Here are his parents speaking about the results on the Today show. (ESPN) 
Travel ban upheld
President Trump's travel ban, which barred people from entering the U.S. from five mainly Muslim countries, was upheld this morning by the U.S. Supreme Court. Trump called it a "tremendous victory for the American People and the Constitution" and a "profound vindication following months of hysterical commentary from the media and Democratic politicians who refuse to do what it takes to secure our border and our country." (NPR)

Trade war backfires
In response to tariffs that the European Union imposed from Trump's trade war, Harley-Davidson announced it would move some of its production overseas. Trump lashed out on Twitter. (New York Times)

Housing for parking
With Spokane City Council looking for more housing, the council voted last night to suspend minimum parking requirements. (KXLY)
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