Tuesday, July 3, 2018

3-year-old dies from Boise stabbing, Trump tells schools not to consider race in admissions and other headlines

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Girl dies in mass stabbing
A 3-year-old girl was celebrating her birthday party in Boise when a man unleashed a stabbing attack on her and eight other refugees. Yesterday, the 3-year-old, Ruya Kadir, died. The alleged attacker, Timmy Earl Kinner, is charged with murder. (Idaho Statesman)

Worth the money
For workers in local businesses during Hoopfest, serving an endless line of sweaty people may not be the best day. But at least it's good for business. (KXLY)

Is the North Spokane Corridor a good plan to alleviate traffic? Or is it, as some groups are saying, a boondoggle? (Spokesman-Review)

Not seeing color
Schools and colleges no longer have to consider race or diversity in admissions standards. The Trump administration has reversed the Obama administration policy, officials said today. (New York Times)

Womp, Womp
Following the lead of former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski, a man went to a rally protesting Trump's border policies in Alabama, yelled "womp, womp!" and pulled a gun on the protesters. He was arrested. (Washington Post)

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