Mayor Condon loves his veto power, states sue over opioids, and other headlines


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Veto Man

Mayor David Condon has vetoed nine ordinances in his seven years as mayor, more than the four strong mayors who came before him combined. (Spokesman-Review)

Starving for knowledge
Local college students are dealing with food insecurity. Here's how the colleges are trying to address it. (Spokesman-Review)

End of the eagles?
Could the annual eagle-watching days at Wolf Lodge Bay be numbered? A proposed development on Lake Coeur d'Alene has some worried it will impact fish and wildlife. (KXLY)

Abortion laws
Alabama's governor signed a bill that effectively bans abortion altogether. It's one of about 30 abortion laws that have passed this year. (New York Times)

States sue over opioids
Five states announced lawsuits today, hoping to hold the drug industry accountable for the opioid crisis. (Associated Press

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Wilson Criscione

Wilson Criscione is the Inlander’s news editor. Aside from writing and editing investigative news stories, he enjoys hiking, watching basketball and spending time with his wife and cat.