MORNING HEADLINES: Fire, fear and Tea Partiers

Benoit feared professor Murdered University of Idaho student Katy Benoit told school officials that former professor Ernesto Bustamante frightened her and often carried weapons. (SR)

Fire is the latest bout of bad luck for family — Two years ago, a family's donut shop was put out of commission when the building's roof collapse. Last Sunday, that same family's home was burned to the ground. (KHQ)

"Are you saying society should just let him die?" — At last night's Tea Party sponsored debate among Republic presidential candidates, the audience seemed to approve of the idea of letting an uninsured person in a coma die. (Houston Chronicle)