MORNING BRIEFING: Angry potato farmers. And, you too can work at a call center


Local Potato Farmers Battle USDA — The next Whiskey Rebellion? (KXLY)

Downtown Spokane to get 250 jobs — At a call center. Live your dream. (SR) 

Local LGBT folks frustrated  — With FDA's blood donation policy (KREM)

Out There

Apple stores close today for Jobs memorial (CBS) 

Friend: Man who let 9-year-old drive is good dad (Seattle Times)

Deputies Hunt Exotic Animals on the Loose in Ohio (New York Times)

How Zombies and Superheroes Conquered Highbrow Fiction (The Atlantic) 

Turks enter Iraq in pursuit of Kurds (The Guardian) 

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