MORNING BRIEFING: Ebola screening, gas prices and "Internet slowdown"


Regional universities screening international students for potential Ebola symptoms. (S-R)

Spokane County road flagger honored for stepping in to help abandoned children. (KXLY)

Idaho man files lawsuit alleging Coeur d'Alene police officers used excessive force when arresting him over a bottle of root beer. (CDAPress)


Washington averages highest gas prices in Lower 48 states. (Oregonian)

Boise struggling with how to handle homeless camps. (Idaho Statesman)

Federal government offering buyback program for tribal reservation lands in Montana and elsewhere. (Missoulian)


Online companies partnering on "Internet slowdown" today to protest changes to net neutrality. No actual slowdown expected. (WaPost)

Obama signals he's prepared to launch airstrikes against IS in Syria. (NYT)

UK leaders getting nervous as vote on Scottish independence approaches. (BBC)