Fall of the Empire
What exactly happened to the Spokane Shock... er... Empire? Maybe naming your indoor football team after the most unreliable train in America wasn't such a good idea.
Washington is great for business ...
That's according to a CNBC ranking of business climates in all 50 states.
... but it's easier to get a job in Idaho
Idaho's unemployment rate is even lower than Washington's — though the quality of jobs
Turn back the clock?
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos plans to revisit Obama-era policies on campus rape and look into the possibility that they denied accused rapists of their rights. (via New York Times)
IN OTHER NEWS
Junior, Kushner, Lawyer, Spy
A former Soviet counterintelligence officer — a current lobbyist for Russian interests — was at that fateful meeting with Donald Trump Jr. last summer. (NBC News)
But that was before he was in power
Josh Kerns slammed Nancy McLaughlin for putting a tax increase to voters as a city councilwoman; now he's voted to do the same as a county commissioner. (Spokesman-Review)
Red Lion is suing the Hard Rock Cafe, saying their brand of hotels aimed at millennials is a total ripoff of their brand of hotels aimed at millennials. Meanwhile, we
Maybe they should have chosen an easier-to-say acronym than BRCA?
Republicans in the Senate believe that their revised health care bill is this close to passing, but it's not quite there yet. (New York Times)