Central City Line cost grows, Stuckart won't tell fire union members if he'll fire Schaeffer, and other headlines

click to enlarge The cost of building STA's Central City Line has grown by $20 million. - YOUNG KWAK PHOTO
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The cost of building STA's Central City Line has grown by $20 million.
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NEWS:
There's an actual firefighter in the race. So how come the fire union is throwing its weight behind Ben Stuckart instead? And why are union members asking him if he's going to fire Chief Brian Schaeffer?

MUSIC:
Lindsay Johnston, who I totally knew in college, played at Pacific Pizza last night. Read our profile of the hard working musician here.

FILM:
Is Nathan Weinbender too cool for Quentin Tarantino now?

IN OTHER NEWS...

Line item budget

The Central City Line just got $20 million more expensive and is now delayed a year. (Spokesman-Review)

Moving costs

The Police Department appears cautious about the proposal to move the police precinct from the Intermodal Center back to the middle of downtown. (Spokesman-Review)

Epstein's secret

Turns out that Victoria's Secret was not as innocent as it seemed. (New York Times)


The Russian hit
In 2016, Russia targeted election systems in all 50 states. (New York Times)

Face off
In Hong Kong, cops are using facial recognition software to target protestors. (New York Times)

Too Juul for school

Kids are becoming addicted to electronic cigarettes. (Washington Post)

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Daniel Walters

A lifelong Spokane native, staff writer Daniel Walters is the Inlander's City Hall reporter. But he also reports on a wide swath of other topics, including business, education, real estate development, land use, and other stories throughout North Idaho and Spokane County.He's reported on deep flaws in the Washington...