Comedian sues Border Patrol over Spokane Intermodal incident, Trump wants you to take your shots, and other headlines

click to enlarge A red-winged blackbird rests on a thicket of brush in the marsh outside Palisades Christian Academy on Tuesday - DANIEL WALTERS PHOTO
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A red-winged blackbird rests on a thicket of brush in the marsh outside Palisades Christian Academy on Tuesday

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NEWS: Federal judges have issued an injunction against a rule that could deny funding to doctors who discuss abortions.

NEWS: Use of force incidents by the Spokane Police Department have fallen.


IN OTHER NEWS...

We have a deal

A state budget deal has been reached, but details are yet to be announced. (Spokesman-Review)

The Spokane visitor experience

Comedian Mohanad Elshieky is suing Border Patrol for $250,000 for detaining him at the intermodal station. (Spokesman-Review)

Roundup roundup

The impact of pesticides can linger for decades. (Spokesman-Review)

Worth a shot

Trump has finally been cured of his anti-vax stance. (NBC)

Hill is a woman scorned
Joe Biden put Anita Hill through the wringer during the Clarence Thomas sexual harassment hearings. And she remembers. (New York Times)

Troops on the border
Trump wants to loosen the rules to use the military more intensely on the border. (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...