Gleason receives Congressional Gold Medal, downtown stadium idea might be back on the table, and other headlines


NEWS: Wes Crago, Spokane's new city administrator, aims for stability and consensus before any dramatic reinvention.

NEWS: A small development at the edge of Browne's Addition has come under fire, in part because of its proximity to a tribal burial site.

NEWS: The city's new spokesman? Brian Coddington, who was also at one time the city spokesman for the previous administration.


'A human story'
Steve Gleason, a Gonzaga Prep and WSU grad and former NFL player now diagnosed with ALS, received a Congressional Gold Medal yesterday. (Spokesman-Review)

Last chance?
Spokane County Treasurer Michael Baumgartner is trying to bring back the downtown stadium idea, urging the Spokane school board to reconsider its plans to rebuild at the current Joe Albi stadium site.  (Spokesman-Review)

Breaking the law
The Trump administration broke the law by withholding security assistance aid to Ukraine, according to a nonpartisan federal watchdog agency. (New York Times)

Who's the liar?
CNN found audio recordings from after its own debate revealing what was said in the tense exchange between presidential candidates Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders. In short: They accused each other of lying. (CNN) 

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