Hunger strike protests Spokane's sit-lie law, Lime bikes are leaving, and other morning headlines

click to enlarge Local activist Alfredo LLamedo's hunger strike begins Monday evening. - DANIEL WALTERS PHOTO
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Local activist Alfredo LLamedo's hunger strike begins Monday evening.


The newest animated Grinch movie is yawn-inducing.

According to stats, more people from out of the area are looking at Spokane, and fewer people from Spokane are looking out of the area. Does this mean the #HackingWashington campaign is working?


Hunger pangs
Alfredo LLamedo, an activist who frequently decries the city of Spokane at meetings, has been on a hunger strike at Spokane City Hall since Monday in protest of the city of Spokane's sit-lie policies. (Spokesman-Review)

I hope you had the Lime of your life
The Lime scooter experiment is ending — but someday, when all seems darkest and you need them most, the scooters may return. (Spokesman-Review)

Acosta manana
The Trump administration violated CNN reporter Jim Acosta's First and Fifth Amendment rights by denying him a day-pass due to a testy exchange with President Donald Trump, a Trump-appointed judge concluded. (Washington Post)

Was it a Blue Wave or not?
Democrats did well in the House — but not so much in other areas. (RealClearPolitics)

The secret Assange message
In classic whoopsie-daisy, prosecutors inadvertently revealed that WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been charged in the United States. (New York Times)

WSU Men's Basketball vs. New Mexico State @ Spokane Arena

Sat., Dec. 7, 12 p.m.
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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...