Wednesday, July 25, 2018

McMorris Rodgers ads get fact-checked, the economy's booming and other news

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click to enlarge McMorris Rodgers ads get fact-checked, the economy's booming and other news
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A turkey struts out of the bushes and onto the Centennial Trail, on the evening of July 26.


Cathy McMorris Rodgers' latest mailers feature the picture of a sex offender, charging that Lisa Brown voted to release dangerous sex offenders like him from supervision. But the bills Lisa Brown voted on specifically mandated that supervision would continue for that kind of high-risk sex offender.


100 at 100
A 100-year-old man is trying to break 100-meter-dash records. (Spokesman-Review)

Does Brown deserve credit for the WSU-Spokane Medical School?
The Spokesman-Review takes a look at claims disputing the amount of credit that Lisa Brown deserves for the medical school and the North-Spokane Corridor. (Spokesman-Review)

Licentious Les?

The New Yorker's Ronan Farrow is working on a sexual misconduct expose of CBS CEO Les Moonves. (Hollywood Reporter)

Did the FBI lie? 

The FBI agent accused of lying about firing shots in the barrage that killed Oregon wildlife refuge standoff participant Levoy Finicum is on trial. (The Oregonian)

If you can't trust Michael Cohen, who can you trust?

Michael Cohen claims that Trump knew about his campaign's infamous "if-it's-what-you-say-I-love-it" meeting with Russian operatives before it happened. (New York Times)

The economy looks amazing. Is it the new normal or just a blip? (Washington Post)

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Daniel Walters

A lifelong Spokane native, Daniel Walters is the Inlander's senior investigative 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...