Padden wants to ban dwarf tossing, Trump adviser Roger Stone arrested, and other morning headlines

click to enlarge A foggy Monroe Street Bridge Thursday night - DANIEL WALTERS PHOTO
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A foggy Monroe Street Bridge Thursday night


Teacher of the Year Mandy Manning is protesting child detention the best way she knows how: by teaching.


Nobody tosses a dwarf
Washington state Sen. Mike Padden wants to ban dwarf tossing. (KXLY)

Hey now, you're a lobster
Spokane chef Chad White, of Top Chef fame, is opening up a lobster counter in the downtown skywalk. (Spokesman-Review)

Takedown, 1 point
North Idaho College won't say why it fired its wrestling coach. (Spokesman-Review)

Bring me Roger Stone
In an FBI raid at dawn, longtime Trump advisor Roger Stone has been arrested for lying to Congress. (New York Times)

The wages of shutdown
Flights through LaGuardia airport are being delayed because of the government shutdown. (Washington Post)

Massive Media Cuts
Media outlets are shedding nearly 1,000 jobs, including those at BuzzFeed, Huffington Post, and Gannett. (CNN)

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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...