Spokane Police ombudsman concerned about use of force, Rep. Elijah Cummings dies, and other headlines

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Changing the rules
The Spokane Police ombudsman is alarmed at a change that could affect the use-of-force policy. (Spokesman-Review)

Get out of the way
If you've run into a cloud of white bugs in Spokane lately, it just means you're getting in the middle of the mating ritual of aphids. (KXLY)

Congressman dies
Elijah Cummings, a powerful Democrat and recently a target of President Trump, has died at the age of 68. (Politico)


Fool me once
President Trump sent a bizarre letter to the Turkish President on Oct. 9, urging him "don't be a tough guy. Don't be a fool!" as he tried to get Turkey not to launch an attack on Kurdish forces. The Turkish president ignored him. (BBC) 

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Wilson Criscione

Wilson Criscione, born and raised in Spokane, is an Inlander staff writer covering education and social services in the Inland Northwest.