Trump accused of rape, Oregon GOP lawmakers are hiding out in Idaho, and other morning headlines


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Mexico is cracking down on migration on its Southern border. (New York Times)

CULTURE: Terrain's retail storefront, previously housed in the Steam Plant, has moved to a permanent location in River Park Square.


IN OTHER NEWS...

Dismal conditions
More than 100 migrant children have been returned to a problematic Border Patrol detention facility in Texas despite recent visits from lawyers that prompted outcry over the conditions within the station,  such as the lack of food, clean clothes and hygiene services for the kids. (New York Times)

"She's not my type"
After E. Jean Carroll, a columnist for Elle Magazine, accused U.S. President Donald Trump of raping her roughly 20 years ago, Trump denied it and said that she wasn't his "type." Over 20 other women have accused Trump of some form of sexual misconduct in the past. (New York Times)

Famous potatoes
Some Republican state lawmakers from Oregon are hiding out in Idaho with burner phones in an attempt to deny Democrats a quorum and sabotage a vote on a carbon emissions reduction bill. (Willamette Week)


Keep 'em separate
The Spokane City Council voted unanimously last night to keep the city's 911 dispatch system separate from a new regional version that will begin operations next week. (Spokesman-Review)

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Josh Kelety

As a staff writer, Josh covers criminal justice issues and Spokane County government. Previously, he worked as a reporter for Seattle Weekly. Josh grew up in Port Townsend and graduated from the University of Washington. Message him through Signal @ (360) 301-3490.