Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Trump criticized for siding with Putin, expectant fathers killed in Deer Park plane crash and morning headlines

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NEWS: In case you missed our cover story this week, check out Mitch Ryals' report on a string of suicides at the Spokane County Jail.

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Last straw for Republicans?
A day after President Trump sided with Vladimir Putin over U.S. intelligence on the issue of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign, more than a dozen Republican lawmakers denounced the president's comments. That includes Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, who said, "the president must hold Russia accountable for their adversarial actions and their continued effort to undermine our democratic institutions." (New York Times)

Prostitution in Spokane Valley
An undercover Homeland Security agent paid for an hour-long massage at Space Oil, a local massage parlor. During the massage, a woman in a tight red dress touched his genitals multiple times and offered to perform sexual acts. Now, the massage parlor is under investigation for promoting prostitution and human trafficking. (KXLY)

Stolen futures
While the identities of all three people who died in a plane crash near Deer Park on Friday are not yet known, at least two of them were expectant fathers. (Spokesman-Review)

Hotel RL deemed Worthy
Worthy Hotels Incorporated, the same company that owns the Davenport hotels in downtown Spokane, has purchased Spokane's Hotel RL at the Park. (KXLY)

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