Tubman's $20 bill debut delayed, council member pushes for a new Spokane flag, and other headlines

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IN OTHER NEWS...

Report blasts jails
Columbia Legal Services, a nonprofit law firm, identified more than 200 people who died in Washington jails from 2005 to 2016, and determined many involved lapses in supervision and failures to provide appropriate medical and mental health care. (Spokesman-Review)

Flag day
Spokane City Councilwoman Kate Burke would like Spokane to get a new flag. (Spokesman-Review)

Meeting her hero
An Eastern Washington University student got to perform on stage with Carrie Underwood at the Spokane Arena. (KXLY)


Pay up
Washington state will pay $1.7 million to settle a woman's claims that social workers ignored child abuse and neglect she suffered. (Seattle Times)

Harriet will have to wait
Remember when Harriet Tubman was going to be the new face of the $20 bill? The Trump administration says that won't happen anytime soon. (Associated Press

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About The Author

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