UI professor fired, Manito pond to be cleaned up, and other headlines


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Poor reflection
The Mirror Pond at Manito is green. Now, the city is going to clean it up. (Spokesman-Review)

Public scandal
The University of Idaho told everyone that a journalism professor was a safety threat, that she used methamphetamine before, that she was banned from campus, and now the school has fired her. (Spokesman-Review)

Don't use that
A Spokane judge will decide today if the confession of the former LC student who allegedly threatened a classmate and said he'd shoot up the school should be thrown out. (KXLY)

Promising too much
President Trump reportedly made a promise to a foreign leader that prompted a whistleblower to say something, but top intelligence officials won't give any more details and won't give the complaint to Congress.  (New York Times)

'All-out War'
Iran is warning that any military action by the U.S. or Saudi Arabia following Iran's apparent attack on Saudi Arabia would result in "all-out war." (Washington Post

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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.