Washington state ends death penalty, children orphaned by drug epidemic and other headlines

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FOOD:
How I made my home-cooking food pictures look less vomit-inducing.

MUSIC:
Motopony has canceled their show at the Bartlett.

MUSIC:
Local activists are putting on a concert tonight at the Bartlett in order to push people to vote for Initiative 1639.

NEWS:
What happens when you're 7 and you lose your parents to a drug overdose?

IN OTHER NEWS

Spared
The anguish and celebration that follows the end of the death penalty in Washington state. (Spokesman-Review)

Killed
13 have died in Hurricane Michael so far. (New York Times)

Sell "high"
Democrats aren't so into Michelle Obama's "They go low, we go high" slogan anymore. (New York Times)

The Audacity of Pope

The pope has accepted the archbishop of Washington D.C.'s resignation. (Washington Post)

First amendment clash

Police officers initially stopped local media outlets from interviewing members of Westboro Baptist Church yesterday. (Spokesman-Review)

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About The Author

Daniel Walters

A lifelong Spokane native, staff writer Daniel Walters is the Inlander's City Hall reporter. But he also reports on a wide swath of other topics, including business, education, real estate development, land use, and other stories throughout North Idaho and Spokane County.He's reported on deep flaws in the Washington...