Weinstein found guilty of rape, Spokane looks at pricier parking, and other headlines


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Weinstein found guilty of rape
Harvey Weinstein — the Hollywood producer who dozens of women have accused of sexual assault and rape — was found guilty of a felony sex crime and rape, but not the two top charges of predatory sexual assault, the New York Times reports.

Spokane County wants public bargaining, too
Spokane County is supporting a Lincoln County case to require public bargaining with its union contracts, the Spokesman-Review reports.

Spokane looks at more "dynamic" parking rules
After a parking study, Spokane's leadership is being told that tickets for expired meters downtown should be significantly higher than $15 to encourage compliance, and some parking rates should be changed, the Spokesman reports.

Bernie wins in Nevada
Bernie Sanders advanced his lead, gaining significant ground with a win in Nevada this weekend, KREM reports. 

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Samantha Wohlfeil

Samantha Wohlfeil covers the environment, rural communities and cultural issues for the Inlander. Since joining the paper in 2017, she's reported how the weeks after getting out of prison can be deadly, how some terminally ill Eastern Washington patients have struggled to access lethal medication, and other sensitive...