MORNING BRIEF: Police, jobs and earthquakes


Around here

After the former chief's icy relationship with City Council and his abrupt resignation last month, Sandpoint has a new interim police chief (BC Daily Bee)

President of lumber store to alleged burglar: "I'd like to smash your face in." (KHQ)

Spokane police won't yet say whether the man killed by deputies Wednesday was armed (SR)

Out there

The latest jobs report came out today, and it's just sort of 'meh' (Chicago Tribune) 

A series of earthquakes in southwest China has killed at least 60 people (Aljazeera) 

What did they say? The words Republicans and Democrats used most at their conventions in one badass graphic (NYT)

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