MORNING BRIEF: discrimination, parking tickets and almost good economic news


Around here

Gov. Chris Gregoire says neither of this year's gubernatorial hopefuls has a viable economic plan. (SR)

The Feds plan to look into a complaint from a North Idaho College student alleging disability discrimination. (CDA Press) 

Some Spokanites who probably plan on never paying their parking tickets. (KREM) 

Out there

This New York Times investigation into Chinese leaders' wealth has gotten the newspaper's Chinese and English sites (plus any references to the report on blogs) blocked in China. (BBC)

The presidential candidates are not talking about climate change and that's got everyone else talking. (NYT, NPR, Bloglander)

The last look at economic growth before the election is out today, showing a 2 percent growth rate, up a tick from last time. (AP) 

A story of cuts to Detroit's Meals on Wheels, in which the reporter eats cat food