Thursday, August 22, 2013

MORNING BRIEFING: North Idaho Fair is here, Bradley Manning is Chelsea Manning, and Hosni Mubarak is released

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Spokane police Chief Frank Straub says the department is making progress on the city's Use of Force Commission recommendations. (S-R) 

The North Idaho Fair is here! Go to watch barnyard animals wearing bandanas race around a track. (CDA Press)

Greater Spokane Incorporated announced its opposition to Washington Initiative 522, which would require the labeling of genetically engineered food. (Inlander)

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Bradley Manning, the army private convicted for giving classified documents to WikiLeaks, wants to live as a woman. She now goes by Chelsea Manning. (TODAY)

Say what?! For the first time in two years, Yahoo has beat Google in U.S. web traffic. (WaPo)

Ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was released from prison and transferred to a hospital. (BBC)

SPY GAMES

Play Mother Jones' "NSA Choose-Your-Own-[Redacted] Mad Libs" now.

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