MORNING BRIEFING: Cold times, everywhere but Spokane

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The Spokane Tribes have officially adopted the new pollution controls that come with a much bigger fish-consumption rate. That impacts dischargers into the river, including Spokane County. (SR)

Ben Stuckart, city council president, now has the power to delegate. (SR)

Coeur d'Alene's new council and new mayor were sworn in last night. (CDAP)

THERE

The fight to extend unemployment benefits has narrowly moved forward. (NYT)

The first big batch of chemical weapons have been removed from Syria. (NYT)

Most of the east side of the country is still frigid. (WP)

Foreign video game consoles are now allowed in China. (The Wire)

On TV

The new season of Justified begins tonight. (AV Club)