MORNING BRIEFING: More pot land, Condon won’t get raise, Driscoll quits Mars Hill Church

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Washington state may soon more than quadruple the amount of  acreage where legal marijuana can be grown. (S-R)

Mayor David Condon won’t be giving himself a raise after all. (INLANDER)

This guy went big when stealing a car last night from Becker Buick. He was arrested a short time later. (KREM)

THERE
The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits fell to a 14-year low last week, according to the Labor Department. (REUTERS)

Mark Driscoll has resigned from Mars Hill Church. (ST) Reactions are quite mixed. (S WEEKLY)

The Ebola saga continues. (BBC)

YES!
It’s been revealed that there might be “three or more” of the Harry Potter spin-off movies of J.K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them. (INDEPENDENT)