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  • Protests in wake of release of police shooting video
In Chicago, streets have been filled with protesters after a judge ordered the release of a dash cam footage showing a police officer shooting a black teenager.

  • Obama apologizes for hospital bombing
President Barack Obama has apologized to Doctors Without Borders after military personnel mistakenly ordered an airstrike on a hospital run by the charitable group.

  • Gov unsure if Spokane qualifies for federal help
Gov. Jay Inslee was in town yesterday to assess the damage done by the record windstorm. Although he said he was impressed with the community’s response, he expressed uncertainty if the city would qualify for federal dollars.

  • Eyman foes file suit to block tax initiative
Two Democratic state lawmakers and the League of Women Voters filed a lawsuit in King County seeking to strike down a recently passed initiative from Tim Eyman that could result in significant tax cuts.