Condon is ready to move on from the Straub report, but the community is not so sure (and other morning headlines)

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NEWS: Mayor David Condon wants to move on from the scathing Frank Straub report. Others say not so fast.
MUSIC: The Festival at Sandpoint kicks off tonight in, as the name suggests, Sandpoint with Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers. 
GLEASON: The story of how a man became a movement.
HEALTH: Summertime health hazards. 

IN OTHER NEWS: 

• The U.S. Supreme Court weighed in on the transgender bathroom debate for the first time yesterday. In an emergency order, the court upheld a Virginia school's right to ban a transgender boy from using the restroom that matches his gender identity.  

• A Muslim man in the Spokane County Jail is suspected of connections to the Islamic State. A Spokane County deputy prosecutor used the man's religion and previous statements in an argument requesting the judge set a $1 million bail, and it worked (though the man has not been charged with any terrorism related crimes). Jerome Curry Jr., denies any ties to radical Islam. (Spokesman-Review)

• Obama lessened sentences for 214 federal inmates, 67 of whom were serving life sentences. The White House says this is the largest batch of sentence commutations granted by a U.S. leader since 1900, and brings Obama's total to 562, more than the previous nine presidents combined. 

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