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Sept. 14, 2017: What to Know

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  • A deadly shooting took place Wednesday, Sept. 13 at a high school south of Spokane, Washington, The Inlander reports. One student who attempted to stop the shooter was killed, and three others were injured in the incident, which occurred at Freeman High School. The three wounded students are "doing well," according to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center Chief of Surgery Michael Moore. A suspect has been taken into custody, but no names have been released.

  • Beer is the not-so-secret ingredient that turns kid things into adult things, and Storyfort will be using the hoppy elixir to get excitement brewing at Storyfort Equinox: An Adult Spelling Bee Saturday, Sept. 16. See how brews and spelling mix at Woodland Empire Ale Craft starting with team sign-ups at 6 p.m. The event is free.

  • Martin Shkreli, a former pharmaceutical company executive notorious for boosting the price of the lifesaving drug Daraprim by 5,000 percent, was out on bail awaiting sentencing for a fraud conviction until a pair of Facebook posts put him behind bars, The New York Times reports. The Facebook posts, which were made on Shkreli's account, offered a $5,000 bounty for a strand of former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's hair. Previously free on $5 million bail until his January sentencing hearing, Shkreli has now been booked into jail at the behest of Judge Kiyo A. Matsumoto, and is unlikely to be freed unless his attorneys can convince her their client does not pose a threat to the community.

  • - Rixa Rivera Sandoval, a DACA recipient, spoke at a Boise rally in support of the program that shields young people like her from deportation. -  - HARRISON BERRY
    • Harrison Berry
    • Rixa Rivera Sandoval, a DACA recipient, spoke at a Boise rally in support of the program that shields young people like her from deportation.
    DACA recipients are back in the news, as National Public Radio reports Democrats are working out a deal with President Donald Trump to protect the 800,000 children of undocumented immigrants shielded from deportation by the program. The President announced Sept. 5 he was kicking responsibility for the future of the program to Congress, but in a press conference Thursday, Trump said the program, which would phase out in March 2018, could be preserved in exchange for "massive border controls." A Sept. 10 rally that brought approximately 1,000 people to the Idaho Statehouse was meant to send a message to Idaho elected officials that the nearly 3,100 Idaho DACA recipients had community support.

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