News to know for Thursday

News to know for Thursday
News to know for Thursday
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Welcome to your Thursday! Expect partly cloudy skies and highs in the 70s today, but you may need to get your umbrealla out again for tomorrow. Chief Meteorologist Kris Crocker says thunderstorms are in the forecast again.

Here are the headlines you should know this morning:

Spokane 13-year-old last seen Wednesday morning

Spokane police are asking the public to keep an eye out for a 13-year-old girl who was last seen leaving her home in the northtown area for school yesterday. Angelina Teshume, who goes by Angie, is 5’08” and weighs about 140-150 pounds. Police say she might have a purple flower pattern backpack on and is known to frequent Northtown mall. Anyone who may be able to help find her should call Crime Check at 509-456-2233.

American terrorist walks free

An man dubbed the “American Taliban” was just released from prison, two and a half years early. John Walker Lindh pleaded guilty to aiding the Taliban and fighting for the terror group in 2002. He was given a 20-year sentence but was released early today because of “good conduct,” according to the Department of Justice’s Bureau of Prisons. Many worry he still supports terrorism or may have even become more radicalized in prison.

“I’d give my right arm for to meet her … this is even better!”

An Eastern Washington University senior’s dreams came true last night when she got to sing with her idol in front of thousands of fans. When Brooke Henderson heard country superstar Carrie Underwood was coming to Spokane, she decided to enter a contest for an opportunity to join Underwood on stage. Henderson had to prove she could rap a portion of Underwood’s song “The Champion,” and write about a real champion in her life. Henderson’s winning entry was about her sister, Ashley.

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