News to know for your Friday: Jayme Closs’ kidnapper to be sentenced today

News to know for your Friday: Jayme Closs’ kidnapper to be sentenced today
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Good morning and TGIF; it is Friday, May 24. Here are some top news stories to start your Friday.

New state regulations worry some child care providers

Taking care of little kids is a big job. That’s why Washington state’s Department of Early Learning put in new rules to strengthen the quality of early childhood education.

Crews working to remove boy stuck in 80-foot tree at Nevada Park

Firefighters worked for hours to safely bring the boy down with a harness.

Jayme Closs’ kidnapper will be sentenced today, and her family will be there

Closs’ family will be in court for hours facing Jake Patterson one more time in a courtroom, as he’s sentenced for killing Jayme’s parents and kidnapping the 13-year-old girl, wrapping up one chapter of a crime that gripped the nation.

Spokane City Council delays decision on joining new regional 911 system

The meeting was part of an ongoing debate over whether or not to merge Spokane 911 dispatchers into the new Spokane Regional Emergency Communications (SREC), which will begin operations on July 1.

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