News to know for your Wednesday morning
SPOKANE, Wash. — Happy Wednesday! Is it summer yet? It sure feels like it! You may not even need a jacket this morning, we’re headed for another 80-degree day. Here’s what you should know before you take on your day:
Washington sues the president… again
Washington’s Attorney General Bob Ferguson has sued the Trump administration for the 36th time. This time, it’s over a rule set to take effect in July which would allow health care professionals to refuse to provide abortions and other services that conflict with their moral or religious beliefs. Washington joins California, New York, and at least 20 other states in challenging the rule. Ferguson’s lawsuit was filed yesterday in federal court in Spokane.
13 days of devastation
Millions of people are still under threat of severe weather this morning, following 13 straight days of devastating storms in the Midwest and Northeast. Since Monday, there have been 76 tornadoes reported in the US which have killed several people. The dangerous weather is expected to continue today for people from northeastern Texas through the Ohio Valley.
Wallace remembers teen killed in crash
Colton Holzheu’s friends, family, teachers and coaches gathered for a vigil at Wallace High School last night, just four days after gathering to celebrate graduation. The 18-year-old was killed in a car crash on I-90 the day after he received his diploma. “Every morning is hard without him,” said one of his former high school football teammates.
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