News to know on your Thursday morning

News to know on your Thursday morning
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Happy Thursday! If you haven’t already, it’s time to dig out the sunscreen. Today it will be 90 degrees in Spokane and up to 96 in areas like Moses Lake. It will cool down for the weekend, though. If you have any outdoor plans to celebrate Dad, you can expect mid-80s.

School’s out for summer!

For many local kids, today is the last day of school. For students in Spokane Public Schools, today is also the first day to pick up a Spokane Youth Card– the new program which will allow SPS students (who live within city limits) to ride STA buses for free. The cards can be checked out from any Spokane Public Library branch starting this morning.

Paid to shoot David Ortiz

Police say the six people involved in shooting former MLB star David Ortiz were paid $7,800 to carry out the attack. But what investigators still don’t know: who ordered the hit, and why?

That big orange building
Have you seen that big, tall, orange building under construction just west of downtown Spokane? It’s been kind of hard to miss. Here’s what it’s going to be.

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