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SPOKANE, Wash. - Welcome to your Wednesday! While today will be a dry day with temperatures once again reaching the 60s, the start of some very wet weather is coming tonight. The first of several rounds of rain, mountain snow and breezy winds will arrive this evening. More from 4 News Now Chief Meteorologist Kris Crocker here.

Here's what you should know to start your day:

Another school threat

Local parents are once again uneasy sending their kids to class today, as investigators look into another threatening message posted online. This time it's Deer Park High School that was named in the social media threat. According to the district, it appears the threat was made from outside the Deer Park area and is not credible. Classes will continue as normal today though increased security will be on campus. 

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Is your street still a mess?

Some South Hill neighborhoods are still littered with debris from last week's fall snowstorm. We checked with the city, crews said they hope to have it all cleaned up within a week. A city spokesperson said they have already cleaned up about 70 percent of debris that has been reported, at 800 different sites. 

'The Squad' backs Bernie

On the night of the fourth democratic presidential debate, news broke that candidate Bernie Sanders was set to receive a sought-after endorsement. Three of the four members of the so-called 'squad' -- Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York, Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rep. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan -- are reportedly throwing their support behind Sanders. 

In sports news

The Washington D.C. Nationals just booked their first-ever trip to the World Series. They'll play either the Houston Astros or the New York Yankees.



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