Top stories for your Wednesday morning

Top stories for your Wednesday morning
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Happy Wednesday! You’re halfway through the week and guess what’s on the other side? A holiday weekend!

Here are some top stories you need to know as you start your morning.

Community comes together to paint over graffiti in Liberty Park
Dozens of volunteers grabbed rollers and paint, and covered up graffiti at Liberty Park. Two City Council representatives were at the event and are hoping to look at other solutions to keep Spokane sites clean.

CDC: U.S. could lose measles elimination status
When the World Health Organization declared in 2000 that the United States had eliminated measles, it was hailed as one of the biggest public health achievements in the nation’s history. Now, there’s a chance the country will lose its elimination status in October.

# happylife : Keep your student safe as they catch the bus
Class starts tomorrow for Spokane Public Schools students, which means many will be catching the bus. School bus safety is critically important and there are a few easy steps to go over with your child before their regular routine starts.

Dorian approaching Puerto Rico, could bring life-threatening floods
Tropical Storm Dorian is set to slam eastern Puerto Rico this afternoon with heavy rains, and potentially flooding and landslides. The storm’s path is roughly the same path that Hurricane Maria took to devastate the island two years ago.