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Another Asian giant hornet found in Whatcom County

May 29, 2020, 1:06pm Latest News

A dead Asian giant hornet has been found in Washington, and officials said Friday they were trying to learn if the honey bee predators have established colonies here. Read story

U.S. cuts World Health Organization ties over virus response

May 29, 2020, 12:52pm Politics

President Donald Trump said Friday that the U.S. will be terminating its relationship with the World Health Organization, saying it had failed to adequately respond to the coronavirus because China… Read story

 

Schools

A lone pedestrian strolls through an empty campus at Washington State University Vancouver in late March.

Washington colleges, universities brace for big budget hit

Washington’s public colleges and universities are preparing for large budget cuts because of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.

Courts & Crime

James Matthew Kelly made a first appearance in Clark County Superior Court in an assault case in June 2018. He was sentenced to 5 1/2  years in prison Thursday after pleading guilty to second- and third-degree assault.

Vancouver man gets 5-plus years for assaulting stranger, Clark County deputy

A 37-year-old Vancouver man was sentenced Wednesday to 5½ years in prison for assaulting a Brush Prairie man and then fighting a Clark County sheriff’s…

Nation & World

Workers repair smashed windows at a building south of downtown on Friday, May 29, 2020, in Columbus, Ohio. Multiple downtown storefronts had their windows smashed and some businesses were looted early Friday. The damage happened as protesters angry over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody turned out for a demonstration in Columbus that began peacefully but turned violent, with windows smashed at the Ohio Statehouse and storefronts along surrounding downtown streets.

Protests over George Floyd’s death spread across the nation

Developments across the United States in connection with the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody:

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