Kimmel laughs at Gonzaga tweets, NZ bans some semi-automatic weapons, and other headlines


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Spokane misses the joke
Spokane citizens have been super offended by Jimmy Kimmel's joke that he doesn't believe Gonzaga exists. Last night, Kimmel made fun the Spokesman-Review for claiming on the front page that yes, in fact, Gonzaga exists. He also laughed at some of the tweets demanding he come to visit.

Tourney time
The very real university commonly known as "Gonzaga" will play a basketball game today, the first since they lost in the WCC title game. (Fox Sports)

Hemp day
Washington lawmakers want to make it easier for farmers to plant hemp. It would allow Washington to catch up with other states that made it easier to grow hemp. (Spokesman-Review)

Dentist treats
A local dentist pleaded guilty in federal court to distributing opioids without a medical purpose. (KXLY)

Taking action
It took just a week after the shootings that killed 50 people for New Zealand to ban semi-automatic firearms and high-capacity magazines. (Associated Press