Biden defends work with segregationist lawmakers, U.S. drone shot down by Iran, and other headlines

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COVER: Tony Williams was a respected drug counselor helping others get clean. Police say he was also a “mid-level” dealer pushing meth and heroin.

NEWS: A specially created fund was supposed to be a boon for the area around Kendall Yards, so why has West Central received so little from it?


NEWS: State officials say Spokane Public Schools overuses isolation to deal with difficult kids. Now, the school district promises better training.

IN OTHER NEWS...

Not in their backyard
Spokane Valley City Council denied a request for low-income senior housing from Catholic Charities. (Spokesman-Review)

Wheat is that?
Feds have found genetically modified wheat that is resistant to Roundup on a Washington farm.  (Spokesman-Review)


Making it big
The NBA Draft is today, and there are a few Zags who expect to hear their name called. (KXLY)

Drone shot down
As tensions grow between the U.S. and Iran, a U.S. drone was shot down by Iran. (Associated Press)
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Biden defiant
Joe Biden isn't backing down from his comments about working with segregationists, nor from his joke that he was never called "boy" by one of them. (NPR)

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Wilson Criscione

Wilson Criscione, born and raised in Spokane, is an Inlander staff writer covering education and social services in the Inland Northwest.