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LISTEN WEEKDAY MORNINGS AT 6:10, 7:10  AND 8:10 FOR FIVE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

  1. The proposed property tax that would have raised taxes by 37 cents per $100 of assessed property value, to be phased in over three years was rejected by voters in the Christina School district. That now means the district will move forward with plans for layoffs and other budget cuts.
  2. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts the upcoming June 1st through November 30th Atlantic hurricane season will be a mild one. NOAA predicts six to 11 named storms, three to six of which will develop into hurricanes, and zero to two of them becoming major storms. Forecasters say the prediction has a 70 percent degree of accuracy.
  3. Tonight is the night! Three days of national competition comes down to the live finals on ESPN at 8 pm.  285 spellers have taken part in the competition, only one will take the crown.
  4.   It was a mistake. That is what the pentagon is saying about a shipment of live anthrax spores, instead of dead ones, to government and commercial labs in as many as nine states and one in South Korea. The Pentagon said the live sports were shipped from an Army facility in Utah using a commercial delivery service. The CDC said they don’t believe there’s any risk to the general public.
  5.   The Golden State Warriors beat the Houston Rockets 104-90 to win the Western Conference Finals 4 games to 1 and move on to the NBA Finals for the first time in 40 years. The Warriors will play the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals – Game one is June 4th.