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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House, in Washington, June 18, 2018. - TOM BRENNER/THE NEW YORK TIMES
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  • President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting of the National Space Council in the East Room of the White House, in Washington, June 18, 2018.

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NEWS: Spokane Valley residents can now report road problems to the city via a phone app, SVexpress. See a pothole? Damaged road sign? Vandalism? Report it with the app.

NEWS: Lend your voice to the local agencies that handle domestic violence and sexual assault. The meeting offers the chance to talk about how to "prioritize the needs and safety of the victim while holding the offenders accountable for their crimes," according to a release from the Spokane Sheriff's Office.

NATION: Bill Cosby was sentenced to three to 10 years in prison Tuesday for drugging and sexually assaulting a woman at his home 14 years ago. 

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Let's hear it for Lois
Assistant professor and researcher at WSU Lois James will receive the YWCA's Women's Achievement Award. She is known for studying racial bias among police officers and is currently studying fatigue among nurses. 

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