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Changes to endangered species law anticipated

Changes to endangered species law anticipated

Marina Sounanthanam, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018


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On April 5, 2018, the White House announced that they were in the process of writing up a draft of a proposal that could remove protection for endangered species in the United States. The proposal is labeled the “Removal of Blanket Section 4(d) Rule.” The Fish and Wildlife Service Blanket 4(d) rule ...

Shooting at a Tennessee Waffle House leaves four dead

Shooting at a Tennessee Waffle House leaves four dead

Jade Langlois, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


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On Sunday, 22 April, a man shot and killed four people at a Waffle House in Nashville, Tennessee. The 29-year-old gunman has been added to The Tennessee Bureau of Investigations’ Top-10 most wanted list. The suspect has not yet been found and officials say to take caution because he could be a...

Last male white rhino dies

Last male white rhino dies

Faith Williams, Staff Writer

April 24, 2018


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On March 19th, the world now expects the loss of yet another protected species, the northern white rhinoceros.   At Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya, Sudan, the last male white rhino in existence, was euthanized by veterinary professionals after age related issues were causing him unnecessary pain. Sudan,...

Monkey kidnaps baby

Monkey kidnaps baby

Hypatia Day and Noah Lydon

April 23, 2018


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Orissa India is a country known for its abundance of rambunctious and mischievous creatures. Despite its widespread reputation for having animals of all kinds, this story is still striking to hear about. A simian monkey stole a baby from its home right in front of the baby’s mother. These m...

Parents sue Boy Scouts for unfair decision

Parents sue Boy Scouts for unfair decision

Kelly Dwyer, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018


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Logan Blythe, a fifteen year old with Down Syndrome, excelled at earning his badges his local Boys Scouts troop in Utah. That is until the national organization found out about the modifications that led him to beginning his bid to be an Eagle Scout. The local troop’s scout leaders originally allowed Blythe to e...

Wisconsin man will serve time for trying to sell his daughter

Wisconsin man will serve time for trying to sell his daughter

Loretta Sbat, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018


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On the 30th of April, a Wisconsin man, 30 year old Andrew Turley, was sentenced 60 years in prison after trying to sell his four year old daughter on Craigslist. An undercover cop posing as a customer showed interest in Turley’s ad. In 2015, Turley provided the undercover cop with specific obscen...

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School introduces clear backpacks

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School introduces clear backpacks

Jade Langlois, Staff Writer

April 6, 2018


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Students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School returned from their spring break on Monday, March 3, to find new security measures that include completely see-through backpacks. Students encountered bag checks and security barriers and many are saying they hate this idea; that it makes them feel like ...

Katina, the orca, injured in an act of aggression

Katina, the orca, injured in an act of aggression

Glorianese Ortiz, Staff Writer

April 6, 2018


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On March 17, SeaWorld’s killer whale Katina, a matriarch of her orca pond, suffered a tear to her dorsal fin, the organization stated in a blog post Saturday. Katina has given birth to four calves fathered by Tilikum: Unna, Makaio, lkaika and Taku. Makiao was featured in the documentary Blackf...

Parents injure daughter for refusing an arranged marriage

Parents injure daughter for refusing an arranged marriage

Brenna Yeager, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018


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In San Antonio, Texas in March, charges are being filed against the parents of a 16-year-old San Antonio high school student, Maarib Al Hishmawi who police report repeatedly assaulted their daughter in an attempt to force an agreement to an arranged marriage. Hishmawi thought the only way to escape the ...

Investigated family dies in car accident in California

Investigated family dies in car accident in California

Emily Dinis, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018


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On Monday, March 26th, authorities responded to an SUV accident in Mendocino County on the North Coast of California that killed 5 members of the Hart family. Parents Jennifer and Sarah Hart, both 38, and their 3 children Markis, 19, Jeremiah, 14, and Abigail, 14, were found dead at the scene of the...

A family dies on vacation in Cancun

A family dies on vacation in Cancun

Nadage Beausejour, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018


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On March 14, the Sharp family took a trip from Creston, Iowa to Tulum, Mexico along with their two kids. The day they were supposed to come back ended up with a no show leading family members to call authorities. The family was found in their rented condo dead from gas Asphyxiation on March, 24. T...

Prince Harry refuses a prenup

Prince Harry refuses a prenup

Marina Sounanthanam, Staff Writer

April 4, 2018


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After both the youngest prince and his new fiancée broke the news of their engagement to the world, Prince Harry broke even more news by announcing that he would not sign a prenuptial agreement with Meghan Markle. On March 17, 2018, Prince Harry, 33,  refused to sign a prenuptial agreement with ...

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