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Flint Water Crisis

Destiny Souze, Reporter

October 26, 2016


Filed under World News

Flint, Michigan's water is contaminated and has been for two years now. Back in April of 2014, lead from old water pipes filled Flint's water supply, making it unsafe to consume or clean with. More than 11,000 children have been exposed to lead which have lead to cases of possible legionnaires'...

Ceremony to be broadcast for Veterans Day 2016

Kuha'o Kawaauhau, Reporter

October 17, 2016


Filed under World News

Veterans Day, Friday, November 11th, is an important time to honor all those who have served in the U.S. military. In the beginning of next month, our military bands representing the 5 branches of the armed forces will prepare for the rehearsal of the Veterans Day Ceremony. Veterans day begins with...

LDS General Conference broadcasts live on Oct. 1

Kuhao Kawaauhau, Reporter

September 28, 2016


Filed under World News

The 186th Semi-annual General Conference Meeting is scheduled to broadcast from the LDS Conference Center on Temple Square in Salt Lake City, Utah on Saturday, October 1st. The live broadcast will go on air from 6:00 A.M., lasting until 8:00 A.M., Hawaii time.   It is a 2-day, worldwide broadcast that...

New York bombings over the last weekend

Destiny Souze, Reporter

September 19, 2016


Filed under World News

There were two explosions that happened this past Saturday in Chelsea, New York. The first explosion happened at 9:30 AM and fortunately no one was injured. The second explosion, however, happened around 8:30 PM and injured 29 people. More explosive devices were found but none had the chance to go off...

Have Selfies Gone Too Far?

Angelique Kokal, Reporter

May 3, 2016


Filed under World News

Recently, a fifteen-year-old boy in India died after accidentally shooting himself in the head while taking a selfie. Ramandeep Singh was posing with his father's .32 caliber pistol on Friday evening when he accidentally pulled the trigger, according to the police department in Punjab state. The safety...

Chelsea transfer news: Rome Player Radja Nainggolan

Stephen Pagano, Reporter

April 5, 2016


Filed under World News

Rome midfielder Radja Nainggolan has denied the thought that people have been having that he might leave to Chelsea this summer. The Belgium midfielder, age 27, said that to be one of the top targets for Chelsea as the blues attempt to rebuild their team after a troublesome season. He is highly rated according to his Italy manager Antonio Conte. According to Radja Nainggolan h...

Former First Lady Nancy Reagan died

Donna Botelho, Reporter

March 10, 2016


Filed under World News

Former first lady Nancy Reagan died on March 6th. She was very well known for her "Just Say No" campaign against drugs. Also, obviously as a first lady. She died in her home at the age of 94 because of heart failure. It was a peaceful death. Of course condolences go out to all of her family because...

Titanic 2?

Donna Botelho, Reporter

February 23, 2016


Filed under News, World News

The famous Titanic sank in April, 1912. We all remember that, along with the romantic movie that came along with it. It sank because of an iceberg 400 miles off of Newfoundland, Canada. And we've all heard about the infamous second ship coming out, but don't hold your breath just yet! The new ship...

WEED CARROTS???

Jaycie Lewis, Reporter

January 28, 2016


Filed under World News

Just when you thought drug smuggling couldn't get any more creative, on January 14th, a truck was seized at the border of Mexico that contained carrots.  These carrots weren't ordinary carrots though.  In fact, they were not carrots at all.  Instead they were packages wrapped with orange tape to make...

Murder Witness Says He Was The Target

Jaycie Lewis, Reporter

January 14, 2016


Filed under World News

Fear struck for residents on the Big Island of Hawaii when a local man, Valentine Kapiolani Gonsalves, Jr., 42, was with his nephew Keith Gonsalves when he allegedly shot and killed his nephew while the two were in a vehicle in Hilo at 11pm.   Valentine was charged with first and second-degree murder,...

Terrorist Attack On Paris

Jaycie Lewis, Reporter

December 7, 2015


Filed under World News

The terrorist group known as ISIS struck Paris, France on November 13, 2015  with devastating attacks that came out of nowhere.  The attacks consisted of mass shootings, hostage taking, and suicide bombings.  The attacks in total took the lives of 130 innocent people along with 368 injured.  It wasn't...

France launches attack on Syria With the help of Russia

Steven Pagano, Reporter

November 19, 2015


Filed under World News

I'm sure all of you know already that last week was one of the most horrific weeks for France as ISIS attacked France's capitol Paris. There were a number of places that these terrorist attacked. One of them was at a soccer stadium during a game between France and Germany when the person blew himself...

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