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101-year-old Pearl Harbor survivor will attend the 80th memorial service thanks to his daughter and dozens of kind strangers
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101-year-old Pearl Harbor survivor will attend the 80th memorial service thanks to his daughter and dozens of kind strangers

A Pearl Harbor survivor will be in attendance at the 80th remembrance ceremony this week, thanks to the help of his daughter and dozens of strangers who wanted to make sure he could be there. Ike Schab, 101, told CNN he was on a docked ship when the attack occurred in 1941. “I don’t remember…MORE

School district releases details of key events leading up to Michigan shooting
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School district releases details of key events leading up to Michigan shooting

Days after a 15-year-old student allegedly killed four classmates at a Michigan high school, the district’s superintendent has requested an independent investigation into the incident — the deadliest school shooting at a US K-12 campus since May 2018. Ethan Crumbley is accused of carrying out Tuesday’s shooting at Oxford High School in suburban Detroit and…MORE

Students are fed up with racist slurs and bullying. Now they’re walking out of class
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Students are fed up with racist slurs and bullying. Now they’re walking out of class

Some Black students are being told they stink while others are being called monkeys by their White peers. The n-word has been written on the walls of school restrooms as other students are the targets of racist rants on social media. Students of color are facing racial slurs and bullying in and outside the classroom,…MORE

Conviction of Ahmaud Arbery’s killers puts new focus on first prosecutor
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Conviction of Ahmaud Arbery’s killers puts new focus on first prosecutor

Those demanding justice for Ahmaud Arbery want another conviction beyond the three White men found guilty of murdering the 25-year-old Black jogger running in their south Georgia neighborhood in 2020. An hour after his son Travis had shot Arbery twice point blank with a shot gun, call records show Gregory McMichael dialed a number on…MORE

‘Constant state of anxiety.’ Yet another school shooting takes its psychological toll
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‘Constant state of anxiety.’ Yet another school shooting takes its psychological toll

High school teacher Sarah Giddings stayed home again Friday after more online threats and jittery nerves forced her school and others in southeast Michigan to close. Giddings, 39, comes from a family of educators who — along with school staff, students and their parents across the nation — have become unwilling participants in a recurring…MORE

A man found his mother’s vintage school cafeteria cookbook. He’s now had the decades-old recipes reprinted
Courtesy Dusty Hudgins

A man found his mother’s vintage school cafeteria cookbook. He’s now had the decades-old recipes reprinted

One man is bringing back memories, and delicious food, for the community of Abilene, Texas. Dusty Hudgins was going through his late mother’s things when he found her old cookbooks from the 1960s. Florice Hudgins was a cafeteria worker in the Abilene school district in the 1960s and ’70s, Hudgins told CNN. The book that…MORE

Honolulu shut down its largest water source in Oahu due to reported contamination of Navy well near Pearl Harbor

Honolulu shut down its largest water source in Oahu due to reported contamination of Navy well near Pearl Harbor

Honolulu shut down its largest water source on Oahu Thursday night following reported contamination in the potable water system for Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. The city’s Board of Water Supply (BWS) shut down the Halawa Shaft after the Navy said Thursday it found “a likely source of the contamination,” which is believed to be petroleum…MORE

A man jumped out of taxiing airplane at Phoenix’s Sky Harbor International Airport

A man jumped out of taxiing airplane at Phoenix’s Sky Harbor International Airport

A 30-year-old man jumped out of an airplane as it was taxiing at Phoenix’s Sky Harbor International Airport Saturday. Southwest Flight 4236 arrived safely in Phoenix from Colorado Springs, Southwest Airlines said in a statement. “Initial reports indicate that while the flight was taxing to the gate, a Customer onboard exited the aircraft via a…MORE

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