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ScotSkim: hate

ScotSkim: hate

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


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Yet another shooting envokes fear among the masses Eleven people are dead including Holocaust survivors and seven are injured along with the perpetrator following a shooting at a synagogue in Pittsburgh. On Oct. 27, Robert Bowers stormed a Shabbat service armed with an assault rifle and three handgun...

ScotSkim: targets

ScotSkim: targets

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


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Pipe bombs sent to left-wing associates News broke Wednesday morning that pipe bombs were sent to various prominent members of the Democratic party, including the Clintons and the Obamas, and to CNN headquarters in New York City. The reporting of these incidents stirred up confusion, as authorities ...

ScotSkim: safety

ScotSkim: safety

Julia Rhodie, Staff Writer

October 23, 2018


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US pulls out of long-standing nuclear arms treaty with Russia An agreement that was initially made to avoid nuclear conflict is said to be eliminated, as President Trump announced on his way to a campaign rally in Nevada. The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty established during the...

ScotSkim: southern border

ScotSkim: southern border

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

October 19, 2018


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Trump threatens to close the border As hundreds of refugees approach the United States, President Trump threatens to close the U.S. border with Mexico to prevent their entry. The caravan consists primarily of Hondurans, however, it is thought have refugees from several Central American nations. With t...

ScotSkim: voting

ScotSkim: voting

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018


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North Dakota law limits voters The Supreme Court passed a law which prohibits citizen without an address from voting. This law, effective immediately, came in response to the election of North Dakota Democratic Sen. Heidi Heitkamp six years ago. North Dakota is a historically Republican state and H...

ScotSkim: weather

ScotSkim: weather

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018


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Hurricane Michael destroys Mexico Beach Hurricane Michael has killed at least 18 people and three are still unaccounted for in Mexico Beach, Fla. At least 230,000 people are lacking electrical power, according to CNN, and there have been long lines of people waiting for fuel. President Donald Trump an...

ScotSkim: tension

ScotSkim: tension

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

October 3, 2018


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White House expands Kavanaugh’s FBI investigation The Senate postponed Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation vote into the Supreme Court to allow time for an FBI investigation. Several members of the committee from both parties cited a lack of evidence in the Senate hearings regarding allegations of...

ScotSkim: me too

ScotSkim: me too

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

September 27, 2018


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Brett Kavanaugh's judiciary confirmation hearings come to a halt Brett Kavanaugh's judiciary confirmation hearings have generated controversy as Kavanaugh has been accused of sexual misconduct. The alleged victim Christine Blasey Ford, 51, claims that during a party in 1982, Kavanaugh and his friend ...

ScotSkim: the storm after the storm

ScotSkim: the storm after the storm

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

September 18, 2018


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Hurricane Florence aftermath hits the East Coast hard Hurricane Florence hit the East Coast this week with a lower intensity than expected. The storm, originally a Category 4, was downgraded to a Category 2 as it hit the Carolinas. However, the aftermath of the storm is causing significant damage to t...

ScotSkim: the fallout

ScotSkim: the fallout

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018


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Serena Williams drama outshines Naomi Osaka's win The U.S. Open Women's Final turned ugly when Serena Williams got into a verbal argument with the umpire Carlos Ramos. Ramos gave Williams a code violation after he determined that her coach, Patrick Mouratoglu, had been giving her coaching signals from...

ScotSkim: remembering icons

ScotSkim: remembering icons

Emma Romanowsky, Staff Writer

September 4, 2018


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John McCain’s funerals bring together Democrats and Republicans The memorial services honoring the late Senator John McCain brought together more than 2,000 people, Republicans and Democrats alike. In the front row, sat former presidents George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and Barack Obama, along with ...

ScotSkim: Mollie Tibbits

ScotSkim: Mollie Tibbits

Maya Benjamin, Staff Writer

August 29, 2018


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On July 18, 20-year-old Mollie Tibbetts went missing after going for a jog in Brooklyn, Iowa. Tibbetts, a University of Iowa student, had been staying in Brooklyn with her boyfriend for the summer. After an extensive search that lasted over a month, her body was found on Aug. 21 in a cornfield. ...

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