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This Week in the News: January 6 – January 13

This Week in the News: January 6 - January 13

by Isis Kirkland, Copy Editor

January 15, 2019

Samsung announced that they are creating an app for its televisions, where owners of Apple content will be able to watch it on Samsung televisions. They will also add ‘Apple Airplay’ software that will let iPhone users stream their content on Samsung televisions. Apple is trying to integrate itself into other businesses like music, television, and movies. This is because iPhone sales have been low, as people ...

This week in the news: December 30, 2018–January 5, 2019

This graph represents the Ebola outbreak in the Republic of Congo since August 1. The number of Ebola patients have been growing steadily over the past few months

by Kevin Lederer, Staff Writer

January 4, 2019

Legendary WWE interviewer "Mean" Gene Okerlund has died at the age of 76, WWE.com announced Wednesday. Okerlund joined WWE in 1984 after spending nearly 15 years in the AWA. He remained with WWE from 1984-1993 and then worked for WCW from 1993-2001 and became the most notable interviewer in professional wrestli...

This week in the news: December 1 – December 7

Former presidents Obama, Clinton, and Carter stand alongside President Trump at a funeral service for former president George H.W. Bush. Bush’s family announced on Nov. 30 that he had passed away. He was buried next to his wife and daughter at Texas A&M University.

by Kate Casey, Editor-in-Cheif

December 7, 2018

The NFL’s Kansas City Chiefs cut their top running back, Kareem Hunt, after TMZ released a video of him attacking a woman on Dec. 2. The Cleveland Police Department are conducting an investigation of the incident and how the NFL was able to obtain the police report in February. On Dec. 4, an indepen...

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