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220 miles, voter drive, and Promised Land
VNN Weekly Digest August 16-22
Here’s a look at the week’s top stories:
Afghanistan veteran walking 220 miles for mental health awareness
(MICHIGAN) A United States Marine Corps veteran is walking more than 200 miles through northern Michigan to raise awareness for veterans mental health.
Muscogee voter registration drive slated ahead of Wednesday's deadline
(OKLAHOMA) Muscogee voters will make history this September as they vote whether or not to amend their constitution and guarantee free press. The question is printed on the backside of the Primary Election ballot, but the deadlines to register and request an absentee ballot are fast approaching.
Promised Land | August
(OKLAHOMA) These stories are part of the Oklahoma Media Center’s Promised Land collaborative effort, which shows how the landmark McGirt v. Oklahoma decision will affect both tribal and non-Indigenous residents in the state.
And next week's Green Country forecast:
Next heatwave forecast until Friday, at least
The main forecast concern for the next several days is the heat and humidity.
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