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Costly prison calls, kid defense, and a new police chief
VNN Weekly Digest January 10-16
Here’s a look at the week’s top stories:
As jails suspend in-person visitation, expensive video and phone calls fill the void
(NATIONAL) To limit the spread of covid, some jails and prisons are suspending in-person visits, leaving inmates and their families to communicate through video and phone calls that can cost more than $1 per minute.
Introducing children to self-defense
(OKLAHOMA) When you think of “martial arts” your mind might picture a Bruce Lee film or hand-to-hand skills that military or police use in practice. We sat down with a police officer who owns and operates Relentless Martial Arts, where classes start for kids as young as six years old.
Forum to be held for Grand Rapids Police Chief Candidates
(MICHIGAN) The City of Grand Rapids is looking for its next police chief and the candidates are expected to be announced this week.
WEATHER ACROSS AMERICA
(NATIONAL) Heavy snow, sleet, freezing rain and thunderstorms are all on the way for the East Coast.
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