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VNN Weekly Digest December 12-18
Here’s a look at the week’s top stories:
Local golfer becomes first Oklahoma high school student to land NIL deal
(OKLAHOMA) A Broken Arrow high schooler is earning money from her Name, Image, and Likeness (NIL) thanks to a recent Oklahoma School Board decision and a paid partnership with National Scouting Report (NSR). Peyton Coburn is a golfer and a junior who attends school in Tulsa.
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Hospital Financial Decisions Play a Role in the Critical Shortage of Pediatric Beds for RSV Patients
(NATIONAL) The dire shortage of pediatric hospital beds plaguing the nation this fall is a byproduct of financial decisions made by hospitals over the past decade, as they shuttered children’s wards, which often operate in the red, and expanded the number of beds available for more profitable endeavors like joint replacements and cancer care.
Two men charged in connection with multiple armed robberies
(MICHIGAN) Two men have been charged for five armed robberies that took place in Grand Rapids between November 23 and 30. The Grand Rapids Police Department identified the men as 21-year-old Baylee Levitt and 20-year-old Arthur Alexander.
WEATHER ACROSS AMERICA
(NATIONAL) Lake-effect snow downwind from Great Lakes, snow for higher elevations of the Northwest and the Upper Great Lakes, and temperatures will be 20 to 35 degrees below average over the Northern High Plains.
HOME AND THE HOLIDAYS
Creative Stocking Stuffers That Won’t Break the Bank
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Put a Healthy Spin On Your Turkey or Ham This Holiday Season
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