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Impeachment talks, tornado cleanup, and September events
VNN Weekly Digest August 28-September 3
Here’s a look at the week’s top stories:
House Dems ramp up impeachment talk for Walters
(OKLAHOMA) Oklahoma Democrats called for the Speaker of the House to form a special bipartisan committee to investigate possible impeachment charges against State Supt. of Public Instruction Ryan Walters. Lawmakers interested in impeachment believe Walters’ “rhetoric” about Tulsa Public Schools led to recent bomb threats at Tulsa-area elementary schools.
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Cleanup efforts underway after tornadoes hit Michigan
(MICHIGAN) Cleanup efforts are still underway across southern Michigan after Thursday's storms. Michigan was hit with a total of seven tornadoes on Thursday night spanning from the Grand Rapids area to Metro Detroit.
September Festivals and Events in Oklahoma
(OKLAHOMA) End summer on a high note and kick off fall with a plethora of events happening across Oklahoma this September. Stock up on freshly baked Amish goods in Clarita or see talented muralists in action during a trip to Oklahoma City. Check out our additional top picks and browse through all September events to fill up your calendar.
WEATHER ACROSS AMERICA
(NATIONAL) Showers and storms continue across the Intermountain West with a Slight Risk for Flash Flooding as unseasonably hot conditions continue for much of the central and eastern U.S., with record-tying/breaking temperatures possible.
NATIVE COMMERCE NEWS
Indigenous Business: A blend of culture and capitalism
Native Commerce News is sponsored by the American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Oklahoma (AICCO), dedicated to expanding Indian Country commerce across the globe.
(OKLAHOMA) Capitalism, the system in which goods are owned privately by people and businesses, is believed to have been born sometime between the 16th and 18th centuries. As white settlers came to the land which would later be known as the United States of America, the global movement toward capitalism came with them, thrust upon the Indigenous people they found (whether they liked it or not).
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