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K9 recovers, communities cope, and rocket launches
VNN Weekly Digest November 14-20
Here’s a look at the week’s top stories:
GRPD K9 Eli released from animal hospital
(MICHIGAN) The Grand Rapids Police Department K9 who was stabbed during a standoff last weekend is recovering at home. Several members of the Grand Rapids Police Department gathered in the parking lot of the Animal Emergency Hospital to greet K9 Eli as he walked out.
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The pandemic left courts with case backlogs. Here’s how some communities are coping.
(NATIONAL) In June last year, Florida’s court system had a backlog of 600,000 cases. Court shutdowns due to covid had left courts across the country with high numbers of pending cases, sometimes stacked on top of backlogs that pre-dated the pandemic.
Liftoff! NASA’s Artemis I Mega Rocket Launches Orion to Moon
(NATIONAL) Following a successful launch of NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS), the most powerful rocket in the world, the agency’s Orion spacecraft is on its way to the Moon as part of the Artemis program. Carrying an uncrewed Orion, SLS lifted off for its flight test debut at 1:47 a.m. EST Wednesday from Launch Pad 39B at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida.
WEATHER ACROSS AMERICA
(NATIONAL) Heavy lake effect/lake-enhanced snow continues to wind down from the Great Lakes to Northern New England, temperatures will be 10 to 20 degrees below average over the Southern High Plains, and there are Winter Weather Advisories and Lake Effect Snow Warnings downwind from the Lower Great Lakes.
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