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Murder case update, millions missing, and student debt relief
VNN Weekly Digest September 26-October 2
Here’s a look at the week’s top stories:
Attorneys demand 25-year-old murder sentence be tossed out or granted new trial
(OKLAHOMA) Nearly 25 years after being sent to prison for life, a domestic abuse survivor could finally have her chance at freedom.
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Question 781 passed six years ago. So where are the millions that should be funding rehabilitative programs?
(OKLAHOMA) The need for rehabilitative services such as mental health and substance abuse for justice-involved people is there, but SQ 781 still isn’t being funded.
This story is sponsored by Just The Beginning, Inc., a Tulsa-based non-profit that provides transformative help to women who have been impacted by incarceration, behavioral health issues, addiction, and trauma.
Applications for student loan debt relief to open in October
(NATIONAL) According to the Biden-Harris Administration, borrowers applying will not need to upload any supporting documents or an FSA ID when filling out the application.
WEATHER ACROSS AMERICA
(NATIONAL) A Slight Risk of excessive rainfall over parts of the Great Basin, Freeze Warning and Frost Advisories over parts of the Northeast into the Great Lakes, and temperatures will be 10 to 15 degrees below average.
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