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VNN Weekly Digest May 2-8
Here’s a look at the week’s top stories:
After arrest, low-income defendants may spend weeks or months in jail before they can request a lower bond
(NATIONAL) After being arrested, defendants accused of crimes can spend days, weeks or longer without seeing a judge or an attorney, delaying their ability to seek lower bonds or release from jail.
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Humane Society hopes to make adoption forms more accessible for Spanish speakers
(MICHIGAN) Owning a pet is something many people hope to do at some point in their lives. However, for some hopeful pet owners, it's not as easy when the adoption forms are only written in English.
Stitt gave families $8 Million for school supplies in the pandemic; They bought Christmas trees, gaming consoles and hundreds of TVs
(OKLAHOMA) Just get the money to families. That was the driving force behind Gov. Kevin Stitt’s plan for $18 million in U.S. Department of Education relief dollars intended to help students during the coronavirus pandemic.
WEATHER ACROSS AMERICA
(NATIONAL) The major weather story on Monday will be the continued critical fire weather concerns in the Four Corners region with extreme threats in New Mexico.
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