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Omicron in OK, NY music mix, and old foster laws
VNN Weekly Digest December 20-26
Here’s a look at the week’s top stories:
Omicron COVID-19 variant detected in Oklahoma
(OKLAHOMA) “We have known for some time that COVID is not going anywhere. The good news is, as new variants come on the scene, our resources in the state are plentiful.”
Local musician celebrating year’s end with new mixtape
(NEW YORK) Donny Amour said fans can expect intricate lyricism, metaphors, and wit on the 9-track mixtape.
Child welfare advocates say parents’ right to a jury trial prolongs the time children spend in foster care
(OKLAHOMA) The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled in 1987 that the state constitution entitles parents to a trial in front of a jury before their rights are terminated and children in foster care can be adopted. Texas is the only other state that gives parents this constitutional right.
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WEATHER ACROSS AMERICA
(NATIONAL) Significant snowfall will continue for portions of West Coast mountain ranges and the Intermountain West; along with record cold for parts of the West Coast. Record warm temperatures are expected for broad areas of the South through the early part of the week while bitterly cold air expands across the Northern Plains.
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