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Rez Ball casting, abortion debate, and more BA tragedy
VNN Weekly Digest January 23-29
Casting call for Sterlin Harjo's "Rez Ball"
(SEMINOLE NATION) A casting call for a new Netflix feature film co-written by Seminole Tribal member Sterlin Harjo was recently announced. Harjo is widely known for his work on Reservation Dogs.
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Abortion Debate Ramps Up in States as Congress Deadlocks
(NATIONAL) Anti-abortion advocates are pressing for expanded abortion bans and tighter restrictions since the Supreme Court overturned the national right to abortion. But with the debate mostly deadlocked in Washington, the focus is shifting to states convening their first full legislative sessions since Roe v. Wade was overturned.
Murder-suicide under investigation in Broken Arrow
(OKLAHOMA) Police say the female victim in this case has been identified as 66-year-old Diane Carpenter. The deceased suspect has been identified as her husband, 56-year-old Kenneth Carpenter. The couple lived together where the crimes took place.
WEATHER ACROSS AMERICA
(NATIONAL) Areas of rain and freezing rain over parts of the Southern Plains to the Ohio Valley, snow over parts of the Central Rockies to the Great Basin/Southwest and California; and lake-effect snow downwind from the Great Lakes and Upslope snow over parts of the Central Appalachians. Plus, a Slight Risk of excessive rainfall over parts of the Central and Gulf Coast into the Southeast and temperatures 15 to 35 degrees below average over parts of the Northern Rockies/Great Basin to the Plains and Upper Mississippi Valley.
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