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In the current: Trump is welcomed into office by protests, marches

In the current: Trump is welcomed into office by protests, marches

Alison Booth, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief
January 25, 2017
Filed under BLOGS, IN THE CURRENT

After Donald Trump was officially elected into office Friday, Jan. 20, protests and marches have broken out not just across the country, but also internationally. Record-breaking protests occurred in Washington, D.C., New York, London, Paris, Los Angeles and even in our very own Kansas City. The m...

In the current: Federal court sentences shooter Dylann Roof to the death penalty

In the current: Federal court sentences shooter Dylann Roof to the death penalty

Alison Booth, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief
January 15, 2017
Filed under BLOGS, IN THE CURRENT

Dylann Roof — the self-declared white supremacist who was convicted of killing nine people at a historically black church in June of 2015 — received a federal death sentence by jury this week. Roof is the first person convicted of a federal hate crime to receive the death penalty. Last month, ...

In the current: ‘Thank you’ for bragging, Trump

In the current: ‘Thank you’ for bragging, Trump

Alison Booth, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief
December 3, 2016
Filed under BLOGS, IN THE CURRENT

President-elect Donald Trump began his “Thank You” tour Thursday, Dec. 1 in Cincinnati, Ohio, a tour designed to travel through the country to thank voters and supporters for his presidency win. Last night was the first time Trump has given a large speech to a group since election night; he’d...

In the current: An unexpected election with an expected reaction

In the current: An unexpected election with an expected reaction

Alison Booth, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief
November 15, 2016
Filed under BLOGS, IN THE CURRENT

I think it’s safe to say that last Tuesday night was pretty intense for everyone. A huge amount of people I know had believed that former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was going to win the election, even those who wanted President-elect Donald Trump to take the win. So, when Trump did win...

In the current: Enough with the emails

In the current: Enough with the emails

Alison Booth, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief
October 30, 2016
Filed under BLOGS, IN THE CURRENT

We all know about the supposed impertinence of Hillary Clinton’s emails in the upcoming election; she made a large mistake, was investigated by the FBI for this large mistake and in September, this investigation was closed without the suggestion of charges for this mistake. Now, however, the FBI plans to ...

In the current: Debate nights imperative to election process

In the current: Debate nights imperative to election process

Alison Booth, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief
October 22, 2016
Filed under BLOGS, IN THE CURRENT

Wednesday’s presidential debate spurred several interesting views and opinions, all of which I believe to be relevant and valid. As I scrolled through social media that night, however, it seemed to me that words were being put into each candidate’s mouth, words that were usually untrue and shed ea...

In the current: Serious storm plagues southeastern states

In the current: Serious storm plagues southeastern states

Alison Booth, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief
October 7, 2016
Filed under BLOGS, IN THE CURRENT

Hurricane Matthew, currently located off the coast of northeast Florida, has been threatening the Caribbean area for the past couple of days. The storm accumulated over the Atlantic ocean nearly two weeks ago, and has traveled over 3,000 miles since. Even though the storm is only a category three o...

In the current: When will it stop?

In the current: When will it stop?

Alison Booth, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief
September 24, 2016
Filed under BLOGS, IN THE CURRENT

After hearing that two more black men were shot by police this week, I’ll admit I was nothing less than shocked, angry and ultimately, disappointed. I had hoped that the almost forced implementation of awareness to the issue would decrease the commonality of it. Alas, my hopes unfortunately did not ...

In the current: Oil, oil and … more oil?

In the current: Oil, oil and … more oil?

Alison Booth, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief
September 16, 2016
Filed under BLOGS, IN THE CURRENT

As many of you already know, oil pipelines can be quite the controversial topic in America. The Keystone pipeline, for example, has been debated so many times it’s hard to keep track. Currently, the newly protested Dakota Access pipeline is creating strife across the country, and has been suggested...

In the Current: Welcome to the world of now

In the Current: Welcome to the world of now

Alison Booth, Mill Valley News editor-in-chief
September 2, 2016
Filed under BLOGS, IN THE CURRENT

Hello fellow friends, peers and strangers, my name is Alison Booth and I have decided to take on the daunting task of writing a blog this year. And, of course, what else is there for me to write a blog about than current events and politics? Now, I know what you’re thinking: Alison Booth, speaking her mind...

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