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Sunday Sundown Rundown - 5/26/24

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1. Memorial Day Weekend - It's the unofficial start to summer. Most importantly, it's a weekend to remember those who lost their lives for this nation. Hope you were able to utilize the extra time on the weekend to do it all. 

2. Katrina Hero Story - I need a story like this every so often, and quite frankly, we need more of these human-interest stories in the mainstream. There is good out there! 

3. Target and Walmart - Sure, we are seeing these stores dial it back after trying to get greedy in the current climate, however, it's still a good thing that we're getting stores becoming more conscious of the American shopper pysche. And also, just the reality of the climate. 

3 Down

1. Missionaries Killed - Heartbreaking. Absolutely heartbreaking. I have a soft spot for missionaries, who literally are a great example of caring for the most dire straights in life (and on this planet). To see this story is so sad. 

2. Imnternational Criminal Court - This gets the down because I read it and it sounds quite important, but ultimately, it also sounds so incredibly non-important. International criminal court? Shouldn't this justice be more active if this was the case? 

3. NCAA Settlement - Yup, so we're just going to flat out pay student-athletes. Amatuerism is dead. College sports is about to go into some really bad areas, taking high school sports with it. Sad. 

Cover Photo 

Local residents hug in front of their tornado-damaged home in Greenfield, Iowa, on May 22, 2024. #

Charlie Neibergall / AP

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