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Mary sherman reporting meantime. Social justice. groups of west. Virginia are decrying a state delegates participation in the assault mountain state lawmakers are calling for the delegates removal from the legislature wearing a motorcycle helmet and shouting trump's name newly elected republican derek evans recorded his participation with pro trump supporters who stormed the capital gaining illegal entry in destroying property state house minority leader. Doug skaff says house leaders are investigating evans actions. He points out. That wearing a helmet is one of many indicators. That evans was prepared to riot is conduct. It's just not through. The standards of what a legislator and elected official state of west virginia represents and we will be pushing forward to move him as soon as possible from his position as is posted on twitter that he was in the nation's capital as an independent member of the media as of late thursday more than thirty three thousand people signed a change dot org petition asking the state legislature remove evans from his seat for going against the constitution and the rule of law. I'm diane bernard and our eric it. Off reports those seeds of supporters of trump breaking windows breaching the capital shocked the nation this week but they're also reminisce a protest in boise idaho in august protesters of a special session in idaho on ovid. Nineteen safety measures shattered glass door and rushed into the state capital. Some in the crowd were armed and included. Far-right anti-government activists ammon bundy head of the progressive group. United vision for idaho says the us capital attack in boise protests are related on the same scale of course but very similar in tactic. And that's the point right to instill fear by voting violence and issuing threats. This is pm us. A question on pennsylvania's state ballot in two thousand nineteen proposing sweeping changes to the state constitution has been ruled unconstitutional itself by commonwealth court. The proposed amendment notice marci's law has been promoted as strengthening victims rights in criminal proceedings. It would implement complex changes to multiple in the constitution according to mary catherine roper with the aclu of pennsylvania. The three two two ruling handed down thursday says the ballot question violates the constitutional requirement that voters must be able to consider changes to different sections of the constitution individually a legislature sent to the voters a list of fifteen new rights for victims that affect at least a dozen different parts of the constitution and in several key ways lessons the rights of defendants secretary of the commonwealth kathy book far and intervenes representing the rights of victims in the case of thirty days to appeal the ruling to pennsylvania. Supreme court. I'm andrea sears. Reporting the aclu says amendment if adopted would tip the scales of justice even further against people who are accused of crimes in the wake of more than thirty four hundred deaths and twelve thousand cove infections at connecticut nursing homes advocates for older americans are pressing lawmakers there to better regulate the industry. Aarp connecticut is asking the legislatures nursing home and assisted living oversight working group to consider a series of reforms and adore ghazi with aarp connecticut says nursing homes should not be allowed to ban technologies such as alexa or in room cameras. That help families stay connected with their loved ones while visitations restricted. If you can't go into a facility at this point probably have real concerns about is my loved one eating or they drink but somebody coming to check on them or are they getting their clothes changed. I'm suzanne potter among other things. Aarp connecticut is recommending nursing. Homes be required to have adequate stockpiles of pp. Finally are ross. Brown tells us mexico. Lawmakers will be asked to amend the state's twenty nineteen dollars gas act when the legislature convenes. That happens on january nineteenth. The proposed revision prohibit the discharge of produced water the flow back from fracking known to contain dangerous chemicals and heavy metals toxic to humans. The legislation is in response to produce water fracking explosion. At a home. In the permian basin bill sponsor senator antoinette sadea lopez says the law if passed will require the state's oil conservation division. Do use the best available science for rules. Governing fracking minimize the use of freshwater in oil and gas drilling. And it's gonna make the discharge or the release of produced water illegal. I'm roz brown. This is by clifford. And thank you for wrapping up your week with public. Do service member listener supported and online at public service dot. Org here is your latest weather from the heartland newsfeed weather center. They will be cloudy skies tonight with a chance of flurries wing. Conditions will come from the north at around ten miles per hour fuelled. Friday expect cloudy conditions with a chance of flurries turning into snow showers. Windy conditions to be expected with speeds as high as fifteen miles per hour high in the mid thirties. There will be a chance of flurries. Friday night heading into the weekend. Wind speeds steady around ten miles put hour though in the mid twenty s to low thirties. That's the latest twitter. Checkouts more news and weather on our website at hard us. Feed dot com. Day has left many with unanswered questions. Hundreds of residents lit candles outside of their homes tuesday night in memory of amherst middle school. Student donovan krause. According to the superintendent of sau thirty nine which is what they call their school districts. Here in new hampshire in an online statement. Donovan's mother shared her son story and urged others to hug their children tight each and every day. She says the unthinkable has happened. Are beautiful son. Donovan took his own life on monday. We were just in shock and disbelief. We didn't see this coming at all. He has so many interests hobbies and zest for life. How can a boy with such big smile. Ever consider such a thing she said. Donovan left a short note indicating that he loved his family so much but didn't share any details about his suffering. So i'm certainly speculating here as are others. That may be the lockdown played a role in this kid's suicide because it's not very common that you see suicide among twelve year olds. Yeah.

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