Officer, Vermont, Boral discussed on Weekend Edition

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I'm not aware that i am right we'll have a taste of politics in this hour what the president said to the new york times and what's ahead for mr trump and congress flu season is here it could be a bad one the vaccine may not be very effective but public health officials say get that shot anyway some degree of protection whatever the percentages is always better than not be protected at all we have books by and about women coming out in 2018 annaba lineal takes a look at one of the great romantic movies are the 50s deborah kerr kari grant but first hour newscast if saturday december 30th 2017 live from npr news in washington i'm louise schiavone activists to erica garner has died following a heart attack earlier this month that left her with brain damage as npr's laura walmsley reports the 27yearold entered the public eye after the death of her father eric garner eric garner became a prominent activist after new york city police officer put her father and a chokehold in july 2014 eric garner is last words i can't breathed became a rallying cry for black lives matter and erica became one of the movement's leaders she begin staging dieins twice a week on the staten island sidewalk where her father had as fatal encounter with police but in an interview with democracy now garner wondered after two years of leading protests how much progress had been made through the black lives matter movement been very compassionate patient in basically i give the nation we are under attack as black people we are being gunned down every day in these offices not be held accountable this was garner second heart attack the first came after she gave birth to a son in august boral warmly npr news another arctic blast is moving across the country this weekend and all the experts savior venturing outside dress in multiple layers several new year's eve events have been cancelled but the iconic times square ball drop is still on in burlington vermont brooke taper with the national weather service says this stretch of cold weather will extend for as long as two weeks we can give you gold those you know once or twice a winter by our temperatures are running anywhere from fifteen to twenty five degrees below normal and in some cases uh this weekend and maybe as many as thirty degrees below normal so it's uh it's quite a cold.

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