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Why didn't they demand repairs on morning edition from NPR News. Miami is sometimes called the capital of Latin America. I'm Rachel Martin and I'm No Will King. NPR's jasmine Gars reports on how the Surfside tragedies affecting immigrant communities in Miami? Why is the Chinese government building a runway in the country's western desert? Why has New York's mayoral race descended into confusion? And as we look to Independence Day we meet some of the people who bring the bells in Boston's Old North Church. It's Thursday, July 1st actress Storm Reid is 18 today, and the news is next. Live from NPR news. I'm Nora Rahm, the chief financial officer of the Trump Organization, Alan Weiss. Loberg surrendered to authorities in New York this morning. Reporter alien, Merritt says it's expected he'll be charged with tax fraud. We do know that in recent months, prosecutors have been looking closely at whether or not taxes were paid. On non salary forms of compensation at for Trump Organization employees. It's pretty common for companies to sometimes pay their employees with little extras. But at the Trump organization, it went beyond that the criminal charges against Weiss Tilburg and the Trump Organization. Are the first to emerge from an investigation into the trump real estate empire. Former president Trump himself is not expected to be charged. The Miami Dade County mayor confirms 18 people are dead and 145 still missing after the partial collapse of a condo in Surfside, Florida. Documents acquired by NPR show concerns were growing about the building safety in the months before it collapsed. But as NPR's Brian Mann reports, no action was taken. NPR has reviewed Condo association documents that show increasing turmoil, including a mass resignation of board members in 2019 is the scale and cost of needed repairs grew. A memo sent by the condo association ahead of a May 2021 board meeting described the desperate needs of the building. Meanwhile, government officials were inspecting the building is part of a required re certification process for older, tall buildings in the Miami Dade County area, but document showed no sense of urgency. Officials only required minor repairs and never ordered the buildings managers to speed up work on concrete beams and steel supports. Multiple investigations are now underway into the cause of the buildings collapse. Brian Mann, NPR news president Biden is to travel to Florida today to visit the site. He and the first lady are to meet with the families of those killed or missing. And thank the first responders and the search and rescue crews. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's board of trustees voted to grant the star New York Times writer Nicole Hannah Jones tenure as a journalism professor. NPR's David Folkenflik reports. The board vote of 94 followed an intense national outcry over its refusal earlier this year to consider her tenure at all. Hannah Jones has won some of journalism's most prestigious awards, including the Pulitzer Prize for essay accompanying the 16 19 project. Opposition centered on that project on the ongoing legacy of slavery. Board Vice Chairman Jean Davis hailed her after the vote, but said trustees have been unfairly insulted. Some black faculty members have said the way Hannah Jones had been treated made them reconsider how welcome they felt the university Hannah Jones had said she would not come to U. N C without tenure and might sue instead on Wednesday night, she thanked supporters but said she wanted to take time to determine her path. Forward David Folkenflik. NPR NEWS. You're listening to NPR news 66 degrees at 704. Good morning. I'm Mary Dixon with W B E Z News. Cook County Health and its nurses union have reached a tentative contract agreement after nurses went out on a one day strike last week. Crain's Chicago business reports. The deal includes an across the board pay increase of 8.5% over the life of the contract. About 900 County nurses participated in the one day walkout to draw attention to staffing shortages. Additional county workers belonging to S E I u local 73 remain on strike. A federal judge in Indianapolis is blocked a new Indiana law regarding abortions. W B E Z is Michael Puente reports but long was to have taken effect today. Indiana's Republican controlled General Assembly adopted the long last spring. It requires doctors to tell women that they can reverse a drug induce abortion after taking the first pill, But before the second Hana Brass, Greer says it's based on junk science. She is the chief legal counsel for Planned Parenthood in Indiana and ideologically motivated idea it is not accepted by any of the main organizations like the American College of Obstetricians American Medical Association. Supporters of the law say women should know how to possibly halt a medication induced abortion. Michael Brandt. W B E Z News. Chicago based Boeing is facing tougher scrutiny from government regulators at home and abroad. After crashes of it's 7 37 MAXjet killed hundreds of people. The Federal Aviation Administration is singled signal they probably won't certify Boeing's next airliner the Triple Seven jet until 2023 because of questions about software and hardware. Seattle Times reporter Dominic Gates covers Boeing and says It's a changing regulatory landscape for the plane maker. FAA regulators around the world are all taking a very much closer oversight role. With bowling. I mean, an FAA official told me that the days of Boeing being able to say to the FDA just trust us are long gone. The F ast concerns are the latest setback for the Triple Seven, which Boeing originally predicted would enter service in 2020. Gates thinks it'll be several more years before Boeing delivers the plane to airlines. White Sox beat the Twins 13 to 3 the sky beat the wings 91 to 81 cubs lost to the Brewers 15 to 7, whether today patchy fog this morning and then sunny with a high of 77 low tonight of.