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04/11/2023 AM News Break

By Margurite Huckaby



From around campus, student-led ASUREI unveils largest project expenditure. According to The Apppalachian, the Appalachian State University Renewable Energy Initiative has unveiled their largest project yet. Joey Crews,a senior sustainable technology major and president of the student-run club, has been working on this project since 2017. This project uses a photovoltaic system, a system composed of one or more solar panels combined with an inverter that uses energy from the sun to generate electricity. Anyone can join the club no matter what their major is and can help provide more sustainable energy to App State.


From around North Carolina, a North Carolina ministry launches a primary care mobile unit. According to CBS17, Washington Outreach Ministry believes in bringing services to people and meeting the needs of the community. The ministry started their latest service project in March, 2023. They are in partnership with Atrium Health, and held the first primary care mobile unit in Cleveland County. They are expanding and moving quickly in all different types of areas to help the country in not just emergency and crisis situations, but also in a holistic approach. The unit is similar to a mobile urgent care and will be used to treat minor injuries such as sprains, cuts, and diagnosing flu and strep. They also deal with long term illnesses such as diabetes, arthritis and heart disease. The unit also helps provide resources for things like food and transportation. The goal of this mobile care unit is to cover all the elements for what a person might be dealing with.


In national news, 5 people are dead and 6 are injured after a shooting in downtown Louisville. According to NPR, 5 people are dead and 6 others have been injured during a morning shooting in downtown Louisville, according to the Louisville Metro Police Department. The suspected shooter is dead and there is no longer an active threat, according to the police. The shooting occurred at the Old National Bank Building, a multistory building located across the street from Louisville Slugger Field. Early Monday morning, authorities said there was “an aggressive shooter” on the 300 block of East Main Street and urged people to stay out of the area. FBI special agents were called to the scene as well as other law enforcement.


Now time for sports.


According to Booneweather.com, today is going to have mostly clear skies with a high of 65 and a low of 40.


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