By Reagan Wall
In local news, on November 11th Military Officers Association of America will host its 16th Annual Veterans Day Commemoration at Boone Mall. The ceremony will start at 10:30am with a performance from the Watauga Community Band and at 11 am the Watauga High School Marine Corps JROTC Color Guard will present the colors. According to the Watauga Democrat the National Athem, Pledge of Allegiance and Invocation will follow with comments honoring those who have served the United States
In state news, a boy is left injured after a man fired shots at a car he was chasing in Hillsborough, NC on Monday night. According to WRAL News this was a road rage situation. After the incident the other driver pulled into a gas station and at first reported no injuries until they found a bullet lodged into the back of a car seat with a minor injury to the 4 year old passenger. Kelly Long was later arrested thanks to a neighbor’s security footage that captured the whole thing.
In national news, Kanye West has paid a settlement to a former employee after he allegedly used anti-Semitic language. According to NBC News, six other people have also stated that they have overheard him saying anti-Semitic remarks, spreading conspiracy theories about Jewish people and praising Hitler. According to the settlement, Kanye paid a former employee who witnessed more than one incident in which Kanye praised Hitler or Nazis in business meetings.
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