- News Staff
AM News Break 11/4/21
By: Zachary Masters
In local news, the Watauga Democrat reports that investigators with the National Park Services are still looking for any information regarding a dead body that was discovered on the parkway on October 9th. After an autopsy was performed by the North Carolina State Medical Examiner's Office on 33 year old Rhode Island Resident, Josue Calderon, it was determined that the cause of death was indeed a homicide. Anyone with information regarding the event is encouraged to call call or text (888) 653-0009 or got to go.nps.gov/SubmitATip
In state news, two boaters were thankfully able to return home after their boat capsized just outside Morehead City. The Associated Press reports that the rescue took place near Cedar Island after high waves crashed onto the boat's deck on Saturday night. After long hours of search and rescue operations as well as the use of a helicopter, a Coast Guard owned boat, a local fire department vessel and two civilian boaters, the two in need of rescue were able to be taken to medical personnel and returned home.
In world news, a 15 year old native of Southern India is receiving praise globally for her work making her traveling ironing cart become environmentally friendly. NPR reports that Vinisha Umashankar was able to make her traveling business, where she would iron and press clothes, change from using charcoal to using solar panels to generate heat for her stall. Vinisha was able to do this by independently reading over several college level physics textbooks starting at only 12 years old. Now, she is making her voice heard on the world stage by speaking about environmental concerns at the COP-26 Summit in Glasgow, Scotland.
Today's weather comes from booneweather.com. Today, expect the first bit of snowfall of the season! Don't forget your winter coats, as a high of 38 degrees is expected with a chilly low of 28 degrees and light winds