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From local happenings to national topics and global events, here is the news worth knowing for the week of Nov. 14, 2022.
WSU alum works on Black Panther
“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” released on Friday, Nov. 11, which features production design from Wright State University alum Hannah Beachler (‘05).
Dayton Veterans Day parade
The Dayton Veterans Affairs office held a Veterans Day parade on Saturday, Nov. 12 at the Dayton VA Medical Center. At the parade, there was a B-25 flyover, food trucks, classic cars, drill and dance teams, live music and military vehicles, among other entertainment programs.
Hurricane Nicole made landfall near Vero Beach, FL on Nov. 10 as a category one hurricane, according to a release from the office of Governor Ron DeSantis.
DeSantis extended a State of Emergency order to all 66 Florida counties on Thursday in anticipation of the storm damage. President Joe Biden has also approved Emergency Declarations for the state of Florida and the Seminole Tribe of Florida.
The National Hurricane Center classified Nicole as a tropical depression as of Nov. 11, and the storm continues to move north. The center expects Nicole to cause sustained winds, heavy rain and possible flooding in the Carolinas and Appalachians.
New updates from the Associated Press shows Democrat Mark Kelly as the winner of the Senate race in Arizona. AP has also called the tight race in Nevada, showing Catherine Cortez Masto winning at 48.8% to challenger Adam Laxalt’s 48.1%. With these wins the Democratic party continues to hold narrow control of the U.S. Senate.
Next week, Chinese leader Xi Jinping will travel outside of China for the first time since 2020, according to a report from the Associated Press. Along with attending the G-20 Summit in Bali, Xi will convene with President Joe Biden and other world leaders.
According to a statement from White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre, Biden and Xi will meet on Nov. 14.
“The leaders will discuss efforts to maintain and deepen lines of communication between the United States and the PRC, responsibly manage competition, and work together where our interests align,” Jean-Pierre wrote.