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News Round-Up Week of Nov. 28

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From local happenings to national topics and global events, here is the news worth knowing for the week of Nov. 28, 2022.

Local

According to the Dayton Police Department, one shot was fired during the Dayton Children’s parade on Nov. 25. Investigation of the incident is still underway by the department.

Governor Mike DeWine announced on Nov. 21 that 33 Ohio universities and colleges will receive a total of $5 million in funding for safety and security projects. Wright State University, Ohio University, Cleveland State University and Central State University are a few colleges included in this grant. 

The Wright State University volleyball team dominated in semifinals, earning an automatic bid to the National Collegiate Athletic Association Championship. 

National

A Search and Rescue team responded to an incident in the Narrows of Zion National Park in Springdale, Utah on the morning of Nov. 23.

One woman died while hiking with her husband, according to a news release from the National Park Service. 

According to the release, the couple began experiencing hypothermia-like symptoms during the overnight hike. 

Visitors to the park found the woman unresponsive on the trail and administered CPR. When Zion Search and Rescue arrived, the team administered further emergency aid, but the woman was deceased. 

Visitors and park rangers found the man with some injuries. Park rangers transported the man to the Zion Emergency Operations Center. 

“The Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Utah Office of the Medical Examiner and the National Park Service are still investigating the cause of the woman’s death,” according to the news release. 

 Hikers are encouraged to take necessary precautions during the colder months.

Global

The FIFA World Cup is back, and the event has provided a fair share of upsets early on in the tournament.

On Wednesday, Nov. 23, Japan defeated Germany in a shocking comeback victory. Japan scored a goal with 15 minutes remaining, according to the official website for the global event. From there, Japan took that momentum and used it to score another goal, eventually winning the game 2-1. 

The win is seen as the biggest victory in the team’s history on this stage. Players also honored their country’s entertainment culture by donning uniforms inspired by popular soccer-themed manga/anime series’ “Blue Lock” and “Giant Killing.”

Another upset of note occurred a day earlier between Saudi Arabia and Argentina. The Argentinian national team features superstar Lionel Messi, but the 2-1 upset by Saudi Arabia created a whirlwind of excitement for the team and shock amongst the crowd who witnessed it.