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News Roundup: Week of Jan. 29

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From local happenings to national topics and global events, here is the news worth knowing from the week of Jan. 29, 2024. 


Tushar Gandhi visits Wright State

On Wednesday, Jan. 31, Tushar Gandhi visited Wright State University to discuss healthcare disparities in minority communities, exemplifying the pillars of his great-grandfather, Mahatma Gandhi. 

Wright State University’s Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology and College of Liberal Arts collaborated for the event. 


Groundhogs Day 2024

On Friday, Feb. 2, Punxsutawney Phil predicted an early spring after not seeing his shadow, according to the Associated Press

The Punxsutawney Groundhog Club, which was founded in 1887, carries on the “Groundhog Day” tradition with the help of its Inner Club, including President Tom Dunkel, according to the club’s official website


Fire in Kenya kills 3, injures 280

On Friday, Feb. 2, a truck with liquid petroleum gas cylinders exploded in Nairobi, Kenya, killing at least three people and injuring over 280 others, according to the Associated Press. The explosion resulted in a fire that burned homes and warehouses. 

The Kenya Red Cross expects the death toll to rise, with at least 24 people in critical condition.

Alexis Lewis


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