News You Need

posted by Julie Tristan - 

*Thunderstorm likely today, a few storms might be severe high today near 69

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IN ZOO NEWS:

*It's a GIRL for the Dallas Zoo, it's been 40 years since a lion cub was born there but this little girl arrived on St. Patrick's Day.  The cub's name is "Bahati Moja" which in Swahili that means "lucky one".

*A new grizzly bear exhibit is opening this September at St. Louis Zoo. 2 young grizzlies named Huckleberry and Finley are currently living at a zoo in Montana.  They`ll be moved here this summer and will have some time to acclimate to their new home before meeting the public.

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*The Oregon Zoo is asking for help in naming otter pups.  One is a girl and the other is a boy born four weeks ago to their momma Tilly, if you have any otter pup names you can find the link in my "News You Need" blog.

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IN OTHER NEWS:

*The former journalist accused of sending bomb threats to several Jewish centers around the city is being held without bail. 32-year-old Juan Thompson allegedly phoned in and emailed anti-Semitic threats because he was trying to frame an ex-girlfriend. Thompson has denied the allegations and insists he has no ill will towards Jewish people.

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*A federal judge in Hawaii is extending a temporary injunction against President Trump's travel ban. This means travel from six mostly Muslim countries will remain blocked as long as it's being fought over in court.  The Justice Department will likely appeal the ruling...It is almost assured that the Supreme Court will be asked to rule.

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*Senator John McCain started a war of words last week when he appeared on MSNBC and referred to Kim Jong-un as "this crazy fat kid." Well, the dictator heard about it and wasn't too pleased, calling the comment "a provocation tantamount to declaration of war against the [Democratic People’s Republic of Korea]," and threatening to "take steps to counter it."

But McCain isn't afraid. He tweeted yesterday, "What, did they want me to call him a crazy skinny kid?" 

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SPORTS

*Blues continuet to kick some hockey butt, they Beat the Coyotes 3-1...that moves the Blues back into 3rd place in the Central Division standings. 

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