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‘People just ran’: Students fled for lives in fatal school shooting at Marshall Co. High School in Benton, KY

‘People just ran’: Students fled for lives in fatal school shooting at Marshall Co. High School in Benton, KY

By KRISTIN M. HALL and DYLAN LOVAN, Associated Press

January 23, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, US News

BENTON, Ky. (AP) — They ran silently, too stunned to shout. Some of the children ran into classrooms to hide from the boy with the gun. Some ran out of the building, into the fields, across the streets, through the doors of nearby businesses. "No one screamed," said 16-year-old Alexandria Capor...

Breaking News: House kicks budget can to February 16th; Senate debates bill Thursday night

Breaking News: House kicks budget can to February 16th; Senate debates bill Thursday night

Hillsboro Globe News Reports, Hillsboro Globe News Staff

January 18, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, US News

  WASHINGTON  — A divided House voted Thursday to prevent a government shutdown after an eleventh-hour deal brought conservatives aboard. However, the GOP lead US Senate faces a gloomy, uphill battle to pass anything before the deadline. It remains unclear whether lawmakers would be able to find a way to keep federal offices open past a Friday night deadline.While both U...

Thousands gather in Memphis where King was slain

Thousands gather in Memphis where King was slain

Hillsboro Globe Staff

January 16, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase, US News

MEMPHIS, TENN (AP) —Martin King Day was signed into law in 1986 and this year's commemoration drew perhaps the most volatile  responses to our current leadership at the highest level. At gatherings across the nation, activists, residents and teachers honored Martin Luther King Jr., the lat...

NASA astronaut, 1st to fly untethered in space, dies at 80

NASA astronaut, 1st to fly untethered in space, dies at 80

Edi Oprea, Reporter

December 22, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, US News

HOUSTON  — NASA astronaut Bruce McCandless, the first person to fly freely and untethered in space, has died. He was 80. During his first space flight aboard the shuttle Challenger in February 1984, Mccandleuss carried out this historic spacewalk by using a nitrogen gas-powered (MMU) Manned Maneuve...

FCC votes to end ‘net neutrality’

FCC votes to end ‘net neutrality’

Rachel Ballenger, Reporter

December 17, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, Technology Review, US News

In 2015, after a long battle by U.S. citizens, the Federal Communications Commisson offered all Internet users basic net neutrality rights. Recently, the Trump Administration has announced plans to repeal these recently implanted laws. December 14, 2017, the Federal Communications Commission r...

In Alabama, an unusual alliance yields a Democratic upset

In Alabama, an unusual alliance yields a Democratic upset

Hillsboro Globe News Staff

December 13, 2017


Filed under Showcase, US News

MONTGOMERY, Alabama (AP) — Democrat Doug Jones assembled an unusual Deep South alliance to claim a Senate seat Tuesday in Republican-dominated Alabama, combining strong turnout among African-Americans and white liberals with enough crossover support from conservatives who couldn't stomach scandal-ridden...

Pearl Harbor survivors to remember those killed

Pearl Harbor survivors to remember those killed

Angel Powell, Assistant Photo Editor

December 7, 2017


Filed under Nashville Traditions, Showcase, US News

HONOLULU — Survivors will gather at the site of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor to remember fellow servicemen killed in the early morning raid 76 years ago. On December 7, 1941, the US naval fleet stationed at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, suffered a devastating attack from the air and sea. The Japanese a...

Hillsboro Marching Band joins nationally known performers at Nashville Christmas Parade on live Television.

Hillsboro Marching Band joins nationally known performers at Nashville Christmas Parade on live Television.

Georgia Greer, Reporter

December 3, 2017


Filed under Burro News Network, Campus Activities, Campus Life, Hillsboro Community Engagement, Marching Band, Nashville News, Nashville Traditions, Photos and Videos, US News

On Saturday, December 2nd, 2017 Nashville held its 64th annual Christmas Parade hosted this year by sponsor Piedmont Natural Gas. The parade was held in the morning,downtown and traveled along the popular and world famous thoroughfare Broadway. This year's Grand Marshall was Mike Fisher who has b...

Senate passes legislation clearing the path for driver-less cars

Senate passes legislation clearing the path for driver-less cars

Gideon Torode, Reporter

October 14, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, US News

  LOS ANGELES — On Wednesday, October 4, 2017, the U.S Senate passed a bill that will play a key role in getting self driving cars out on public roads. The bill limits the amount of self driving cars auto-manufacturers can produce per year, and sets basic safety rules. A public roll...

Georgia Tech students response to the police suicide of fellow student, Scout Schultz

Georgia Tech students response to the police suicide of fellow student, Scout Schultz

Olivia Turner-Leftwich, Journalist

October 6, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase, US News

ATLANTA - Saturday, September 18, 2017, a fourth year Georgia Tech student, was shot and killed by police Officer Tyler Beck. Scout Schultz was a leader in the LGBTQIA+ community at Georgia Tech and preferred to be referred to through the pronouns "they and them". Shultz was an advocate for othe...

“Viva la independencia!” cried Hildago in the “Grito de Delores.’

“Viva la independencia!” cried Hildago in the “Grito de Delores.’

Angel Flores, Reporter

September 17, 2017


Filed under Campus Activities, International News, Showcase, US News

Nearly 300 years ago, one man called for a cry of independence and his issued a command  to his fellow citizens and with this cry, the "Grito de Dolores, or Cry of Dolores,” began the Mexican War of Independence. Independence Day in Mexico is a national holiday celebrated on September 16th eve...

Hillsboro Alumna and DACA recipient speaks out in light of the repeal.

Hillsboro Alumna and DACA recipient speaks out in light of the repeal.

Linh Pham, Assistant Editor

September 11, 2017


Filed under Nashville News, Showcase, Tennessee News, US News

On September 6, 2017, DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) was rescinded by  President Donald Trump's administration. President Trump ordered an end to the former President Obama's program that protected young undocumented immigrants from deportation. He urged Congress to pass a replacemen...

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