Crackdown Updates, Charlottesville Threats, and Active Shooter Training | Rational Radio

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WHIP’s News Department is rolling out some updates to its Crackdown, featuring a fact-checking group to bring you the best, most accurate content! Racial tensions in Charlottesville continue after a threat is posted online targeting minority groups at the high school! And some Indiana teachers are calling for changes to state legislation after being shot with an airsoft gun in a training simulation! The world’s a busy place, and thanks to the internet, we witness a whole lotta’ stuff. Join Amarynth, Tony, and Emely for a rational look at current events around the world – only on Rational Radio.

DISCUSSION TIMES AND SOURCES:

05:55 –  Updates on WHIP News Department and New Fact-Checking Group

17:08 –  Teenager Arrested in Charlottesville After Racist Online Threat Shuts Schools for 2 Days

33:40 – Teachers Were Injured After Being Shot With Plastic Pellets “Execution-Style” During An Active Shooter Drill

43:18 – Karen Uhlenbeck Is the First Woman to Win Math’s Top Prize

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Live show edited to podcast format by Emely Morel

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