Clarion News Rundown of the Week

President Donald Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and national security adviser John Bolton in the Oval Office. (Tribune News Service)

Not every news story can get an article during the chaotic process of putting the paper together. So every week we’ll be throwing out a few quick bits of news based in Ohio, Sinclair and the world.


  • On Sept. 17, Chris Roederer, Assistant Professor of Law at the University of Dayton, will speak at rooms 7006 ABC in the Tartan Marketplace as part of the college’s celebration of Constitution Day. This year is the 232nd anniversary of the signing of the document.
  • Effective Sept. 19, 2019, the Sinclair bookstore will no longer sell physical copies of textbooks on location. Textbooks can be purchased via the online virtual bookstore, eCampus. This immediately affects students taking Fall Semester B-Term classes beginning Oct. 21. Expect more coverage of this in next week’s Clarion.
  • The Athletics Department has announced the two inductees in the Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2019, Becky Beekman, a starter in many sports and Chris Spurling, who went on from a successful Sinclair baseball career to become a major league pitcher.
(Tribune News Service)


  • Carlisle’s Brooke Skylar Richardson found not guilty on charges of aggravated murder, involuntary manslaughter and child endangering. Richardson was found guilty on the charges of gross abuse of a corpse. She was sentenced to three years of community control and no jail time on Sept. 13.

U.S. News

  • National security adviser John Bolton has been relieved of his duties by President Trump on Sept. 10, after months of tension between the two. Bolton’s deputy, Charles Kupperman will serve as his acting replacement until a new one is chosen.
  • The CEOs of 145 companies sent a letter to members of the Senate on Sept. 12, urging them to pass legislation to prevent additional gun violence and mass shootings in the U.S. following the shootings in El Paso and Dayton.
  • Trump announced on Sept. 11 the Food and Drug Administration will pass a policy in the coming weeks that will ban and remove the majority of non-tobacco flavored e-cigarettes from the market.

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