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Monday morning news: May 21, 2018

Texas Lt Gov calls for hardening schools » Texas Governor Greg Abbott attended Sunday services in Sante Fe, Texas, where families are mourning the victims of Friday’s deadly mass shooting. Following an emotional service, Abbott laid flowers outside the high school where a gunman took the lives of eight students and two teachers.

Legal Docket: Money and taxes

NICK EICHER, HOST: It’s Monday morning, start of a new work week for The World and Everything in It. Today is the 21st of May, 2018. Good morning to you, I’m Nick Eicher. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard. I expect more rulings from the Supreme Court this morning.

Kicker: Graduation fines

AUDIO: Cheering NICK EICHER, HOST: Okay, that’s kind of become par for the course on high school graduation ceremonies these days: enthusiastic family members and friends get excited seeing their graduates handed diplomas.

Monday Moneybeat

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Today is Monday, May 21st. Thank you for turning to WORLD Radio to help start your day. Good morning. I’m Mary Reichard. NICK EICHER, HOST: And I’m Nick Eicher. Coming next on The World and Everything in It, the Monday Moneybeat.

History Book

NICK EICHER, HOST: Next up on The World and Everything in It: the WORLD Radio History Book, and a little recognition for my beloved Gateway Arch in downtown St. Louis. Today, the tallest monument in the United States celebrates 50 years as the symbolic gateway to the west.

Mary Coleman: Lacking self-awareness

NICK EICHER, HOST: Today is Monday, May 21st. Good morning! This is The World and Everything in It from member-supported WORLD Radio. I’m Nick Eicher. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard. “Kids these days!” That’s a familiar refrain older generations use to grouse about the shortcomings they see in younger people.

Friday morning news: May 18, 2018

Kilauea erupts from summit » Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano erupted from its summit on Thursday, shooting a plume of ash high into the sky. A spokeswoman for Hawaii County Mayor Janet Snyder explained:

Culture Friday: The Healthy Youth Act

MARY REICHARD, HOST: It’s Friday the 18th of May, 2018. Glad to have you along for today’s episode of The World and Everything in It. Good morning, I’m Mary Reichard.

Kicker: NASCAR senior

MARY REICHARD, HOST: Ninety-year old Hershel McGriff, senior, made history two weeks ago at Tucson Speedway in Arizona. He became the oldest person ever to compete in a NASCAR race.

Television review: Little Women

NICK EICHER, HOST: Today is Friday, May 18th. Thank you for turning to WORLD Radio to help start your day. Good morning. I’m Nick Eicher. MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard. Louisa May Alcott’s novel Little Women is the coming-of-age story of four sisters set during the Civil War. The perennial favorite is now a three-part...