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Nov. 21, 2017: What to Know


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- Sally Boynton Brown resigned as president of the Florida Democratic Party. -  - SALLY BOYNTON BROWN
  • Sally Boynton Brown
  • Sally Boynton Brown resigned as president of the Florida Democratic Party.
  • According to The Washington Post, eight women have come forward with allegations that longtime TV host Charlie Rose made inappropriate sexual advances toward them. Rose, 75, was the host of the Charlie Rose Show, which aired on PBS and Bloomberg TV, the co-host of CBS This Morning and a contributing correspondent on 60 Minutes. He is alleged to have made inappropriate phone calls, groped co-workers and walked around naked on numerous occasions between the late 1990s and 2011. PBS and Bloomberg have ceased distributing the Charlie Rose Show and CBS fired Rose this morning.
  • A 15-year study of emergency room visits has uncovered a disturbing trend among girls age 10-14 in the United State: a substantial increase in the number of attempted suicides, drug overdoses and self harm, according to the Associated Press. Rates of self harm tripled among girls age 10-14 between 2009 and 2015. The trend "should be of concern to parents, teachers, and pediatricians," Dr. Mark Olson, a professor of psychiatry at Columbia University who was not part of the study, told the AP. The study offered few explanations for the increase in self-harm.
  • The Idaho chapter of the National Organization for Women, Resist: Idaho, United Vision for Idaho and Indivisible Boise will stage a food drive and protest against the Senate tax bill Tuesday at the offices of Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo. At the event, which will take place at 1 p.m., participants will speak out against raising taxes on middle class Americans to fund a $1.5 trillion tax break for the wealthy, as well as a repeal of the individual health insurance mandate attached to the bill. The groups will also collect  canned goods and turkeys for the Idaho Food Bank.

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