Puerto Rico Gets a New Governor . . . Again

Puerto Rico Gets a New Governor . . . Again

Posted by on Aug 16, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web updates you about the confusing state of politics in Puerto Rico. In July, btw brought you the story of Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rossello’s resignation. Since then, the island has endured political upheaval as one person after another was deemed unfit to replace him. Last week, however, a […]

29 Dead in Dual Mass Shootings

29 Dead in Dual Mass Shootings

Posted by on Aug 7, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

In a weekend of shocking bloodshed, two mass shootings occurred this past weekend within less than a day of each other: first in El Paso, Texas, on Saturday morning, followed just thirteen hours later by another one in Dayton, Ohio. These mark the 250th and 251st mass shootings that have occurred in the United States […]

Democratic Debates: Round Two

Democratic Debates: Round Two

Posted by on Aug 6, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web updates you about the second Democratic Party debate. On August 30 and 31, the second round of Democratic Party presidential debates was held in Detroit, Michigan. The same twenty candidates participated this time as in the first round, but the outcome and tone of this round was quite […]

Johnson Replaces May as Britain’s Prime Minister

Johnson Replaces May as Britain’s Prime Minister

Posted by on Aug 5, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web updates you on a change in government across the Atlantic. Here in the U.S., all eyes are currently focused on the upcoming 2020 presidential election. But across the ocean, Great Britain saw a change in political power last week that will undoubtedly have an effect on […]

The Fight for $15

The Fight for $15

Posted by on Jul 29, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web examines the fight in Congress surrounding the federal minimum wage. If you’ve ever had a summer or after-school job, you probably know what it’s like to work for minimum wage. What if you could make more money per hour for the same job? Last Thursday, the […]

Cell Phone Horns?

Cell Phone Horns?

Posted by on Jul 25, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

From Bigfoot to the criminal with the hook, you’ve no doubt heard a few urban legends. But what happens when the general public starts to believe that a certain urban legend is true? Recently, a story about some exotic health dangers associated with cell phone use grabbed headlines . . . though it later was […]

Leveling the Playing Field

Leveling the Playing Field

Posted by on Jul 22, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web examines the continuing controversy around the unequal pay given to American athletes. As you no doubt have already heard, earlier this month, the U.S. Women’s National Team won the FIFA Women’s World Cup. This victory was celebrated all over the country, and the athletes received a […]

Happy Anniversary, Moon Landing!

Happy Anniversary, Moon Landing!

Posted by on Jul 17, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

Fifty years ago this week, three American astronauts traveled 238,000 miles to become the first people to walk on the moon. On July 20, 1969, American Neil Armstrong first set foot on the moon’s surface and uttered the now-famous words, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.” So how is the […]

Big Pharma Held Responsible for Opioid Deaths . . . but Now What?

Big Pharma Held Responsible for Opioid Deaths . . . but Now What?

Posted by on Jul 11, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web details the political fight occurring about how to properly spend the legal payouts related to the opioid crisis. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, so far during the opioid epidemic, roughly 218,000 Americans have been killed by overdoses tied to prescription pain pills. […]

Democratic Debates: Round 1

Democratic Debates: Round 1

Posted by on Jul 4, 2019 in Current Events | No Comments

This week’s story update on the Election Central Web updates you on the first nights of debates for the Democrats running for their party’s presidential nomination. What happens when twenty candidates are all competing to become the next Democratic challenger for president of the United States? In this case, the debate was split into two […]