Radio Western Morning News

NEWSCAST: Tuesday, May 12th, 2020

Shloak Srivastava

CAMPUS:

-Western University is calling on the people of London and the area to help document the local history of the coronavirus pandemic as it happens.
-The university hopes will show future generations what life was like during the COVID-19 lockdown

- Jacqueline Keuper, MSC’17, is pursuing a doctorate in Epi-demi-ology & Biostatistics and Computer Science – the first Western student to study two different fields for one Ph.D.

LOCAL:


- The provincial government of London allowed retail stores to open Monday for curbside pickup, only if there is street access to the store. But in London, there is very little sign of that happening in the first few days.

-Out of a total of 456 COVID-19 cases in London, 299 people have recovered but people have to maintain social distancing and all necessary precautions, say MLHU experts.

-Actor, Ryan Reynolds bought pizza for every graduate from his old school
The actor, who’s proud of the fact he was born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, delivered an at-home commencement speech for students graduating from his former high school, Kitsilano Secondary School last Friday. In addition to the speech, he offered to buy pizza for the school’s 385 grads.

SPORTS:

-The NBA will open practice facilities to players on May 8 in cities and states where local governments have eased stay-at-home orders according to their official website. This decision, according to previous reports, does not mean the league is closer to resuming the season.

-The Professional Golfers Association (PGA) Tour plans to resume its schedule in the second week of June, with the first four events, beginning with the first round of the Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial in Fort Worth, Texas, on June 11, to be played without fans in attendance.

INTERNATIONAL:

-Musicians in Nigeria are maintaining physical distance as they play outdoor shows for healthcare workers and patients.

 
-A 101-year-old woman who survived the Spanish flu just recovered from the coronavirus

WEATHER:

-Expect the maximum temperature to be 11’C and the minimum around 3’C today. It will be a sunny day with a cool breeze in the evening.