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6th Person Dies in Wisconsin Tragedy, Holiday Movie Releases: 5 Things Podcast

In today’s episode of the 5 Things podcast: Democrats call for increased fines at workplaces amid debate over vaccine requirements

Courts are still working to decide whether certain companies should indeed require their employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. Plus, a sixth person has died after the Wisconsin parade tragedy, President Joe Biden will appoint a new budget manager, we’ve got some tips for when to hit the road for Thanksgiving and it’s a big movie release day Before the holidays.

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Taylor Wilson:

Hello. I’m Taylor Wilson, and here are 5 things you need to know Wednesday, November 24, 2021. Today, the legality of COVID-19 vaccine requirements in the workplace. Plus, a child marks the sixth person to die in the Wisconsin Parade tragedy, and more.

Here are some of the main titles.

  1. The jury will continue to deliberate today in the murder trial of Ahmaud Arbery. The almost all-white panel began its deliberations yesterday to decide whether three white men are guilty of murdering the 25-year-old black man last year.
  2. The Swedish parliament has approved its first female prime minister. Magdalena Andersson recently became the new leader of the Social Democratic Party.
  3. And NASA launched a spaceship to crash into an asteroid. Its mission, to test if it would be possible to deflect a space rock at high speed if we threatened the Earth. If all goes well, it will crash into an asteroid next September.

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