Things you should know today: 10/8/18


Roads where limo crash killed 20 are a menace, store says

Friends of victims that died in a fatal limousine crash on Oct. 6 place flowers where 20 people died at the intersection on Route 30 and 30 A on Saturday, Oct. 7, in Schoharie, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

Twenty people died in a devastating limo crash on Saturday, Oct. 6, in upstate New York. The limo failed to stop at an intersection and hit a parked SUV. Locals have called the site of the crash a high-risk location.

How it happened: Procedural vote on Kavanaugh was critical

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 27. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)

Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in as an associate justice on the Supreme Court on Saturday, Oct. 6, after the Senate approved his nomination 50-48. Key in Kavanaugh’s confirmation was the procedural vote held on Friday, Oct. 5.

Oklahoma fires defensive coordinator Mike Stoops

Texas running back Keaontay Ingram (26) breaks free against Oklahoma during the second half of an NCAA college football game at the Cotton Bowl, Saturday, Oct. 6, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Cooper Neill)

Oklahoma couldn’t stop Texas on Oct. 6, resulting in the Sooners’ first loss of the season. Defensive coordinator Mike Stoops was fired following the game.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announces two-hour church

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced a new two-hour Sunday meeting block during the Saturday morning session of General Conference on Oct. 6. The announcement comes as part of an initiative that puts more emphasis on gospel learning in the family.

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