Things you should know today: 10/10/18


Supercharged overnight, Hurricane Michael menaces Florida

Krystal Day, of Homosassa, Florida, left, leads a sandbag assembly line at the Old Port Cove restaurant Tuesday, Oct. 9, in Ozello, Florida. Employees were hoping to protect the restaurant from floodwaters as Hurricane Michael continues to churn in the Gulf of Mexico heading for the Florida panhandle. (AP Photo/Chris O’Meara)

Hurricane Michael prepared to sweep through the Florida Panhandle Wednesday, Oct. 9, reaching Category 4 with record winds of 145 mph. More than 375,000 residents have been advised to evacuate in the wake of the catastrophic storm.

Supreme Court considering case on detention of immigrants

(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Police officers guard the main entrance to the Supreme Court in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 9. A Supreme Court with a new conservative majority takes the bench as Brett Kavanaugh, narrowly confirmed after a bitter Senate battle, joins his new colleagues to hear his first arguments as a justice. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

The U.S. Supreme Court is set to determine whether noncitizens convicted of crimes may be detained without a hearing following their release from federal or state custody. The American Civil Liberties Union represents numerous noncitizens in the case, arguing that noncitizens convicted of crimes should be granted the right to a hearing if they are not detained immediately after being released from custody.

Toke off! Marijuana is set to become legal across Canada

(AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
In this Sept. 24 photo, different strains of marijuana are displayed for sale at the Warmland Centre, a medical marijuana dispensary in Mill Bay, British Columbia on Vancouver Island in Canada. On Oct. 17, Canada will become the second and largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace, forcing many dispensaries, including Warmland, to close temporarily until they receive licenses under the new recreational system. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

On Oct. 17, Canada will become the largest country in which recreational marijuana sale is legal. With 120 growers already licensed by the government, leaders hope the policy change will encourage economic growth.

Crime Stinks: Studio C’s latest video provides some (literally) cheesy mystery

Crime, cheese fanatics, and dubious eyewitness testimonies? Studio C’s newest skit combines all three in a sketch that’s “gouda-nough” to make you laugh.


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