Newsfeed Now for June 12: Jon Stewart speaks up for 9/11 victims; Sky-high gender reveal in AL

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On Newsfeed Now for June 12 our first stop was in the nation’s capital for a recap of comedian-activist Jon Stewart’s comments before a congressional hearing on Tuesday. He scolded lawmakers for failing to ensure that a 9/11 victims’ compensation fund set up after the attacks never runs out of money. Washington Correspondent Jessi Turnure was with us to share reaction from political circles.

Wednesday’s other stories with scroll to times:
5:45 TO THE RESCUE A sneezing attack forces a driver off the road near Nashville, Tennessee. When his car flips, a group of ordinary citizens rush to the rescue to upright the vehicle. The driver emerged without a scratch right before the car caught fire. WKRN’s Erica Francis told us more about the heroic efforts.

11:00 SKY-HIGH GENDER REVEAL An Alabama firefighter wanted a unique gender reveal, so he looked up for inspiration. He used colored smoke from a helicopter to share the news to family and friends. WKRG’s Devon Walsh joined us with details on the display everyone thought was very cool.

13:40 MASTER MENDER The books inside a Kansas library are in tip-top shape. It’s all thanks to a 97-year-old man who knows how to get the job done. KSNT’s Reina Garcia introduced us to the man behind the books.

Click on the video above to watch today’s show.

Newsfeed Now streams weekdays at 11 a.m. It is hosted by Aaron Nolan. 

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