Newsfeed Now for June 17: TN Confederate monument vandalized, Nexstar gives back

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Host Aaron Nolan leads the discussion of viral stories in our region, streaming

On Newsfeed Now for June 17, the conversation started in Tennessee where a high school baseball team recently took its first state title, but behind the trophy is a story of unwavering support through tough times. 

Today’s other stories with scroll to times:

7:08 and 11:52 – A Confederate monument was vandalized in Nashville. The monument was smeared with red liquid and “They were racists” was written on its side. WKRN’s Erica Francis has the story.

7:52 – Today is a big day here at Newsfeed Now. Twenty-three years ago our parent company Nexstasr Media Group was founded and to celebrate this day we went out in the community to give back. We take a look to see what KTAL is doing in Shreveport.

14:26 – We end the show with a story from east Texas where a young girl is cancer free after battling a rare form of cancer. She is now enjoying her summer doing what she loves, playing basketball. 

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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