Podcast

KiDNuZ

News to Grow On

Episodes

  • 11.15.2019

    Nov 15 2019

    Good morning and welcome to KidNuz. I’m Tori. Today is Friday, November 15th, 2019 and we begin with… .. a 9-year-old in Belgium redefining the word prodigy. Instead of being in the 4th grade like his friends, Laurent Simons will become the world’s youngest ever college graduate when he gets his degree in Electrical Engineering from the Eindhoven University of Technology next month. More remarkable, he only started the program in March. He has an IQ of 145 and a photographic memory that allows ...more

  • 11.14.2019

    Nov 14 2019

    Good morning and welcome to KidNuz. I’m Tori. Today is Thursday, November 14th, 2019 and we begin with…. … An incredible case of lost and found in a forest. A tiny, silvery creature with the head of a mouse and the body of a deer has been spotted for the first time in a generation. It’s called the silver-backed Chevrotain and is native to South Vietnam. Local villagers found the odd-looking animal first and convinced zookeepers to come out and see for themselves. And that they did, with cameras...more

  • 11.13.2019

    Nov 13 2019

    Good morning and welcome to KidNuz. I’m Kim. Today is Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 and we begin with… … the nation’s political movers and shakers fixated on the House of Representatives this morning. There, witnesses in the impeachment inquiry of President Trump will be qrilled in public for the very first time. All the television networks are expected to cover the proceedings  and each will provide its own instant spin on the testimony. And even though Democrats and Republicans are at odds h...more

  • 11.12.2019

    Nov 12 2019

    Good morning and welcome to KidNuz. I’m Tori. Today is Tuesday, November 12th, 2019 and we begin with…. A classic tale of turning lemons into lemonade. A 9 year old boy who got in trouble for doodling in class, now has a job.. drawing on the walls of a local restaurant. Joe Whale, from the northwest corner of England, always got scolded by his teachers for drawing on the whiteboard whenever he finished his work. His parents solution; sign little Joe up for an after-school art class. Those art i...more

  • 11.11.2019

    Nov 11 2019

    Good morning and welcome to KidNuz. I’m Tori. Today is Monday, November 11th, 2019 and we begin with… Much of the country taking a day off from school and work to pay tribute to the 20 million Americans who’ve served in our military. Veterans Day, also known as Armistice Day, coincides with the formal end of fighting in World War 1, which came at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month in 1918. President Trump will mark the day by speaking at the start of the Veterans Day Parade in New ...more

  • 11.08.2019

    Nov 08 2019

    Good morning and welcome to KidNuz. I’m Kim. Today is Friday, November 8th, 2019 and we begin … With proof that some things are bigger than football, even in Texas. Sherman High’s team had just walloped its rival West Mesquite. Instead of celebrating with his team, Senior Gage Smith asked opposing player Ty Jordan if they could take a knee together, right there on the gridiron. Gage played flag football with Jordan over the summer, knew his mom was sick, and wanted to reassure his on-field chal...more

  • 11.07.2019

    Nov 07 2019

    Good morning and welcome to KidNuz. I’m Tori. Today is Thursday, November 7th, 2019 and we begin with…. A college student paying off his student loans – a dozen donuts at a time. Since Krispy Kreme doesn’t have a shop in Minnesota, twenty-one-year-old Jayson Gonzales decided to fill the void— and his wallet. Every weekend for months now, he’s been making an 8-hour round trip donut run to a store over the border in Iowa. Then, armed with over 100 boxes and thousands of Facebook followers, ...more

  • 11.06.2019

    Nov 06 2019

    Good morning and welcome to KidNuz. I’m Tori. Today is Wednesday, November 6th, 2019 and we begin with… …A reminder that winners never cheat, and cheaters never win. A British teenager who’s made 2 million dollars playing Fortnite has just been banned from the platform -for life – for using software designed to rig the system. YouTube star Faze Jarvis admits to adding ‘aim-bots’ to his game —which give players an unfair accuracy advantage – and even created videos teaching other pla...more

  • 11.05.2019

    Nov 05 2019

    Good morning, and welcome to KidNuz. I’m Tori. Today is Tuesday, Nov 5th, 2019. And we begin with.. Better late than never. A city official in Chicago says hundreds of overdue library books have been returned in the last three weeks. That’s a 240 percent increase and there’s a simple reason why. The city decided to eliminate overdue fines at all public libraries. Many people who owe a fine are afraid to go to the library, and these fines lead to the loss of not just books, but also patrons. Chi...more

  • 11.04.2019

    Nov 04 2019

    Good morning and welcome to KidNuz. I’m Tori. Today is Monday, November 4th, 2019 and we begin with… .. a Long Island high school football coach benched for running up the score. Plainedge beat South Shore 61-13, a result so top heavy it triggered Nassau County’s “Lopsided Scores Policy.” The rule requires a coach who beats another by more than 42 points to explain how he or she tried to avoid getting in the end zone or through the uprights. In this case, Coach Shaver couldn’t. Plainedge was up...more