Topic: Weather

Current Event March 9, 2020

Weird News: Chance of Falling Iguanas

Animals Weather

Listen to hear about why iguanas were falling from the sky in southern Florida.

Vocabulary: uncommon, tumble, advice, slumber

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Current Event June 10, 2019

Flooding and Tariffs Concern Farmers

Politics Agriculture Climate Weather

Midwestern states are experiencing extreme flooding caused by excessive rain, which is interfering with planting seasons for farmers. In addition, the ongoing trade war with China has caused agricultural exports to fall. The government has offered a financial relief package for farmers affected by the trade war, but recent news about a possible trade dispute with Mexico is adding to farmers’ worries. Listen to hear about how the recent flooding and trade wars are affecting midwestern farmers.

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