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Thanksgiving Week Special: Colorado Springs, Ticketmaster, Turkey Pardon
- First: We’ve got the headlines from the week’s news, including the mass shooting at an LGBTQ+ club in Colorado Springs, a rail strike that could dampen our holiday spirits, and a historic climate agreement.
- Then: After technical difficulties shut down ticket sales to Taylor Swift’s Eras tour, Ticketmaster is under fire. We’ll skimm why Taylor Swift fans – and the Justice Department – have bad blood with the ticket selling platform…in 60 seconds.
- Finally: President Biden carried on the annual turkey pardon. Meet: Chocolate and Chip.
Skimm This will be back in your feed next Thursday. Have a happy holiday weekend.
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