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    Updated on Aug 7, 2020. Posted on Aug 6, 2020

    Listen: This New Show Basically Sums Up How We’re All Feeling

    “I think it’s powerful to be able to laugh at the things that make us uncomfortable and make us unhappy, and there’s an abundance of that right now.”

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    Welcome back to another episode of News O'Clock!

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    On today's episode of News O'Clock, we discuss:

    1. Students at a high school in Georgia are being threatened with expulsion if they don’t show up because of the pandemic — and have been punished for speaking out.

    2. New York Attorney General Letitia James is trying to shut down the NRA.

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    Letitia James

    3. YouTube star Jake Paul got a visit from the feds in relation to a certain looting incident in late May.

    4. Ellen Pompeo revealed why she's stuck around for so long on Grey's Anatomy.

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    And friend of the show and all-around delightful curmudgeon Scaachi Koul is with us to talk about her new weekly podcast, Not Great With Scaachi Koul, why she's leaning into being negative, and her dad's diva turn since appearing on her show.

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