Trending News Recap: News Recap (11/9)
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Maura Healey defeats Geoff Diehl to become first woman elected governor of Mass.
Marua Healey has become the first woman elected to governor of Massachusetts and one of the nation’s first openly lesbian politicians to serve in a chief executive position. Healey, the state’s Democratic attorney general, defeated Republican candidate Geoff Diehl, a former state representative from Whitman.
Read more about Healey’s victory here: https://www.boston.com/news/politics/2022/11/08/maura-healey-elected-governor-massachusetts/
Yes on Question 2: Massachusetts passes dental insurance regulations
Massachusetts voters have passed ballot Question 2 by a 71.3% margin, making the state the first to introduce a rule for a “medical loss ratio” for dental insurance. The measure will create new dental insurance regulations, including an increase in premiums on patient expenses.
Read more about Question 2 here: https://www.boston.com/news/politics/2022/11/09/massachusetts-yes-ballot-question-two-dental-insurance/
Andrea Campbell becomes 1st Black woman in Massachusetts history to be elected attorney general
Democrat Andrea Campbell, who unsuccessfully ran for Mayor of Boston last year, defeated Republican candidate and trial attorney Jay McMahon. The former Boston city councilor is now the third woman to hold the seat of attorney general in Massachusetts.
Read more about Campbell’s victory here: https://www.boston25news.com/news/local/andrea-campbell-becomes-1st-black-woman-massachusetts-history-be-elected-attorney-general/KP6JAGDNLJF7HKOFZ52RUZ4MCY/
Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp defeats Stacey Abrams in rematch
Republican Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp defeated Democratic challenger Stacey Abrams, maintaining GOP control in the politically competitive state.
Read more about Kemp’s victory here: https://apnews.com/article/georgia-governor-race-2022-midterm-elections-f976a0e81f193277d22e176faa852acb
Voter ID passes in Nebraska as states settle ballot items
Nebraska voters approved a ballot measure that will require photo identification for future elections. Voters in several states have decided measures that will affect the way future ballots are cast — voting-related measures appeared on more than 130 state proposals this election.
Read more about voting-related measures here: https://apnews.com/article/2022-midterm-elections-ballot-measures-democracy-8e86c9a31054c12b16f436203a649d4e
Griner sent to Russian penal colony to serve sentence
American basketball star Brittney Griner has been sent to a penal colony in Russia to serve her sentence for drug possession after a Russian court rejected an appeal of her nine-year sentence last month.
Read more about Griner’s sentence here: https://apnews.com/article/brittney-griner-entertainment-sports-karine-jean-pierre-basketball-960c931def8f2db0e9c9fefcf20796a1
Slain rapper Takeoff to be remembered at Atlanta celebration
A celebration memorial for slain rapper Takeoff, a member of the hip-hop trio Migos, will be held on Friday at Altanta’s State Farm Arena. Takeoff, born Kirsnick Khari Ball, was killed November 1st in a shooting outside a Houston bowling alley.
Read more about the memorial celebration here: https://apnews.com/article/sports-georgia-atlanta-bowling-19c34b7cb8199320fbd2f94c8d05b617
Drake, 21 Savage Sued Over Fake Vogue Covers Used to Promote 'Her Loss'
Vogue is suing Drake and 21 Savage for using the likeness of a Vogue magazine cover as promotional material for their new album. Drake and 21 have been promoting "Her Loss" by posing on what looks to be a legitimate Vogue cover, leading people to believe the company would announce a special edition cover soon.
Read more about the lawsuit here: https://www.tmz.com/2022/11/08/drake-21-savage-sued-vogue-fake-magazine-cover-promotion-anna-wintour-her-loss/
Julia Fox Says Acting Prospects Changed After Dating Kanye: ‘I’m Not Getting as Many Offers as I Was Before’
In an appearance on Emily Ratajkowski’s podcast High Low with EmRata, Julia Fox shared that her former relationship with Kanye has negatively impacted her acting prospects. Fox admitted that she has not been receiving as many offers as she was before and believes people in Hollywood may see her as a “liability” or “tabloid type person.”
Read more about the interview here: https://www.complex.com/pop-culture/julia-fox-acting-changed-after-dating-kanye-west