Choose an organization or individual who has recently made news in your local community to write a simple news story about. Be sure that your teacher approves your topic. You will gather and organize information, write a draft, and review and polish your work over the next several lessons. Your simple news story is due on the final day of this unit. Be sure to review the News Story Grading Rubric in course resources so you understand how your work will be evaluated. Note: You may use the topic, research, and interview questions that you identified and worked on in the Interviewing and Research Skills unit for this assignment. Type your name, the date, your teacher’s name, and your school name at the top of this page. Type or paste your draft into this document. Be sure that your draft is double-spaced, 12-point Times New Roman font and 1 ½–2 pages. Save the file as: ENG010_S1_4.5_simple_news_story_FirstInitial_LastName.doc
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My news story the person I am questioning does not want to be identified...
On October 10th, 2013, 16 East Side Boys were arrested during the process of the Twin Cities Operation Screeching Halt. These boys were involved in a gang and considered to be the most dangerous and violent individuals in the metro area. I sat down and talked to a officer that I know that works in the area where they were arrested. I had asked him what the gang was involved in and how old where the boys that were arrested. He replied and said that the gang members were involved in drugs, weapons, dealing of illegal substances, and committing crimes of the gang and a aggrevated robbery. The drugs that the police had gathered from arresting these violent people were meth, crack, cocaine, MJ, and codeine. I had asked if our neighborhood is a bit safer now since we got these violent people off the streets and that more guns and drugs had been taken off the streets and put...
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