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Kevin Hart Apologizes for Homophobic Tweets; Steps Down as Oscar Host, CDC to Help Austin Study Health Risks for Dockless Scooters, Principal on Leave for Telling Teachers Not to Decorate for Christmas

December 7, 2018

Hour one of the Todd and Don Show:  

• The Austin Chamber of Commerce released their annual economic forecast that says Austin is ahead in growth

• An elementary school principal in Nebraska was placed on leave after telling teachers to avoid decorating their classrooms with Christmas-themed ornamentations so as not to offend those who don't celebrate the holiday


Hour two of the Todd and Don Show:

• Beto O’Rourke set a record for the most money raised in a campaign at $80 million

• TECH NEWS:

- Google is working to remove gender bias in its translations

• UNDER THE COVERS: Don has the exclusive with Michael Avenatti


Hour three of the Todd and Don Show:

• Comedian Kevin Hart on Thursday night said he's pulling out as host of the Academy Awards after he came under fire for old homophobic tweets and jokes that were recently resurfaced by people on social media

• Austin Public Health and the Austin Transportation Department is partnering with three CDC epidemiologists to look at the health risks of dockless scooters


Hour four of the Todd and Don Show:

• Tucker Carlson calls out Trump in a new interview with conservative Swiss magazine Die Weltwoche, for his boastfulness and for failing to keep his promises to voters

• Housekeeper at Trump's New Jersey golf club tells newspaper she is undocumented

• California authorities are investigating after a student who had to be restrained became unresponsive and later died

 

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