A Look Back at Some of the Noteworthy News Highlights of 2019
January 2, 2020
Another year is coming to a close. The Telegram thought we’d review some of the news that made headlines here in our downriver communities. How many continue to stick out in your mind?
2019 began with the federal government shut down. The longest government shutdown on record came as President Trump and Congressional Democrats reached a deadlock over the president’s request for more than $5 billion to build his long promised U.S.-Mexico border wall, funding Congressional Democrats had said all along they would provide no money for. Prior to the shutdown, Trump agreed to a short-ter...