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Happening in the World: A lion that escaped a circus near Rome was sedated and recaptured after raising worries among residents for several hours. What raised even more worries was the fact that staff found a broken lock and three people fleeing the circus, suggesting sabotage. The Organization for the Protection of Animals noted how this incident displays the harmful implications of holding animals captive for human entertainment. (CNN)

Happening in the US: Repairs on a Los Angeles freeway are progressing faster than expected, with California Gov. Gavin Newsom announcing that all lanes are set to reopen by next Tuesday. The freeway was closed due to an arson fire, and the investigation of the crime is still ongoing, though authorities are now exploring the possibility of multiple individuals being involved in the incident. (AP)

Happening in NYC: Despite having been promised improvements in educational environments for students with dyslexia 18 months ago, parents and teachers have noted that Mayor Eric Adam’s administration has implemented minimal changes to realize this goal. As the existing efforts have mostly targeted supporting elementary students, parents of middle and high schoolers especially are growing increasingly worried. (Gothamist

Happening in Our Community: The Energy Opportunity Lab in the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs is hosting its inaugural Energy Opportunity Forum from 9 am to 12:15 pm today. The forum aims to address issues of accessibility to human rights by discussing practical, equity-focused policy solutions. Registration is required to attend, find more information here.

A lion who will never escape via Bwog Archives