Monday, June 24, 2024

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Your daily kids news podcast.

Plastic cleanup clash goes to court; Herculaneum’s hidden treasure; Aussie skaters shine bright; and a royal Swiftie gets his groove on.

Baltimore is tired of cleaning up plastic waste left by big companies like Coca-Cola and PepsiCo. The city is suing these companies for creating so much trash. Scientists found that just 60 companies produce half of the world’s plastic waste. Time to reduce, reuse, recycle and keep our planet clean!

Herculaneum, Italy, is reopening its beach after 2,000 years! This ancient town was buried by Mount Vesuvius in 79 CE. Archaeologists have uncovered amazing artifacts, and now the black volcanic sand beach is ready for tourists.

Three young Aussies, Keegan Palmer, Chloe Covell, and Arisa Trew, have qualified for the Olympics in skateboarding. They’ve worked hard for two years and now they’re ready to wow the world. Plus, Arisa Trew will answer your burning questions in an exclusive Q&A. Go Team Australia!

Prince William went viral for dancing at Taylor Swift’s concert, celebrating his 42nd birthday. His kids, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, joined him and even got a backstage selfie with Taylor and her boyfriend, Travis Kelce. Who can blame him for dancing to TayTay’s tunes?

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