MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — These are the four stories you need to know about for Monday, Oct. 24. They include Taylor Swift’s career anniversary, as well as the latest news in a fatal bus crash in California.
At Least 13 Killed In California Bus CrashREAD MORE: Supply Chain Issues: 'There Really Are Problems Everywhere,' Even For Small Companies
Federal safety investigators are trying to figure out what led to a deadly weekend crash near Palm Springs, California. At least 13 people were killed and dozens hurt when a tour bus slammed into a tractor-trailer along an interstate Sunday. Officials says the bus, which was returning from a casino, was traveling significantly faster than the tractor trailer.
Anti-War Activist Tom Hayden Dies
Famed 1960s anti-war activist Tom Hayden has died at age 76. His wife says he passed away in Santa Monica from a long illness. Hayden served on the California Assembly and Senate for almost two decades. His name also became forever linked to the celebrated “Chicago Seven” trial. Hayden also made headlines for his marriage to actress Jane Fonda.READ MORE: This Virtual Minneapolis Took A Local High Schooler 770 Hours To Build
Chanhassen To Vote On Paisley’s Fate
The Chanhassen City Council will decide Monday night if Prince’s Paisley Park will stand as a museum. Earlier in October, councilors granted a temporary 12-day permit for Prince’s home and recording studio to operate as a museum. That was supposed to give the council time to study traffic and the impact of crowds. It was also decided that the fence surrounding the property should be free of memorials.
A Decade Of Success For Taylor SwiftMORE NEWS: Fourth Stimulus Check: Can You Expect Another Relief Payment?
Taylor Swift marks 10 years of climbing to the top. The singer released her self-titled album a decade ago — Oct. 24, 2006. Over the course of her four albums, she’s gone from a twangy country sound to mega pop star. Swift is the only artist who has had three albums sell more than a million copies in one week.