Six things to know – 5/4/16

Here are six things to know for today.

A Georgia student is dead after he and a security guard were attacked overnight. It happened at Fort Valley State University. A person of interest was arrested.

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is singing praises to Ted Cruz, who’s now dropped out of the races after losing the Indiana GOP primary. Trump won the Republican primary in Indiana, while Bernie Sanders won the Democrat primary.

Detroit teachers will be back in the classroom today. They are ending a two day sick out in response to the district telling them they could not be paid over the summer. Michigan is freeing up $500 million to restructure that district.

The entire city of Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada is being told to leave. That’s because of a massive wildfire that has swallowed more than 6,400 acres.

Flags will be flying at half-staff today in Arizona in honor of Navy Seal Charlie Keating. He died yesterday while helping Kurdish forces fight against ISIS.

May the 4th be With You. Today is National Star Wars Day. To celebrate, Lucas Film and Disney want you to be a force for change. You can donate to one of four charities sponsored by Star Wars until the end of business today.

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