Monthly Archives: December 2021

Ohio has a total of 2 million COVID-19 cases

COLUMBUS, Ohio – On the last day of 2021, Ohio reached a dismal milestone, surpassing more than 2 million total cases of COVID-19. In the past 24 hours, 250 people were hospitalized and 19 people were admitted to the intensive care unit. More than 29,000 Ohioans have died from the …

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Colorado state officials publish statements about the Marshall Fire

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (KKTV) – As thousands of acres continue to burn in Boulder County and many families have no idea whether their homes are up or not, many Colorado officials are posting statements for those affected. The following is a compilation of some of the statements: Democrats in the …

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WNN End of the Year Round Table: Georgina Halford-Hall, Siri Nelson and Paul Milata

* Georgina Halford-Hall on the left. * This will be the last full episode of the year !! We look forward to bringing you new stories and interviews in 2022! Until then, everyone stays safe and sound! In this episode, Jane chats with three whistleblower experts to round off the …

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“Crisis Management Standards” involve painful decisions and ethical decisions for hospital staff

Matthew Wynia, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus for the conversation The Conversation is running a series of reports from clinicians and researchers working on the front lines of the coronavirus pandemic. You can Find all the stories heree. With the Omicron variant bringing with it a new wave of …

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Discovery Behavioral Health Announces the Appointment of Andrea Piazza as First Director of Virtual Programming

LOS ANGELES, 29 Dec 2021 / PRNewswire / – Discovery Behavioral Health, Inc., a growing nationwide network of evidence-based centers for mental health, drug use and eating disorders treatment, has the appointment of Andrea Piazza as Director of Virtual Programming, reporting to Alexa Baghdassarian, LMFT, VP of Operations. In her …

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YEAR IN REVIEW: Quincy Companies See Leadership Changes | Public schools in Quincy

QUINCY – One year of transition resulted in leadership changes in key Quincy organizations, with another scheduled for schools in early 2022. Quincy Public Schools superintendent Roy Webb said he intended to retire from the district after signing a long-term contract in 2017. He officially announced it in October and …

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Cases of Omicron Variants: Hospitalization in Memphis Manoj Jain

The COVID-19 fall curve for Shelby County is rising at an unprecedented rate. There are 8,400 active COVID-19 cases, not too far from most of all time. The Omicron variant has fully arrived in Shelby County. The evidence is largely free of take-away tests in the long lines at test …

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Top 10 Stories of 2021: Waits Family Reaches Out on Transphobia in Hastings | Messages

publisher’s Note The Hastings Star Gazette is counting down its Top 10 Stories of 2021. From December 27th to January 7th, the HSG will publish one of its top stories from last year every day. After a controversial school council election that year that outed a transgender child on social …

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Youth skills, leadership development a priority

Hajji KOTA KINABALU (December 27): Prime Minister Datuk Seri Panglima Haji Hajiji Haji Noor said the state government’s allocation of RM 95.89 million in the budget for next year will focus on various youth development initiatives, including skills, retraining – and training programs. The focus will be on the marketability …

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China’s Year of Raids: Party First, Business Then | Business and economy

China’s crackdown on private companies in 2021 has cut the market value of some of the country’s largest companies by more than $ 1 trillion. Beijing’s tighter grip on the economy came as officials stressed the importance of prioritizing “quality” growth that benefits the general population over maximizing gross domestic …

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Roseboro Fire is valued at 350 acres containing 10 percent | Local news

UPDATE: December 26th, 10:10 am The fire, which was reported on the afternoon of December 24th, is estimated at 350 acres and 10 percent contained, according to the US Forest Service. Firefighters worked on Christmas Day to build fire lines to protect homes along Roseboro Road. Helicopters were used for …

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Tips for Dealing with the Holiday Blues – NBC Bay Area

When the holiday juggernaut pulls by, it’s not uncommon to find yourself feeling stressed or even depressed on the days that are supposed to be the happiest of the year. According to health experts, one shouldn’t be ashamed of feelings like this. “People often kick themselves thinking, ‘Only a loser …

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Taliban welcome the decision of the UN Security Council to exempt high-ranking officials from the travel ban

The Taliban leadership in Afghanistan has welcomed the decision of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to exclude a number of high-ranking Taliban officials from the travel ban. The UN Security Council has decided to exempt high-ranking Taliban leaders from the travel ban for 90 days from December 22, 2021 …

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Hospitals in the Cleveland area battling the recent surge in Covid-19 have placed an ad in a local newspaper that reads “Help”.

That word, in large black letters and surrounded by white space, was called out by Ohio’s largest newspaper – a desperate request from six medical systems in the Cleveland area facing a multitude of Covid-19 cases. The ad was sponsored by the Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals, MetroHealth, Summa Health, the …

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Carrollton Roundup: Chefs, Websites, and More | Messages

Appetizing academics 50 cooking students at Technology, Exploration and Career Center West learned cooking techniques from a world-class chef. Italian chef Lorenzo Polegri, a restaurant and cooking school owner from Orvieto, Italy, taught TECC-W students how to cook signature Italian dishes on December 10th. Polegri has toured the world cooking …

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2021 will be Oakland’s deadliest year since 2006

Councilor Loren Taylor read out their names at the city council meeting on Tuesday, the last of the year. William Blakeman, who was shot dead at his home on Santa Rita Street on January 1st. Lai Dang, shot dead on Market Street in West Oakland a week later. Lashawn Buffin, …

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Council approves climate leadership plan

The city council has approved the Kingston Climate Leadership Plan and will set higher emissions reduction targets for the community. The council on Tuesday unanimously endorsed the plan that sets ten emissions reduction targets in Kingston, with the ultimate goal of being carbon neutral by 2040. At the meeting, Councilor …

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Yemen war: financing crisis forces UN to cut food aid

The World Food Program (WFP) had to cut food aid for eight million people in need in Yemen because it ran out of funds. Temenian women and children fill their canisters with water from a tanker in the Al-Maafer district in southwest Taez Governorate, amid an acute water shortage. Photo: …

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ZTA at the DOJ; “Trust the elephant”; JADC2 and a lively systems approach

On today’s episode of The Daily Scoop Podcast, a former Obama administration Head of Technology Policy joins the White House Science and Technology Policy Office. Artificial intelligence will be a key component of the military’s Joint All-Domain Command and Control (JADC2), said Brig. General John Olson. Bill Marion, Managing Director …

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Why not make a New Years resolution

If the idea of ​​making New Year’s resolutions scares you, give up the tradition. Science suggests that most of the people who make resolutions each year don’t stick to them, and mental health experts say that other strategies for adopting healthier habits work better. A frequently cited study published in …

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Justice Ambassadors for Diversity, Equality and Inclusion: Indiana University Kokomo

KOKOMO, Ind. – Sometimes it is easier to talk to your peers about difficult topics than it is to a teacher or a person in authority. Indiana University Kokomo’s new Equity Ambassadors are ready to have these conversations with fellow students on issues related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. “From …

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US coronavirus: Omicron will not recognize state borders if it storms the US, says an expert

“Although more people who get it will have a milder condition, so many more people will get it overall that I think we will see a real challenge in our health systems in the next three to eight weeks.” said Michael Osterholm, director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research …

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Nightingale’s preventive health service was launched at Shin-Oyama City Hospital in Japan

Press release, December 21, 2021 at the 9:00 a.m. (EET) Shin-Oyama City Hospital in Japan began selling the preventive health service of Nightingale Health Japan KK, a wholly owned subsidiary of Nightingale Health Plc (together “nightingale”), together with Welltus Inc., a subsidiary of the Japanese conglomerate Mitsui & Co. Ltd.. …

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The football club founded by fathers for stillborn babies

ONEAfter seven years of trying to get pregnant and several rounds of IVF, Andy was overjoyed to find that his wife was expecting their first son. At 36 weeks pregnant, the couple underwent an exam that showed the baby was in a breech position but was healthy and growing. The …

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Peng Shuai: Chinese tennis star denies sexual assault allegations against Zhang Gaoli, but WTA concerns persist

“I have never spoken or written about someone sexually abusing me,” Peng told Singapore-based Chinese-language newspaper Lianhe Zaobao on Sunday in its first comments to international media since the explosive allegations became known. When asked if she could move around freely or was concerned about her safety, Peng said she …

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The Big One: Canada’s floods show British Columbia is unprepared for a major earthquake | earthquake

C.Anada’s largest port will be closed. Highways have caved in, kinked and crumbled. Bridges wash into raging rivers and landslides rumble down mountainsides, bury cars and strand travelers. Railroad lines connecting the west coast with the rest of North America have been damaged. Oil pipelines cease operations. Three years ago, …

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Is 5G harmful to health? Only time can tell

With 5G rolling out globally for a much faster internet experience, some studies have highlighted health risks related to the use of 5G on human tissues – amid conspiracy theories that 5G cellular networks are blamed for the Covid-19 pandemic. The fear psychosis in some of the people is so …

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Editorial: Richardson and Rogers left their mark on Aiken | Opinions and editorials

It’s no big secret that law enforcement and other first responders have very dangerous jobs. As recently as earlier this month, a senior North Augusta Public Safety Officer was injured after a car chase and shooting with a suspect in broad daylight on one of the city’s main thoroughfares. But …

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West Kootenay youth join the provincial leadership council – Nelson Star

Two youth from West Kootenay have been appointed to the StrongerBC Young Leaders Council and will provide direct and ongoing feedback to the government on priorities and guidelines that are important to the youth. Aur Hager (18) from Castlegar and Maya Provencal (23) from Rossland were appointed to the 18-member …

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The Calgary couple say Canada’s Leading Van Lines truck fire destroyed property during the move

A couple who moved from Regina to Calgary that summer lost everything after a Canadian Leading Van Lines (CLVL) truck carrying their belongings caught fire in transit. Alveen and Kuldeep Grewal say they entrusted the company with their sentimental belongings and owned goods valued at approximately $ 70,000. “I was …

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Mountaire supports the Selbyville Library Construction Fund

The Selbyville Public Library’s Board of Commissioners announced that Mountaire Farms has made its first major financial commitment for the new library construction project. To meet the educational and cultural needs of the growing community, the board hired the Becker Morgan Group to design a state-of-the-art library that would accommodate …

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A pandemic respite for tired caregivers

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Live Oak Adult Day Services provided an oasis for seniors with dementia and their exhausted caregivers. For a few hours a week, seniors went to one of four Santa Clara County’s facilities for games, meals, music, art therapy, gentle exercises, and conversation. The thriving nonprofit …

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Jed Leano becomes second Filipino Mayor of Claremont – Daily Bulletin

Jed Leano has been named mayor of Claremont, making it the second Filipino mayor in the city’s 114-year history. In a unanimous vote on Tuesday, December 14, Claremont City Council elected Leano and City Council Ed Reece as Mayor’s protest for next year. Both joined the council in November 2018. …

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Climate change, price increases hit Dijon mustard

Dijon (France) (AFP) – Climate change and soaring prices are the seeds of a crisis for France’s famous Dijon mustard maker, which is making its prospects far more lukewarm than its product. The industry’s hardships are a prime example of the difficulties facing the food industry as a whole. According …

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A chat with Orioles’ Director of Development, Matt Blood, Part 1 – The Athletic

It was a while before Matt Blood could finally see exactly what he was doing in the Orioles organization. Former Texas Rangers’ director of player development, Blood, took on a similar role with the Orioles in September 2019. He ran a league teaching camp and spring training in early 2020 …

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King Family, activists plan marches to put pressure on the Democrats to vote

Still, some expressed optimism. “I think we’re going to get something, I really do,” said Mr. Tester. Republicans say the Democrats are only trying to change the electoral playing field for their own benefit, federalizing the traditional state and local role in overseeing elections. They say that if state electoral …

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Future leadership begins with connections

HR leadership columnist Eva Sage-Gavin is a respected HR thought leader and former CHRO with more than three decades of extensive experience in global Fortune 500 consumer, technology and retail companies. She is currently Senior Managing Director for Accenture’s global talent and organizational consultancy and Executive Director for Technology. It …

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“Chamberlain was a great man”: Why was the Prime Minister deceived by Hitler turned into a hero in the new film Munich? | Movies

“ONEThe present of a country, “says Robert Harris,” is shaped by its interpretation of its past. “Harris, whose bestselling novel from WWII Munich is now coming to the big screen with the kind permission of Netflix, adds:” We have a very strong image of this island, which stands alone, weak, …

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VALOR – VA Learning Opportunities Residency | VA Western Colorado Health Care

The VALOR program is designed to attract academically successful students from undergraduate nursing programs to work at VA as registered nurses. This program offers excellent students the opportunity to develop clinical nursing skills in a VA approved healthcare facility. Learning opportunities include didactic or classroom experience, competency-based clinical practice with …

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Dec 14, 2021 – Daily Freeman

You can find local coverage of the coronavirus at dailyfreeman.com/tag/coronavirus. • The Rhinecliff Volunteer Fire Company and Rhinebeck Grange 896 will start soup sales at the Fire Station, Shatzell Ave. Orders are takeaway only. The sale is scheduled for December 16, January 27 and February 24. To order in advance, …

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Local community leader Susy Díaz qualified to run for Greenacres City Council

VoteSusyDíaz.com Díaz’s campaign focuses on recovering from Covid-19, job growth and listening to all residents I am confident that by working together we can help Greenacres recover from the devastating economic effects of COVID-19. “ – Susy Díaz, candidate for District IV of Greenacres City Council GREENACRES, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES, …

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One year after opening, Berlin’s ailing Brandenburg Airport is still in crisis

(CNN) – After almost a decade of delays and billions over budget, Berlin’s long-awaited Berlin-Brandenburg Airport was finally opened on October 31, 2020. But the turbulence for BER continued into its first year of operation, with a long list of problems and passenger complaints: long check-in and security lines; confusing …

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Philippine NGO wins UNESCO award for media and information literacy

Philstar.com December 13, 2021 | 1:51 p.m. MANILA, Philippines – UNESCO’s Media and Information Literacy Alliance has awarded the Manila-based Out of the Box Literacy Initiative first prize at the Global Media and Information Literacy Awards 2021 for its projects on media literacy and against disinformation. According to a press …

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Down Syndrome Connection offers a safe, welcoming community

K. Leigh Alfrey was 3 months old in 1985 when she, her parents, and older sister moved to the Bay Area from Southern California. One reason for the move was that there were no organizations in the south that directly looked after children like her with Down syndrome. Her mother …

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Some minority groups in New Mexico are so small that they feel left out of the process Legislator | Legislative session in New Mexico

Alexandria Taylor does not believe that New Mexico’s myth of tricultural harmony is good for all residents of the state. That’s because New Mexico has more than three cultures, even if those groups make up only a fraction of the state’s roughly 2.1 million people, she said. And sometimes these …

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Russia tried to turn the meandering day trip of an aging Ukrainian van into a crisis

“Donbas” in happier days in 2012. Wikimedia Commons photo Russia apparently tried – and mostly failed – to stage a crisis in the Sea of ​​Azov on Thursday and Friday. The seemingly deliberate provocation, involving an ancient Ukrainian naval ship and loads of Russian propaganda, came as Moscow continued to …

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The Kanye West publicist urged the Georgia election worker to admit the fraud charges

ATLANTA, Dec. 10 (Reuters) – Weeks after the 2020 elections, a Chicago publicist working for hip-hop artist Kanye West traveled to the suburban home of Ruby Freeman, a terrified Georgia election worker who had been subjected to death threats after being mistaken by the former president Donald Trump had been …

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Time for government, industry to meet again in person

Happy days can’t quite be here yet. But people obviously feel more secure when it comes to getting out of their dining room offices. What a contrast. Just as cold weather sets in for much of the nation, a spring-like thaw sets in when people can meet in person. Wednesday …

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Wanted: Volunteers for the crisis hotline | Local news

LACONIA – In 10 years of the crisis hotline of New Beginnings, the local women’s shelter, its managing director Shauna Foster has received calls that are full of emotions, pent-up anger, grief and guilt – as well as requests for a place to retreat from the path of damage. It’s …

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Columbus ‘Reimagining Public Safety Initiative’ isn’t working, says FOP

Citing the shooting of a U.S. deputy marshal the day after the murder of two children and a young man, the Fraternal Order of Police Capital City Lodge 9 on Wednesday criticized the Columbus city leadership for their approach to public safety. Brian A. Steel, vice president of the local …

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Kansas Extends Contract for Patient Transfer System Used by 115 Hospitals During COVID-19 Surges

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment renewed an agreement with Motient to use a patient transfer system used by 115 hospitals across the state. The program known as Mission Control helps overwhelmed hospitals find available beds for acute patients. The software also provides a real-time view of …

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The Ahmaud Arbery case underscores the historical role of black pastors

The Ahmaud Arbery case underscores the historical role of black pastors News Sports Entertainment Life Money Tech Travel Opinion Minutes after three men were found guilty of killing the jogger Ahmaud Arbery in Brunswick, Georgia, Rev. Al Sharpton led a large crowd to prayer outside the Glynn County Courthouse. People …

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Hundreds of millions to remove lead pipes flowing into Illinois as the city replaced only a fraction of the total this year

Illinois is expected to receive $ 288 million in the coming weeks for lead pipe replacements and other water-related programs under the recently passed federal infrastructure bill. Chicago has nearly 400,000 drinking water plumbing, the highest number for any US city. Critics say city officials should have addressed the multi-billion …

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DNR – Dreaded Didymo – or “Rock-Snot”

December 6, 2021 The Michigan Departments of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy and Natural Resources confirmed a report of Didymo, a pesky freshwater algae, in a section of the Upper Manistee River in Kalkaska County. Didymo, despite its coarse, woolly texture, is also known as boulder and can grow into …

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Leigh Palmer appointed by GDIT to chair WashingtonExec Defense Council – WashingtonExec

Leigh Palmer, GDIT Leigh Palmer, Senior Vice President, Defense for the GDIT, has been named chairman of the WashingtonExec Defense Council. In her current role, Palmer oversees the delivery of business critical solutions to the Department of Defense. Prior to assuming leadership of the Defense Division, she served as Senior …

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Bay Area Group Hopes New Warmline Provides Safe Space for Hate Crime Victims – NBC Bay Area

A team of professionals from the Bay Area are doing their part to fight hate crimes by providing victims and their families with a free and safe place to turn if they need help. With many people having another holiday season during the COVID-19 era, communities are still grappling with …

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The ACC and CFP Foundation are funding $ 75,000 for classroom resource projects and awarding $ 47,500 in scholarships to future league educators

Story links CHARLOTTE, NC – In conjunction with Saturday’s Subway ACC Football Championship Game 2021, the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) and College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation announced that they are funding $ 75,000 for educational resource projects in three local markets; Winston-Salem, North Carolina, home of Wake Forest University; Pittsburgh, …

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Groups provide support for people suffering from bad mental health and suicide

Holyrood Notebook by Rhoda Grant Wendy and Patrick Mullery of the Black Isle founded the James Support Group in memory of their son. There are many community groups in Caithness helping people with mental health problems, and I know the number of suicides in the Highlands, especially during the pandemic, …

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Spokane city leaders argue over positions on the police chief’s leadership team

December 3, 2021 5:28 PM Sent: December 3, 2021 5:28 PM Updated: December 3, 2021 5:36 pm SPOKANE, Washington – The City of Spokane and the city council president have divided over two positions on the chief executive officer. The battle is over as to whether or not their positions …

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Russia positions more troops and supply lines as fears of a possible invasion of Ukraine mount

The new details on Russian rearmament underscore the increased concern of US officials about the movements. According to a source familiar with the matter, the equipment currently stationed in the region could supply frontline forces for seven to ten days and other support units for up to a month. Illinois …

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Plainview Teen creates organizations to help Alzheimer’s patients

Hailey Richman When Hailey Richman was just four years old at POB / JFK High School, she tried to help her grandmother Ruth with her recent diagnosis of Alzheimer’s. Ten years later, fast forward the clock, and the precocious teenager has created two nonprofit organizations to help people and their …

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Lafayette parish council continues ARPA issues and occupies the library council

Lafayette township council made plans to spend $ 5 million on federal COVID-19 funding on Wednesday and filled a vacancy on the library’s controversial oversight committee. The council approved three items for a total of $ 480,000 and voted for seven additional projects totaling $ 4.5 million for its December …

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Fentanyl test: This strip of paper can help prevent medication overdose

These strips can detect fentanyl, the deadliest drug in the United States, when mixed with other drugs. Between April 2020 and May 2021 there were more than 100,000 drug overdose deaths in the United States, the highest number of fatal overdoses in a 12 month period, and nearly two-thirds of …

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EmpowerTulsa Begins Work on New Community Hope Center – FOX23 News

TULSA, Oklahoma – EmpowerTulsa will be holding the groundbreaking ceremony for their new Community Hope Center on December 6th. EmpowerTulsa, a Lilyfield program, is focused on preventing circumstances that lead families to meddle in the child welfare system. They do this by working to transform communities and families into better …

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