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Grocery workers are beginning to die of coronavirus

Major supermarket chains are beginning to report their first coronavirus-related employee deaths, leading to store closures and increasing anxiety among grocery workers as the pandemic intensifies across the country. MORE –Stormfax

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And just like that, the crime rate in federal joints dropped to zero

(CNN) — The US federal prison system will move to a heightened state of lockdown as it fights the spread of coronavirus behind bars, the Bureau of Prisons announced. Beginning Wednesday, inmates will be confined to their cells for a … Continue reading

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The games must go on!

The owner of a New York City bar has been arrested for allegedly violating the social distancing order after police found at least a dozen people inside, drinking and gambling. As bars and restaurants across the city and state have … Continue reading

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Business as usual in Mexico, I see

Ciudad Juárez (Mexico) (AFP) – A gang battle in Mexico has left at least 19 people dead in the northern state of Chihuahua, officials said Saturday. At least five armed clashes have occurred in the Madera community so far this … Continue reading

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Moody fucker, wasn’t he?

DESOTO COUNTY, Miss. (WREG) — A Midsouth man who reportedly hit several vehicles with a concrete truck before threatening to “kill everyone” was shot by a Mississippi sheriff’s deputy. MORE

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It’s going to be assembly line executions in Texas when they start playing catch-up

A third scheduled execution of a Texas death row inmate was delayed Wednesday following the spread of the coronavirus in the state. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals ordered a 60-day delay of Fabian Hernandez’s scheduled April 23 execution. Unlike … Continue reading

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Oil prices could soon turn negative as the world runs out of space to store it

The world’s thirst for oil has evaporated. Highways are empty. Planes are grounded. Factories are dark. The unprecedented collapse in oil demand has sent crude crashing to 18-year lows. Supply, on the other hand, remains largely resilient amid a price … Continue reading

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Those who live by the sword… die by the gun

A police officer shot and killed a stabbing suspect who advanced on the officer with a sword in Pomona late Monday, authorities said. MORE

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Like manna from Heaven

Toilet paper was left scattered across a North Texas highway early Wednesday morning after an 18-wheeler driver fell asleep behind the wheel and crashed, authorities say. MORE –Ed ***** When I was a kid we were traveling across the States … Continue reading

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Idaho governor signs into law anti-transgender legislation

BOISE, Idaho (AP) – Idaho Gov. Brad Little on Monday signed into law two anti-transgender bills, making Idaho the first among states that introduced some 40 such bills this year to enact them. The Republican governor approved legislation that prohibits … Continue reading

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Texas: Do the crime, do the time, coronavirus be damned

After COVID-19 was confirmed in several Texas jail populations last week, including the Dallas County Jail, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) issued a proclamation Sunday making it harder for some inmates to be freed on no-cost, personal recognizance bonds. Several … Continue reading

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A little normalcy in Baltimore for a change

BALTIMORE — Baltimore police are now conducting an internal investigation into Monday night’s fatal officer-involved shooting, leaving one man dead. Police said they responded to shots being fired and then an officer opened fire after allegedly seeing a man with … Continue reading

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TN governor issues Stay At Home executive order

To limit the spread of COVID-19, Tennessee Republican Gov. Bill Lee on Monday issued an executive order telling state residents to stay home unless they are engaging in essential activities. According to the order, businesses or organizations that do not … Continue reading

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Whole Foods employees plan sick-out today

Whole Foods employees are planning to strike on Tuesday to protest the lack of protections offered to workers during the coronavirus pandemic—the first national collective action led by workers at the company since it was founded in 1980. On March … Continue reading

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Hey, they wanted to be regular folks, right?

LONDON (AP) – U.S. President Donald Trump has offered his opinion on the future of Prince Harry and his wife Meghan, insisting the United States government won’t pay for the couple’s security if they live in the United States. Responding … Continue reading

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Those Maine folks don’t mess around

VINALHAVEN — The Knox County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate circumstances around why some people on Vinalhaven intentionally downed a tree to block the end of a resident’s road. “We are concerned that some believe that anyone from out of … Continue reading

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Musician John Prine is in critical condition in a hospital after a “sudden onset” of coronavirus symptoms, his family says. Prine, 73, was hospitalized on Thursday and intubated Saturday night and continues to receive care but “his situation is critical,” … Continue reading

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Meh. We don’t need you – we got our own meth labs

Kentucky Democratic Governor Andy Beshear urged Kentuckians living on the border of Tennessee to not go to the Volunteer State for anything other than work, helping a loved one or maybe the grocery shopping. Beshear said of the actions taken … Continue reading

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Don’t they know Governor Newsom grounded them to their houses?

PLACER COUNTY (CBS13) — Deputies say three people were arrested Tuesday night in connection to a robbery at a Walgreens. According to the Placer County Sheriff’s office, two juvenile males entered the Walgreens on Douglas Boulevard in Granite Bay and … Continue reading

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Family values and all that

NORTH HIGHLANDS (CBS13) — A man is under arrest on suspicion of striking and killing his own grandfather with a baseball bat in North Highlands. The incident happened Thursday night along the 3700 block of Bolivar Avenue. According to the … Continue reading

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