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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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NO! NOT JOHN PRINE!!!

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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Oh, this is gonna be good!

Former Vice President Joe Biden has been accused of sexual assaulting a former staffer in 1993 in his Senate office. Tara Reade, who worked in Biden’s office in 1993, accused Biden of touching her, kissing her and penetrating her with … Continue reading

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Hospitals across U.S. consider universal DNR orders for coronavirus patients

Hospitals on the front lines of the pandemic are engaged in a heated private debate over a calculation few have encountered in their lifetimes – how to weigh the “save at all costs” approach to resuscitating a dying patient against … Continue reading

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Ohio gives it up

The Ohio Department of Health (ODH) for the first time in ten days announced the total number of tests the state has conducted. “Total tested, this is a new number for us,” she said at Wednesday’s press conference. “We have … Continue reading

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Oh, now they want to close the border?

Two weeks ago, Jazz wrote about Mexican health officials who were concerned the border with the U.S. needed to be closed to keep Mexico safe from the coronavirus. Yesterday, Arizona Central reported that a group of protesters blocked incoming lanes … Continue reading

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New Zealand mosque gunman pleads guilty

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The man who committed the worst atrocity in New Zealand’s modern history when he slaughtered 51 worshippers at two Christchurch mosques unexpectedly pleaded guilty to all charges Thursday. MORE

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At least she didn’t lick the ice cream

A Pennsylvania woman ruined an estimated $35,000 worth of goods by intentionally coughing all over them while the coronavirus plagues nations worldwide, a grocery store alleged on Facebook. The woman visited a Hanover Township location of the small grocery chain … Continue reading

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REAL ID deadline extended due to coronavirus outbreak

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump says the federal government is postponing the deadline for obtaining REAL ID-compliant identification cards because of the coronavirus. Travelers would have been required to present REAL ID cards to board U.S. flights starting on … Continue reading

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Eric probably shouldn’t have done that

ORLANDO, Fla. – Sheriff’s officials in Orlando say a 25-year-old man was shot in the shoulder after holding several people captive in the booking area of the jail. The incident unfolded Saturday night in the Orange County Jail. Sheriff John … Continue reading

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Okay, now this shit is getting serious

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) – Waffle House has now closed 365 locations across the U.S. due to the coronavirus pandemic. MORE –WiscoDave

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