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Charlie Baker defends reopening, showcases efforts to boost coronavirus vaccine equity

14 minutes ago   |   Boston Herald

Gov. Charlie Baker showcased efforts to get coronavirus vaccines into the arms of vulnerable residents and defended his decision to push ahead with reopening the state's...
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Public Safety Leaders Say They're Fully Prepared For Derek Chauvin's Trial

34 minutes ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - City, state and federal leaders held security briefings Monday to explain what they are planning before and during the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former...
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Immigrant advocates say language barriers affect vaccination registrations

Immigrant advocates say language barriers affect vaccination registrations

47 minutes ago   |   WMUR

As vaccination efforts ramp up around the state, some advocates are worried that non-English-speaking communities are being left behind.
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Minneapolis scraps plans for social media ‘influencers' to post about Derek Chauvin's trial

48 minutes ago   |   NY Daily News   |   4 articles

Minneapolis officials have apologetically scrapped a plan to pay social media influencers from minority communities $2,000 each to post about the trial of Derek Chauvin, the...
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Long-time dowtown Greenville business announces it will close permanently this month

Long-time dowtown Greenville business announces it will close permanently this month

1 hour ago   |   WYFF

The long-time center for Greenville business and social events is closing after almost 40 years.
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Philadelphia officials evaluating after some restrictions eased in rest of Pennsylvania

1 hour ago   |   ABC

All eyes are on Philadelphia after Governor Tom Wolf announced indoor events can resume at 15\% capacity and outdoor events at 20% capacity in the rest of the state regardless...
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The Supreme Court Will Hear A Case That Could Weaken What's Left of the Voting Rights Act

1 hour ago   |   Time

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments on Tuesday on two controversial Arizona voting restrictions, and what the justices decide could have sweeping effects on how...
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New Zealand students prototype their own Samoan language app with iPad

New Zealand students prototype their own Samoan language app with iPad

1 hour ago   |   Apple

A primary school that serves some of Christchurch's underprivileged communities is readying New Zealand's next generation of leaders.
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Garces Foundation helps Philadelphia woman who lost job during pandemic

2 hours ago   |   ABC

For the past month, 6abc has been working with Philabundance and the Garces Foundation to help raise money for food workers impacted by the pandemic. It's an effort that can...
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NIT moves 2021 event to Texas, interrupting 83-year NY run

NIT moves 2021 event to Texas, interrupting 83-year NY run

2 hours ago   |   Saint Louis Today

DALLAS - The NIT is moving the entire 2021 event to Texas, taking the semifinals and championship game out of New York's Madison Square Garden for the first time in the 83-year...
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Senate confirms Cardona as Education secretary

Senate confirms Cardona as Education secretary

The Senate confirmed Miguel Cardona to lead the Education Department on Monday, adding to President Joe Biden's Cabinet a key official who will help lead the administration's... Read more ...

Johnson & Johnson's newly-approved Covid vaccine met with pushback as...

Johnson & Johnson's newly-approved Covid vaccine met with pushback as Catholic diocese condemns it for ‘ties to abortion cells'

As Johnson & Johnson rolls out its freshly approved Covid-19 vaccine in the US, it faces a religious controversy as the Catholic Archdiocese of New Orleans has labeled it... Read more ...

Hawks fire Lloyd Pierce; will Nate McMillan replace him as head coach?

Hawks fire Lloyd Pierce; will Nate McMillan replace him as head coach?

Atlanta announced Monday night that it has fired Pierce amid a rough stretch in which the team lost 12 of its last 17 games. Read more ...

California serial killer Roger Reece Kibbe slain in prison

California serial killer Roger Reece Kibbe slain in prison

A serial killer dubbed the “I-5 Strangler” was reportedly slain at the California state prison where he was serving multiple life sentences. A corrections officer at Mule Creek... Read more ...

Cuomo accuser encourages others to come forward

Cuomo accuser encourages others to come forward

ALBANY, N.Y. - One of the former aides to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo who has accused him of sexual harassment is encouraging others to come forward if they've had similar... Read more ...

Georgia House Passes Elections Bill That Would Limit Absentee And Early Voting

Georgia House Passes Elections Bill That Would Limit Absentee And Early Voting

The Republican bill would enact more restrictions for absentee voting and cut back on weekend early voting hours favored by larger counties, among other changes. (Image credit... Read more ...

Minneapolis scraps plan to hire influencers to spin George Floyd murder trial

Minneapolis scraps plan to hire influencers to spin George Floyd murder trial

Minneapolis city officials said Monday they've ditched plans to hire social media influencers to spin news from the upcoming murder trial of ex-cop Derek Chauvin in George... Read more ...

Comic-Con to remain virtual in 2021, cites financial strain

Comic-Con to remain virtual in 2021, cites financial strain

The San Diego Comic-Con will remain virtual for the July event, but organizers are planning for a smaller-scale gathering later this year. Read more ...

Single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine will arrive in Mass. next week

Single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine will arrive in Mass. next week

Gov. Charlie Baker says the initial supply will be limited, but will go directly to pharmacies and other vaccination sites. Read more ...

Johnson & Johnson official on vaccine distribution

Johnson & Johnson official on vaccine distribution

Johnson & Johnson has started shipping out nearly 4 million doses of its newly authorized, one-shot COVID-19 vaccine. Read more ...