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Gov. Ron DeSantis said he will pardon anybody in Florida convicted of breaking masking or social distancing rules

Gov. Ron DeSantis said he will pardon anybody in Florida convicted of breaking masking or social distancing rules

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Florida Governor Ron DeSantis said that he will pardon anyone in the state prosecuted for violating mask or social-distancing COVID-19 rules. In an...
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The Trouble With the Gavin Newsom Recall

2 hours ago   |   Real Clear Politics

The California law that gives voters the power to remove a sitting governor doesn't make sense in an era of unrelenting partisan conflict.
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Illinois enters Bridge Phase of Governor Pritzker's reopening plan

3 hours ago   |   ABC

Illinois and Chicago have entered the Bridge Phase of reopening Friday, the final step before complete reopening.
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Mexico's Caribbean coast at "imminent risk" of lockdown

9 hours ago   |   ABC News

The governor of Mexico's resort-studded Caribbean coast says his state is at “imminent risk” of returning to lockdown as coronavirus cases there rose steadily
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Florida governor allows alcohol to-go, delivery permanently under new law

Florida governor allows alcohol to-go, delivery permanently under new law

10 hours ago   |   WGN TV

TAMPA, Fla. - Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill Thursday morning to make to-go alcohol sales permanent in Florida. The governor held the bill signing at Houligan's, a sports bar...
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CDC mask guidance change generates buzz at businesses on both sides of Ohio River

CDC mask guidance change generates buzz at businesses on both sides of Ohio River

10 hours ago   |   WLWT

Kentucky's governor said mask-wearing rules change immediately for vaccinated people.
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The Latest: US not allocating additional J&J doses next week

13 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

By The Associated Press U.S. health officials aren't allocating any additional doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine for next week, as a Baltimore contract...
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Oklahoma governor grills steaks under pro-vegan PETA billboard

Oklahoma governor grills steaks under pro-vegan PETA billboard

14 hours ago   |   New York Post

Called a "meathead" by PETA, Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt stood by his freedom of choice and beefed up the feud by grilling a few pieces of red meat underneath the signage.
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Illinois announces free Six Flags tickets for newly vaccinated; 1,918 COVID-19 cases, 35 deaths

14 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

Governor JB Pritzker announced Thursday Six Flags Great America is offering 50,000 free tickets to its parks in Gurnee and Rockford to newly vaccinated residents
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Cuomo 'reviewing' new CDC mask guidelines

14 hours ago   |   Times Union   |   2 articles

ALBANY - Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said Thursday evening that his office will review the new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines easing mask use and social...
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Minnesota House Approves Recreational Marijuana Bill, The First-Ever Vote Of...

Minnesota House Approves Recreational Marijuana Bill, The First-Ever Vote Of Its Kind In The State

ST. PAUL, MINN. - The Minnesota House on Thursday night approved a bill that would legalize recreational marijuana in the state, a historic vote for an effort some have been... Read more ...

Irish health system says it's targeted in ransomware attack

Irish health system says it's targeted in ransomware attack

LONDON - Ireland's health service shut down its IT systems on Friday after being targeted in what it called a “significant ransomware attack." The Health Service Executive said... Read more ...

Hoping for unity, GOP set to put Rep. Elise Stefanik in top House post

Hoping for unity, GOP set to put Rep. Elise Stefanik in top House post

Republicans are ready to vault New York Rep. Elise Stefanik into the ranks of the party's House leadership. Read more ...

Jill Biden quipped that she felt 'naked' without a face mask after the CDC...

Jill Biden quipped that she felt 'naked' without a face mask after the CDC dropped its mandate for vaccinated people

Summary List Placement Jill Biden joked that she felt "naked" not wearing a face mask after the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention dropped its mask mandate for fully... Read more ...

Harvard-bound student's college essay about losing mom goes viral on TikTok

Harvard-bound student's college essay about losing mom goes viral on TikTok

A Harvard-bound student's college essay about losing her mother has gone viral on TikTok. Read more ...

Indoor mask mandate remains in effect in Massachusetts despite CDC guidance

Indoor mask mandate remains in effect in Massachusetts despite CDC guidance

The Massachusetts indoor mask mandate remains in effect Friday as state officials evaluate new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines that say those fully... Read more ...

Zach Plesac loses no-no in 8th as Cleveland tops Seattle 4-2

Zach Plesac loses no-no in 8th as Cleveland tops Seattle 4-2

SEATTLE - Zach Plesac came within six outs of ending Cleveland's 40-year no-hitter drought, keeping the Seattle Mariners hitless into the eighth inning of the Indians' 4-2 win... Read more ...

How did Mariners' Jarred Kelenic, Logan Gilbert do in their MLB debuts?

How did Mariners' Jarred Kelenic, Logan Gilbert do in their MLB debuts?

Top Mariners prospects Jarred Kelenic and Logan Gilbert made their MLB debuts Thursday night against Cleveland. Here's how they fared in their first action. Read more ...

‘No comment': Biden declines to confirm reports that Colonial Pipeline paid...

‘No comment': Biden declines to confirm reports that Colonial Pipeline paid hackers $4mn+ in ransom to resolve gas supply crisis

US President Joe Biden refused to say whether he was aware Colonial Pipeline paid more than $4 million to hackers after a major cyber attack crippled the company's operations... Read more ...

CDC says fully vaccinated people do not need to wear masks in most indoor...

CDC says fully vaccinated people do not need to wear masks in most indoor settings

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