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Illinois bridge phase metrics: Daily updates on trends in coronavirus cases, deaths, hospitalizations and vaccinations - and progress toward full reopening

57 seconds ago   |   Chicago Tribune

With the state on the cusp of the bridge phase, Illinois health officials are tracking statewide metrics to make sure the outbreak is held in check.
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Through 3 generations and a pandemic, South Bay family members devote themselves to healthcare field

18 minutes ago   |   ABC

South Bay family of health care workers have bravely faced the pandemic and experienced their own tragic loss due to COVID. Still the three generations are committed to the...
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KDHE removes Colorado from travel quarantine list, but adds several Colorado counties

KDHE removes Colorado from travel quarantine list, but adds several Colorado counties

18 minutes ago   |   KMBC

Kansas health secretary says adding state of Colorado presented challenges to those living in the border communities.
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Minnesota To Get $200M More Than Expected In Federal Aid

28 minutes ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Minnesota's state government will get about $200 million more than it was expecting under President Joe Biden's coronavirus relief package, and Democratic Gov...
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Upcoming Louisville event focuses on breaking mental health stigma in minority communities

Upcoming Louisville event focuses on breaking mental health stigma in minority communities

1 hour ago   |   WLKY

A Kentucky-based agency wants you to be a champion of your mental health.
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Dogs sniff out ornate box turtles for health study

Dogs sniff out ornate box turtles for health study

1 hour ago   |   Arizona Daily Star

Illinois researchers are continuing a 15-year quest to save a threatened species of turtle. Thanks to a canine assist, a survey of the state-endangered box turtle is helping...
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US Teens Can Get Their Covid Shot. What's Next for Schools?

1 hour ago   |   Wired

Kids as young as 12 are now authorized for Pfizer's shot. That could make it easier for campuses to reopen this fall-but introduces a whole new set of decisions.
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Sen. Casey calls for mental health supports in police encounters with people with disabilities

Sen. Casey calls for mental health supports in police encounters with people with disabilities

1 hour ago   |   Post Gazette


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Tinley Park water leak prompts concerns of possible well contamination

1 hour ago   |   Chicago Tribune

A water main break at the former Tinley Park Mental Health Center in that village has spilled more than 2 million gallons and prompted concerns about potential contamination of...
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Ambassadors going door-to-door in Cicero to encourage more vaccinations

Ambassadors going door-to-door in Cicero to encourage more vaccinations

1 hour ago   |   WGN TV

CICERO, Ill. - Health officials in Cicero are having a tough time getting people vaccinated after numbers have been slowly declining since April. Cicero lags behind the...
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Private eye tried to ‘shake down' client after murder exoneration: prosecutors

Private eye tried to ‘shake down' client after murder exoneration: prosecutors

A retired NYPD detective-turned-private eye was indicted Monday in an alleged failed "shakedown" of a former client whose murder conviction he helped overturn, prosecutors said. Read more ...

FBI agent who strangled his lover the true-crime plot of new Emilia Clarke movie

FBI agent who strangled his lover the true-crime plot of new Emilia Clarke movie

“Above Suspicion,” in theaters Friday, is a tragic tale of how FBI agent Mark Putnam's ambition and informant Susan Smith's wild infatuation collided with deadly consequences. Read more ...

Teachers union chief Randi Weingarten defends use of 1619 Project in schools

Teachers union chief Randi Weingarten defends use of 1619 Project in schools

The head of the American Federation of Teachers defended the use of the controversial "1619 Project" in public schools Monday and said it was being misinterpreted. Read more ...

Knicks set up for perfect way to end playoff drought

Knicks set up for perfect way to end playoff drought

Tuesday night at Staples Center would be the perfect time and place to do it. Read more ...

US Coast Guard ship fires warning shots in encounter with Iranian boats

US Coast Guard ship fires warning shots in encounter with Iranian boats

U.S. officials say a group of 13 armed speedboats of Iran's Revolutionary Guard made "unsafe and unprofessional" high-speed maneuvers toward U.S. Navy vessels in the Strait of... Read more ...

Facing A Recall And A Massive Surplus, Gov. Newsom Proposes More Stimulus Checks

Facing A Recall And A Massive Surplus, Gov. Newsom Proposes More Stimulus Checks

Monday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a plan to send billions in state surplus dollars back to residents. Republicans who support recalling Newsom from office are... Read more ...

Brief cool down moving into New Mexico!

Brief cool down moving into New Mexico!

Joe Diaz has your forecast for Monday, May 10th. Read more ...

GOP weighs going bigger on infrastructure

GOP weighs going bigger on infrastructure

Senate Republicans are signaling that they could raise the price tag of their infrastructure offer to President Joe Biden, days ahead of a pivotal series of meetings that could... Read more ...

Worcester business owners excited for WooSox home opener

Worcester business owners excited for WooSox home opener

Some Worcester business owners say the day before the inaugural game at the brand-new Polar Park feels like Christmas Eve. Read more ...

2 women killed in weekend shootings in Orange County

2 women killed in weekend shootings in Orange County

Two women were killed in Orange County over the weekend in different places, seemingly unrelated. Officials with the Orange County Sheriff's Office said both of the women had... Read more ...