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Senate rejects Sanders' $15 minimum wage bid, braces for all-nighter on COVID-19 relief

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

The Senate voted 58-42 Friday night to reject Sen. Bernie Sanders' effort to add a $15 minimum wage provision to President Biden's $1.9 million COVID-19 relief bill, and is now poised to work well into Saturday in an all-night marathon of haggling over the massive measure. The so-called “vote-a-rama” - during which senators can offer...
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The $15 Minimum Wage Is Officially Dead In Democrats' COVID-19 Relief Bill

The $15 Minimum Wage Is Officially Dead In Democrats' COVID-19 Relief Bill

1 month ago   |   By The Huffington Post

Sen. Bernie Sanders tried to force a vote on the proposal, which died on procedural grounds.
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NBA draft prospect Terrence Clarke dies in car crash

NBA draft prospect Terrence Clarke dies in car crash

Former University of Kentucky basketball player Terrence Clarke died in a car crash on Thursday in Los Angeles, according to multiple reports. The 19-year-old guard ran a red... Read more ...

Driver injured after crossing center lane, hitting school bus in Hudson

Driver injured after crossing center lane, hitting school bus in Hudson

A 54-year-old woman is expected to recover from serious injuries after police say she crossed the center lane and drove into a school bus. Read more ...

Trump slams LeBron James for ‘racist rants' after Ohio cop tweet

Trump slams LeBron James for ‘racist rants' after Ohio cop tweet

Former President Donald Trump slammed NBA star LeBron James on Thursday for an inflammatory tweet about the Ohio cop who shot and killed 16-year-old Ma'Khia Bryant. “LeBron... Read more ...

CDC investigating Oregon woman's death after J&J vaccine

CDC investigating Oregon woman's death after J&J vaccine

PORTLAND, Ore. - Oregon health officials said Thursday that federal officials are investigating the death of a woman in her 50s who developed a rare blood clot and low... Read more ...

Gender reveal party explosion rattles several New Hampshire towns

Gender reveal party explosion rattles several New Hampshire towns

KINGSTON, N.H. - One New Hampshire family's gender reveal party was such a blast that it rattled towns, set off reports of an earthquake, and could be heard from across the... Read more ...

77 Iowa inmates received overdoses of COVID vaccine

77 Iowa inmates received overdoses of COVID vaccine

Dozens of Iowa prisoners received overdoses of the COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday - kicking off an internal investigation at the state facility. Read more ...

Former Pine-Richland football coach Eric Kasperowicz releases letter he...

Former Pine-Richland football coach Eric Kasperowicz releases letter he received from school district

Letter details reasons why district did not renew his coaching contract Read more ...

Loyola University Chicago requiring COVID-19 vaccines by start of fall semester

Loyola University Chicago requiring COVID-19 vaccines by start of fall semester

CHICAGO - Loyola University Chicago is requiring its students to be vaccinated against COVID-19 for the fall semester. In a letter to students Thursday, the university said the... Read more ...

Kentucky 'working every angle' to get shots in more arms

Kentucky 'working every angle' to get shots in more arms

Hoping to reverse a slowdown in COVID-19 vaccination rates in Kentucky, Gov. Andy Beshear said Thursday that officials are “working every angle" to increase the number of... Read more ...