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Florida governor is calling the legislature back to address federal vaccine mandate implications. Democrats say that’s outrageous
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Florida governor is calling the legislature back to address federal vaccine mandate implications. Democrats say that’s outrageous

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Thursday he will call the state legislature for a special session to add “protections” related to federal vaccine mandates. “What we are going to be doing, in addition to mounting aggressive legal challenges to federal mandates, we are also going to be taking legislative action to add protections for people…MORE

Benton Harbor, Michigan, declares state of emergency due to contaminated water

Benton Harbor, Michigan, declares state of emergency due to contaminated water

Officials in Benton Harbor, Michigan, announced a state of emergency this week in a bid to ensure that lead pipes contaminating the city’s water supply are replaced more quickly. The City Commission voted on Monday to enact the state of emergency. Mayor Marcus Muhammad said he will be the presiding officer dealing with the emergency…MORE

Federal lawsuit filed against Spotsylvania deputy, sheriff for Isiah Brown shooting
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Federal lawsuit filed against Spotsylvania deputy, sheriff for Isiah Brown shooting

A $26.35 million federal lawsuit was filed on Monday against a Spotsylvania County, Virginia, deputy and sheriff in connection to the deputy-involved shooting of Isiah Brown in April. Brown, 32, was shot by Spotsylvania County Sheriff’s Deputy David Matthew Turbyfill while Brown was on the phone with 911 dispatch, CNN has reported. The lawsuit alleges…MORE

Former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor resentenced to 4 years and 9 months in prison for fatal 2017 shooting

Former Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor resentenced to 4 years and 9 months in prison for fatal 2017 shooting

The former Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot a woman while responding to her 911 call in 2017 was resentenced Thursday to 4 years and 9 months in prison on a second-degree manslaughter charge after Minnesota’s highest court threw out his third-degree murder conviction last month. He will receive credit for time already served, the…MORE

Parents of 6-year-old girl killed on Colorado amusement park ride file wrongful death suit
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Parents of 6-year-old girl killed on Colorado amusement park ride file wrongful death suit

The parents of a 6-year-old who died on a free-fall ride at a Colorado amusement park in September have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the park, according to their attorney. Wongel Estifanos died at the Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park on September 5 after “operators did not notice she was sitting on top of both…MORE

If you don’t know where your onions came from, throw them away to prevent salmonella, CDC says
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If you don’t know where your onions came from, throw them away to prevent salmonella, CDC says

A salmonella outbreak that has sickened more than 600 people in 37 states has been linked to various types of imported onions, federal health officials said Wednesday. “Throw away any unlabeled onions at home. Do not eat, sell, or serve red, white, or yellow onions imported from Mexico and distributed U.S.-wide by ProSource Inc,” the…MORE

Strong probability that suspected remains found in a Florida park are Brian Laundrie’s, family attorney says
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Strong probability that suspected remains found in a Florida park are Brian Laundrie’s, family attorney says

The apparent human remains that authorities found Wednesday in a Florida park most likely belong to Brian Laundrie, the missing man whose fiancée Gabby Petito was found fatally strangled last month, the Laundrie family attorney told CNN. Investigators also found a backpack and a notebook belonging to Laundrie, 23, near the suspected remains while they…MORE

NYT: Agreement reached to scrap race as a factor in NFL concussion settlements

NYT: Agreement reached to scrap race as a factor in NFL concussion settlements

The National Football League and lawyers for Black players who accused the league of discrimination have filed a joint proposal to “scrap the use of a race-based method to evaluate dementia claims made by former players in the league’s concussion settlement,” according to a New York Times report. The Times reviewed a copy of the…MORE

Shouting, threats, negative billboards and an influx of cash. This year’s school board races are like none before
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Shouting, threats, negative billboards and an influx of cash. This year’s school board races are like none before

When Nikki Hudson drove to a local strip mall in Worthington, Ohio, to collect a corsage for her daughter’s homecoming, she was met with two billboards plastered with her name. One declared her a failure. The other said she should put kids before her political agenda. “It’s like nothing you would ever imagine in a…MORE

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