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Kansas City Chiefs plan to keep nickname but retire mascot ‘Warpaint’

Kansas City Chiefs plan to keep nickname but retire mascot ‘Warpaint’

The NFL’s Kansas City Chiefs won’t be changing the team’s nickname anytime soon, but are retiring their horse mascot named “Warpaint,” according to organization president, Mark Donovan. His comments came after MLB’s Cleveland Indians announced Friday they would become the Cleveland Guardians next year. The Indians will join the NFL’s Washington Football Team, formerly the…MORE

Staff at a Florida hospital say they are hearing panic, fear and regret from unvaccinated Covid-19 patients
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Staff at a Florida hospital say they are hearing panic, fear and regret from unvaccinated Covid-19 patients

Health care workers at Jacksonville’s Baptist Medical Center in Florida are hearing panic, fear and regret from many of their patients as an increasing number are admitted for Covid-19 complications — and as many need to be put on ventilators. “We’re getting ready to intubate the patient, which means putting them on a ventilator, and…MORE

3 bodies found, 1 still missing after dangerous flooding in northern Colorado

3 bodies found, 1 still missing after dangerous flooding in northern Colorado

Authorities found the bodies of two men over a two-day span following recent dangerous flooding in northern Colorado, and one woman is still missing. One man’s body was found in the Poudre River on Sunday and the other’s body was found in the same river Monday, said the Larimer County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO). No search…MORE

No charges will be filed against former detention officers in Jamal Sutherland’s death
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No charges will be filed against former detention officers in Jamal Sutherland’s death

No charges will be filed against two former Charleston County, South Carolina, detention officers who tased and pepper sprayed Jamal Sutherland before his in-custody death in January, Ninth Circuit Solicitor Scarlett Wilson said Monday. “Ethically, I can’t bring a case forward that I know I can’t prove beyond a reasonable doubt, and I cannot prove…MORE

Authorities identify the final victim in the Surfside collapse, ending a month-long search and recovery operation
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Authorities identify the final victim in the Surfside collapse, ending a month-long search and recovery operation

The last remaining missing person from the Champlain Towers South building collapse in Surfside, Florida, was identified Monday, ending a month-long search and recovery operation. Estelle Hedaya was the remaining victim who had not yet been identified, leaving her family in limbo until today. “It was obviously tough to hear directly, but I can definitely…MORE

Lake Powell hits lowest level on record in climate change-fueled water crisis
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Lake Powell hits lowest level on record in climate change-fueled water crisis

Plagued by climate change-fueled drought and increasing demand for water, Lake Powell, the second largest reservoir in the United States, has fallen to its lowest level on record since it was first filled more than 50 years ago. As of Sunday, Lake Powell had fallen to roughly 3,554 feet in elevation — just 33% of…MORE

California to require proof of Covid-19 vaccination or regular testing for all state employees and health care workers
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California to require proof of Covid-19 vaccination or regular testing for all state employees and health care workers

California will require all state employees and health care workers to provide proof of vaccination status or get regular testing amid a surge of cases from the highly contagious Delta variant, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced in a press conference Monday. All employees will be required to prove they have received the vaccine by showing their…MORE

De Blasio mandates Covid-19 vaccinations or weekly testing for entire NYC municipal work force, including teachers and police
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De Blasio mandates Covid-19 vaccinations or weekly testing for entire NYC municipal work force, including teachers and police

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Monday that he’s expanding the city’s Covid-19 mandate to require the entire municipal workforce to get vaccinated or start weekly testing by September 13. The mandate will cover employees in the school system as well as police and fire departments, the mayor said. The city has about…MORE

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