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These days, Capitol Hill townhomes aren’t for living in. They’re for lobbying.

Politico
Politico.com – For more and to sign up click here “Just me personally, I’ve probably had 20 members of Congress say, ‘Hey, can we do an event over there?’” said Brian Bell, a pilot-advocate for the association. “Now, we want to make sure everybody knows we have a permanent presence......

Can you get a COVID-19 vaccine booster shot? Some states aren’t waiting for FDA and say all adults should get another dose

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Health authorities in Arkansas said on Monday they would broaden eligibility for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots to all adults, as a growing list of state and local officials look for ways to accelerate third doses in hopes of heading......

Some U.S. states aren’t waiting for the government to approve boosters for all adults.

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here Arkansas on Monday joined Colorado, California and New Mexico in broadening access to Covid-19 boosters, getting ahead of federal regulators who are close to making a decision on expanded eligibility. Gov. Asa Hutchinson of Arkansas said at a......

An ex-WNBA star on ditching her rituals and becoming financially savvy: ‘We aren’t making the hundreds of millions’

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here This story is part of the Top of the Game series, where CNBC Make It delves into the habits, routines and mindsets that top athletes use to achieve peak performance and success. Unlike some rookie NBA players, former WNBA star......

These Thanksgiving Recipes Aren’t Just Side Dishes. They’re My Memories.

New York Times
Roast turkey is not and has never been my passion, but I have come to love Thanksgiving. Adjusting to life in the United States as a young immigrant from Nigeria, I felt compelled to master spoken and unspoken ceremonies surrounding American holidays. But Thanksgiving is perhaps the one American cultural......

Survey: 78% of adults have heard a Covid myth and aren’t sure if it’s true — here are 6 common ones

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Your workplace might not have a vaccine mandate, but that could change soon — or not, depending on some legal drama. On Saturday, a federal appeals court temporarily blocked a vaccine mandate issued by the Biden administration last week. The mandate......

Several big business groups aren’t happy with Biden’s Covid vaccine mandate

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Several business groups expressed concern about President Joe Biden’s Covid vaccine mandate on Thursday, arguing that the requirements will burden businesses during the busy holiday season as they rush to meet an implementation deadline that comes shortly after New Year’s......

COVID-19 Testing in Schools Works. So Why Aren’t More Doing It?

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click to enlarge JoeWolf/FlickrCC Why don’t more schools test for Covid? In August 2020, the school superintendent in Omaha, Neb., approached a microbiology lab at the local university’s medical center. School districts across the country were starting to design pilot programs for routine COVID-19 testing in the coming fall semester,......

Kyle Rittenhouse victims aren’t victims when trial starts in shooting

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here USA TODAY We talk a lot about the tenets of America’s justice system: the right to due process and the presumption of innocence in all in criminal proceedings. We uphold the Constitution as the principle law of the land. Until we don’t.  Excuse......

Cleveland Police Use of Force: Police Regularly Point Guns at People Who Aren’t Resisting

ClevelandScene
click to enlarge Officer David Schramm heard a call over the police radio on an evening in January 2019 about a man who had threatened “suicide by cop.” Schramm responded to the call, and was there when the man pulled into a driveway after fleeing some other offices. Then Shcramm......

Hurricane Forecasters Aren’t Tweeting About Your Personal Life, They Swear

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“I can relate to that hurricane” is not a thought anyone wants to think. But on several occasions this year, the National Hurricane Center, a government agency that offers crucial updates and forecasts, has appeared to invite unflattering personal comparisons in the way it has written about the storms. That,......

In Alabama loss, Florida knows moral victories aren’t enough

ESPN
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — For three hours inside a packed Swamp, over 90,000 fans roared so loud and stomped so hard they became a force in the game unfolding between Alabama and Florida, and it truly felt like old times — back when the Gators were the dominant team in the......

Health savings accounts aren’t being used by older Americans who need them the most

CNBC
CNBC – For more and to sign up click here LifestyleVisuals | E+ | Getty Images Many older Americans worry about rising medical expenses, and those who may benefit most from a tax-friendly health savings account are the least likely to have one.  That’s according to a report from the National Poll......

Nicki Minaj exposes how anti-vaxxers aren’t always who liberal media says — and the folly of Biden’s hectoring

NYPost
Kyle Smith Nicki Minaj has 23 million Twitter followers and is hence a person of some influence. Her loony rant about her cousin’s friend’s cantaloupe cajones became the biggest story of the week, except for maybe Bolshevik Barbie’s backside broadside against rich people at the Met Costume Gala. Source –......

Dallas Cowboys, despite injury news, aren’t in here-we-go-again mode yet

ESPN
FRISCO, Texas — You could not blame Dallas Cowboys coach Mike McCarthy if he took a moment to wonder what he has done to upset the football gods. His first season was a 6-10 mess with tragedy (the death of strength and conditioning coach Markus Paul), horrific injuries (Dak Prescott‘s......

In a new review, some F.D.A. scientists and others say boosters aren’t needed for the general population.

New York Times
New York Times – For more and to sign up click here None of the data on coronavirus vaccines so far provides credible evidence in support of boosters for the general population, according to a review published on Monday by an international group of scientists, including some at the Food......

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