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Florida Democrat says vaccines, masks are key to small business recovery

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Zach Schonfeld Rep. Debbie Wasserman SchultzDeborah (Debbie) Wasserman SchultzDNC members grow frustrated over increasing White House influence Lobbying world Biden: Families of victims of Surfside building collapse ‘realistic’ about rescue MORE (D-Fla.) said Tuesday that adherence to public health......

Whitmer kidnap trial jurors to be quizzed on bombs, masks and DC riot

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Prospective jurors in the federal case against five men accused of plotting to kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer likely will face questions about whether they like the governor, if they belong to a militia, ever detonated a bomb and if they......

DeSantis fights court’s ruling allowing masks in schools

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Olafimihan Oshin Florida Gov. Ron DeSantisRon DeSantisArizona governor allots M in federal funds for hospitals that use coronavirus antibody treatments As Biden falters, a two-man race for the 2024 GOP nomination begins to take shape Another Florida county approves......

Florida judge says governor cannot ban school districts from requiring masks

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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks during the welcome segment of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Orlando, Florida, U.S. February 26, 2021. REUTERS/Joe Skipper/File Photo Aug 27 (Reuters) – A state judge on Friday ruled that Florida Governor Ron DeSantis’ administration cannot ban public school districts from requiring face......

Ex-Obama health advisor says Covid is far from dying out in U.S., so masks remain necessary

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel told CNBC on Friday he believes it’s important for people to keep wear face coverings, especially in schools, until a larger percentage of the U.S. population has received a Covid vaccine. In an interview on “Squawk Box,” the......

School board meetings heat up across country over mask mandates

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here School board meetings heat up across country over mask mandates – CBS News Watch CBSN Live A recent CBS News poll found that just around 6 percent of parents are against mask mandates, but those who are against them......

Illinois requires all residents to wear masks indoors

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Illinois will require all residents to wear a mask indoors regardless of vaccination status in an effort to protect those vulnerable against COVID-19, Governor J.B. Pritzker announced on Thursday. The state will also require all healthcare workers and teachers......

Public schools facing massive enrollment drop

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Public schools facing massive enrollment drop – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Enrollment in public schools during the pandemic has seen a significant drop, according to the Education Department. Carter Evans takes a look at why students are vanishing......

Missouri AG files lawsuit against schools mandating masks

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Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt speaks to Reuters after a news conference to announce an antitrust probe into big tech companies that focuses on Alphabet’s Google, outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, U.S., September 9, 2019. REUTERS/Bryan Pietsch Aug 24 (Reuters) – Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt on Tuesday......

School districts should be making ‘hard decisions’ about masks

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Detroit News – For more and to sign up click here Lansing — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer defended her decision to forego a statewide student mask mandate Monday, arguing Michigan finds itself in circumstances much different than last year when executive orders were one of the only options available to protect......

San Antonio teachers push for in-person classes this fall

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here San Antonio teachers push for in-person classes this fall – CBS News Watch CBSN Live Teachers at a San Antonio school are campaigning door-to-door, hoping to convince parents to let their children resume in-person classes this fall. Teachers claim......

Federal government takes notice of South Carolina’s stance on masks in schools

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jon Styf, The Center Square U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona has sent a letter to South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster and Department of Education Superintendent Molly Spearman, warning against policies that prevent school districts from requiring masks. “South......

The Situation In Kabul, US Airlift Update, Masks And Vaccines In Schools : Up First

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NPR Kabul is entering its first full weekend of Taliban rule after the group’s surprisingly swift takeover of the country. Thousands continue to throng Kabul’s airport in an effort to escape. Safety protocols for the new school year vary widely across the U.S. NPR – Click for more...

Pennsylvania teachers’ union supports universal masking in schools

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Christen Smith, The Center Square Pennsylvania’s largest teachers’ union told districts to adopt universal masking policies if they want to keep schools open for in-person instruction all year long. Rich Askey, president of the Pennsylvania State Education Association, made......

Two arrested at Nashville airport after reportedly refusing to wear masks on separate flights

USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Natalie Prieb Two people were arrested at Nashville International Airport earlier this week after reportedly refusing to wear masks on their flights, USA Today reported. One passenger on a Spirit Airlines flight Monday refused to wear a mask and called......

War over masks deepens in U.S. South where COVID-19 cases are highest

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A teacher walks with a student, as they wear protective masks on the first day of school, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, at St. Lawrence Catholic School in North Miami Beach, Florida, U.S. August 18, 2021. REUTERS/Marco Bello Aug 18 (Reuters) – Florida’s largest school district on Wednesday imposed......

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