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American Rescue Plan funding raises questions about Georgia schools’ reopening plans

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Georgia K-12 schools are receiving billions of dollars in federal aid through the American Rescue Plan Act, but some policy analysts wonder why certain schools had to wait for the incentive to reopen their doors. Local Education Agencies (LEAs)......

Dutch cargo ship adrift off Norway after dramatic rescue of crew

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OSLO (Reuters) – Emergency response teams scrambled on Tuesday to prevent a Dutch cargo ship adrift in the North Sea from sinking and causing an oil spill off Norway’s coast after the crew had to be evacuated in stormy weather. Dutch cargo ship Eemslift Hendrika lists as its crew is......

Sisolak, lawmakers unveil Nevada’s spending plan for American Rescue Plan funds

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak and state lawmakers on Thursday unveiled how they’ll spend the $2.9 billion it’s receiving under the federal American Rescue Plan (ARP). The “Every Nevadan Recovery Framework” was developed by Sisolak, Assembly Speaker Jason Frierson, D-Las......

What to know about tax credits in the American Rescue Plan

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here kate_sept2004 | E+ | Getty Images Recovery rebate credit miodrag ignjatovic | E+ | Getty Images The recent round of relief included stimulus checks of up to $1,400 per person. But it also allows people to claim earlier rounds of......

40 Most Wholesome Rescue Pet Photos Of The Month (March Edition)

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It’s that wonderful time of the month where we share the most wholesome recent photos of adopted pets with all of you Pandas! Our team over here at We absolutely can’t wait to share the cutest, cuddliest, meowtastic, and woofstanding pics with you. Remember to give the rescued animals a......

Good Samaritans rescue Utah family from plane crash

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Good Samaritans rescue Utah family from plane crash – CBS News Watch CBSN Live A small plane carrying a married couple and their daughter crashed in suburban Salt Lake City, Utah. The victims are in the hospital, but authorities......

Philippine troops kill Abu Sayyaf leader, rescue Indonesian hostages

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MANILA (Reuters) – Philippine troops have killed a leader of the Abu Sayyaf kidnap-for-ransom group and rescued four Indonesian hostages held since last year, the military said on Sunday. Majan Sahidjuan, alias Apo Mike, was severely wounded in a gunbattle with the marines on Saturday night in Languyan town in......

Middle schoolers rescued from flooding creek in Dallas

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Middle schoolers rescued from flooding creek in Dallas – CBS News Watch CBSN Live First responders acted quickly to pull five boys from a creek’s rushing waters in Dallas, Texas. KTVT-TV’s Ken Molestina reports. Be the first to know......

Kentucky AG concerned American Rescue Plan rules could hurt state

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron joined 20 other state attorneys general in calling on the U.S. Treasury Department to make sure the most recent COVID-19 relief package cannot undermine states’ tax policies. The attorneys general sent a letter to......

Firefighter describes dramatic rescue from Houston blaze

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Firefighter describes dramatic rescue from Houston blaze – CBS News Watch CBSN Live A construction worker caught on a fifth floor ledge while a raging fire consumed an unfinished apartment complex in Houston was saved by a firefighter mere......

American Rescue Plan to Ease Burden on Ohioans Past-Due on Rent

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click to enlarge COLUMBUS, Ohio — An estimated 10% of all renters are behind on their rent payments, which, in Ohio, is about 370,000 households. Social-service advocates say the new federal COVID-19 relief package should be able to help those who are at risk of eviction. The American Rescue Plan......

Biden and Harris speak about American Rescue Plan:

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris on Friday touted the American Rescue Plan, the $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill passed by Congress this week. The president signed the bill into law on Thursday.  The mood in the Rose......

What to know about unemployment benefits in the American Rescue Plan

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here Robert Knopes/Education Images/Universal Images Group via Getty Images The $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan is almost law — meaning additional unemployment benefits for millions of workers should soon be on the way. The Covid relief bill, passed Saturday by the......

$1,400 stimulus check or unemployment tax relief? American Rescue Plan creates a real tax headache for the jobless

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CNBC – For more and to sign up click here The Internal Revenue Service building in Washington. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images The $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan has inadvertently created a conundrum for the unemployed this tax season. The pandemic aid measure, which passed the Senate on Saturday, offers......

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