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‘Please get vaccinated.’ Daughter’s death after giving birth a cautionary tale, mom says

‘Please get vaccinated.’ Daughter’s death after giving birth a cautionary tale, mom says

Marrisha Kindred Jenkins was 33 weeks pregnant when she started complaining of a persistent cough and vomiting last month. Her mother, Helena Kindred, said she became concerned that Jenkins’ symptoms sounded more severe than a common cold and advised her to skip a family member’s birthday party on Sept. 4. Later that day, Jenkins went…MORE

5 things to know for October 18: Supply chain, Congress, coronavirus, China, Sudan

5 things to know for October 18: Supply chain, Congress, coronavirus, China, Sudan

The recent oil spill off the coast of California has caused less damage than feared so far. However, it’s brought the issue of offshore drilling into a new environment: state congressional races. Here’s what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day. (You can also get “5 Things You…MORE

A timeline of the killing of Ahmaud Arbery and the case against 3 men accused of his murder
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A timeline of the killing of Ahmaud Arbery and the case against 3 men accused of his murder

At first, the killing of Ahmaud Arbery in February 2020 went largely unnoticed outside the South Georgia community where the 25-year-old lived and died just weeks before the country was gripped by the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. It wasn’t until a video of the shooting surfaced May 5, 2020, that the Black man’s death…MORE

Murder trial for the killing of Ahmaud Arbery set to begin with jury selection in Georgia
Glynn County Sheriff's Office

Murder trial for the killing of Ahmaud Arbery set to begin with jury selection in Georgia

Three White men accused of chasing down and killing Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old Black man out for a jog, are set to stand trial for murder in Georgia this week in a case thick with issues of racism, self-defense and cellphone video. Gregory McMichael, his son Travis McMichael and their neighbor William “Roddie” Bryan Jr.…MORE

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak injured in car accident
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Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak injured in car accident

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak was hurt in a two-car accident Sunday, his office announced. The accident happened around 1 p.m. at the intersection of Rainbow Boulevard and Russell Road in Las Vegas, a statement issued by the governor’s spokesperson said. “The other driver and Governor Sisolak both appeared to have minor, external injuries but were…MORE

Brooklyn woman arrested in connection with suspected arson at a Jewish school
NYPD

Brooklyn woman arrested in connection with suspected arson at a Jewish school

The New York Police Department arrested a 39-year-old Brooklyn woman Sunday in connection with a suspected arson at the Jewish school Yeshiva of Flatbush, according to a tweet from the department. The incident took place Thursday around 7:30 p.m. when police said a woman poured gasoline in front of the Yeshiva and lit it on…MORE

Chicago Police Department says officers who don’t adhere to vaccination policy could be fired, CNN affiliate reports
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Chicago Police Department says officers who don’t adhere to vaccination policy could be fired, CNN affiliate reports

Two days after Chicago police officers were required to disclose their Covid-19 vaccine status, the city’s police department issued a memo informing officers they could be fired if they fail to comply with the policy, according to a copy of the memo obtained by CNN affiliate WLS. The memo states any civilian or sworn employee…MORE

3 dead and police officer stabbed in the neck in Fort Smith, Arkansas incident

3 dead and police officer stabbed in the neck in Fort Smith, Arkansas incident

Three people are dead and a police officer is recovering from being stabbed in the neck in an incident at a residence in Fort Smith, Arkansas, police said. A police officer was responding to a 911 caller Sunday morning who reportedly heard yelling and screaming and then saw a shirtless man “assaulting a person on…MORE

Question of the Day

Oct 18

Q: Experts say you should clean these at least once a day if you happen to use them…  A: Ear buds 

Oct 15

Q: Nearly 1/3rd of women say they actually cried when their husband surprised them by doing this… A: Cleaning something

Oct 14

Q:   You usually find this item outside…and a cheap one costs $20, but the most expensive one is worth over $2-million… A: Garden gnome