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America’s Deadliest Day of the Pandemic Warrants Attention From States Without Proactive Measures

America’s Deadliest Day of the Pandemic Warrants Attention From States Without Proactive Measures

Kelly Adkins, Contributing Writer

April 16, 2020

America experienced 1,700 deaths related to COVID-19 on a recent Tuesday, which made it the country’s deadliest day since the first confirmed cases in late January. Some 731 of the dead came from New York, which is also the state’s highest numbers in a 24-hour period, but any state could face similar...

Tackling Homelessness in New Haven

Patricia Oprea

March 23, 2016

Connecticut was the first state in the United States to end veteran homelessness this past year. Now there is another challenge to overcome—ending chronic homelessness. This refers to people who have been homeless for extended periods, and the timeline is in place. By the end of 2016, organizations...

The American Dream is Dead, and We Killed Her

Kaitlin Mahar

February 3, 2016

We hear about it all the time. The man who grew up in a small apartment with his middle class parents and six siblings who went on to build an oil empire that still stands strong today. The woman who went from being an at-risk youth being raised by her grandmother in the deep South to becoming an award-winning...

Stem Cell Research Funding Upheld

Amy Reidy

September 12, 2012

The court system in the United States of America is meant to keep both laws and challenges made regarding laws in check. That is exactly what was done regarding embryonic stem cell (ESC) research. Complaints filed in a lower court decidedly had no standing in the federal appeals court circuit of the...

O’Donnell Said China Plotting to Take Over US

The Associated Press

October 6, 2010

WASHINGTON – Republican Senate nominee Christine O'Donnell of Delaware said in a 2006 debate that China was plotting to take over America and claimed to have classified information about the country that she couldn't divulge. O'Donnell's comments came as she and two other Republican candidates debated...

Tea Party Movement Protesting from Coast to Coast

Sara J Dufort

September 22, 2010

As another election season is quickly approaching, there is no doubt that activist groups around the country are gunning to get their candidates elected. While some simply put ads in newspapers, on television, or have a calling campaign, others are protesting to get their ideas across. The group that...

Majority of Americans Distrust the U.S. Government

Melanie Rovinsky

April 28, 2010

Approximately 80 percent of Americans claim that they do not trust the government to make the right decisions, according to a Pew Research Center survey released on Apr. 18. The results reflect the highest level of distrust in the federal government in 50 years. According to the research center, Americans’...

2 of oldest people in US die: in NH 114, Mich. 113

Liz De La Torre

March 9, 2010

From The Associated Press WESTMORELAND, N.H. – Two of the oldest people in the world have died on the same day. Mary Josephine Ray, who was certified as the oldest person living in the United States, died Sunday at age 114 years, 294 days. She died at a nursing home in Westmoreland but was active...

Canada Hockey Wins Gold in OT

The Associated Press

March 3, 2010

VANCOUVER, British Columbia—Sidney Crosby sized up goalie Ryan Miller in overtime and delivered hockey gold to a nation that not only craved it, but demanded it, too. Silver wouldn’t satisfy. Not in this sport and not in these Olympics. Canada needed a pick-me-up to call the past 17 days a...

Southern Winter Wonderland

Matt DiGiovanni

February 23, 2010

Across the United States, from coast to coast, there are numerous regions where snow is a fact of life; but following the back-to-back blizzards of the north, the South got an unusual taste of winter weather recently. Although for the most part they merely received inches of snow compared to the feet...

Saving Spanish for Students

Angela Eklund

February 17, 2010

A former secretary of Devonshire Elementary School has filed suit against Charlotte-Mecklenburg School district after being terminated for speaking Spanish to parents. Ana Mateo was hired as a bilingual secretary, a position designed to reach out to students and families that aren’t fluent in English....

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