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 2020-08-11 12:05 

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What You Need To Know For Primary Day In Connecticut...

Here are things to know if you are voting in the Primaries today:...

 2020-08-11 11:43 

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Researchers In New Zealand Use COVID-19 Lockdown To Monitor Sharks...

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 2020-08-11 11:01 

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Bottle Of Whiskey From Sunken Cargo Ship Is Up For Auction...

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 2020-08-11 10:07 

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Beijing Attempts To Remake Hong Kong In Its Image As National Security Law Takes Hold...

Textbooks censored. Teachers investigated for improper speech. Students arrested and charged with secession for their social media posts. Just over a month after Beijing imposed a national security law in Hong Kong, authorities are targeting in rapid succ...

 2020-08-11 10:04 

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Successor To Fill The Shoes Of Retiring New Zealand Wizard...

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 2020-08-11 09:11 

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At Least 97,000 Children Tested Positive For Coronavirus In Last 2 Weeks Of July...
 2020-08-11 09:08 

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Indiana Education Head On Reopening Schools: Contract Tracing Is A 'Beast'...

In Indiana, school has started up for many students — or will in the next week. It's one of a majority of states where local districts will make most of the decisions about what school will look like this year. Many districts across the state ar...

 2020-08-11 09:01 

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'We Had To Get Out.' Despite The Risks, Business Is Booming At National Parks...

Stuck at home for months on end, plans canceled and upside down, the Reyes family felt like so many others during this pandemic-blighted summer: "We were just going crazy," says Ricardo Reyes. "We had to get out." They rented an RV, packed...

 2020-08-11 09:01 

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Millions Turn To Stock Trading During Pandemic, But Some See Trouble For The Young...

Stuck at home this spring, University of Nebraska student Alexander Kearns spent his empty hours buying and selling stocks online, learning as much as he could about investing. "He sounded like a kid that was really, really excited to be studying some...

 2020-08-11 09:01 

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'I Remember Him With That Smile': Beloved Phoenix Doctor Dies Of COVID-19 At 99...

In June, Marcel Lopez and his cousins set up a Zoom video call to say goodbye to their grandfather. Retired physician, Jos Gabriel Lpez-Plascencia — Dr. Lpez for short — was near death at his home in Phoenix. He was unable to speak, but he let...

 2020-08-11 09:01 

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COVID-19 Forces Europeans To Change The Way They Vacation...

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 2020-08-11 09:01 

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Ballot Drop Boxes Become Latest Front In Voting Legal Fights...

Many voters are worried about casting their ballots in person this November because of the pandemic. They're also concerned that their mail-in ballots could be misplaced or delayed . One voting option that's gaining popularity — and also att...

 2020-08-11 09:01 

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California's Public Health Director Abruptly Leaves Her Position...

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 2020-08-11 09:01 

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How Are Postmaster General DeJoy's Changes Affecting Workers?...

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 2020-08-11 09:00 

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Challenge To Minnesota Rep. Omar Tops 5 Races To Watch Tuesday...

Five more states hold primaries Tuesday. Check out all the results in Connecticut , Georgia , Minnesota , Vermont and Wisconsin , and here are five primaries to watch: 1. Minnesota's 5th Congressional District — Democratic: Even though Ilhan Oma...

 2020-08-10 22:10 

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California And Texas Health Officials: Mistrust A Major Hurdle For Contact Tracers...

Contact tracing has been one of the key tools in the fight against the coronavirus. Now, as the virus has infected more than 5 million Americans, the U.S. has at least 41,122 contact tracers — but that's not even half what public health experts ...

 2020-08-10 21:59 

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LIers Want 'Paid' Back...

Some New York school reopening plans don't cut it, Connecticut's primary and the storm, and the New York accent....

 2020-08-10 21:30 

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California Judge Orders Uber And Lyft To Consider All Drivers Employees...

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 2020-08-10 21:00 

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Belarus Elections End With Landslide Winner — And Massive Protests...

There's a winner in Sunday's presidential election in Belarus. But there's no concession from the main opposition candidate. Svetlana Tikhanovskaya is refusing to accept the landslide victory declared by the five-term incumbent, Alexander Luka...

 2020-08-10 20:50 

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Aquarium Is Washing Old Wishes To Pay Bills During Pandemic...

For many businesses, the coronavirus pandemic has created a coin shortage. All the sheltering at home put a crimp in the normal circulation of pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters, and now some retailers are asking customers to pay with exact change . But...

 2020-08-10 20:17 

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Puerto Rico's Primary Election On Sunday Was Historic — In A Bad Way...

Undaunted by the coronavirus pandemic, voters in Puerto Rico donned face masks on Sunday and headed out to local polling places to cast votes in a closely watched gubernatorial primary election. There was just one problem: For many voters, there weren'...

 2020-08-10 20:00 

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Floridians Beg The State To Allow Visits To Nursing Homes...

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 2020-08-10 20:00 

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Rep. Ilhan Omar Faces Primary Challenge In Minnesota...

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 2020-08-10 20:00 

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The Evolution Of Ellen: A Talk Show Host Faces New Scrutiny...

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 2020-08-10 18:07 

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Police Clash With Protesters In Stamford On Saturday...

A protest in Stamford, Connecticut, on Saturday in response to the death of a local man who died in police custody last year turned violent with both protesters and police suffering injuries. One officer required surgery....

 2020-08-10 18:03 

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CT Secretary Of State Expects Minimal Voting Disruption Due To Storm...

Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill said disruptions to the state's primary election on Tuesday due to Tropical Storm Isias have been minimized....

 2020-08-10 18:03 

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Conn. Secretary Of State Expects Minimal Voting Disruption Due To Storm...

Connecticut Secretary of the State Denise Merrill said disruptions to the state's primary election on Tuesday due to Tropical Storm Isias have been minimized....

 2020-08-10 17:48 

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Long Island Lawmakers: PSEG Should Reimburse Customers For Outages...

Thousands are still in the dark , almost a week after Tropical Storm Isaiah swept the island, and some Long Island lawmakers have called on utility company PSEG Long Island to reimburse customers for power outages as well as for spoiled food and medicatio...

 2020-08-10 17:48 

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Timetable To Restore Power For Thousands On Long Island Pushed To Wednesday...

Daniel Eichhorn, president of PSEG Long Island, said the timetable to restore customers still without power to the end of day Wednesday — more than a week after Tropical Storm Isaiah swept the island....

 2020-08-10 17:45 

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'Everybody Deserves To Be Seen As A Hero,' Says 'Old Guard' Director...

The Old Guard filmmaker Gina Prince-Bythewood always loved action movies — she just never thought she'd have a chance to make one. "Those doors were not open at all to women," she says. "It's so hard for women to get into the roo...

 2020-08-10 17:33 

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Lebanon's Prime Minister Resigns, Citing An 'Earthquake' Of Upheaval...

Lebanese Prime Minister Hassan Diab announced his cabinet's resignation Monday, responding to outrage over a catastrophic explosion in Beirut. "Today I announce the resignation of this government," Diab said. "May God protect Lebanon."...

 2020-08-10 17:12 

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In New Zealand, Life Is Ordinary Again After 101 Days With No Community Spread...

New Zealand has now gone 101 days without any community transmission of the coronavirus, and the life in the country has largely returned to normal an experience far different from the havoc that the virus is causing elsewhere in the world. "Achieving...

 2020-08-10 17:05 

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Opioid Scandal Haunts Drug Companies As They Respond To Pandemic...
 2020-08-10 16:13 

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New Book 'You Talkin To Me?' Delves Into New York Accent...

A new book from a Stony Brook University professor explores what makes the New York dialect special. It's called "You Talkin' To Me?: The Unruly History of New York English." WSHU's Davis Dunavin spoke with the author, Elyse Graham, wh...

 2020-08-10 15:55 

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'Silence And Lies': McDonald's Sues Fired CEO, Says He Hid Sexual Relationships...

When former McDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook was fired for a consensual relationship with a subordinate last year, he left with an exit payout estimated over $40 million. Now, McDonald's is suing him for that money, citing new evidence of addition...

 2020-08-10 15:32 

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PHOTOS: Indonesia's Volcano Mount Sinabung Erupts, Spewing Ash Miles High...

Indonesia's Mount Sinabung has erupted in a dramatic plume of ash rising several miles into the sky and posing health risks to nearby residents, according to Indonesian authorities. The volcano, located on Sumatra Island, erupted on Saturday and again...

 2020-08-10 15:30 

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David Bouchier: Professors In The Cloud...

As colleges and universities prepare for the new semester a huge question mark hangs over the whole process of higher education, and indeed education in general. Can distance learning be made to work? New technologies mean that students no longer need to ...

 2020-08-10 14:51 

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Chicago's Magnificent Mile Erupts In Overnight Looting, Violence...

Hundreds of people looted high-end shops on Chicago's Magnificent Mile overnight and early Monday morning, with police officers exchanging gunfire with at least one individual, according to Chicago officials. Law enforcement officials say the violence...

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