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Editorial: Deschutes County May Refuse to Enforce Worship Restrictions | Coronavirus

The Deschutes County commission is due to hold a special meeting Thursday at which commissioners will consider asking county staff to refuse to enforce or help enforce any state restrictions on worship of God derived from ‘an executive order from Governor Kate Brown. It is either a blow to freedom …

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The Little Hill That Could: Yawgoo Valley remains open despite below-normal snowfall

Posted: February 15, 2020 / 6:23 PM EST / Update: Feb 15 2020 / 18:47 EST EXETER, RI (WPRI) – Snow has been difficult to find in Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts this winter. TF Green Airport at Warwick has recorded 11.6 ″ of snowfall since December 1; about 10.5 …

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Japan begins COVID-19 vaccinations for Olympics

TOKYO (AP) – Japan kicked off its coronavirus vaccination campaign on Wednesday, months after other major economies started vaccinating and amid questions about whether the reader would reach enough people fast enough to save of the Summer Olympics already delayed by the pandemic. Despite a recent surge in infections, Japan …

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Biden and Trump supporters rally outside State House

PROVIDENCE, RI (WPRI) – Shortly after it was announced that Joe Biden had beaten President Donald Trump to become the 46th President of the United States, supporters from both sides gathered outside the State House. On one side of the street, Biden supporters cheered and danced as The Extraordinary Rendition …

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Police arrest 18-year-old UTA student accused of stabbing Lewisville’s mother in random attack

Police arrest 18-year-old UTA student accused of stabbing Lewisville’s mother in random attack A Lewisville woman is recovering in a hospital intensive care unit after what police describe as a random stabbing. LEWISVILLE, Texas – A Lewisville woman is recovering in a hospital intensive care unit after what police describe …

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Pompeo confirms he was on Trump’s Ukraine phone call

Pompeo confirms he was on appeal in Ukraine US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has come under increasing scrutiny by House Democrats who are leading impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump. ROME – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo confirmed on Wednesday that he was on phone call between President …

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Live webcams: Scientists study oil-damaged corals in Gulf of Mexico

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA – How are coral communities doing now, four years after being damaged by the Deep Water Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico? You can find out by watching live webcams and texting scientists aboard a research vessel that will be in the Gulf until July …

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Afghanistan: Fort Drum soldier dies in vehicle overturn

Fort Drum soldier dies in vehicle overturn in Afghanistan | Newzjunky FORT DRUM, NY – The Ministry of Defense today announced the death of a soldier supporting Operation Freedom’s Sentinel. CPS Vincent Sebastian Ibarria, 21, of San Antonio, Texas, died July 3, 2020, in Farah province, Afghanistan, in a vehicle …

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Registration for vaccination begins Thursday morning

By Pepper Fisher CLALLAM COUNTY – Clallam County today announced the latest on the website to register for vaccinations. The site is closed now but will open at 9:00 am on Thursday, January 28, on clallam.net, for people 65 and over. Once you are on the site and click on …

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Appeals court upholds Texas executive order postponing non-essential medical procedures, including abortions

AUSTIN, Texas – A federal appeals court upheld a Texas executive order postponing non-essential medical procedures, including abortions, during the COVID-19 pandemic. the The U.S. 5th District Court of Appeals previously stayed the ruling by an Austin District Judge who ruled that “the Supreme Court has ruled clearly” on a …

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