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Thousands of people without power overnight after severe storms rock central Texas

AUSTIN (KXAN) – More than 15,000 homes in central Texas were without power overnight after severe storms hit the area on Friday night. Austin Energy said its crews had worked through the night to restore power to more than 20,000 homes in the city, but more than 11,500 properties across …

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Protesters file lawsuit against city of Phoenix after mass arrest of people by officers

PHOENIX – A group of protesters have filed a class action lawsuit against the city of Phoenix after officers en masse arrested more than 120 people with cut-and-paste probable cause statements during a protest last May. The federal lawsuit has been filed in the Arizona District Court of the United …

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Revealed: Majority of People Charged in Capitol Attack Not in Jail | Violation of the US Capitol

At least 70% of those indicted in the Capitol riot have been released pending trial, according to a Guardian analysis. This high rate of provisional release stands in stark contrast to the typical detention rates in the federal system, where only 25% of defendants across the country are typically released …

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Chicago mayor Lori Lightfoot sued for only interviewing people of color

Mayor of Chicago Lori Lightfoot plays favorites based on race … says a reporter in a retrial claiming she turned down his interview request just because he’s white. Thomas catenacci, a reporter for the super-conservative The Daily Caller, is suing the mayor over her new interview policy … she says …

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LA Center to study COVID-19 in LGBTQ people – NBC Los Angeles

The Los Angeles LGBT Center and four other federally qualified health centers will partner with a study to increase knowledge about the COVID-19 health experiences of LGBTQ people, including infection rates and outcomes, has it was announced on Wednesday. “The We Count Collaborative: Impacts of COVID-19 on LGBTQ Health” is …

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SEPTA is testing a new way to help people with addiction

If you take the Market-Frankford line from SEPTA to Somerset station and exit on Kensington Avenue, you might run into someone like Kenneth Harris. He’s an outreach specialist for Merakey, a social service agency that recently partnered with the authority to help people struggling with homelessness and substance abuse who …

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Moderna jab stops transmission of Covid in people aged 12 to 18, lawsuit says | Coronavirus

Mass vaccination of children against Covid-19 has taken another step as Moderna becomes the second manufacturer to announce results of successful trials, showing that its vaccine can stop transmission in people aged 12 to 18 . Pfizer / BioNTech’s vaccine has already received emergency approval for adolescents ages 12 to …

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At least 9 arrested after large Chicago youth rallies over the weekend – NBC Chicago

After at least nine people were arrested following large rallies in downtown Chicago on Saturday night, police promise more enforcement action, but some members of the public say the department is not doing enough. Amid reports of scattered brawls and vandalism in the city on Saturday, police confirmed that nine …

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Always® doubles efforts to empower young people by raising awareness of menstruation issues

CINCINNATI – (BUSINESS WIRE) – In honor of Menstrual Hygiene Day on May 28, Procter & Gamble’s leading menstrual care brand, Always, reaffirms its long-standing commitment to upholding the confidence of young people through period education and other efforts to address period stigma and improve access to menstrual products. Tomorrow, …

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People in England ‘have to wait three years for dentist appointments’ | Dentists

People are told to wait until 2024 for dentist appointments while others are taken off their practice list for not making an earlier appointment, according to a damning report on the state of dentistry. Dental surgeries have reported thousands of people on their waiting lists, while patients cannot access care …

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