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Opinion: The Life of a Public Defender When COVID is on Offense

Opinion: The Life of a Public Defender When COVID is on Offense

'Men take the jail phone one by one to ask me questions. They beg me to contact their families so I can tell their families that they love them in case they di [...] Read full article: Opinion: The Life of a Public Defender W...→

Opinion: The Life of a Public Defender When COVID is on Offense

Opinion: The Life of a Public Defender When COVID is on Offense

'Men take the jail phone one by one to ask me questions. They beg me to contact their families so I can tell their families that they love them in case they di [...] Read full article: Opinion: The Life of a Public Defender W...→

Opinion | Life without parole isn't called the death penalty. But it should be.

Opinion | Life without parole isn't called the death penalty. But it should be.

Before we cheer the huge drop in capital punishment cases, we need to revisit and replace the extended death penalty — life without parole. Read full article: Opinion | Life without parole isn't call...→

Will racism color how we remember COVID-19? | Opinion

Will racism color how we remember COVID-19? | Opinion

We in the West will remember these months as a terrifying exception, but for the Third World we created, disease and uncertainty are much more of a rule. Read full article: Will racism color how we remember COVID-...→

Fraser and Smith: Public health professionals fight for everyone’s life – they deserve a break, too

Fraser and Smith: Public health professionals fight for everyone’s life – they deserve a break, too

Public health professionals at every level want one thing for their communities: life free from this novel coronavirus.  Read full article: Fraser and Smith: Public health professi...→

COVID-19: Preparing your pet for life after the shelter-in-place

COVID-19: Preparing your pet for life after the shelter-in-place

Our pets are going to miss us when we go back to working outside of the home. Here are some tips to help lessen the pain. Read full article: COVID-19: Preparing your pet for life af...→

Public service workers essential during COVID-19 crisis

Public service workers essential during COVID-19 crisis

Yet the Chicago Sun-Times Editorial Board seems to think the appropriate response to this crisis is to cut their income and increase their workload. Read full article: Public service workers essential during ...→

Opinion: Over 350 COVID-19 deaths expose California assisted-living homes

Opinion: Over 350 COVID-19 deaths expose California assisted-living homes

Industry regulation and oversight have lagged, focusing on liability and licensing rather than quality of care. Read full article: Opinion: Over 350 COVID-19 deaths expose...→

Dallas Man Believes Possible COVID-19 Treatment Helped Saved His Life

Dallas Man Believes Possible COVID-19 Treatment Helped Saved His Life

According to a North Texas man, Brazilian doctors gave him a widely used steroid drug to help him beat COVID-19. Read full article: Dallas Man Believes Possible COVID-19 Tr...→

Convincing the public to use smartphone tech to track COVID-19 exposure may be a challenge

Convincing the public to use smartphone tech to track COVID-19 exposure may be a challenge

Downloadable apps and operating system updates can help public health officials measure the spread of coronavirus, if a wary public "opts in" Read full article: Convincing the public to use smartphone ...→

Luningning Mariano, Minnesota’s first COVID-19 death, inspired family ‘to live a life of joy’

Luningning Mariano, Minnesota’s first COVID-19 death, inspired family ‘to live a life of joy’

It’s been almost three months since state health officials reported the first Minnesota death from COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. Lunin [...] Read full article: Luningning Mariano, Minnesota’s first CO...→

Public Defender cites backlash from sheriff’s deputies after Black Lives Matter rally, asks for discipline

Public Defender cites backlash from sheriff’s deputies after Black Lives Matter rally, asks for discipline

The Cook County Public Defender is calling for an investigation into a handful of sheriff’s deputies who reportedly made insulting or threatening social media [...] Read full article: Public Defender cites backlash from sher...→

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

Austin Public Health is reporting alarming numbers paired with alarming news that contact tracing efforts may not be very effective in slowing the spread local [...] Read full article: As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public H...→

District Attorney backs off whistleblower claim against line-level public defender

District Attorney backs off whistleblower claim against line-level public defender

Jeff Rosen and Sajid Khan sparred over whether fiery blog post constituted a threat, and D.A. took heat for exploring whistleblower complaint given his stature [...] Read full article: District Attorney backs off whistleblowe...→

FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for Miami-Dade County Available to the Public

FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for Miami-Dade County Available to the Public

When elected officials issue orders about things like mandatory face coverings, they say their decisions are data driven. But ever wonder what data is driving [...] Read full article: FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for M...→

What riders with disabilities fear and want from public transit in COVID-19 era

What riders with disabilities fear and want from public transit in COVID-19 era

When your hands are your eyes, how do you protect yourself from COVID-19 germs on transit? One visually impaired rider worries about taking Metra, while anothe [...] Read full article: What riders with disabilities fear and w...→

As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ease, LA County Urges Face Coverings While In Public

As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ease, LA County Urges Face Coverings While In Public

Public health director Barbara Ferrer said while COVID-19 deaths and cases continue to rise, key indicators of spread - primarily death and hospitalization rat [...] Read full article: As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ea...→

Opinion: Coal dust and COVID-19 in Richmond a deadly combination

Opinion: Coal dust and COVID-19 in Richmond a deadly combination

We must protect the most vulnerable, children with asthma and older folks with pre-existing heart and lung disease. Read full article: Opinion: Coal dust and COVID-19 in Richm...→

Opinion | New thriller 'You Should Have Left' asks: What if #MeToo literally haunted men?

Opinion | New thriller 'You Should Have Left' asks: What if #MeToo literally haunted men?

A man haunted by his past — which includes the probable murder of his ex-wife — becomes haunted by his vacation house instead. You root for the house. Read full article: Opinion | New thriller 'You Should Have ...→

Md. Board of Public Works awards two more wrongfully incarcerated men almost $2M | WTOP

The Maryland Board of Public Works voted Wednesday to award compensation to two wrongfully convicted Marylanders and approve the final payment plans for three [...] Read full article: Md. Board of Public Works awards two mor...→

Vernon Area Public Library enacts COVID-19 rules for employees

Vernon Area Public Library enacts COVID-19 rules for employees

Workplace rules have been enacted to prevent employees from spreading the COVID-19 virus at the Vernon Area Public Library. Read full article: Vernon Area Public Library enacts COVID-...→

Passengers with COVID-19 flew on flights to LAX, public not warned: report

Passengers with COVID-19 flew on flights to LAX, public not warned: report

A Manhattan surgeon infected with the coronavirus reportedly flew on a cross-country flight from New York to Los Angeles back in mid-March, resulting in the vi [...] Read full article: Passengers with COVID-19 flew on flights...→

3 Men Get Life Sentences in Broward Shooting

Three men were sentenced to life in prison for killing another man after an argument at a Fort Lauderdale Waffle House. Read full article: 3 Men Get Life Sentences in Broward Shoo...→

Public Defender Amy Campanelli Seeks Probe Into Sheriff's Deputies' Social Media Posts After Black Lives Matter March

Cook County Public Defender Amy Campanelli has asked the county's sheriff and inspector general to investigate insulting and threatening comments apparently po [...] Read full article: Public Defender Amy Campanelli Seeks Pro...→

How COVID-19 Has Affected Your Life, Auto and Health Insurance

How COVID-19 Has Affected Your Life, Auto and Health Insurance

In many ways, the insurance industry has been rocked by the COVID-19 pandemic. And in other ways, they saw this coming and were prepared for it. Read full article: How COVID-19 Has Affected Your Life, Aut...→

NYC Could See 22,000 Public Employee Lay-offs Because Of COVID-19

NYC Could See 22,000 Public Employee Lay-offs Because Of COVID-19

Mayor Bill de Blasio warned that without aid from Albany and Washington, as well as concessions from labor groups, every department would face unprecedented jo [...] Read full article: NYC Could See 22,000 Public Employee Lay...→

Pause in cancer treatments during COVID may cause other public health crisis

Pause in cancer treatments during COVID may cause other public health crisis

Yet another unfortunate outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic: More people with cancer are going undiagnosed and untreated. Read full article: Pause in cancer treatments during COVID ...→

Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public After ‘Worrisome Spike' in COVID-19 Cases: Mayor

Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public After ‘Worrisome Spike' in COVID-19 Cases: Mayor

Miami-Dade will be requiring masks in public as the county is experiencing a “worrisome spike” in coronavirus cases, mayor Carlos Gimenez said Tuesday. Gimenez [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public Aft...→

Nurse warns public ‘COVID-19 is very real’

Nurse warns public ‘COVID-19 is very real’

A charge nurse in Arizona said she wanted to share "her truth" with a community that seemed divided over wearing masks and social distancing. Read full article: Nurse warns public ‘COVID-19 is very rea...→

3 stay-at-home dads explain life during COVID-19 as husbands to doctors

3 stay-at-home dads explain life during COVID-19 as husbands to doctors

Dads married to doctors say they play the role of both parents for their kids during the pandemic as their wives are pulled away by work. Read full article: 3 stay-at-home dads explain life during ...→

Opinion: Brownsville is Waging its Own Fight Against COVID-19 and Racism

Opinion: Brownsville is Waging its Own Fight Against COVID-19 and Racism

'As a community, we are not taking a knee waiting on the government to provide solutions. We are exercising our power and local resources to develop the hands- [...] Read full article: Opinion: Brownsville is Waging its Own F...→

Opinion: California business can’t be COVID-19 reopening safety net

Opinion: California business can’t be COVID-19 reopening safety net

Cost for coronavirus health care shouldn’t fall just on businesses that fund the workers’ compensation system. Read full article: Opinion: California business can’t be CO...→

Marathon Atlanta City Council meeting covers police reform, COVID-19, and 499 public comments - Atlanta INtown Paper

Marathon Atlanta City Council meeting covers police reform, COVID-19, and 499 public comments - Atlanta INtown Paper

Monday’s virtual Atlanta City Council meeting took place over a period of 11 hours and 45 minutes. As part of the meeting, 499 public comments were submitted, [...] Read full article: Marathon Atlanta City Council meeting co...→

Frost Museum of Science in Miami reopens to public as COVID-19 cases across state continue to rise

Frost Museum of Science in Miami reopens to public as COVID-19 cases across state continue to rise

MIAMI (WSVN) - Several South Florida attractions are reopening to guests again as the number of COVID-19 cases in the state continue to rise. On... Read full article: Frost Museum of Science in Miami reopens...→

Opinion: Beloved San Jose cultural and religious institution is on life support

Opinion: Beloved San Jose cultural and religious institution is on life support

‘This (Zion Church) is a place where black history is taught to our children in a way not taught in the schools.’ Read full article: Opinion: Beloved San Jose cultural and r...→

Opinion | Trump Has Made Alternative Facts a Way of Life

Opinion | Trump Has Made Alternative Facts a Way of Life

The president has taken his degradation of the truth to new lengths, but the basic project has been the same from the start. Read full article: Opinion | Trump Has Made Alternative Fac...→

Public defender seeks probe into deputies' posts after march

Public defender seeks probe into deputies' posts after march

A public defender has asked Cook County's sheriff and inspector general to investigate insulting and threatening comments apparently posted online by deputies [...] Read full article: Public defender seeks probe into deputie...→

NYC Could See 22,000 Public Employee Lay-offs Because Of COVID-19

NYC Could See 22,000 Public Employee Lay-offs Because Of COVID-19

Mayor Bill de Blasio warned that without aid from Albany and Washington, as well as concessions from labor groups, every department would face unprecedented jo [...] Read full article: NYC Could See 22,000 Public Employee Lay...→

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

Austin Public Health is reporting alarming numbers paired with alarming news that contact tracing efforts may not be very effective in slowing the spread local [...] Read full article: As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public H...→

Will racism color how we remember COVID-19? | Opinion

Will racism color how we remember COVID-19? | Opinion

We in the West will remember these months as a terrifying exception, but for the Third World we created, disease and uncertainty are much more of a rule. Read full article: Will racism color how we remember COVID-...→

Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public After ‘Worrisome Spike' in COVID-19 Cases: Mayor

Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public After ‘Worrisome Spike' in COVID-19 Cases: Mayor

Miami-Dade will be requiring masks in public as the county is experiencing a “worrisome spike” in coronavirus cases, mayor Carlos Gimenez said Tuesday. Gimenez [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public Aft...→

FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for Miami-Dade County Available to the Public

FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for Miami-Dade County Available to the Public

When elected officials issue orders about things like mandatory face coverings, they say their decisions are data driven. But ever wonder what data is driving [...] Read full article: FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for M...→

Nurse warns public ‘COVID-19 is very real’

Nurse warns public ‘COVID-19 is very real’

A charge nurse in Arizona said she wanted to share "her truth" with a community that seemed divided over wearing masks and social distancing. Read full article: Nurse warns public ‘COVID-19 is very rea...→

As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ease, LA County Urges Face Coverings While In Public

As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ease, LA County Urges Face Coverings While In Public

Public health director Barbara Ferrer said while COVID-19 deaths and cases continue to rise, key indicators of spread - primarily death and hospitalization rat [...] Read full article: As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ea...→

COVID-19: Preparing your pet for life after the shelter-in-place

COVID-19: Preparing your pet for life after the shelter-in-place

Our pets are going to miss us when we go back to working outside of the home. Here are some tips to help lessen the pain. Read full article: COVID-19: Preparing your pet for life af...→

Opinion: Brownsville is Waging its Own Fight Against COVID-19 and Racism

Opinion: Brownsville is Waging its Own Fight Against COVID-19 and Racism

'As a community, we are not taking a knee waiting on the government to provide solutions. We are exercising our power and local resources to develop the hands- [...] Read full article: Opinion: Brownsville is Waging its Own F...→

Opinion | New thriller 'You Should Have Left' asks: What if #MeToo literally haunted men?

Opinion | New thriller 'You Should Have Left' asks: What if #MeToo literally haunted men?

A man haunted by his past — which includes the probable murder of his ex-wife — becomes haunted by his vacation house instead. You root for the house. Read full article: Opinion | New thriller 'You Should Have ...→

Dallas Man Believes Possible COVID-19 Treatment Helped Saved His Life

Dallas Man Believes Possible COVID-19 Treatment Helped Saved His Life

According to a North Texas man, Brazilian doctors gave him a widely used steroid drug to help him beat COVID-19. Read full article: Dallas Man Believes Possible COVID-19 Tr...→

Marathon Atlanta City Council meeting covers police reform, COVID-19, and 499 public comments - Atlanta INtown Paper

Marathon Atlanta City Council meeting covers police reform, COVID-19, and 499 public comments - Atlanta INtown Paper

Monday’s virtual Atlanta City Council meeting took place over a period of 11 hours and 45 minutes. As part of the meeting, 499 public comments were submitted, [...] Read full article: Marathon Atlanta City Council meeting co...→

Convincing the public to use smartphone tech to track COVID-19 exposure may be a challenge

Convincing the public to use smartphone tech to track COVID-19 exposure may be a challenge

Downloadable apps and operating system updates can help public health officials measure the spread of coronavirus, if a wary public "opts in" Read full article: Convincing the public to use smartphone ...→

Opinion: Beloved San Jose cultural and religious institution is on life support

Opinion: Beloved San Jose cultural and religious institution is on life support

‘This (Zion Church) is a place where black history is taught to our children in a way not taught in the schools.’ Read full article: Opinion: Beloved San Jose cultural and r...→

3 Men Get Life Sentences in Broward Shooting

Three men were sentenced to life in prison for killing another man after an argument at a Fort Lauderdale Waffle House. Read full article: 3 Men Get Life Sentences in Broward Shoo...→

Public defender seeks probe into deputies' posts after march

Public defender seeks probe into deputies' posts after march

A public defender has asked Cook County's sheriff and inspector general to investigate insulting and threatening comments apparently posted online by deputies [...] Read full article: Public defender seeks probe into deputie...→

How COVID-19 Has Affected Your Life, Auto and Health Insurance

How COVID-19 Has Affected Your Life, Auto and Health Insurance

In many ways, the insurance industry has been rocked by the COVID-19 pandemic. And in other ways, they saw this coming and were prepared for it. Read full article: How COVID-19 Has Affected Your Life, Aut...→

Opinion | Life without parole isn't called the death penalty. But it should be.

Opinion | Life without parole isn't called the death penalty. But it should be.

Before we cheer the huge drop in capital punishment cases, we need to revisit and replace the extended death penalty — life without parole. Read full article: Opinion | Life without parole isn't call...→

Pause in cancer treatments during COVID may cause other public health crisis

Pause in cancer treatments during COVID may cause other public health crisis

Yet another unfortunate outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic: More people with cancer are going undiagnosed and untreated. Read full article: Pause in cancer treatments during COVID ...→

District Attorney backs off whistleblower claim against line-level public defender

District Attorney backs off whistleblower claim against line-level public defender

Jeff Rosen and Sajid Khan sparred over whether fiery blog post constituted a threat, and D.A. took heat for exploring whistleblower complaint given his stature [...] Read full article: District Attorney backs off whistleblowe...→

Fraser and Smith: Public health professionals fight for everyone’s life – they deserve a break, too

Fraser and Smith: Public health professionals fight for everyone’s life – they deserve a break, too

Public health professionals at every level want one thing for their communities: life free from this novel coronavirus.  Read full article: Fraser and Smith: Public health professi...→

What riders with disabilities fear and want from public transit in COVID-19 era

What riders with disabilities fear and want from public transit in COVID-19 era

When your hands are your eyes, how do you protect yourself from COVID-19 germs on transit? One visually impaired rider worries about taking Metra, while anothe [...] Read full article: What riders with disabilities fear and w...→

3 stay-at-home dads explain life during COVID-19 as husbands to doctors

3 stay-at-home dads explain life during COVID-19 as husbands to doctors

Dads married to doctors say they play the role of both parents for their kids during the pandemic as their wives are pulled away by work. Read full article: 3 stay-at-home dads explain life during ...→

Opinion: Coal dust and COVID-19 in Richmond a deadly combination

Opinion: Coal dust and COVID-19 in Richmond a deadly combination

We must protect the most vulnerable, children with asthma and older folks with pre-existing heart and lung disease. Read full article: Opinion: Coal dust and COVID-19 in Richm...→

Public service workers essential during COVID-19 crisis

Public service workers essential during COVID-19 crisis

Yet the Chicago Sun-Times Editorial Board seems to think the appropriate response to this crisis is to cut their income and increase their workload. Read full article: Public service workers essential during ...→

Opinion: California business can’t be COVID-19 reopening safety net

Opinion: California business can’t be COVID-19 reopening safety net

Cost for coronavirus health care shouldn’t fall just on businesses that fund the workers’ compensation system. Read full article: Opinion: California business can’t be CO...→

Md. Board of Public Works awards two more wrongfully incarcerated men almost $2M | WTOP

The Maryland Board of Public Works voted Wednesday to award compensation to two wrongfully convicted Marylanders and approve the final payment plans for three [...] Read full article: Md. Board of Public Works awards two mor...→

Opinion: Over 350 COVID-19 deaths expose California assisted-living homes

Opinion: Over 350 COVID-19 deaths expose California assisted-living homes

Industry regulation and oversight have lagged, focusing on liability and licensing rather than quality of care. Read full article: Opinion: Over 350 COVID-19 deaths expose...→

Vernon Area Public Library enacts COVID-19 rules for employees

Vernon Area Public Library enacts COVID-19 rules for employees

Workplace rules have been enacted to prevent employees from spreading the COVID-19 virus at the Vernon Area Public Library. Read full article: Vernon Area Public Library enacts COVID-...→

Frost Museum of Science in Miami reopens to public as COVID-19 cases across state continue to rise

Frost Museum of Science in Miami reopens to public as COVID-19 cases across state continue to rise

MIAMI (WSVN) - Several South Florida attractions are reopening to guests again as the number of COVID-19 cases in the state continue to rise. On... Read full article: Frost Museum of Science in Miami reopens...→

Passengers with COVID-19 flew on flights to LAX, public not warned: report

Passengers with COVID-19 flew on flights to LAX, public not warned: report

A Manhattan surgeon infected with the coronavirus reportedly flew on a cross-country flight from New York to Los Angeles back in mid-March, resulting in the vi [...] Read full article: Passengers with COVID-19 flew on flights...→

Luningning Mariano, Minnesota’s first COVID-19 death, inspired family ‘to live a life of joy’

Luningning Mariano, Minnesota’s first COVID-19 death, inspired family ‘to live a life of joy’

It’s been almost three months since state health officials reported the first Minnesota death from COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. Lunin [...] Read full article: Luningning Mariano, Minnesota’s first CO...→

Opinion | Trump Has Made Alternative Facts a Way of Life

Opinion | Trump Has Made Alternative Facts a Way of Life

The president has taken his degradation of the truth to new lengths, but the basic project has been the same from the start. Read full article: Opinion | Trump Has Made Alternative Fac...→

Public Defender Amy Campanelli Seeks Probe Into Sheriff's Deputies' Social Media Posts After Black Lives Matter March

Cook County Public Defender Amy Campanelli has asked the county's sheriff and inspector general to investigate insulting and threatening comments apparently po [...] Read full article: Public Defender Amy Campanelli Seeks Pro...→

Public Defender cites backlash from sheriff’s deputies after Black Lives Matter rally, asks for discipline

Public Defender cites backlash from sheriff’s deputies after Black Lives Matter rally, asks for discipline

The Cook County Public Defender is calling for an investigation into a handful of sheriff’s deputies who reportedly made insulting or threatening social media [...] Read full article: Public Defender cites backlash from sher...→

NYC Could See 22,000 Public Employee Lay-offs Because Of COVID-19

NYC Could See 22,000 Public Employee Lay-offs Because Of COVID-19

Mayor Bill de Blasio warned that without aid from Albany and Washington, as well as concessions from labor groups, every department would face unprecedented jo [...] Read full article: NYC Could See 22,000 Public Employee Lay...→

Opinion | Life without parole isn't called the death penalty. But it should be.

Opinion | Life without parole isn't called the death penalty. But it should be.

Before we cheer the huge drop in capital punishment cases, we need to revisit and replace the extended death penalty — life without parole. Read full article: Opinion | Life without parole isn't call...→

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public Health says contact tracing isn’t doing much

Austin Public Health is reporting alarming numbers paired with alarming news that contact tracing efforts may not be very effective in slowing the spread local [...] Read full article: As COVID-19 cases surge, Austin Public H...→

Pause in cancer treatments during COVID may cause other public health crisis

Pause in cancer treatments during COVID may cause other public health crisis

Yet another unfortunate outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic: More people with cancer are going undiagnosed and untreated. Read full article: Pause in cancer treatments during COVID ...→

Will racism color how we remember COVID-19? | Opinion

Will racism color how we remember COVID-19? | Opinion

We in the West will remember these months as a terrifying exception, but for the Third World we created, disease and uncertainty are much more of a rule. Read full article: Will racism color how we remember COVID-...→

District Attorney backs off whistleblower claim against line-level public defender

District Attorney backs off whistleblower claim against line-level public defender

Jeff Rosen and Sajid Khan sparred over whether fiery blog post constituted a threat, and D.A. took heat for exploring whistleblower complaint given his stature [...] Read full article: District Attorney backs off whistleblowe...→

Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public After ‘Worrisome Spike' in COVID-19 Cases: Mayor

Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public After ‘Worrisome Spike' in COVID-19 Cases: Mayor

Miami-Dade will be requiring masks in public as the county is experiencing a “worrisome spike” in coronavirus cases, mayor Carlos Gimenez said Tuesday. Gimenez [...] Read full article: Miami-Dade Requiring Masks in Public Aft...→

Fraser and Smith: Public health professionals fight for everyone’s life – they deserve a break, too

Fraser and Smith: Public health professionals fight for everyone’s life – they deserve a break, too

Public health professionals at every level want one thing for their communities: life free from this novel coronavirus.  Read full article: Fraser and Smith: Public health professi...→

FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for Miami-Dade County Available to the Public

FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for Miami-Dade County Available to the Public

When elected officials issue orders about things like mandatory face coverings, they say their decisions are data driven. But ever wonder what data is driving [...] Read full article: FIU Researchers Make COVID-19 Data for M...→

What riders with disabilities fear and want from public transit in COVID-19 era

What riders with disabilities fear and want from public transit in COVID-19 era

When your hands are your eyes, how do you protect yourself from COVID-19 germs on transit? One visually impaired rider worries about taking Metra, while anothe [...] Read full article: What riders with disabilities fear and w...→

Nurse warns public ‘COVID-19 is very real’

Nurse warns public ‘COVID-19 is very real’

A charge nurse in Arizona said she wanted to share "her truth" with a community that seemed divided over wearing masks and social distancing. Read full article: Nurse warns public ‘COVID-19 is very rea...→

As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ease, LA County Urges Face Coverings While In Public

As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ease, LA County Urges Face Coverings While In Public

Public health director Barbara Ferrer said while COVID-19 deaths and cases continue to rise, key indicators of spread - primarily death and hospitalization rat [...] Read full article: As COVID Death, Hospitalization Rates Ea...→

3 stay-at-home dads explain life during COVID-19 as husbands to doctors

3 stay-at-home dads explain life during COVID-19 as husbands to doctors

Dads married to doctors say they play the role of both parents for their kids during the pandemic as their wives are pulled away by work. Read full article: 3 stay-at-home dads explain life during ...→

COVID-19: Preparing your pet for life after the shelter-in-place

COVID-19: Preparing your pet for life after the shelter-in-place

Our pets are going to miss us when we go back to working outside of the home. Here are some tips to help lessen the pain. Read full article: COVID-19: Preparing your pet for life af...→

Opinion: Coal dust and COVID-19 in Richmond a deadly combination

Opinion: Coal dust and COVID-19 in Richmond a deadly combination

We must protect the most vulnerable, children with asthma and older folks with pre-existing heart and lung disease. Read full article: Opinion: Coal dust and COVID-19 in Richm...→

Opinion: Brownsville is Waging its Own Fight Against COVID-19 and Racism

Opinion: Brownsville is Waging its Own Fight Against COVID-19 and Racism

'As a community, we are not taking a knee waiting on the government to provide solutions. We are exercising our power and local resources to develop the hands- [...] Read full article: Opinion: Brownsville is Waging its Own F...→

Public service workers essential during COVID-19 crisis

Public service workers essential during COVID-19 crisis

Yet the Chicago Sun-Times Editorial Board seems to think the appropriate response to this crisis is to cut their income and increase their workload. Read full article: Public service workers essential during ...→

Opinion | New thriller 'You Should Have Left' asks: What if #MeToo literally haunted men?

Opinion | New thriller 'You Should Have Left' asks: What if #MeToo literally haunted men?

A man haunted by his past — which includes the probable murder of his ex-wife — becomes haunted by his vacation house instead. You root for the house. Read full article: Opinion | New thriller 'You Should Have ...→

Opinion: California business can’t be COVID-19 reopening safety net

Opinion: California business can’t be COVID-19 reopening safety net

Cost for coronavirus health care shouldn’t fall just on businesses that fund the workers’ compensation system. Read full article: Opinion: California business can’t be CO...→

Md. Board of Public Works awards two more wrongfully incarcerated men almost $2M | WTOP

The Maryland Board of Public Works voted Wednesday to award compensation to two wrongfully convicted Marylanders and approve the final payment plans for three [...] Read full article: Md. Board of Public Works awards two mor...→

Opinion: Over 350 COVID-19 deaths expose California assisted-living homes

Opinion: Over 350 COVID-19 deaths expose California assisted-living homes

Industry regulation and oversight have lagged, focusing on liability and licensing rather than quality of care. Read full article: Opinion: Over 350 COVID-19 deaths expose...→

Dallas Man Believes Possible COVID-19 Treatment Helped Saved His Life

Dallas Man Believes Possible COVID-19 Treatment Helped Saved His Life

According to a North Texas man, Brazilian doctors gave him a widely used steroid drug to help him beat COVID-19. Read full article: Dallas Man Believes Possible COVID-19 Tr...→

Vernon Area Public Library enacts COVID-19 rules for employees

Vernon Area Public Library enacts COVID-19 rules for employees

Workplace rules have been enacted to prevent employees from spreading the COVID-19 virus at the Vernon Area Public Library. Read full article: Vernon Area Public Library enacts COVID-...→

Marathon Atlanta City Council meeting covers police reform, COVID-19, and 499 public comments - Atlanta INtown Paper

Marathon Atlanta City Council meeting covers police reform, COVID-19, and 499 public comments - Atlanta INtown Paper

Monday’s virtual Atlanta City Council meeting took place over a period of 11 hours and 45 minutes. As part of the meeting, 499 public comments were submitted, [...] Read full article: Marathon Atlanta City Council meeting co...→

Frost Museum of Science in Miami reopens to public as COVID-19 cases across state continue to rise

Frost Museum of Science in Miami reopens to public as COVID-19 cases across state continue to rise

MIAMI (WSVN) - Several South Florida attractions are reopening to guests again as the number of COVID-19 cases in the state continue to rise. On... Read full article: Frost Museum of Science in Miami reopens...→

Convincing the public to use smartphone tech to track COVID-19 exposure may be a challenge

Convincing the public to use smartphone tech to track COVID-19 exposure may be a challenge

Downloadable apps and operating system updates can help public health officials measure the spread of coronavirus, if a wary public "opts in" Read full article: Convincing the public to use smartphone ...→

Passengers with COVID-19 flew on flights to LAX, public not warned: report

Passengers with COVID-19 flew on flights to LAX, public not warned: report

A Manhattan surgeon infected with the coronavirus reportedly flew on a cross-country flight from New York to Los Angeles back in mid-March, resulting in the vi [...] Read full article: Passengers with COVID-19 flew on flights...→

Opinion: Beloved San Jose cultural and religious institution is on life support

Opinion: Beloved San Jose cultural and religious institution is on life support

‘This (Zion Church) is a place where black history is taught to our children in a way not taught in the schools.’ Read full article: Opinion: Beloved San Jose cultural and r...→

Luningning Mariano, Minnesota’s first COVID-19 death, inspired family ‘to live a life of joy’

Luningning Mariano, Minnesota’s first COVID-19 death, inspired family ‘to live a life of joy’

It’s been almost three months since state health officials reported the first Minnesota death from COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. Lunin [...] Read full article: Luningning Mariano, Minnesota’s first CO...→

3 Men Get Life Sentences in Broward Shooting

Three men were sentenced to life in prison for killing another man after an argument at a Fort Lauderdale Waffle House. Read full article: 3 Men Get Life Sentences in Broward Shoo...→

Opinion | Trump Has Made Alternative Facts a Way of Life

Opinion | Trump Has Made Alternative Facts a Way of Life

The president has taken his degradation of the truth to new lengths, but the basic project has been the same from the start. Read full article: Opinion | Trump Has Made Alternative Fac...→

Public Defender Amy Campanelli Seeks Probe Into Sheriff's Deputies' Social Media Posts After Black Lives Matter March

Cook County Public Defender Amy Campanelli has asked the county's sheriff and inspector general to investigate insulting and threatening comments apparently po [...] Read full article: Public Defender Amy Campanelli Seeks Pro...→

Public defender seeks probe into deputies' posts after march

Public defender seeks probe into deputies' posts after march

A public defender has asked Cook County's sheriff and inspector general to investigate insulting and threatening comments apparently posted online by deputies [...] Read full article: Public defender seeks probe into deputie...→

Public Defender cites backlash from sheriff’s deputies after Black Lives Matter rally, asks for discipline

Public Defender cites backlash from sheriff’s deputies after Black Lives Matter rally, asks for discipline

The Cook County Public Defender is calling for an investigation into a handful of sheriff’s deputies who reportedly made insulting or threatening social media [...] Read full article: Public Defender cites backlash from sher...→

How COVID-19 Has Affected Your Life, Auto and Health Insurance

How COVID-19 Has Affected Your Life, Auto and Health Insurance

In many ways, the insurance industry has been rocked by the COVID-19 pandemic. And in other ways, they saw this coming and were prepared for it. Read full article: How COVID-19 Has Affected Your Life, Aut...→