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Bethel Park schools to go hybrid Oct. 5

Bethel Park schools to go hybrid Oct. 5

17 minutes ago   |   Post Gazette

The school board voted 8-1 Tuesday to approve the district's revised phased school reopening health and safety plan.
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Pfizer CEO: ‘Disappointed' in presidential debate, vows no political pressure on Covid shot

Pfizer CEO: ‘Disappointed' in presidential debate, vows no political pressure on Covid shot

21 minutes ago   |   Politico

The CEO of Pfizer - one of the frontrunners in the coronavirus vaccine race - said in a staff memo Thursday that the company wouldn't cave to political pressure to rush its...
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LVHN and LANTA team up for free rides for Carbon County cancer patients

35 minutes ago   |   The Morning Call

Lehigh Valley Health Network and LANTA are collaborating on free rides for Carbon County cancer patients who need outpatient treatments or to see their physicians.
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COVID-19: Ontario says it will give pay hikes to personal support workers, 147,000 eligible

41 minutes ago   |   National Post

TORONTO - Ontario says it will give pay raises to personal support workers throughout the health-care system in a bid to recruit and retain them during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Senate Democrats urge inspector general to probe interference at HHS

Senate Democrats urge inspector general to probe interference at HHS

41 minutes ago   |   Politico

Senate Democrats on Thursday urged the health department's watchdog to probe whether Trump administration political appointees interfered with the Covid-19 response to play...
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Nancy Pelosi blasts the White House's $1.6 trillion stimulus plan, saying it's not even 'half a loaf'

Nancy Pelosi blasts the White House's $1.6 trillion stimulus plan, saying it's not even 'half a loaf'

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Summary List Placement House Speaker Nancy Pelosi tore into the White House's $1.6 trillion stimulus package, saying it doesn't do enough to address the twin economic and...
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Eating a tiny bit of mom's poop could give C-section babies an immune ‘primer'

1 hour ago   |   Science Mag

Fecal transplants could improve gut microbiome health
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MIT CSAIL claims its AI system can predict and classify pulmonary edemas

MIT CSAIL claims its AI system can predict and classify pulmonary edemas

1 hour ago   |   Venture Beat

A team at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab developed an AI system that can detect signs of excess fluid in the lungs.
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South Carolina announces latest COVID-19 cases, deaths, including one pediatric death

South Carolina announces latest COVID-19 cases, deaths, including one pediatric death

1 hour ago   |   WYFF

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control released the latest coronavirus numbers.
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Illinois health officials report 2,166 new coronavirus cases, 25 deaths

Illinois health officials report 2,166 new coronavirus cases, 25 deaths

1 hour ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

CHICAGO - Illinois health officials said 2,166 new cases of COVID-19 and 25 additional coronavirus-related deaths have been confirmed over the past 24 hours Thursday. According...
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Susan Sindt: 2020 Election Guide

Susan Sindt: 2020 Election Guide

Welcome to WCCO.com's 2020 political guide! We reached out to all Minnesota candidates running for U.S Senate and U.S Congress this fall. Candidates were asked to provide a... Read more ...

Steelers vs. Titans game will be played later this season after additional...

Steelers vs. Titans game will be played later this season after additional positive COVID-19 tests

The Pittsburgh Steelers and Tennessee Titans will play later this season after there were two additional positive COVID-19 tests within the Titans organization. Read more ...

Full moons in October: Harvest moon tonight and a rare blue moon on Halloween

Full moons in October: Harvest moon tonight and a rare blue moon on Halloween

While the moon won't actually look blue, the second full moon in one month is usually referred to as a blue moon. This happens every 2.5 to three years, or "once in a blue moon." Read more ...

Doctors warn of possible lasting conditions in student-athletes who've had...

Doctors warn of possible lasting conditions in student-athletes who've had COVID-19

"We are very concerned." Read more ...

Former President Jimmy Carter celebrates 96th birthday

Former President Jimmy Carter celebrates 96th birthday

Happy Birthday! Former President Jimmy Carter marks his 96th birthday Thursday, the latest milestone for the longest lived of the 44 men to hold the highest American office. Read more ...

Cubs, Marlins Game 2 postponed due to weather

Cubs, Marlins Game 2 postponed due to weather

CHICAGO - The Cubs will play at least another day. The North Siders elimination game with the Marlins has been postponed due to rain in the forecast. "Today's scheduled Game 2... Read more ...

US Senate committee approves subpoenaing heads of Twitter, FB & Google for...

US Senate committee approves subpoenaing heads of Twitter, FB & Google for hearing on tech firms' legal immunity

The US Senate Commerce Committee has unanimously agreed to subpoena the CEOs of Twitter, Google and Facebook to attend a hearing on the legal immunity enjoyed by internet... Read more ...

Lebanon agrees ‘framework' to negotiate on disputed maritime border with...

Lebanon agrees ‘framework' to negotiate on disputed maritime border with Israel - senior official

Lebanon is ready for US-mediated talks with Israel to resolve a long-standing maritime border dispute, the speaker of Lebanon's parliament, Nabih Berri, said. The two nations... Read more ...

US layoffs remain elevated as 837,000 seek jobless aid

US layoffs remain elevated as 837,000 seek jobless aid

WASHINGTON - The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits declined last week to a still-high 837,000, evidence that the economy is struggling to sustain a tentative... Read more ...

Diocese of Rockville Centre files for bankruptcy after child sex abuse lawsuits

Diocese of Rockville Centre files for bankruptcy after child sex abuse lawsuits

The Diocese of Rockville Centre - one of the nation's largest Catholic dioceses - has filed for bankruptcy as a result of more than 200 sexual abuse lawsuits. Bishop John... Read more ...