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New Orleans Recorded No New COVID Deaths Monday

New Orleans Recorded No New COVID Deaths Monday

In a heartening bit of news for a recovering America, on Monday New Orleans posted its first day without COVID deaths since the pandemic started. On Tuesday, however, the city once again recorded deaths due to the novel virus. Orleans Parish, where New Orleans is located, recorded four new deaths …

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Harvard Contradicts Trump, Not Returning any Money

Harvard Contradicts Trump, Not Returning any Money

On Tuesday, Trump stated that he was aware of a plan by Harvard to return some $8.6 million in grant money it received as part of a COVID-19 relief package. Trump pointed out that Harvard has a $41 billion ample endowment, which makes them one of the wealthiest universities in …

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4/20 Party Busted for Violating Social Distancing Guidelines

4/20 Party Busted for Violating Social Distancing Guidelines

Monday was April 20, often celebrated by marijuana culture as the holiday “4/20.” While its origins are complex, the day is recognized by cannabis connoisseurs as the highest of days on the stoner calendar. It’s common for those who partake in music festivals or watch stoner culture films and imbibe …

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Largest Banks Prioritized Corporate Clients With COVID Relief Loans

Largest Banks Prioritized Corporate Clients With COVID Relief Loans

While the country still wrestles with the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses are scrounging for money to keep their employees on payroll. If things continue on track without assistance, most businesses won’t be opening their doors back up on the other side of the lockdown. That’s where the Paycheck Protection Program was …

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Which States Require You to Wear a Face Mask in Public?

Which States Require You to Wear a Face Mask in Public?

Halting the spread of the novel coronavirus is most local governments’ current number-one priority. The virus response has been sweeping, aggressive and surprisingly effective in many places. Despite earlier models showing high death rates throughout March and April, the US trended well under expectations. Meanwhile, the measures have taken a …

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COVID Could Make Legal Weed More Mainstream

COVID Could Make Legal Weed More Mainstream

Today is 4/20, a day normally celebrated by weed smokers in the US. Celebrated how, you ask? By partaking in large quantities of the aforementioned drug. Normally, this also includes going to concerts or similar festivals. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has put a stop to that this year. Instead, celebrants …

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College Students Growing Tired of Online-Only Courses

College Students Growing Tired of Online-Only Courses

In March, when the novel coronavirus was spreading at a rapid rate, most universities moved their classes entirely to “distance learning.” This was part of a massive, concerted effort to halt the spread of the COVID-19 causing coronavirus. By most measures, these aggressive moves seem to have reduced the impact …

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