Author: Benjamin Bosisto

The US has reached another surprising milestone in the COVID-19 pandemic: about one in 500 Americans has died from the virus.According to Johns Hopkins, nearly 667,000 people in the US have died from COVID-19 since the virus arrived in the country in early 2020 Census Bureau reports that the U.S. population was 331 million in April 2020.The country is still fighting the more contagious Delta variant of the virus. In recent weeks, the average daily number in the country of cases has increased from the low of 8,000 per person in June to the current 140,000 per day.In the last…

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LANSING, Michigan — Kenny Turner of Lansing recently found a letter, a 70-year-old love letter, that had been sent on purpose.”My dearest, I received your sweet mail today and it was a delight to hear from you,” he said, sitting on the steps of the old downtown Lansing train stations. “I’m fine, and I hope that you are all as well.”To protect the letter against unwanted exposure, it is wrapped in amine. Turner pointed to the upper right corner.He said, “He lived at 910 William St. Lansing during that time and this was April 11, 1951.” Yes, it is visible.…

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BOULDER, Co. – From schoolwork to Zoom lessons to distractions, our kids get a lot of screen time. Many adults are asking the same question as their children. With access to smartphones and tablets, American kids have a different life than their parents.”Is screen-time harmful for our youth?” Katie Paulich is a PHD student at CU Boulder.For the answer, she and others used data from over 12,000 children aged 9 and 10. Her findings may surprise you, according to her colleagues. Paulich says, “We found that it was linked to a higher amount of friendships, stronger social relationships, but we…

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When Paul Revere took one of the most famous attractions in American history to warn troops that “the British were coming,” he did so by hanging two lanterns in the clock tower of Boston’s Old North Church.However, the Old North Church was a symbol of American freedom and American revolution. Many Old North Church members were involved with the slave trade in the 18th century.Nikki Stewart is the Old North Church Foundation’s executive Director. She knows the famous ride brings people here from all around the globe. This site is nearly 300 year old and rich in history. The Old…

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Those who haven’t received at least one car warranty scam so far this year can count themselves lucky.RoboKiller believes they will be the biggest fraud of 2021. It predicts that 13 billion such calls would be made this year. According to the company, car warranty robocalls are expected to be the most popular phone scam since 2017.Although there are many legitimate extended auto insurance policies, there are some differences between those sold by third parties as well as those purchased from new car dealers.Consumers’Checkpoint, a non profit organization, discovered that there may be more third-party warranties than is worth the…

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COLUMBIA, SC — Defense attorneys for a prominent South Carolina attorney say he plans to turn himself in on charges in a plot to arrange his own death that ended with the gunman merely grazing him in the head.Attorney Jim Griffin claims Alex Murdaugh will be in Hampton County on Thursday to surrender to police and hold a hearing.Griffin states that the charges stem from insurance fraud.Murdaugh was hit in the head while driving on Sept. 4. However, he survived the injury. A family spokesperson previously said that the shooting was attributable to an unidentified man riding in a blue…

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Supply chain hiccups and shortages of materials are setting retailers across the country back. The same goes for local bookstores. They are told that holiday shopping should be started now because they don’t know what will be in the future.It is easy to see how handmade Back of Beyond Bookstore feels when you walk in. Moab, Utah is a place where both locals and tourists are welcome. Books about outdoor living can be found at every corner. The quiet struggle to keep shelves full is what happens outside this ’90s shopfront. As the holidays approach, customers will see this struggle.“It’s…

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The American Football Federation announced that it would offer identical contract proposals to both the men’s and women’s teams.The US Women’s National Team Players Association alleged that the US Football Federation had “negotiated through the media” and used “PR stunts”.“We are committed to negotiating in good faith to ensure equal pay and the safest working conditions possible. “The proposal that USSF made recently to us does neither,” it stated on Twitter.The US Women’s Football Federation was sued by the women’s team, claiming equal pay.Although the lawsuit was dismissed, the team appealed.ESPN Reports that the current employment contract for the US…

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The head of the United Nations calls for “immediate, rapid and large-scale” reductions in greenhouse gas emissions to curb global warming. Antonio Guterres warned countries ahead of next week’s UN General Assembly that climate change is faster than expected and that fossil fuel emissions have already recovered after a pandemic dip. Guterres launched a UN-backed UN-backed report that summarizes current efforts to combat climate change. Guterres stated that recent extreme weather events have shown that no country is immune from climate-related catastrophes. Michael Mann, a Pennsylvania State University climate scientist, stated that the warnings included in the report ignore strong…

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More than 90 years after its launch, Maine’s oldest lobster harvester is still running at 101 years old. Virginia Oliver, the oldest lobster-fisherman in Maine and perhaps the oldest in the entire world is Virginia Oliver. Oliver, 78, still meticulously cares for her 200 fall collection in Rockland, Maine with Max, her son. When she was 8, she began catching lobsters and has not stopped since. Oliver stated that she is concerned about how the lobster population is doing, and said that it is currently being subject to high fishing pressure. .

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