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This Republican governor thinks she’s nailed her state’s Covid-19 response. She hasn’t.

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In a remarkably self-congratulatory op-ed in the Rapid City Journal earlier this week, Republican South Dakota governor Kristi Noem wrote this of her administration's handling of Covid-19 (bolding is mine): "I'm g...

Biden wants to see masks mandated in all 50 states. These are the ones that don’t require them

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While health officials agree face masks help prevent the spread of Covid-19, state and local governments have varied widely on implementation of mask rules. Now, President-elect Joe Biden wants to change that. Biden...

Washington State’s Nick Rolovich out as head coach after failing to meet COVID vaccine mandate

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Rolovich, Ricky Logo, John Richardson, Craig Stuzmann and Mark Weber were not in compliance with Washington Gov. Jay Inslee's proclamation on state employees getting the vaccine, and the sides began the "separation p...

Alabama voters approve an amendment to remove racist language from state’s constitution

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Alabama has voted to remove racist language from its constitution, CNN projects. Although segregation hasn't been legal in Alabama since the 1950s, a section remains in the state's constitution requiring Black and W...

Biden blasts Georgia’s GOP senators, saying they ‘stood by’ as Trump tried to undo state’s election results

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President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday slammed Georgia's two Republican senators, saying that David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler "stood by" and "fully embraced nullifying nearly 5 million Georgia votes." Biden held a dr...

The Cameron Peak Fire in Colorado is the largest in the state’s history

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The Cameron Peak Fire, burning just west of Fort Collins, is now the largest wildfire in Colorado history, Gov. Jared Polis said in a tweet Wednesday night. The blaze has burned through more than 158,000 acres and ...

Maryland man sentenced to 1 year in jail for holding large parties, violating state’s Covid-19 rules

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A Maryland man was sentenced to a year in jail for holding two large parties and violating the state's order against large gatherings, according to the Charles County state's attorney's office. Shawn Marshall Myer...

A South Dakota man who voiced concerns about his state’s hospital capacity died from coronavirus

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John Bjorkman's life revolved around children -- his own children, his children's children, and those he taught in South Dakota schools for more than three decades. When he wasn't in a classroom, first as a teacher...

How one Republican governor turned her state’s failing coronavirus strategy into a national platform

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Kristi Noem may be the governor of South Dakota, but she sure is spending a lot of time out of the state in recent months. Noem was in Texas last Wednesday to deliver a speech at an event honoring veterans and then,...

Rhode Island is voting on removing ‘Plantations’ from the state’s official name

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The smallest state in the nation bears the longest name: "State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations." Rhode Island voters this Election Day have the chance to strike the last part -- "and Providence Plantatio...

An exhausted Texas ICU nurse says she’s scared about an end to the state’s mask mandate

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Brittany Smart has spent months tending to the Covid-19 patients who poured into Texas hospitals as the virus raged across the state -- and the country. It has been devastating, the ICU nurse told CNN's Chris Cuomo...

Texas high school valedictorian switches speech to speak out on state’s abortion law

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A high school valedictorian exhaled as she pulled a piece of paper from underneath her graduation gown. Gathering her courage, Paxton Smith started the speech she had worked so hard on for her graduation on Sunday....

South Carolina court halts executions until the state’s new firing squad option is finalized

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The South Carolina Supreme Court on Wednesday halted executions in the state until procedures for its newest method of execution -- firing squad -- are finalized. Attorneys for Brad Keith Sigmon, who had been sched...

New York suspect in fatal hatchet attack re-arrested after release by state’s ‘Less is More’ law

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Joseph Rivera, 21, was back in the Monroe County Jail on a charge of second-degree murder in connection to the death of 47-year-old Heather Majors, who was stabbed 30 times with a hatchet in her Rochester apartment o...

New York health workers ask Supreme Court to block state’s vaccine mandate

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Health care workers in New York have gone to the Supreme Court to challenge the state's Covid-19 vaccine mandate, arguing it violates their religious liberty rights. This challenge is nearly identical to a recent c...

Texas valedictorian, who spoke out against state’s impending abortion law, calls new ban ‘heart-wrenching’

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A Texas high school valedictorian, who went viral after she changed her speech to speak out against the state's newly passed abortion law, reacted to the news that the abortion ban will not be stopped by the courts....

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