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About 50 people were vaccinated at a Florida site despite being ineligible

About 50 people were vaccinated Saturday at a site in south Florida despite not being eligible, according to a Federal Emergency Management Agency spokesperson. It all began when “some individuals” arrived at a vaccination site in Florida City, about 40 miles south of Miami, and told staff they were health care workers, FEMA spokesperson Marty…MORE

Canada Post is sending every household a postcard to send to a loved one for free

Canada Post is sending every household a postcard to send to a loved one for free

Canada Post is sending a free prepaid postcard to every household in the country to help citizens stay connected during the continuation of the Covid-19 pandemic. The government postal agency is planning to send about 13.5 million postcards across the county, according to a news release. They are part of the “Write Here Wrote Now”…MORE

NYC deputies shut down an unlicensed warehouse club with more than 100 partygoers inside

NYC deputies shut down an unlicensed warehouse club with more than 100 partygoers inside

New York City deputies shut down an illegal warehouse party in Queens overnight Saturday, clearing more than 100 people inside, the New York City Sheriff’s Office says. The officers entered the building early Sunday morning where they found 142 patrons dancing and drinking alcohol without masks or social distancing, according to the release. Sheriff’s deputies…MORE

Over 166,000 hens die in Arizona farm fire

Over 166,000 hens die in Arizona farm fire

Over 166,000 laying hens died on Saturday after a fire broke out at a bird warehouse in Arizona. Flames engulfed three massive warehouses containing chickens and hens at Hickman’s Family Farms in Arlington, about 50 miles west of Phoenix, according to the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO). The fire broke out when a piece of…MORE

Why sweeping police reform over the last year has largely been elusive

Why sweeping police reform over the last year has largely been elusive

In the year since Louisville police killed Breonna Taylor in an overnight drug raid, the Democratic-led US House of Representatives has passed a bill overhauling policing, twice. President Joe Biden took office in a city protected by a standing army two weeks after a pro-Trump mob overran the US Capitol. Scientists developed vaccines against a…MORE

Police officers injured breaking up large gathering in Colorado

Three SWAT officers were injured Saturday while responding to a large gathering near the University of Colorado Boulder, the Boulder Police Department said on Twitter. An alert issued by the school at 8 p.m. Saturday said police were responding to a party in an area known as University Hill. Few people at the gathering wore…MORE

He adopted a dog that no one else wanted. It ended up saving his life

They say a dog is a man’s best friend. For one New Jersey man, his rescue dog has become much more than that. Sadie, a 100-pound German Shepherd, had been turned away by three shelters by the time she arrived at the Ramapo-Bergen Animal Refuge in Oakland, New Jersey, in early 2020. Sadie was very…MORE

Here’s how to watch the 2021 NBA All-Star Game

Here’s how to watch the 2021 NBA All-Star Game

Not even a pandemic can keep the NBA All-Star Game from a rebound. The 70th annual NBA All-Star Game will air Sunday on TNT and ESPN Radio, live from State Farm Arena in Atlanta. And for the first time, the NBA is packing all the events into just one night, with on-court contests beginning at…MORE