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In the Atlanta area, some school districts will require masks. The state’s biggest district is taking a different approach
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In the Atlanta area, some school districts will require masks. The state’s biggest district is taking a different approach

Six-year-old Audrey Gard will head to first grade next week wearing a mask. It’s a precaution her mom believes will help to minimize the chances of her getting coronavirus. But the Gwinnett County School District, north of Atlanta, is making masks optional for now, and Sara Holton Gard fears that could leave her family caught…MORE

A California sheriff’s deputy has died and another is injured after they were shot during a standoff

A California sheriff’s deputy has died and another is injured after they were shot during a standoff

A sheriff’s deputy was shot and killed and a second deputy was wounded during a standoff at a California home Sunday afternoon, authorities said. “While reporting to a standoff here in Wasco, one of our brave Kern County Sheriff’s Deputies was killed-in-action and one other was shot and wounded,” Wasco Mayor Alex Garcia said in…MORE

7 people are dead and several more injured after sandstorm leads to 20 vehicle crash in Utah
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7 people are dead and several more injured after sandstorm leads to 20 vehicle crash in Utah

Seven people are dead and several more were critically injured when authorities say a sand or dust storm caused visibility issues that led to a series of crashes involving 20 vehicles in Utah Sunday evening. The crashes happened on I-15 near Kanosh, the Utah Department of Public Service (DPS) said in a news release. Several…MORE

Police and bystanders save baby trapped under car after driver hits mother and baby
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Police and bystanders save baby trapped under car after driver hits mother and baby

Two police officers and bystanders saved an 8-month-old baby who became trapped underneath a car after a driver hit a mother and baby in Yonkers, New York, police said. Around 8:30 a.m. Friday, the driver swerved around a corner, struck a curb and hit a parked car before hitting the 36-year-old mother, according to a…MORE

Four shootings in Seattle leave 3 dead, 5 injured

Four shootings in Seattle leave 3 dead, 5 injured

Three people were killed and five more were injured in a series of unrelated shootings in Seattle early Sunday, according to police. The four incidents all took place within three hours, the Seattle Police Department said in a release. The first occurred around 1:48 a.m. outside of a bar in the Belltown neighborhood. A bar…MORE

Bob Moses, civil rights legend, dead at age 86

Bob Moses, civil rights legend, dead at age 86

Civil rights legend Bob Moses died at age 86, according to a statement from NAACP President Derrick Johnson and a statement from the organization’s Legal Defense Fund. A cause of death was not immediately known. Moses was born in New York City in January 1935 and grew up in Harlem, according to his biography on…MORE

A Georgia university is clearing account balances to help students during the pandemic
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A Georgia university is clearing account balances to help students during the pandemic

An Atlanta university says it is clearing student account balances for spring 2020 through summer 2021 to help students continue their education through the Covid-19 pandemic. Clark Atlanta University, which is located just west of the city’s downtown, said in a news release Friday that it had received a substantial amount of support from the…MORE

A rare snow leopard at the San Diego Zoo has tested positive for coronavirus
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A rare snow leopard at the San Diego Zoo has tested positive for coronavirus

A rare snow leopard at the San Diego Zoo that hadn’t been vaccinated has tested positive for coronavirus. But the zoo is continuing to roll out shots to protect other animals. Last Thursday, wildlife care specialists noticed the snow leopard had a cough and nasal discharge, the zoo said in new release. Preliminary tests confirmed…MORE

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