More than 80 students were potentially exposed to Covid-19 on the first day of class in Reno, Nevada, on Monday after a parent sent their child to Marce Herz Middle School, despite both the parent and child receiving a positive Covid-19 test just two days earlier, Washoe County Health District officials said.
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A divided Supreme Court granted a request from a group of New York landlords to block a part of the state’s eviction moratorium that bars landlords from evicting certain tenants in the midst of the pandemic. The court’s three liberal justices dissented from the court’s order and would have left the moratorium in place.
— Read on www.cnn.com/2021/08/12/politics/eviction-moratorium-supreme-court-new-york/index.html
Florida governor deploying rapid-response team to fight Covid-19 surge
Marjorie Taylor Greene Shrugs Off COVID Surge: ‘We Can’t Live Forever’ https://crooksandliars.com/2021/08/marjorie-taylor-greene-human
“If President Biden and Senator Schumer truly care about ending the war on voting rights they have to use their political will to abolish the filibuster and pass the For the People Act immediately,” said one organizer.
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