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Deadly microbe water warning lifted for all but 1 Texas city

Saturday  22:35,   26 september 2020

Texas officials on Saturday lifted a warning for all but one Houston-area community to stop using tap water because it might be tainted with a deadly brain-eating microbe. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { >>>

After brain-eating amoeba found in water supply, advisory lifted in all but 1 area

Saturday  22:35,   26 september 2020

On Friday, TCEQ posted on social media that it was informed of the potential of Naegleria fowleri in the Brazosport Water Authority's water supply. On Friday, TCEQ posted on social media that it was informed of the potential of Naegleria fowleri >>>

Portland braces for clashes, violence at Proud Boys rally and counterprotests

Saturday  22:10,   26 september 2020

"The Proud Boys and Patriot Prayer groups have come to Portland time and time again from out of town looking for a fight and the results are always tragic," the Oregon governor said.Oregon Gov. Kate Brown, a Democrat, declared a state of emergency... >>>

New York reports 1,000 daily new COVID-19 cases for first time since June

Saturday  22:01,   26 september 2020

More than 1,000 people tested positive for the coronavirus in New York on Friday, marking the first time since early June the state has seen a daily number of cases rise above that mark.Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) announced Saturday that of 99,953 tests... >>>

Fact check: Kentucky attorney general is not married to a relative of Mitch McConnell

Saturday  21:45,   26 september 2020

Viral posts on Facebook falsely suggest that Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron's wife is a niece or granddaughter of the powerful senator.Miami mayor questions if Florida is ready for Phase... >>>

Breonna Taylor protest updates: Golf balls thrown at Louisville protesters, L.A. protester hit with officer's riot shield

Saturday  21:45,   26 september 2020

State and local officials have planned ahead, expecting this weekend's round of protests to continue to intensify.Rochester’s 1st woman interim police... >>>

Coronavirus survey cancelled after workers faced harassment, racism

Saturday  21:45,   26 september 2020

"Teams that included people of color were reporting more incidents" in which they faced verbal abuse and intimidation while conducting the survey, a state official said.The CDC had been working with the Minnesota Department of Health since Sept. 14... >>>

First Black woman named interim police chief in Rochester following death of Daniel Prude

Saturday  21:16,   26 september 2020

Cynthia Herriott-Sullivan, a former police lieutenant, is currently deputy executive director at the Rochester Housing Authority.Herriott-Sullivan becomes the first woman to lead... >>>

2 alleged ISIS supporters accused of plot to attack White House, Trump Tower

Saturday  20:35,   26 september 2020

One man from Texas and another from South Carolina are accused of planning attacks that one of the suspects allegedly said "could be Netflix worthy."Jaylyn Christopher Molina, of Texas, and Kristopher Sean Matthews, of South Carolina, face charges... >>>

Rochester mayor names first female chief in history of city's embattled police department

Saturday  20:35,   26 september 2020

Rochester's mayor named an interim police chief Saturday as the city deals with the aftermath of the death of Daniel Prude in police custody. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

New York Virus Cases Top 1,000 for First Time Since June

Saturday  19:05,   26 september 2020

New York state reported more than 1,000 new coronavirus cases for the first time since early June. The state confirmed 1,005 additional positive cases, or 1% of those tested yesterday, bringing the total to 454,760. Hospitalizations increased by 16... >>>

U.S. soars past 7 million COVID-19 cases as some states relax restrictions

Saturday  19:01,   26 september 2020

"We're going to be able to host a Super Bowl in February," said Florida Governor Ron DeSantis said. "We expect to do a full Super Bowl."Trump and Biden to face off in first 2020 presidential... >>>

California power shutoff: Nearly 100,000 customers may lose power over fire danger

Saturday  18:16,   26 september 2020

Nearly 100,000 Pacific Gas and Electric customers may lose power over fire danger in California starting Sunday morning. PG&E says it's planning to shut off power to prevent electrical equipment from sparking a wildfire.Nearly 100,000... >>>

More Black 'firsts' emerge amid racial reckoning, but pressure continues

Saturday  18:15,   26 september 2020

Pierre-Louis is among a litany of recent "firsts" -- Black people who have ascended to positions traditionally unfilled by members of underrepresented groups. It took 233 years, but for the first time in its history, the New Jersey Supreme Court has >>>

Why everyone is now relying on black garlic

Saturday  18:15,   26 september 2020

© REDA & CO / Universal Images Group v In contrast to raw or cooked bulbs, fermented garlic does not cause any vapors. Chase away vampires with garlic? Old news. We'd rather drive away diseases. And that with the black variant of the plant. After... >>>