Pecan Grove Elementary closes due to COVID risk, district says

RICHMOND, Texas (KTRK) — After more than week of classes, a Fort Bend ISD elementary school is closing its doors and shifting to online learning due to a “significant” risk of COVID-19 on campus. According to a letter issued to all Pecan Grove Elementary parents and guardians, classes will be completely virtual for the remainder …

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The Climate Crisis Is Worse for Women. Here’s Why.

Say more about the connection between climate change and patriarchy. The cause of climate change is greenhouse gas emissions. But to me, the question is, well, why do we have such an abundance of these emissions, and why have they been so hard to rein in? And when we start to ask those questions, we …

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Police officer shot in North Philadelphia while investigating carjacking

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) — A police officer was shot in North Philadelphia while responding to a call for a reported carjacking on Monday night. It happened around 8 p.m. on the 2300 block of North Reese Street in North Philadelphia. Police say a woman was carjacked on the 2500 block of Aramingo Avenue and she tracked …

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Pikeville Medical Center reopen respiratory triage unit as COVID cases rise

PIKEVILLE, Ky. (WSAZ) — Health care professional feel as if they took one step forward with COVID-19 vaccinations, but now they feel as if they’re taking two steps back. PMC opened the respiratory triage unit to handle the influx of COVID-19 patients tied to the delta variant. The unit hadn’t been used since 2020. “We’ve …

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Bystander shot in leg during dispute near Penn Station in Manhattan, police say

MIDTOWN, Manhattan (WABC) — A manhunt is underway after a bystander was shot in the leg outside Penn Station as the result of a dispute between two other men Monday night, according to officials. NYPD Police Commissioner Dermot Shea says a 58-year-old man was the unintended victim of a shooting on West 31st Street and …

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How High Vaccination Rates Are Protecting Parts of California

The Food and Drug Administration granted full approval to the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus vaccine on Monday, paving the way for more employers, schools and other organizations to mandate the shots. “If you are not vaccinated, let this be the milestone that gets you there,” California’s public health officer, Dr. Tomás Aragón, said after the announcement. Experts …

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