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Colorado vaccines hit the predicted 95% effectiveness

Fox31 Denver 22 Apr 2021
The state did two analyses to get to this estimate - the percentage of infections within a week span of time and the historical likelihood of infection ... The second analysis looked at the historical rate of infection among fully vaccinated, partially vaccinated and unvaccinated people.
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Privacy champions urge passage of 'Fourth Amendment Is Not For Sale' Act

Raw Story 22 Apr 2021
"Intelligence and law enforcement agencies have an unhealthy interest in the personal information of people in the United States—which their historical abuses have repeatedly demonstrated is dangerous to our democracy," Sean Vitka, senior policy counsel for Demand Progress, said in a statement.
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NYC judge agrees to dismiss thousands of prostitution cases

The Record 22 Apr 2021
The mass dismissal of charges is the latest big step in a movement to decriminalize sex work, or at least aim prosecutions at human trafficking or exploitation, rather than at mostly poor women who have historically made up the bulk of people arrested.- Advertisement -.
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Western states brace for possible first water shortage from Colorado River

Capital Press 22 Apr 2021
According to the forecast, Lake Powell and Lake Mead, man-made lakes along the Colorado River that store water supplying millions of people and vast tracts of farmland, could shrink to historic lows this year, triggering the federal government's first-ever official shortage declaration — a blow to farms across the West.
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Stephen Curry’s good deeds never cease to amaze coach Steve Kerr

The Mercury News 22 Apr 2021
“It didn’t surprise me ... And he saw an opportunity to try to connect people out there — a state trooper and an ordinary citizen. What a beautiful gesture ... I love that Steph recognized it and honored both of the people involved.” Related Articles. Steph Curry’s historic scoring streak has Warriors in position to play spoiler ... 76ers ... Warriors mailbag.
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Florida's governor sued over new 'anti-riot' law

Times Union 22 Apr 2021
Ron DeSantis and others two days after the Republican signed a bill to create tougher penalties for people who participate in violent protests ... It also makes it a second-degree felony to destroy or demolish a memorial, plaque, flag, painting, structure or other object that commemorates historical people or events.
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Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis sued over new 'anti-riot' law

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 22 Apr 2021
Ron DeSantis and others two days after the Republican signed a bill to create tougher penalties for people who participate in violent protests ... It also makes it a second-degree felony to destroy or demolish a memorial, plaque, flag, painting, structure or other object that commemorates historical people or events.
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Internet provider announces progress, looks forward to work with state

Rutland Herald 22 Apr 2021
Austin said that historically, download speeds have been higher, but as more people work, attend school and see their doctors remotely, there’s been more demand for both ... The work is part of a 5-year plan to upgrade 200,000 passings ... That last piece, he said, would be key to making sure the federal funds are spent on the people they’re meant for ... ....
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Internet provider announces progress, looks forward to work with state (copy)

Times Argus 22 Apr 2021
Austin said that historically, download speeds have been higher, but as more people work, attend school and see their doctors remotely, there’s been more demand for both ... The work is part of a 5-year plan to upgrade 200,000 passings ... That last piece, he said, would be key to making sure the federal funds are spent on the people they’re meant for ... ....
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Campaigners urge caution after George Floyd murder verdict

Press TV 22 Apr 2021
Amina Taylor. Press TV, London ... A single guilty verdict against an individual police officer won’t change the systemic problems that persists when it comes to the over policing of black and brown people in the US and closer to home but after historically not expecting any form of accountability, could this be a catalyst for change? ... www.presstv.ir ... .
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Under the Oscars' glare, reappraising a turbulent chapter of Chicago history

Chicago Business 22 Apr 2021
While both concern people to whom I felt close and while both deserve watching, it’s the portrayal of the events and leaders of the events of the August 1968 Democratic Convention protests that require a bit of correction if we are to understand the past, the present or the future.
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COVID-19 Exacerbating Inequality, Marginalization Faced by Indigenous Peoples, Speakers Underline, as Permanent Forum Continues Session

Reliefweb 22 Apr 2021
... adopted during the pandemic” (document E/C.19/2021/9), author and Forum member Darío José Mejía Montalvo (Colombia) said that the pandemic period has represented the summary of the historical relationship between nation States and indigenous peoples.
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Nebraska watchdog group files complaint against former lawmaker

Omaha World-Herald 22 Apr 2021
Martha Stoddard. Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts delivers his 2021 State of the State address to the Legislature ... The complaint cites an email that Smith sent to Gov ... 30 ... NEBRASKA STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY ... The State Capitol Building, in Lincoln, where people in street clothes sleep on the lawn during hot days in the 1930s, before air conditioning was common.
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3 children ages 4 to 7 beheaded in Afghan capital

Atlantic City 22 Apr 2021
The mass dismissal of charges is the latest big step in a movement to decriminalize sex work, or at least aim prosecutions at human trafficking or exploitation, rather than at mostly poor women who have historically made up the bulk of people arrested ... “I have people trespassing on my property,” Finkel told a 911 dispatcher.
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Law Professor Sharon Fairley: Derek Chauvin Verdict In George Floyd’s Death Will Be ‘Defining Moment’ ...

CBS Sports 21 Apr 2021
CHICAGO (CBS) — A local expert on Tuesday said the conviction of fired Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd will be a defining moment for many young people seeking change, and will serve also as a lesson in Chicago that such convictions are possible ... “This conviction is historic for a number of reasons.

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