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A former nurse charged in the death of a teenager who was restrained at a Michigan youth home has been placed on probation for 18 months ByThe Associated Press September 28, 2021, 8:30 PM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article KALAMAZOO, Mich. — A former nurse charged in the death of a teenager who was restrained at a Michigan youth home has been placed on probation for 18 months. Heather McLogan had no direct role in restraining Cornelius Fredericks at Lakeside Academy in Kalamazoo, but she acknowledged that she didn’t stop it, WWMT-TV reported. “I...

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With at-home rapid COVID-19 tests hard to come by and many stores limiting purchases, the White House on Friday acknowledged the current supply crunch, promising to double the number of rapid tests available for sale within the next two months. “You’re right that the at-home rapid test is under a lot of demand,” White House COVID-19 Response Coordinator Jeff Zients said, emphasizing that “overall, testing capacity across the country remains robust.” “The manufacturing is scaling up significantly, doubling across the next couple of months, and we’re just going to keep at it to encourage those manufacturers to increase capacity and...

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JERUSALEM — The joyful glint in Peggy Parnass’ eyes is so sharp it can be seen from the walls of Jerusalem’s bustling Old City. Posted across the street at the gateway to City Hall, twin images of the Holocaust survivor and activist gaze out at the ancient warren of holy monuments of Christianity, Judaism and Islam. But just outside this center of spirituality, someone saw her image as a problem. Five times since the photos of Parnass were posted as part of an exhibition that began in April, vandals — widely believed to be ultra-Orthodox extremists — spray-painted over her...

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STANTON, Tenn. — Lesa Tard expects to serve up more hot wings and cheeseburgers when the clean energy revolution comes to Stanton with Ford’s plans to build a factory to produce electric pickups. So she’s making plans to expand along with the tiny West Tennessee town. Her diner is strategically situated at the busiest intersection in the community of about 450, and she’s looking forward to serving the thousands of workers who will arrive once construction begins and a sprawling vehicle and battery manufacturing complex opens. “I don’t see anything but great things happening,” said Tard, who operates Suga’s Diner...

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The latest in a series of U.S. satellites that has recorded human and natural impacts on Earth’s surface for decades has been launched into orbit from California to ensure continued observations in the climate change era By JOHN ANTCZAK Associated Press September 27, 2021, 7:49 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article LOS ANGELES — The latest in a series of U.S. satellites that has recorded human and natural impacts on Earth’s surface for decades was launched into orbit from California on Monday to ensure continued observations in the era of climate change. Landsat 9...

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