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Mental health suffering for those still trying to get COVID-19 vaccine

The process of trying to get a COVID-19 vaccine is taking a toll, whether it’s waiting in line, on the phone or online. The obstacles people are facing to make an appointment and being let down multiple times are affecting mental health. “The longer we sit at the computer with the frustration, the anxiety, the worse it gets,” said Berny Aronson. The first time Berny and his wife Phyllis tried – and failed – to get an appointment, they laughed it off. They aren’t laughing anymore. Like so many others,

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Mental health suffering for those still trying to get COVID-19 vaccine

Indexes Hit New Highs As FANG Stocks Act Like They Want To Get Back To Glory Days

Dow Jones Futures: Stock Market Rally Hits Record Highs As Joe Biden Sworn In, But This Risk Returns; Netflix Leads Six Breakouts 9:52 AM ET Netflix led breakouts and Wednesday's stock market rally as President Biden was sworn in. But the Nasdaq is looking extended... 9:52 AM ET Netflix led breakouts and Wednesday's stock market rally as President...

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Indexes Hit New Highs As FANG Stocks Act Like They Want To Get Back To Glory Days

Looking For Permanent Funding To Protect People And Forests

Kevork Djansezian, Getty Images Hilary Franz is Washington's Commissioner of Public Lands and it's a big job. Her office manages nearly six million acres of public lands in Washington State including working forests and farms, commercial developments and recreation areas and she does all that with a budget of about 43-million per biennium. She says the state needs to spend more, like 3 times more. The Department of Natural Resources websites reads, "As the leader of our state's largest wildfire fighting force,

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Looking For Permanent Funding To Protect People And Forests

Sen. Ballweg offering $500 scholarships to graduating high school seniors

Rep. Joan Ballweg MADISON, Wis. — State Sen. Joan Ballweg is offering scholarships for qualifying high school seniors in her district for the 17th year in a row. Ballweg will be offering up 12 $500 scholarships, with applications being accepted through April 5. According to a news release, scholarship eligibility is open to all graduating seniors continuing their education at a two-year technical college program or a four-year degree program. Students must graduate with at least a 3.0 average on a 4.0 point

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Sen. Ballweg offering $500 scholarships to graduating high school seniors

Madison police find shell casings, vehicle with bullet holes following shots fired report on east side

MADISON, Wis. — Madison police are investigating a shooting on the city’s east side Wednesday afternoon. Officials responded to a shots fired report on Woodridge Court shortly after 2 p.m., according to MPD spokesperson Tyler Grigg. Police said a vehicle was found at the scene with bullet holes, and multiple shell casings were also recovered. No injuries have been reported. The department was unable to provide further details, as an investigation is ongoing. Those with information on the incident are encouraged

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Madison police find shell casings, vehicle with bullet holes following shots fired report on east side

Police Investigating Port Charlotte Murder Suicide

Charlotte deputies learned that the suspect fled back inside the home, where he remained for hours. After hours of unsuccessful attempts to make contact via agency negotiators, the SWAT team used additional resources to confirm the suspect was, in fact, deceased inside the home. PORT CHARLOTTE, FL – Around 9:30 this morning, a call was placed into dispatch reporting multiple shots fired heard on Great Falls Terrace in Port Charlotte. When deputies arrived they found a single female victim in the driver seat

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Police Investigating Port Charlotte Murder Suicide

Jen Psaki to hold first news briefing as White House press secretary

White House Deputy Communications Director Jen Psaki is interviewed in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) Posted at 2:54 PM, Jan 20, 2021 and last updated 2021-01-20 17:54:56-05 White House press secretary Jen Psaki is set to hold her first White House news briefing tonight at 7 p.m. ET. The briefing will be the first look at the interaction between the Biden administration and the news media. Psaki also served as Biden’s

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Jen Psaki to hold first news briefing as White House press secretary

2021 Palmetto Sportsmen's Classic cancelled due to COVID-19

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources says they have canceled the annual Palmetto Sportsmen’s Classic. It was scheduled for March 26-28 at the State Fairgrounds. DNR officials say they made the decision to cancel due to the coronavirus. The 2022 Palmetto Sportsmen’s Classic is tentatively set for March 25-27.

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2021 Palmetto Sportsmen's Classic cancelled due to COVID-19

Beijing’s Parting Gift to Former Trump Officials

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo attends a joint news conference with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China, June 14, 2018. (Jason Lee/Reuters) Before Joe Biden had even completed his inaugural address, the Chinese Foreign Ministry delivered a gift to the administration that had left office just moments earlier. Accusing “anti-China politicians” of self-interestedly implementing “crazy moves which have gravely interfered in China’s internal affairs,” the Chinese

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Beijing’s Parting Gift to Former Trump Officials

Fact Check: Did Trump pass the largest tax cut in history, as he says?

In Donald Trump's final speech as president Wednesday morning, he reflected on the work of his administration over the past four years before departing on Air Force One from Joint Base Andrews in Maryland. Almost immediately after his speech, allegations circulated online that Trump lied during the speech. MSNBC correspondent Kyle Griffin tweeted early Wednesday that "Trump lies in his final speech as president." After Trump's speech, he left Joint Base Andrews before Joe Biden was sworn in as his successor.

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Fact Check: Did Trump pass the largest tax cut in history, as he says?

‘The Mandalorian’: How the ‘Star Wars’ Show Inspired ‘WandaVision’

0 The Mandalorian and WandaVision are two very different TV shows, however, WandaVision still takes some inspiration from The Mandalorian. One of the directors of WandaVision revealed exactly how the show drew inspiration from the popular Star Wars drama. Here’s a look at how one show inspired the other — and which of the two shows is more popular. Here are some of the shows that inspired ‘WandaVision’ WandaVision is littered with obvious references to classic sitcoms like I Love Lucy, The Dick Van

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‘The Mandalorian’: How the ‘Star Wars’ Show Inspired ‘WandaVision’

Netflix confirms its shuffle feature will launch in 2021

(Pocket-lint) - For the past couple years, Netflix has been testing a shuffle-style feature. Now, the company plans to finally launch it. Netflix announced during its latest financial results interview (see above) that the ability to shuffle will get a global rollout in the first half of 2021. Netflix’s COO and chief product officer Greg Peters said the shuffle feature will let you skip browsing entirely by clicking one button, and then the streaming service will pick a title for you just to instantly play.

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Netflix confirms its shuffle feature will launch in 2021

TWRA reports increase in boating incidents in 2020

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency is reminding boaters of important safety tips after seeing an increase in boating incidents. After a record-low year in 2019, the TWRA reported the most boating-related fatalities in 37 years in 2020. The release from the agency says 32 fatalities occurred on state waters, with another 61 injured. The TWRA is reminding boaters to take a boating safety course, wear a life jacket, stay aware of surroundings, operate the boat sober, and report any unsafe

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TWRA reports increase in boating incidents in 2020

Forced to wait in Mexico, asylum-seekers make video pleading with President Biden

Skip to content SAN DIEGO (Border Report) — A group that works with asylum-seekers has released a video featuring several people asking President Joe Biden to do away with the current “Remain in Mexico” order issued by the Trump administration in 2019. Most of the asylum-seekers who participated recorded messages in Spanish requesting Biden to end the policy that forces them to wait in Mexico as their cases play out in courtrooms north of the border. PSF Caravan produced the video in Tijuana and posted

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Forced to wait in Mexico, asylum-seekers make video pleading with President Biden

Long-time serving mayor of Town of salley, Bob Salley, dies

Skip to content Posted: Updated: Credit: Town of Salley AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WJBF) — A long time mayor in Aiken County has passed away. The Town of Salley confirmed the death of Bob Salley on Tuesday, January 19. Salley was the long-serving Mayor of Salley. He served as mayor of Salley for 25 years. He was also a World War II and Korean War veteran. He challenged the town’s mayoral election results in 2019, after a write-in candidate won the race. After that election, NewsChannel 6’s Shawn Cabbagestalk

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Long-time serving mayor of Town of salley, Bob Salley, dies

Will Muschamp could land staff role at Georgia?

Former South Carolina head coach Will Muschamp is looking for a new job, and there’s increasing speculation he may find one at his alma mater. According to multiple reports, Muschamp has been seen frequently at Georgia’s football facilities throughout the week. Chip Towers of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Wednesday that Muschamp has been entering and exiting the facility on his own throughout the week. The newspaper initially reported that Muschamp had joined the team’s staff, but this was

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Will Muschamp could land staff role at Georgia?

Zach LaVine Sounds Off on Bulls Slander

Zach LaVine Chicago Bulls star guard Zach LaVine is in the midst of a landmark year that could land the 25-year-old his first All-Star appearance. LaVine has posted career highs in points per game (27.4, 5th in NBA), assists per game (5.3), rebounds per game (4.8) along with career-best shooting percentages from three-point range (38.7%), on free throws (86.2%) and overall (49.8%). But beyond the numbers, LaVine is learning to win — something that’s evaded the seventh-year player who has never gone to the

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Zach LaVine Sounds Off on Bulls Slander

Trump pardons Lil Wayne, Bannon, several Upstate natives

GREENVILLE, S.C. (WSPA)–As now former President Donald Trump left the White House, he also left behind dozens of pardons. A few Upstate natives now have something in common with big names like Steve Bannon and Lil Wayne they’ve all been pardoned by Trump. Pardon bringing new meaning to the lyrics of well known rapper Lil Wayne. “Normally it’s literally the U.S. Attorneys who literally convict some people, that are like ok this is so unfair,” local attorney John Reckenbeil said. He said although presidential

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Trump pardons Lil Wayne, Bannon, several Upstate natives

Man United beats Fulham 2-1, back atop Premier League

Manchester United’s Paul Pogba, centre, celebrates with Manchester United’s manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, left, and Manchester United’s Marcus Rashford at the end of the English Premier League soccer match between Fulham and Manchester United at the Craven Cottage stadium in London, Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021. (Peter Cziborra/Pool via AP) LONDON — Paul Pogba scored a long-range winner for the second time in a week as Manchester United came from behind to beat Fulham 2-1 and move back to the top of the

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Man United beats Fulham 2-1, back atop Premier League

Some COVID-19 mutations may dampen vaccine effectiveness

Skip to content by: MARILYNN MARCHIONE, Associated Press Posted: Updated: FILE – In this Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, file photo, a Walgreens pharmacist prepares a syringe with the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for residents and staff at the The Palace assisted living facility in Coral Gables, Fla. Scientists are reporting troubling signs that some recent mutations of the virus that causes COVID-19 may modestly curb the effectiveness of current vaccines but stress that the shots still remain protective.

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Some COVID-19 mutations may dampen vaccine effectiveness

Greer-Taylors: 5 Local Open Houses To Stop By

See a few of the homes now on the market near you. (Realtor) GREER-TAYLORS, SC — Shopping around for a new house online can make you feel like you're going in blind. To get a true feeling for a house, you really have to visit in person. That's the beauty of the IRL open house: A chance to try before you buy! Ready to see what's out there? To help you out, we've put together a list of the five latest open houses scheduled in the Greer-Taylors area. That way, you can get a feel for the current offerings prior

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Greer-Taylors: 5 Local Open Houses To Stop By

UNCW students return for first day of classes

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Today was the first day of spring semester classes for the Seahawks. This semester, UNCW approached COVID-19 safety protocols head on. Students living on campus or taking on-campus classes were required to provide proof of a negative COVID test result within five days of returning. Students could get tested at the Burney Center as late as today or tomorrow, depending on when their first class is. If their test result was negative, students were issued a green band to wear. Now, some

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UNCW students return for first day of classes

Unity West 2nd grade wing students temporarily go remote

TOLONO, Ill. (WCIA) — The Unit 7 School District is having the 2nd grade wing at Unity West Elementary go temporarily remote. In a letter to families, Superintendent Andrew Larson said this comes after the district has had multiple COVID-19 cases traceable within the 2nd grade wing of the school. A short-term remote learning plan was implemented for the entire 2nd grade wing starting Wednesday. “All other grade levels will continue at school with in-person learning,” said Larson. “We have made this decision,

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Unity West 2nd grade wing students temporarily go remote