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How RI compares nationally in COVID stats

The Providence Journal 11 Apr 2021
Here is how Rhode Island compares with the other 49 states, statistically, in its response to the coronavirus crisis. 3 Rhode Island had the third-most newly identified cases of coronavirus per capita among the 50 states over the last seven days. 32 Rhode Island had the ...
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Feature: Cuban athletes step up training ahead of Tokyo Olympics

Sina 11 Apr 2021
As the island nation faces its sharpest rise in infections since the pandemic began in March 2020, a batch of Cuban elite and Olympic athletes continue to train in bubble sites across the country, abiding by stringent safety guidelines and COVID-19 protocols.
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ECOVIEWS: Are lizards the reason Lyme disease is rare in the South?

Aiken Standard 11 Apr 2021
The research study by Howard S ... I was familiar with the study because I know coauthor Tess Moody (N.C ... Ticks, incidentally, are not insects ... A map in the scientific paper shows Alabama, Florida and Tennessee with only a few dots indicating recorded cases, compared to hundreds of thousands of records for Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island ... ....
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Isle de Jean Charles residents see new homes for 1st time

American Press 10 Apr 2021
Nine of the residents who are leaving the eroding and sinking island in southern Terrebonne toured their new homes in the The New Isle subdivision on Bayou Blue Bypass Road, where Gray meets Schriever ... It won’t compare to the home I got on the island,” Naquin said, “It’s a sad and happy day.
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Covid-19 update: Western NY has highest positive rate in state as hospitalizations dip

The Post-Standard 10 Apr 2021
Updated 2.10 PM; Today 2.10 PM. Facebook Share. Twitter Share. By Teri Weaver ... Syracuse, N.Y ... That’s a higher rate than New York City and Long Island, according to the data. Western New York’s rate is about 3 times the positive rate compared with test results from Central New York, which includes Cayuga, Cortland, Madison, Onondaga and Oswego counties ... .
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Ice Glen’s famous old-growth hemlocks are dying. Can Stockbridge save them before it’s too late?

The Berkshire Eagle 10 Apr 2021
STOCKBRIDGE — A guru of old-growth forests, Robert T. Leverett recalls first stepping into Ice Glen back in the early 1990s and thinking to himself, “Oh, my God. This is the real deal.” ... — Robert T ... In “Moby-Dick; or, The Whale,” Melville later would compare the “wondrous” ecological opulence of a South Pacific island to that “of the Icy Glen.” ... ....
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Report: More states reopening with fewer restrictions

Finger Lakes Times 09 Apr 2021
WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 13 key metrics to rank them according to restriction levels ... States with the most restrictions are Vermont, the District of Columbia, Delaware, Virginia, Washington, New York, California, Maine, Connecticut and Rhode Island.
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Isle de Jean Charles residents view future homes for the first time

Houma Today 08 Apr 2021
Nine of the residents who are leaving the eroding and sinking island in southern Terrebonne toured their new homes in the The New Isle subdivision on Bayou Blue Bypass Road, where Gray meets Schriever ... It won’t compare to the home I got on the island,” Naquin said, “It’s a sad and happy day.
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‘Operation Jack Rabbit’ still hopping along

The Jamestown Press 08 Apr 2021
That year, Jack and his mom made eight pails and donated them to Crossroads Rhode Island in North Kingstown ... Speaking of congratulations, Dory Street’s Ella Junge deserves some after once again wining some awards recently at the annual Rhode Island Science and Engineering Fair.
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The Maldives: A pandemic travel haven

Arab News 08 Apr 2021
On this island, at least momentarily, the pandemic does not exist ... Due to this perception of being a safe travel destination during the pandemic, tourists have been flocking to the island archipelago. In March, about 110,000 tourists arrived at Velana International Airport, compared to 59,630 in March 2020 and 156,553 in March 2019.
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Tuesday's election saw steady turnout; fewer than 100 ballots are outstanding

Dispatch Argus 08 Apr 2021
Tuesday's municipal election saw a slight increase in the number of voters who cast ballots compared to four years ago, Rock Island County Clerk Karen Kinney said ... Kinney said there were 184 races overall in Rock Island County, covering mayors, city councils, village boards, clerks, school boards, townships and fire districts, among others.� ... .
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Police confirm cocaine washed up on Queensland island will be compared to samples from 2018 bust

Australian Broadcasting Corporation 08 Apr 2021
Cocaine found washed up on Hinchinbrook Island earlier this year is being forensically compared to samples from packages seized off the New South Wales coast in 2018 ... .
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Apology not enough for comparing B.C.'s COVID-19 mask rule to residential schools, say First Nations members

CTV 08 Apr 2021
A print shop owner on Vancouver Island has apologized for comparing mandatory mask use in classrooms to the abuse faced by thousands of students at residential schools ... .
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Post comparing masks, residential schools slammed

CTV 08 Apr 2021
A Vancouver Island business owner is under fire for a controversial post she made comparing mask-wearing to residential schools ... .
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PNP urges government to lobby for students to defer CXC exams

Jamaica Star 08 Apr 2021
Many of our students have missed half of the last school year, and almost all of this one, and are therefore at a disadvantage when compared with students from other Caribbean islands," said Dr. Brown Burke ... We want to hear from you! Email us at star@gleanerjm.com and follow @thejamaicastar on Instagram and on twitter @JamaicaStar, and on Facebook ... .
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