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Illinois nurses challenge COVID-19 vaccine mandate in lawsuit

Six nurses employed by Riverside Healthcare in Kankakee have filed a lawsuit against the hospital over their right to refuse the COVID-19 vaccine, citing the…

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Rise in New Mexico earthquakes likely triggered by oil industry

New Mexico’s oil and gas regulators and scientists are on alert after a dramatic increase in earthquake activity in southern New Mexico — an increase likely…

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Maine Republicans seek to relax COVID-19 vaccine mandate

Maine Republican lawmakers are urging the Legislature to reconvene to roll back Gov. Janet Mills’ requirement that health care workers be vaccinated for COVID-19, saying…

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First Saab aerospace factory in U.S. opens in Indiana to help Boeing produce jets for U.S. Air Force

The Swedish company Saab held a grand opening ceremony on Wednesday for its new 112,000-square-foot factory in Indiana where it will produce part of the…

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Chicago Public Schools will relax its employee COVID vaccine mandate

Chicago Public Schools will allow unvaccinated employees to continue working after a Friday COVID-19 vaccine mandate deadline if they take a weekly coronavirus test. The…

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Texas House passes proposed new map for chamber’s 150 districts, aiming to protect Republicans’ majority for the next decade

The Texas House on Wednesday approved proposed political boundaries for the lower chamber’s 150 districts that aim to fortify Republicans’ strength in the state House…

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How Long Should an Alcoholic Liver Disease Patient Wait for a Transplant?

The night before Brian Gorzney planned to check into rehab for alcohol use, he began vomiting blood. First at 2 a.m. Then 5. And again…

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Who’s on the Ballot for NYC Mayor in November? It’s More Than Adams and Sliwa.

The two major parties have their candidates for New York’s next mayor. But Democrat Eric Adams and Republican Curtis Sliwa aren’t the only mayoral hopefuls…

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Aurora, Westminster schools report high compliance with vaccine mandates

Nearly 89% of Aurora Public Schools employees — and 96% of licensed staff — have been vaccinated against COVID-19 in compliance with a district mandate, officials said….

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Groups express concerned about hydrogen hub push

Supporters of hydrogen power say it can create good-paying jobs while also providing zero-emission energy, but some environmental advocacy groups are concerned about a proposal…

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