Implementing the city’s first effective early warning system for preventable illness starts with NYC public schools

The maker of Lysol, Reckitt, and a public health company, Kinsa [1], launched the city’s first effective early warning system for preventable illness.  The plan for New York City FLUency™ [2] school health program was announced on Sept. 22. The program is helping public elementary schools across the five boroughs stay safe, healthy and slow… Continue reading Implementing the city’s first effective early warning system for preventable illness starts with NYC public schools

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U.S. Senate Democrats give new details on Trump’s bid to overturn election

A review by U.S. Senate Democrats of Donald Trump’s attempt to use the Justice Department to overturn his 2020 election defeat provided new details on Thursday about an official’s bid to push out the acting attorney general to advance Trump’s false claims. The report by Senate Judiciary Committee Democrats details how Jeffrey Bossert Clark, then… Continue reading U.S. Senate Democrats give new details on Trump’s bid to overturn election

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Protesters urge Gov. Hochul, lawmakers to add more money to Excluded Workers Fund

More than 200 protesters gathered in Washington Square Park on Tuesday, Oct. 5 to urge Gov. Kathy Hochul and state lawmakers to allocate additional relief for the Excluded Workers Fund (EWF), which has distributed aid to over 100,000 people left out of previous financial assistance programs. The state legislature allocated $2.1 billion for the EWF… Continue reading Protesters urge Gov. Hochul, lawmakers to add more money to Excluded Workers Fund

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Canada’s pandemic supports for small businesses set to run out

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — Many of Canada’s small businesses are watching the calendar and waiting for the federal government to announce if it will continue the financial support programs that have helped them survive during the COVID-19 pandemic. Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland says the government is looking at extending supports for businesses for things like… Continue reading Canada’s pandemic supports for small businesses set to run out

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Microsoft says Russia behind 58% of state-backed hacks

By Frank Bajak | Associated Press BOSTON — Russia accounted for most state-sponsored hacking detected by Microsoft over the past year, with a 58% share, mostly targeting government agencies and think tanks in the United States, followed by Ukraine, Britain and European NATO members, the company said. The devastating effectiveness of the long-undetected SolarWinds hack… Continue reading Microsoft says Russia behind 58% of state-backed hacks

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Blind man who tried to use Bay Area drive-thrus loses bid to sue McDonald’s

McDonald’s has won dismissal of a lawsuit filed by a blind man who was turned away when he tried to walk up to the drive-thru window. Two of the three restaurants cited were in the Bay Area. The plaintiff visited them when he was on a tour of California McDonald’s intended to bolster his case.… Continue reading Blind man who tried to use Bay Area drive-thrus loses bid to sue McDonald’s

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How the SF Giants got the best of Buster Posey when no one expected it

SAN FRANCISCO — When Buster Posey embraced Dominic Leone with a bear hug on Sunday at Oracle Park, the longest-tenured Giants player turned around to see a stadium full of fans celebrating the team’s first National League West title since 2012. “After the game, looking up in the stands and seeing everybody together, that’s what… Continue reading How the SF Giants got the best of Buster Posey when no one expected it

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San Jose State University President Mary Papazian to resign amid turmoil over trainer sexual abuse scandal

San Jose State University President Mary Papazian announced Thursday she would resign from her post before the end of the year. Her resignation comes amid turmoil at the university over the school’s handling of sexual abuse allegations by student athletes against a longtime sports trainer. “On September 25, after thoughtful consideration and discussions with my… Continue reading San Jose State University President Mary Papazian to resign amid turmoil over trainer sexual abuse scandal

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Pac-12 preview: Stanford back on the road to face surging ASU, first-place OSU, Jedd Fisch vs. his ex and the light schedule

Ten need-to-knows for Week Six of the Pac-12 football season … 1. The weekend begins early, with Stanford visiting Arizona State on Friday night. The Sun Devils are fresh off an impressive win at UCLA, ranked No. 22 in the AP poll and favored by 13 points. The temperature at kickoff is expected to approach… Continue reading Pac-12 preview: Stanford back on the road to face surging ASU, first-place OSU, Jedd Fisch vs. his ex and the light schedule

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