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What California is doing right in responding to the coronavirus pandemic

What California is doing right in responding to the coronavirus pandemic

Within weeks of the Grand Princess cruise ship arriving off the California coast — an early harbinger of the coming coronavirus pandemic — Gov. Gavin Newsom issued the first statewide mandatory restrictions in the United States. He ordered California’s nearly 40 million residents to stay home to help combat the outbreak, but he didn’t stop…MORE

A Texas woman was arrested for threatening to spread coronavirus, police say

A Texas woman was arrested for threatening to spread coronavirus, police say

An 18-year-old Texas woman was arrested Tuesday after she claimed to be “willfully spreading” coronavirus in a series of Snapchat videos, Carrollton police said. Lorraine Maradiaga later told police she had tested negative for the virus, according to a Carrollton Police press release. Carrollton is about 20 miles north of Dallas. More than 399,800 people…MORE

Detroit hospital nurses refuse to work without more help, ordered to leave

Detroit hospital nurses refuse to work without more help, ordered to leave

Emergency room nursing staff at a Detroit hospital were told to leave Sunday night after they refused to work and demanded more nurses be brought into their overrun emergency room, health care workers there told CNN. The night shift ER nurses at Sinai-Grace Hospital refused to leave the break room until hospital administrators brought in…MORE

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APRIL 8, 2020

JOHN PRINE passed away yesterday due to complications from COVID-19.  He was 73.  He was hospitalized in March and spent 12 days in intensive care.  He’s survived by his wife Fiona and their three children. John started as a folk singer in the ’70s . He and Steve Goodman co-wrote the David Allan Coe classic “You Never Even Called Me by My Name”, but John chose…

APRIL 7, 2020

Four days after going missing in a canoe accident, the body of Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean — Robert F. Kennedy‘s granddaughter — has been found. The search for the body of her young son Gideon will resume tomorrow. The boat was recovered last Thursday, Maeve’s body was recovered at about 5:31 p.m. on Monday about 2.5 miles away from…