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A California teacher was placed on leave after video shows her mimicking Native American dance

A California teacher was placed on leave after video shows her mimicking Native American dance

A math teacher in Southern California has been placed on leave after videos posted online showed her wearing a headdress and mimicking a Native American dance during a lesson. The video appears to have been recorded by a student in Riverside, California, during a math lesson and posted on social media by another person. CNN…MORE

California sheriff’s deputy charged with assault after video shows him kicking suspect in the head
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California sheriff’s deputy charged with assault after video shows him kicking suspect in the head

A Southern California sheriff’s deputy was charged by prosecutors with assault after security camera footage showed him allegedly kicking a suspect in the head after the man appeared to have surrendered to authorities. The San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office said it has charged Deputy Corie Smith with one felony count of assault Under Color…MORE

Investigators finally release the cause of death for a family who mysteriously died hiking near Yosemite

Investigators finally release the cause of death for a family who mysteriously died hiking near Yosemite

The mystery behind the deaths of a couple, their baby daughter and the family dog, who were found on a hiking trail near Yosemite National Park in August, has come to an end. The cause of death for Jonathan Gerrish, Ellen Chung and their 1-year-old daughter, Miju, was hyperthermia with possible dehydration due to environmental…MORE

Heavy braking event occurred before Texas plane accident, NTSB says

Heavy braking event occurred before Texas plane accident, NTSB says

The investigation into the plane that crashed Tuesday into a fence before bursting into flames showed a heavy braking action, according to Michael Brown, a board member with the National Transportation and Safety Board (NTSB) who spoke at a news conference Thursday. “What we do know is there was a heavy braking event, which appears…MORE

For police unions, it’s not just a vaccine issue. It’s a workers’ rights issue
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For police unions, it’s not just a vaccine issue. It’s a workers’ rights issue

Big cities across America are forcing employees to get vaccinated as part of their jobs, and many police unions are pushing back, driven by a mix of anti-vaccine ideology and principled disagreement over changing work rules on the fly. Unions are availing themselves of their collecting bargaining rights to resist the mandates, citing laws and…MORE

Wildfire smoke contributes to more deaths in the Eastern US than the West, study shows
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Wildfire smoke contributes to more deaths in the Eastern US than the West, study shows

Smoke from wildfires impacts far more people east of the Rocky Mountains than in the West, where most large fires ignite, according to a recent study published in the journal GeoHealth. Epidemiologists at Colorado State University estimated that long-term exposure to wildfire smoke leads to roughly 6,300 additional deaths each year, with the highest numbers…MORE

Nevada governor at fault for Sunday’s two-car accident in Las Vegas, police say

Nevada governor at fault for Sunday’s two-car accident in Las Vegas, police say

Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak was deemed at fault for a two-car collision that left him and the other driver with minor injuries Sunday after he failed to yield the right of way, according to a traffic crash report. Sisolak said he was trying to make a left turn at a flashing yellow arrow when he…MORE

Florida nature reserve’s swampy landscape made the search for Brian Laundrie treacherous
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Florida nature reserve’s swampy landscape made the search for Brian Laundrie treacherous

For more than a month, investigators spread out across a sprawling, swampy Florida nature area known as the Carlton Reserve in search of Brian Laundrie, the missing man whose fiancée Gabby Petito was fatally strangled last month. The investigators waded through near chest-high waters. They rode on swamp buggies and air boats and called in…MORE

Florida governor is calling the legislature back to address federal vaccine mandate implications. Democrats say that’s outrageous
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Florida governor is calling the legislature back to address federal vaccine mandate implications. Democrats say that’s outrageous

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Thursday he will call the state legislature for a special session to add “protections” related to federal vaccine mandates. “What we are going to be doing, in addition to mounting aggressive legal challenges to federal mandates, we are also going to be taking legislative action to add protections for people…MORE

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THURSDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2021

On Monday, DR. DRE attended his grandmother’s funeral.  On his way back to his car, someone tried to serve him papers pertaining to his ongoing divorce.  Sources say he “recoiled in anger” and refused to take them. A list of the best opening scenes in horror movies includes: “Jaws” . . . “Scream” . .…

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2021

KATE BECKINSALE revealed the cause for her ER visit last month.  She threw her back out trying to put on a pair of leggings in her hotel room.  But she’s much better now ADRIAN HOLMES, who plays Uncle Phil in the upcoming “Fresh Prince” reboot, was involved in a fatal traffic incident Monday night.  He…