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A Grip on Sports: Gonzaga, Baylor have risen to such heights their matchup would have been the No. 1 game to watch during the No. 2 weekend of the college basketball season

A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s not often we have breaking news on A Grip on Sports, but it is 2020, so we do. Gonzaga has just announced the game with Baylor has been canceled, though the teams will try reschedule it for later this season. We do not want to waste our column from …

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What’s the science behind L.A.’s new restrictions? We asked the experts

Until a week ago, I thought I knew how to live with the coronavirus. I saw friends infrequently and only outside, occasionally ate on the patio of my favorite restaurant and donned a mask every time I went into a store or even just took a walk around my neighborhood. It certainly wasn’t a normal …

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CHI Health Good Samaritan’s AirCare team plays critical role in fighting COVID-19 pandemic | Local News

“The staff, including the pilot, wears appropriate PPE for positive or suspected positive COVID patients. We have gowns, eyewear, things of that nature,” Ballmer said. “Sometimes our helmets have shields that come down, and a curtain separates the pilot from the patient.” After each flight, a significant cleaning and decontamination process takes place. “All the …

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Will it be required? What government, employers can do

CLOSE Experts say side effects from the COVID-19 vaccine range from soreness to fatigue. USA TODAY With two coronavirus vaccines under emergency review by the Food and Drug Administration, the nation’s attention is turning to who will get the vaccine first and when. A big question remains: Will Americans be required to get vaccinated? For some, …

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US Coronavirus: The country hit a record 7-day average of new Covid-19 cases. And the impacts of Thanksgiving will only make things worse, experts warn

“We have not yet seen the full effect of a potential surge upon a surge,” Dr. Anthony Fauci told CNN Friday night. “The travel associated with Thanksgiving, the congregating at family and social gatherings with people indoors, sometimes without masks. So that may peak two to three weeks from now.” And that surge will come …

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Guest op-ed: To help save the world, contact City Hall … again | Guest Commentary

One year ago, the Ogden City Council approved a resolution to participate in the Community Renewable Energy Act, known informally by its bill number, HB 411, or CREA. In short, participation in HB 411 allows Ogden to pool with other municipalities across Utah and jointly negotiate in procuring clean, renewable energy. It also establishes a …

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My non-Hispanic friend advertises her business as “Latina-owned.”

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