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MD podcast of the episode “ The Health Variant ”: “ The Other Virus ”

SIOUX FALLS, SD – In the seventh episode of NewsMD’s podcast “The Health Variant,” host and health correspondent Jeremy Fugleberg reflects on the life and times of this other virus, one that hasn’t done so much. headlines. That’s right – the flu, better known as the flu. You probably already …

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End of Year Tests Underway for Cabell County Students | New

HUNTINGTON – A three-week window for state-mandated testing opened this week for students in Cabell County, reintroducing a long-standing method of measuring academic progress. All students in Grades 3 to 8 will be tested in Reading, Language Arts and Math, while students in Grades 5 and 8 will also be …

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Pequot Lakes mom shares her daughter’s cancer journey

Fevers. Then stomach pains. Then sudden weight loss. It was enough to convince her mother, Jessica Bleichner, to take her daughter to the doctor. After a series of rigorous tests, it was revealed that Azalea, then 12, was not allergic to anything she ate. No, the cause of his ailments …

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Marshall University freshman retention rate at record high | New

HUNTINGTON – Marshall University’s freshman retention rate is at an all-time high, according to the university. Full-time first-year students enrolled in fall 2019 returned in fall 2020 at a rate of 78%, 5% more than the previous year. The success is evidenced by the fact that retention remained during the …

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Pressure is mounting for India’s lockdown; the surge breaks the record again

NEW DELHI – Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi faced mounting pressure on Friday to impose a strict nationwide lockdown, despite the economic pain it will bring, as a surprising rise in coronavirus cases has hit the system of The country’s health shows no signs of slowing down. Many medical experts, …

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City of York man killed in triple shooting identified

A 36-year-old man was killed and two other men were shot dead overnight in York, according to a police press release. Victor Acosta-Delgado, 36, of East Maple Street in York City, died at WellSpan York Hospital around 12:45 a.m. Friday, according to the York County Coroner’s Office. York City Police …

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State MNR urges residents to ensure docks are compliant

Lake service provider companies should also review regulations to ensure that the equipment they sell or install is compliant. The size of docks and wharves is regulated in Minnesota by the Department of Natural Resources to ensure a balance between the protection and use of public waters. Docks and wharf …

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Sending coronavirus to India: daily deaths reach nearly 4,000

Over 414,000 new cases reported India reported 414,188 fresh coronavirus infections on Friday, bringing the cumulative number of cases to 21.4 million, according to data from the central health ministry. The country has recorded 3,915 deaths from the pandemic, bringing the death toll to 234,083. The active caseload stands at …

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Luzerne County exceeds 100,000 vaccinations

Luzerne County took a major coronavirus milestone on Wednesday, with more than 100,000 residents fully vaccinated. Daily updates from the state’s health department show that 101,229 county residents are now fully covered. This equates to at least 38% of residents currently eligible for the vaccine, based on the state’s available …

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Clergy Perspective: God Is With You – He Will Be Revealed

One of my favorite Easter stories is the Walk to Emmaus (Luke 24: 13-35). It tells the story of two people (one named Cleopas and the other unnamed, although believed to be his wife, Mary) who walk from Jerusalem to their home in Emmaus. As they walk, they talk about …

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