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‘Ozark’ Season 3 Spoiler Review: The Netflix Series Plumbs New Dramatic Depths as It Goes Full ‘Godfather’

“Fighting for your life makes every other thing you ever did before seem extremely dull.” This line is spoken by Wendy Byrde (Laura Linney) in the penultimate episode of Ozark’s third season, which hit Netflix on Friday. It’s a line that cuts to the core of what makes Wendy, her husband Marty (Jason Bateman), and the show around them tick. In its first season, Ozark plunged viewers into the world of the Byrdes and their Missouri money-laundering operation. From the moment a Mexican drug lord kn...
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There is No Emergency Shutdown of the Right to Bear Arms

Armed Korean shopkeepers during the Los Angeles riots U.S.A. –-( Give someone power if you want to see their character. Unfortunately, the usual characters have revealed themselves during the Wuhan virus epidemic. Government officials asked citizens to limit their contact with others in order to slow the spread of the virus. Some government officials went well beyond that. They closed roads, released jail inmates, refused to arrest or prosecute suspects, closed gun stores, and r...
Tags: New York, Texas, Guns, La, US, Los Angeles, Fbi, Pennsylvania, Idaho, New York Times, New Jersey, Illinois, Wuhan, Nra, State, LA County

Illinois Taking Charge Of COVID-19 Testing After Trump Administration’s ‘Profound Failing’

The missed opportunity of testing triggered an "exponential" increase in the spread of coronavirus, Gov. Pritzker said.
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The Latest: Trump could call for Congress to reconvene

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.TOP OF THE HOUR:— Trump extends stay-at-home guidelines for another 30 days.— New York state nearing 1,000 coronavirus deaths.—Britain on emergency footing for first time since WWII.___WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says Congress should re-convene if some Americans d...
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Dispiriting review of more COVID news from jails and prisons around the US

In this recent post, I noted many headlines and news stories that detailed how coronavirus cases among inmates and staff were impacting jails and prisons nationwide. Four days later, another round-up of these stories proves even more dispiriting with news of COVID deaths and ever-growing numbers of cases.  Here is just a sampling of headlines from some of our largest criminal justice systems as of mid-afternoon Sunday March 29: National: "Spread of coronavirus accelerates in U.S. jails and priso...
Tags: New York, Texas, Law, US, Georgia, Chicago, Michigan, Illinois, Rikers Island, Cook County, Douglas A Berman, COVID, Louisiana Florida, Seven Florida Department of Corrections, Lee State Prison

SPC PDS Tornado Watch 69

WW 69 TORNADO IA IL MO 281940Z - 290200Z URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED Tornado Watch Number 69 NWS Storm Prediction Center Norman OK 240 PM CDT Sat Mar 28 2020 The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Tornado Watch for portions of parts of central and eastern Iowa portions of central and northern Illinois northeastern Missouri * Effective this Saturday afternoon and evening from 240 PM until 900 PM CDT. ...THIS IS A PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS SITUATION... * Pri...
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Illinois Governor Says An Infant With Coronavirus Has Died

The death is likely the world's first case of an infant dying from COVID-19.
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An infant younger than one year old died after testing positive for coronavirus

Illinois health officials are investigating the infant's death. The child is the youngest to die of the novel coronavirus in the United States.
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Two sisters died days apart from coronavirus. Their family didn't see their last moments

Richard Frieson's sister, Patricia, was the first person in Illinois to die from the coronavirus outbreak.
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Two sisters died days apart from coronavirus in Illinois. Family members didn't see them in their last moments

Richard Frieson told CNN the toughtest part was that his sisters had to die alone.
Tags: Cnn, Illinois, Richard Frieson

No Way!!

The Illinois Administrator has filed a complaint alleging that a Nevada attorney not admitted in Illinois undertook an Illinois personal injury matter. When the client inquired as to the status of the case, he allegedly told her to be patient... [Author: Legal Profession Prof]
Tags: Law, Nevada, Illinois, Legal Profession Prof, Bar Discipline & Process

Crowds At Parks, Beaches And Trails Force Closures As COVID-19 Spreads

OAK PARK, Ill. (AP) — It was a sunny day, the first in about a week when temperatures had climbed past the 50-degree mark, and people in Chicago did what they always do on such a day: They flocked to the shores of Lake Michigan. Mayor Lori Lightfoot did not consider that the kind of postcard perfect scene that attracts visitors from around the world. She saw danger. She saw “packs” of people and worried about the possibility that the coronavirus that has killed more than 25,000 worldwide was spr...
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Trump Says He’s Doing a Hell of a Job Getting Medical Supplies. Reality Says Otherwise.

After weeks of resisting pleas from governors and healthcare workers to force private companies to ramp up production of medical supplies to help combat the coronavirus crisis, President Donald Trump on Friday afternoon announced that he had changed his mind.In a public announcement the White House said that President Trump had written a memo to the Department of Health and Human Services directing secretary Alex Azar to “use any and all authority available under the Defense Production Act to re...
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Drone video captures Chicago's empty streets as Illinois' 'stay home' order is in effect

Ariel drone shots capture Chicago's deserted streets and empty attractions creates an eery feeling throughout the city like a scene from a movie.         [Author: Wochit]
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It Took A CNN Interview And A Twitter Fight For IL Gov TO Get Mask, Ventilators From Trump

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — At first, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker tried to play nice. He limited criticisms of the federal government’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic and asked for medical supplies through official channels. But nothing came, so he went on television. The first-term Democrat blasted the Trump administration on Sunday on CNN for failing to help states obtain masks, gloves and other protective gear. It got President Donald Trump’s attention. After a Twitter feud and some mu...
Tags: New York, Chris Christie, News, Maryland, California, Washington, White House, Barack Obama, Ap, Cnn, Gop, New Jersey, New Orleans, Ohio, Fox News, Andrew Cuomo

Petitions of the week

This week we highlight petitions pending before the Supreme Court that address, among other things, whether the First Amendment prohibits a state from criminalizing threats to commit violence communicated in reckless disregard of the risk of placing another in fear, whether a guilty plea waives a challenge on appeal to the denial of a defendant’s Sixth Amendment right to represent himself and whether federal law preempts the application of state and local labor laws to the terms and conditions o...
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Instacart Adding 300,000 Freelance Drivers to Meet Coronavirus Shopping Demand

To meet increasing customer demand for online grocery deliver and pickup during the COVD-19 pandemic, Instacart has announced plans to bring on an additional 300,000 full-time service shoppers across the United States during the next three months. Instacart’s grocery delivery platform allows users to shop from leading grocery stores, such as Costco and Safeway. When an order is received, a designated grocery shopper collects the items and delivers them to the user’s home. Instacart Adding Driv...
Tags: New York, California, Sales, United States, Illinois, Instacart, Costco, Small Business News, Apoorva Mehta, Ohio Georgia, Coronavirus Biz Advice

Dakota access pipeline: court strikes down permits in victory for Standing Rock Sioux

Army corps of engineers ordered to conduct full environmental review, which could take yearsThe future of the controversial Dakota Access pipeline has been thrown into question after a federal court on Wednesday struck down its permits and ordered a comprehensive environmental review.The US army corps of engineers was ordered to conduct a full environmental impact statement (EIS), after the Washington DC court ruled that existing permits violated the National Environmental Policy Act (Nepa).The ...
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VIDEO: Miguel Cervantes Partners With Broadway In Chicago For AROUND BROADWAY IN 80 DAYS

Broadway In Chicago hasannounced their new social media program,Around Broadway In 80 Days. In the wake of the cancellation of The Jimmy Awards the national program and the Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards the regional program, the initiative will celebrate and provide a virtual stage for all the participants that were unable to perform in the 2020 IHSMTA event. [Author: Stage Tube]
Tags: Theatre, Chicago, Broadway, Illinois, Stage Tube, Miguel Cervantes

These Retailers Refused To Close During The Pandemic, So An Illinois City Shut Them Down

JoAnn Fabrics, Michaels and GameStop all got hit with cease-and-desist orders for staying open as coronavirus spreads.
Tags: News, Illinois, Gamestop, JoAnn Fabrics Michaels

Three Nuns Left to Handle Nearly 100 Seniors Presumed to Have Coronavirus in NJ Care Home

Nearly 100 residents of a nursing home in New Jersey are presumed to have the novel coronavirus after 24 residents tested positive and many others started exhibiting symptoms. All 94 residents of the St. Joseph’s Senior Home in Woodbridge were being transported by bus with the help of workers wearing full-body protective gear to a CareOne home roughly 30 miles away on Wednesday.“The hardest part is knowing that they probably don’t understand the weight of the problem, so they feel abandoned,” He...
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Q & A with Blackhawks Prospect Alex Vlasic

Drafted in the second round (43rd overall) of the 2019 NHL Draft by the Chicago Blackhawks was a dream come true for Illinois-native Alex Vlasic. The 18-year-old defenseman had just finished two seasons with the United States National Team Development Program where he put up 28 points (6g-22a) from the blueline. He’s projected to be a shutdown defender who consistently makes good first passes coming out of his own zone. For those wondering, yes he is related to 14-year-old NHL veteran Marc-Edoua...
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Governors Across The Nation Are Rejecting Trump’s Call To Reopen Economy

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Governors across the nation on Tuesday rejected President Donald Trump’s new accelerated timeline for reopening the U.S. economy, as they continued to impose more restrictions on travel and public life in an attempt to curb the spread of the coronavirus. The dismissal of Trump’s mid-April timeframe for a national reopening came from Republicans and Democrats, from leaders struggling to manage hot spots of the outbreak and those still bracing for the worst. Maryland Gov. L...
Tags: New York, Texas, News, Maryland, California, Washington, White House, Economy, Ap, Cnn, Arizona, Fox News, Michigan, Andrew Cuomo, Illinois, Donald Trump

Alleged Master Of The Domain

A complaint recently filed by the Illinois Administrator alleges in part On or about September 11, 2018, Respondent purchased the domain name "" from GoDaddy, and used GoDaddy to create a website for "". Respondent created the website as... [Author: Legal Profession Prof]
Tags: Law, Godaddy, Illinois, Legal Profession Prof, Bar Discipline & Process

New York governor issues dire warning as coronavirus rates rise faster than expected

Andrew Cuomo said hospitals are unequipped for deluge and called on Trump for federal help * Coronavirus – latest updates * See all our coronavirus coverageNew York’s governor, Andrew Cuomo, has issued his most dire statement yet about the coronavirus pandemic, warning that coronavirus infection rates are rising much faster than expected and the state’s hospitals are woefully unequipped for the deluge.“The inescapable conclusion is that the rate of infection is going up,” Cuomo said at a press...
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New York Gov. Cuomo just issued a stark warning: 'What happens to New York is going to wind up happening to California and Washington state and Illinois'

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo warned at a press conference on Tuesday that cases in other states will likely mirror the steep rise in New York.
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‘Essential’ Factory Workers Are Afraid to Go to Work and Can’t Afford to Stay Home

This article first appeared at ProPublica. ProPublica Illinois is an independent, nonprofit newsroom that produces investigative journalism with moral force. Sign up for The ProPublica Illinois newsletter for weekly updates. As many Illinois businesses have shut down or instructed employees to work from home to avoid the possible spread of the novel coronavirus, low-wage factory and warehouse workers continue going into work, often doing jobs that people don’t realize are considered essential....
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Cuomo Blasts Feds: ‘My Mother Is Not Expendable’

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo sounded a dire alarm for his state on Tuesday, saying coronavirus cases are increasing exponentially and options for flattening the curve have already been exhausted.As New York continued to be the epicenter of the crisis, with more than half of all national cases, Cuomo said he didn’t agree with suggestions from President Donald Trump and conservative commentators on Monday that the economy might need to be prioritized over the lives of those vulnerable to the flu-lik...
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Flyers Sign Forward Tanner Laczynski to Entry-Level Deal

On Monday afternoon, general manager Chuck Fletcher and the Philadelphia Flyers took the next step in locking up their offensive future by signing forward, and 2016 NHL Draft pick, Tanner Laczynski to an entry-level contract. DONE DEAL: We have signed center @tannlaczynski to an entry-level contract. Laczynski spent the last four seasons at @OhioStateMHKY and compiled 143 points (48g-95a).— Philadelphia Flyers (@NHLFlyers) March 23, 2020 Laczynski was set t...
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With the real estate industry facing headwinds, SoftBank-backed Compass lays off 15% of staff

Compass, the real estate brokerage startup backed by roughly $1.6 billion in venture funding, has laid off 15% of its staff as a result of the shifting economic fortunes created by the global response to the novel coronavirus pandemic, according to an internal email seen by TechCrunch. Citing economic fallout that has seen stock markets plummet 30 percent in just 22 days Compass chief executive Robert Reffkin wrote that the company has seen an over 60 percent decline in real estate showings a...
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