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As U.S. Grapples With Virus, Florida Hits Record Case Increase

Deaths from the virus have also been rising in the U.S., especially in the South and West.
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Gottlieb expects "extended plateau" of COVID cases in the South

Gottlieb likened the experience across the South, which is reporting a surge in coronavirus cases, to Brazil.
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As US grapples with virus, Florida hits record case increase

With the United States grappling with the worst coronavirus outbreak in the world, Florida hit a grim milestone Sunday, shattering the national record for a state's largest single-day increase in positive cases. Deaths from the virus have also been rising in the U.S., especially in the South and West, though still well below the heights hit in April, according to a recent Associated Press analysis of data from Johns Hopkins University.
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How Broadway’s Hamilton contributes to the long history of small screen racial discourse

On 3 July 2020, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton—perhaps somewhat inadvertently—took its place alongside decades of Broadway shows and stars which had helped foster an awareness of American race relations via the small screen. When Disney won the $75 million bidding war for the global theatrical distribution rights of Hamilton, the filmed recording of the show’s original cast performing on the stage of the Richard Rodgers Theatre was just another feather in the media monolith’s cap. Disney soon ann...
Tags: Books, Music, Featured, Television, Abc, Virginia, Race, Disney, US, America, United States, Harry Belafonte, New York Times, Showtime, Broadway, Civil Rights


Format change approved for Sam FM South Coast

Ofcom has approved a Format change request for Sam FM South Coast to drop adult-oriented album tracks and classic rock music. The changes allow owner Nation Broadcasting to continue its plan to rebrand the station as Greatest Hits Radio under a brand licence agreement from Bauer. The existing Character of Service is “An adult alternative station playing adult oriented album tracks, classic rock and predominantly non-contemporary pop/rock hits, with particular appeal for 35-59 year olds. It ha...
Tags: England, Top, Radio, Ofcom, Radio industry, Sam, South, South Coast, Bauer, Sam Fm, Nation Broadcasting, Greatest Hits Radio


Coronavirus deaths take a long-expected turn for the worse

A long-expected upturn in U.S. coronavirus deaths has begun, driven by fatalities in states in the South and West, according to data on the pandemic.
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U.S. coronavirus deaths take a long-expected turn for the worse

A long-expected upturn in U.S. coronavirus deaths has begun, driven by fatalities in states in the South and West, according to data on the pandemic.
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High temperatures will scorch much of the South this weekend

Much of the United States, from the Gulf Coast to the desert southwest, is under some form of heat warning this weekend.
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Pro sports knows the secret of fighting Covid spread

The surge of Covid-19 cases in the South and Southwest has demonstrated the tragic consequences of a deliberately uninformed, poorly coordinated response to the pandemic.
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What pro sports could teach Trump

The surge of Covid-19 cases in the South and Southwest has demonstrated the tragic consequences of a deliberately uninformed, poorly coordinated response to the pandemic.
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Pro sports using science, not magical thinking, to confront Covid

The surge of Covid-19 cases in the South and Southwest has demonstrated the tragic consequences of a deliberately uninformed, poorly coordinated response to the pandemic.
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Opinion: Pro sports starting vast, science-based experiment in Covid re-entry

The surge of Covid-19 cases in the South and Southwest has demonstrated the tragic consequences of a deliberately uninformed, poorly coordinated response to the pandemic.
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Trump needs to find a better nickname for Biden, and fast.

Hello, everyone! Welcome to the new edition of Insider Today. Please sign up here. QUOTE OF THE DAY "I would put on my old uniform and go to war all over again to protect the right of Tucker Carlson and Donald Trump to say offensive things on TV and Twitter." — Sen. Tammy Duckworth, responding in The New York Times to Carlson and Trump's attacks on her patriotism. WHAT'S HAPPENING Death tolls are rising in key states. Caseloads continue to rise at alarming rates especially in the South an...
Tags: Facebook, Florida, London, California, White House, China, US, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Joe Biden, Fox, West, Hillary Clinton, United States, New York Times


How a Key Federal Civil Rights Agency Was Sidelined as Historic Protests Erupted

This story first appeared at ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. In recent weeks, as protests against police violence and systemic racism have swept across the nation, a key federal civil rights agency — an agency created to bridge racial divides — has been largely absent. Dubbed “America’s Peacemaker,” the Community Relations Service was established in 1964 as civil righ...
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Lindsey Graham's opponent calls him a 'relic' of 'the old South'

On Jimmy Kimmel Live, which was guest hosted by comedian and actor Billy Eichner Wednesday, South Carolina Democrat Jaime Harrison had a lot to say about his opponent, Republican Senator Lindsey Graham. Harrison, who is currently celebrating a record-breaking $13.9 million in fundraising during the second quarter of 2020 in his bid to unseat Graham, stated, "We are going to close the chapter on what I call the old South, which Lindsey is a relic of, and we are going to start our own new chapter,...
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A History of Policing in America

This video provides a quick overview of the history of policing in America through the lens of race, from the slave patrols in the South to the violent and discriminatory policing of Black migrants in the North in the midst the Great Migration. At its conclusion, historian Khalil Gibran Muhammad, author of The Condemnation of Blackness, asks a very direct question: And so the question that has to be asked in the wake of George Floyd — and I think this question is being asked and answered by...
Tags: America, North, Npr, South, Jason Kottke, Khalil Gibran Muhammad, George Floyd, Condemnation of Blackness USA


Isabell Slim – “Get Money” (Video)

Recently achieving over 100,000 streams and 80,000 views on YouTube. Louisiana rapper Isabell Slim follows up his previous release, “Is That Him (Slim),” with a buzzworthy new visual called “ Get   Money .” Taking to the streets with his gritty southern lingo and catchy street-smart hook, the rising star prepares for his forthcoming album release with potentially his best work yet. Produced by CZ Beats, the Dirty South gatekeepers have reported Isabell Slim as one of the hottest new ...
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Nurses Who Battled Virus in New York Confront Friends Back Home Who Say It's a Hoax

Nurses who traveled from across the country to work in New York City hospitals saw the horrors of the coronavirus up close. They rushed patients to overcrowded intensive care units, monitored oxygen levels and held the hands of the sickest ones as they slipped away.But now that many of the nurses have returned home to states in the South and the West, they're facing a new challenge: persuading friends and family to take the virus seriously."A few times I've lost my temper," said Olumide ...
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Starter runny and no longer doubling

Starter runny and no longer doubling Submitted by Skelley on July 7, 2020 - 10:54am. Hi everyone,I have a sourdough starter, which I brought to life in April using the King Arthur recipe. She has been making delicious loaves. I’ve been keeping her on the counter and feeding her pretty much daily at a 1:1:1 ratio with AP flour. Occasionally I’ll feed her twice a day if I’m doing more baking and, every once in a blue moon, I will skip a day.Within the last week or two, I’ve noticed t...
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Hiring soared in May as mass layoffs eased

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER WASHINGTON (AP) — The job market took a big step toward healing in May, though plenty of damage remains, as a record level of hiring followed record layoffs in March and April. The Labor Department reported Tuesday that the number of available jobs rose sharply as well, but remained far below pre-pandemic levels. The figures, from the government’s Job Openings and Labor Turnover survey, or JOLTS, illustrate the whiplash the economy has experienced since the pandemic intens...
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EPA approves two Lysol products as first to effectively kill coronavirus on surfaces

• LIVE UPDATES: Rising Covid-19 cases are 'not purely as a result of testing,' WHO official says • Cases are rising so fast in the South that contact tracing is no longer possible
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US cases rising so fast that contact tracing is no longer possible

Despite hopes for relief this summer, the US is battling the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic -- so much so that across the South and Southwest contact tracing is no longer possible, according to a health expert.
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Cases are rising so fast in the South that contract tracing is no longer possible

Despite hopes for relief this summer, the US is battling the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic -- so much so that across the South and Southwest contact tracing is no longer possible, according to a health expert.
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A main driver behind the nearly 3 million US Covid-19 cases could be 'silent spreaders,' a new study found

Despite hopes for relief this summer, the US is battling the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic -- so much so that across the South and Southwest contact tracing is no longer possible, according to a health expert.
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One of the main drivers behind the nearly 3 million Covid-19 cases in the US could be 'silent spreaders,' a new study found

Despite hopes for relief this summer, the US is battling the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic -- so much so that across the South and Southwest contact tracing is no longer possible, according to a health expert.
Tags: News, US, Stories, South, Southwest


Ella Fitzgerald’s Lost Interview about Racism & Segregation: Recorded in 1963, It’s Never Been Heard Until Now

When Ella Fitzgerald took the stage for the first time at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, “we heard a sound so perfect” that the entire theater went silent, says dancer and choreographer Norma Miller. “You could hear a rat piss on cotton.” Fitzgerald was 17 years old, and she had already faced severe racial discrimination. “Everything was race,” says Miller, describing the de facto segregation in Harlem in the 20s and 30s. “You couldn’t go out of your zone… slavery is over, but you don’t h...
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Contact tracing is no longer possible across the US South due to rapid coronavirus surges, health expert says

Despite hopes for relief this summer, the US is battling the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic -- so much so that across the South and Southwest contact tracing is no longer possible, according to a health expert.
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Harvard researchers believe hot weather in the South may contribute to COVID spread

Some researchers at Harvard University think hot weather may help contribute to the spread of COVID-19, saying the disease could linger and recirculate through air conditioning.
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Don't arrest anti-maskers. There's a better way to handle them.

Hello, everyone! Welcome to the new edition of Insider Today. Please sign up here. QUOTE OF THE DAY "Everybody in there was African-American." — Teresa Bradley describing to The New York Times the emergency room in Grand Rapids, MI, where she was treated for coronavirus. The Times examined 1.5 million coronavirus records to reveal the huge racial disparities in who's being harmed by the virus. WHAT'S HAPPENING COVID hot spots are everywhere, but especially in the US. Miami-Dade County cl...
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Florida and Texas both hit record highs for new coronavirus cases on Saturday as outbreaks keep surging in the South

Florida reported 11,458 new COVID-19 cases, and Texas had a record number of 8,258 new cases. Both states now have seen more than 190,000 total cases.
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