Category: National

President Trump

BREAKING: President and first lady test positive for covid-19

Earlier this morning President Donald Trump announced that he has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus along with his wife Melania. This could be a large health risk to the President, as he sits in on of the more risky age categories for contracting the virus. He is 74 years old which is the category with the third most amount […]

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Amazon Engineer Quits After Company Fired Workers

Amazon Engineer Quits After Company Fired Workers

Tim Bray shows integrity by standing up for fired employees Tim Bray, a senior engineer at Amazon, resigned on Friday over concerns about the company’s decision to fire workers who were outspoken critics of its labor practices. Amazon has fired multiple warehouse employees who criticized the working conditions at Amazon facilities. In a blog post, Bray said he snapped when […]

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

(Minnesota) With the COVID-19 Pandemic going on and the stay at home order still being enforced in most states, it can be a time of extreme isolation for people. Not only has the pandemic changed how we live our lives on a day to day basis, for some it could be impacting their Mental Health. That being said…May is Mental […]

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Homeless Amid a Pandemic

Homeless Amid a Pandemic

(MINNESOTA) – If you are struggling with being stuck inside your house, imagine not even having a home during this pandemic.  There are many Americans who struggle with homelessness.  These people are at a higher risk of contracting COVID-19 because they do have less barriers between them and the world around them. “We are all in this together. There is […]

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Las Vegas Mayor Talks About Re-Opening

Las Vegas Mayor Talks About Re-Opening

Las Vegas Mayor Hopes to Re-Open City Carolyn Goodman, the mayor of Las Vegas, Nevada, hopes to re-open the city. In a Skype interview with CNN anchor Anderson Cooper, she discusses the importance of re-opening Vegas, her main focus on getting people back to work. “Please let us re-open the city of Las Vegas, please let us get back to […]

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Apple and Google Partner to Aide in Contact Tracing Applications

Apple and Google Partner to Aide in Contact Tracing Applications

Apple and Google are Working Together to Slow the Spread of COVID-19 These two major companies are teaming up to create aide in the development of contact tracing applications. All of us at Apple and Google believe there has never been a more important moment to work together to solve one of the world’s most pressing problems. -Apple & Google […]

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Mayo Clinic is now offering antibody tests for COVID-19

Mayo Clinic is now offering antibody tests for COVID-19

(Woodbury, MN) In the United States alone there have been about 602,000 documented cases of the Corona Virus. Minnesota has 1,650 cases of COVID-19 and 70 of those people who were infected died as a result of the virus. It seems that the number of cases is rising daily and it doesn’t look like Minnesota is any closer to hitting […]

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Karl-Anthony Towns’ Mother Dies Due to COVID-19

Karl-Anthony Towns’ Mother Dies Due to COVID-19

(UTVS) The mother of Timberwolves star Karl-Anthony Towns has died. Jacqueline Cruz-Towns passed away due to complications of COVID-19 earlier today on April 14th. Cruz-Towns went into a medically induced coma on March 25 due to the virus.   Towns’ father also tested positive for the COVID-19 back March and was hospitalized but is now recovering.   A spokesman for the family announced the news this afternoon stating, “The Towns […]

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Coronavirus Stimulus Checks

Coronavirus Stimulus Checks

In March, the U.S. government presented a bill that would send many Americans stimulus payments to provide relief for economic hardship caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The last time the government used stimulus checks was back in 2009 after the recession in 2008. The Congressional Budget Office found the stimulus checks, along with other measures taken to kick start the economy, […]

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“Zoombombing” What is it and how can you protect yourself?

“Zoombombing” What is it and how can you protect yourself?

In the current national climate with the Novel Coronavirus, 40 out of 50 states governors have issued stay at home orders state-wide. One of those 40 states is Minnesota with Governor Tim Walz issuing the order on March 27th. This has led to an influx of online meetings for Schools like us at St. Cloud State University and Businesses with […]

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