Category: National

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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Attorney General William Barr may quit, rumors say

Attorney General William Barr may quit, rumors say

The Associated Press reports that an administrative official says Attorney General William Barr is considering quitting. It is also reported that Barr has been telling his inner circle his thoughts of leaving the position. This comes after Barr’s frustration with President Donald Trump over tweets about the Justice Department and its’ cases. President Trump ignored Barr’s warning, and Barr publicly […]

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FLOODING CONTINUES IN PARTS OF MISSISSIPPI

FLOODING CONTINUES IN PARTS OF MISSISSIPPI

  AFTER RECENT FLOODING’S IN JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI. HUNDREDS OF HOMES AND BUSINESSES ARE STILL WITHOUT POWER. RESIDENTS OF THE AREA, ARE BEING ALLOWED TO RETURN TO THEIR HOMES TODAY. IT IS STILL UNCLEAR WHEN THE POWER WILL BE TURNED BACK ON. THERE IS STILL RAIN MOVING THROUGH MOST OF EASTERN TEXAS TO SOUTH CAROLINA. FORECASTERS DO PREDICT THE POSSIBILITY OF […]

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Increasing oil production fears environmental activists

Increasing oil production fears environmental activists

Oil production is on the rise and many are worried about what that might mean for the environment. There are currently one billion barrels of oil being produced which is up 13% from 2018. Environmental activists question whether or not the money is worth the cost of the environment. The government has increased its profits to $7.5 billion in 2019.

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Twitter heats up in wake of Mueller report

Twitter heats up in wake of Mueller report

After the release of Robert Mueller’s investigation report Trump took to twitter to celebrate the victory.  Other supports came to his defense as well claiming the investigation to be nothing but a witch hunt.  Members of the Democratic party have been firing back though.  Corey Booker tweeted ” The American people deserve the truth. Not spin from a Trump appointee. […]

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Boy claiming to be missing child revealed to be 23-year-old man

The FBI has determined that the boy claiming to be 14-year-old Timmothy Pitzen is actually a 23- year-old man. The boy, found wandering the streets of Newport, Kentucky, is actually 23-year-old Brian Michael Rini of Ohio. Rini had claimed to have escaped kidnappers in Cincinnati before runnin across a bridge. In 2011, Pitzen’s mother picked up Timmothy from school before […]

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