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Grand Ole Opry Legend, 89, Dies Of Dementia

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country musician Stonewall Jackson, who sang on the Grand Ole Opry for more than 50 years and had No. 1 hits with "Waterloo" and others, died Saturday after a long battle with vascular dementia. He was 89. The Opry, the longest-running radio show in history, announced Jackson's death in a news release. Jackson, a guitarist, performed on the Opry beginning in 1956 and was still appearing on the show in 2010....

Unvaxxed and Unfriended: Vaccine Views Ruining Relationships

Dear Prudence, My friend “Emma” is not vaccinated against COVID. While I struggle with it, I try not to let it get to me, because she isn’t staunchly anti-vax, she just has reservations for herself about getting it (she doesn’t go on anti-vax rants, and she has no problem with other people having it). Her birthday is coming up soon, and she wants to come up to my town, because there’s more to do. She...

Omicron Spreads Fast, But No Deaths Reported

SLATE – Omicron continues to spread across the United States, and around the world, as scientists try to pin down how fast it spreads and how much of a threat it poses compared to other strains of the virus. As of Saturday morning, omicron cases had been reported in 12 U.S. states, pretty much all of which were among people who had traveled to South Africa recently. None of the cases so far in...

Majority of Americans Would Take COVID Pill If They Got Sick

A majority of unvaccinated Americans would decline to take an antiviral medication if they got sick with COVID-19, a new poll found.

Ambassador’s Daughter Beheaded In Islamabad

Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) – Few cases of femicide make headlines in Pakistan, but the beheading of an ambassador's daughter promises to test a legal system activists say has repeatedly failed victims of violence and needs urgent reform. According to a police report seen by CNN, Noor Mukadam, 27, died on July 20 after being allegedly tortured and killed by an acquaintance -- Zahir Jaffer, the 30-year-old son of an influential family and a dual Pakistan-US...

Omicron “Doubling Daily” In South Africa: WHO

Dec 3 (Reuters) - The World Health Organization's chief scientist told the Reuters Next conference on Friday the Omicron variant could become dominant because it is highly transmissible, but that a different vaccine may not be needed. Soumya Swaminathan also said it was too early to say whether Omicron is milder than other variants of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 and cast doubt over its origin, saying it was far from certain it emerged in...

Biden Mandates Going Nowhere Fast

Associated Press – Millions of health care workers across the U.S. were supposed to have their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine by this coming Monday under a mandate issued by President Joe Biden's administration. Thanks to legal challenges, they won't have to worry about it, at least for now. Same goes for a Jan. 4 deadline set by the administration for businesses with at least 100 employees to ensure their workers are vaccinated or...

New Test Could Reveal Higher Lead Levels In Water

ST. LOUIS (AP) — For years, testing of the tap water in an upscale Detroit suburb showed the city was in the clear. Then residents got a notice seemingly out of the blue: Their water could be contaminated with elevated levels of lead. The city of Royal Oak had not made drastic changes to its water. It was simply using a new testing method that showed lead levels high enough that the utility was legally...

Vaccinated People With COVID-19 May Be Infectious For A Shorter Period Of Time

Getting the COVID-19 vaccine may not only offer protection against severe complications from the disease. It may also decrease the odds that individuals who get the virus spread it to others — and we’re getting a better idea why.BOSTON.COM – Getting the COVID-19 vaccine may not only offer protection against severe complications from the disease. It may also decrease the odds that individuals who get the virus spread it to others.

NFL Bad Boy Suspended Without Pay After Fake Vaccine ID Incident

(CNN) The National Football League has suspended three players, including Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Antonio Brown, for three games without pay. In a Thursday news release, the NFL said that the players had "misrepresented their vaccination status." Buccaneers safety Mike Edwards and free agent wide receiver John Franklin III were the other players suspended. On November 18, the NFL announced it was reviewing accusations that Brown had owned fake Covid-19 vaccination cards in an attempt to...

Federal Prison, Large Debt For Man Who Put Razor Blades In Pizza Dough

Portland Press Herald – A Dover man who pleaded guilty to inserting razor blades into raw balls of pizza dough at a Saco, Maine, supermarket last year will spend 4 years and 9 months in prison and must pay the company nearly $230,000 in restitution. Nicholas Mitchell, 39, apologized to his family, the community and Hannaford customers during a tearful sentencing hearing Thursday in U.S. District Court in Portland, Maine. He pleaded guilty in June...

“F*** The Opinionated Karen’s”: Abortion Advocates Amp Up Rhetoric

"If they overturn abortion rights I swear to God I will lose all faith in this country altogether and I will pack my children up and leave this God forsaken country. I'm already sick and tired of the racist and sexist ass mother fuckers all over the place the last thing we need is for the religious to get control over our wombs and everything else too. F*** the religious and the opinionated Karen's...

Denied Ivermectin, Covid Patients Threaten Hospitals, Workers

KAISER HEALTH NEWS — One Montana hospital went into lockdown and called police after a woman threatened violence because her relative was denied her request to be treated with ivermectin. Officials of another Montana hospital accused public officials of threatening and harassing their health care workers for refusing to treat a politically connected covid-19 patient with that antiparasitic drug or hydroxychloroquine, another drug unauthorized by the Food and Drug Administration to treat covid. And in neighboring...

Anti-Vaccine Christian Broadcaster Dies After Contracting COVID-19

THE HILL – The 64-year-old founder of a Christian television network that was critical of COVID-19 vaccines died on Tuesday after contracting the virus. Marcus Lamb's death was announced by Daystar, the second-largest Christian network in the world, boasting an audience of 2 billion people globally. The network said in a statement: "The family asks at this time that their privacy be respected as they grieve this difficult loss, and they wish to express their deep...

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