CDC: 44% of attendees at Georgia overnight camp test positive for COVID-19

July 31 (UPI) — Nearly half of the children and staff at an overnight camp held in Georgia in June tested positive for COVID-19, according to data released Friday by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Of 344 campers and staff members for whom test results were available, 260 — or 44% — …

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Report: Pac-12 to play 10 conference games in 2020, with season starting Sept. 26

SALT LAKE CITY — The Pac-12 will reveal more details about its 2020 football schedule during a 2 p.m. MDT meeting with the media. According to Yahoo Sports’ Pete Thamel, the league will announce that its previously determined conference-only schedule will include 10 games for each team, with a season that starts on Sept. 26. …

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Federal Review of Columbia River Dams Fails to Protect Salmon, Orcas

WASHINGTON – A federal analysis of dams in the Columbia River basin released today fails to move toward the only viable alternative for saving salmon and the Southern Resident killer whales that rely on them for food: the removal of the four lower Snake River dams. Today’s analysis, by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, …

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Even as air pollution declines, disparities in exposure remain

July 31 (UPI) — The amount of particulate matter in the air in the United States has declined significantly over the last several decades, but new research suggests disparities between the most and least polluted communities persist. Dozens of studies have previously confirmed the reality of environmental inequity. Poorer communities and minority communities are more …

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Marine sea tank sinks with 16 aboard, 1 dead and 8 missing

SAN DIEGO — An amphibious assault vehicle carrying 15 Marines and a Navy sailor sank near a military-owned island off the coast of Southern California, leaving one of the Marines dead and eight missing, authorities said Friday. They were traveling in the vehicle that resembles a seafaring tank from the shores of San Clemente Island …

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Indivisible’s Statement on President Obama’s Call to End The Filibuster to Advance John Lewis’s Legacy

WASHINGTON – Today, Indivisible issued the following statement regarding President Obama’s call to end the filibuster in order to advance civil rights legislation and more to honor the memory of John Lewis: “President Obama is right. To build the kind of future John Lewis knew was possible, we need to end the filibuster,” said Ezra …

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Streetlights may raise risks for colon cancer

Cities around the world are increasingly turning to streetlights emitting so-called “blue light,” and it’s also common in smartphones, laptops and tablets. Now, a study hints that excess exposure to blue-spectrum light might raise a person’s odds for colon cancer. As a team of Spanish researchers noted, prior studies have suggested that blue light emitted …

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High school football: Sky View Bobcats 2020 preview

Note: Sky View finished with a 13-1 overall record in 2019 and was first in Region 11 with a 5-0 record. It was RPI seed No. 2 in the 4A playoffs and defeated Park City 35-0 in championship. SMITHFIELD — Over the past three years, Sky View’s football program has changed the narrative about school …

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The Case for Who Should Not Be Vice President: Joe Biden, Are You Listening?

On July 20, the California Bernie delegates to this year’s Democratic National Convention issued a press release along with an open letter to presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, calling on him to choose from a short list of three vice presidential candidates they had arrived at through a democratic vote: Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA), former …

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Listen: Eric Church celebrates tough women in ‘Bad Mother Trucker’

July 31 (UPI) — Eric Church is back with new music. The 43-year-old country music singer released the song “Bad Mother Trucker” on Friday. Advertisement In “Bad Mother Trucker,” Church celebrates tough women while singing about a female truck driver who could outrace the “boys.” “She is hell on wheels where the road meets the …

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