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Half of US states are reporting increased Covid-19 cases and some leaders push new measures

Half of US states are reporting an uptick in new Covid-19 cases and some state leaders have sprung into action to help curb the spread of the virus.

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Trump, the patient who thinks he is always right

I have not been involved in the medical care of any president of the United States. That said, I have treated many patients who hate being in the hospital, who distrust medicine, doctors and the entire health care razzmatazz who only want to get home and who spend most of any conversation pleading to be discharged.

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Houston Health Department, Greater Houston Restaurant Association launch food service training to help protect restaurant-goers during pandemic

The Houston Health Department and Greater Houston Restaurant Association are collaborating to protect the health and safety of restaurant-goers during the COVID-19 pandemic. As part of the health department’s Better. Together. campaign, the agencies are launching a training program to reduce the likelihood of COVID-19 transmission among staff and customers.

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Rescheduled 47th Annual Bayou Classic to be played in Shreveport in April

Bayou Classic to be temporarily moved to Shreveport for rescheduled 2020 matchup

The decision of the SWAC Council of Presidents and Chancellors to postpone fall sports contests also postponed the 47th Annual Bayou Classic until Spring and not as it is annually played in New Orleans each November.

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Trump has personally pressured drug company CEOs repeatedly to speed vaccine

A likely contagious President Donald Trump returned to the White House Monday evening, whipped off his mask and filmed a video, heavy on bluster and short on facts, that proclaimed: "The vaccines are coming momentarily."

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It's now up to journalists to get to the truth about Trump's health

On Sunday's "Reliable Sources" program I said we were covering a possible coverup about the president's health. I emphasized the word "possible" when I said the coverup was being led by the president, from his hospital room, because he is so sensitive about being perceived as weak.

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10% of the world may have been infected by Covid-19, WHO official says

The novel coronavirus may have infected about one in 10 people globally, meaning the majority of the world remains vulnerable to Covid-19, a World Health Organization official has said.

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Mental health days. Meeting-free times. Companies are adding new benefits to help workers cope

A few months into working remotely, Jamie Coakley noticed a worrisome trend at her company: 70% of employees had not taken more than two days off since the beginning of the year.

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White House virus outbreak spreads even as Trump hopes for Monday discharge

Coronavirus cases at the White House are mounting on Monday even as President Donald Trump signaled he was ready to return there after spending three nights in a hospital.

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Inspired by Black Lives Matter, attorney quits job to open civil rights law firm

As Des Moines Black Lives Matter renews its commitment to the community at an event Friday evening, the movement is inspiring others to step up. KCCI's Tommie Clark has how a local attorney quit his job in an attempt to influence change.

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Houston Health Department, partners announce free COVID-19 testing schedule for week of October 5

The Houston Health Department and its agency partners are announcing the schedule for sites (https://houstonemergency.org/covid-19-testing/) offering free COVID-19 tests the week of October 5, 2020. The week will offer more than a dozen free testing sites across Houston, including four mega sites.

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2020 Virtual Nutcracker Market Early Bird Day Access Passes On Sale Starting Today, Monday, October 5 through November 6

Wells Fargo Early Bird Day Access Passes are now available for Wednesday, November 11, opening day of the 2020 Virtual Nutcracker Market. Early Bird access is $30 and gives shoppers first dibs on all the incredible merchandise, plus exclusive Early Bird Day-only offerings, including discounts, promotions, giveaways and more. Early Bird shoppers will receive continued access into the Virtual Market every day through December 11.

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The KIPP Texas- Houston is encouraging families to get out and vote with voter registration drive during meal distribution today, October 5

In an effort to engage our students, staff and parents in neighborhoods where our schools are located, the KIPP Texas-Houston Advocacy team is hosting voter registration application “stations” at our meal distribution sites today, October 5, 2020 from 10 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

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Trump has ties to drug maker Regeneron -- and now its stock is surging

President Trump received a high dose of an experimental antibody cocktail from Regeneron as part of his Covid-19 treatment. Now the drugmaker's stock is up sharply -- and questions are swirling about the president's ties to Regeneron's billionaire CEO.

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As Trump's condition makes headlines, America's pandemic is getting worse

The extraordinary attention generated by President Donald Trump's fight with Covid-19 has obscured an alarming turn in a pandemic that is showing signs of accelerating as colder weather approaches, with 2,000 new America deaths recorded since he was diagnosed.

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Judge Rules That Census Must Not be Rushed; Victory for Civil Rights Groups, Civic Organizations, and Local Governments

The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California ordered the Trump administration to halt its rush to end the 2020 Census, extending deadline for counting to October 31.

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Fighting For The Breast Cancer Care You Need During COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic ushered in a new challenge for those battling breast cancer today. This hydra-headed challenge manifests across issues relating to equity, advocacy, and access to care for cancer patients as the pandemic rages.

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More Babies Born with Sickle Cell Disease in Greater Houston Area Than Other Regions of Texas

Annual summit aims to raise awareness, advocacy and action surrounding painful genetic blood disorder

Approximately 70 babies per year in the Greater Houston area are born with the painful genetic disorder called sickle cell disease, more than any other region of Texas. Of the estimated 100,000 Americans living with the rare condition, approximately 7,000 are Texans.