Vermont hospital planning to help COVID-19 patients at home

RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont hospital is developing a plan that would allow COVID-19 patients to recover at homes, rather than in the hospital.
Kathleen Boyd of the Rutland Regional Medical Center is working with other providers to develop …

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Maine state park-goers set new record during pandemic

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Maine users of state parks shattered records for attendance last year as they sought outside adventures amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry’s Bureau of Parks and Lands said state park …

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Maine officials urge recommitment to realizing King’s dream

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine officials paid tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday as they said the country grapples with racial inequity and injustice, made worse by the deadly coronavirus pandemic.
“From the continued inequities in our …

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My Pillow shunned by retailers after CEO touts election fraud

By Henry Ren | Bloomberg
Bed Bath & Beyond has stopped selling products from the bedding company My Pillow due to slow sales. The move follows claims by My Pillow’s chief executive officer that the U.S. presidential election was fraudulent.…

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How Laughlin plans to emerge from the pandemic with these upgrades

Like Las Vegas and Southern California, the gambling destination of Laughlin, Nevada, was hit hard by the novel coronavirus pandemic. Casinos in the Colorado River-adjacent city shuttered for months in the early part of the pandemic and long-term projects that …

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A new COVID-19 challenge: Mutations rise along with cases

The race against the virus that causes COVID-19 has taken a new turn: Mutations are rapidly popping up, and the longer it takes to vaccinate people, the more likely it is that a variant that can elude current tests, treatments …

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