Hurricane Ian swamps southwest Florida
Hurricane Ian, one of the most powerful storms ever recorded in the U.S., swamped southwest Florida on Wednesday, turning streets into rivers, knocking out power to 1.6 million people and threatening catastrophic damage further inland. (Sept. 28)news.yahoo.com
Officials expect Chicago to move into ‘high’ COVID-19 level as soon as Thursday night
Chicago is expected to move into a “high” community level of COVID-19 as early as Thursday night, officials said, as the city braces for an estimated 1.4 million people to visit the city over Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of the summer season.chicagotribune.com
No use of the phrase ‘mask mandate’ could have been a political move by Gov. Northam
During Governor Ralph Northam’s 32-minute news conference Thursday, not once did he use the phrase ‘mask mandate’ while addressing the policy for grades K through 12 -- even when asked about it multiple times. That has many wondering if it was a political move ahead of November’s election.