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Omaha Public Power District to provide updates on storm outages

OPPD planned a press conference at 16 Saturday to discuss storm surges. OPPD says 85,000 customers have had power restored, and at the time of the press conference, 97,000 customers are still without power. Officers say areas with many trees are the most difficult to restore. People without power must be prepared for possibly several days without power. The OPPD …

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The White House calls critics a door-to-door vaccine

NJ Governor of Biden: Increase Vaccine Production New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says the biggest priority for the Biden administration should be to increase production of the COVID-19 vaccine. Murphy said the state will fight to achieve its vaccination targets if no more supply is made available. (Jan. 26) AP After a historically mild flu season, a resurgence of colds …

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Death Valley hits 130 degrees as the heat wave sweeps the west

FURNACE CREEK, California – For Gary Bryant, the tenth-mile walk from his modular home to the air-conditioned restaurant where he worked Saturday was “quite enough” time outside. Sir. Bryant, 64, knows the risk of summer temperatures in California’s Death Valley. He once collapsed under a palm tree from heat density and had to crawl against a hose tap to shower …

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Sanders set to oppose $ 3 trillion Democrat-only infrastructure plan as too poor

Sanders ruled out backing a $ 3 trillion Democratic infrastructure plan. “It’s way too low,” he told New York Times opinion columnist Maureen Dowd. It could possibly create a confrontation with centrists like Joe Manchin who favor a smaller plan. See more stories on Insider’s business page. Senator Bernie Sanders stated that he would oppose an expense bill that is …

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Charlottesville takes down the Sacagawea statue after Confederate removal

The city of Charlottesville, Va., Followed up by removing two controversial Confederate statues Saturday with the lightning-fast toppling of a third local landmark: a monumental tribute to explorers Meriwether Lewis, William Clark and Sacagawea. At an emergency meeting convened with 20 minutes notice, Charlottesville City Council voted unanimously to cancel another piece of public art targeted by left-wing activists. “I …

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Temperatures in Southern California could reach 120 today

An intense heat wave is already bringing dangerous conditions to inland and desert areas of Southern California. By noon Saturday, inland valleys from Los Angeles to San Diego had hit the century with even warmer conditions expected in the afternoon. Officials believe records could fall in those areas Saturday after some desert communities saw overnight temperatures that barely dropped below …

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Teachers’ unions praise new CDC mask guide, while California maintains previous’ equality ‘policy

The nation’s two largest teachers’ associations have praised the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s new coronavirus guidelines for schools, saying it offers a “roadmap” for returning to normal, even though some states are taking a different route. The CDC announced Friday that schools can go without masks indoors as long as students are fully vaccinated. The agency also recommended …

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