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Past scams complicate Miami-Dade County’s contact tracing efforts

Past scams complicate Miami-Dade County’s contact tracing efforts

A history of a scams and fraud in the Miami-Dade County area is haunting Covid-19 contact tracing efforts, according to local officials. “Please do not hang up on contact tracers from the health department,” Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez said in a news conference Wednesday. “We’re getting indications that a lot of people are not…MORE

Wisconsin man shocked to discover a brain washed up on the beach

Wisconsin man shocked to discover a brain washed up on the beach

A Wisconsin man strolling along the beach was stunned after discovering an animal brain wrapped in aluminum foil that had washed up on the shore. James Senda was hunting for sea glass Tuesday at Samuel Myers Park in Racine when he came across a brick-shaped package wrapped in aluminum foil with a pink rubber band.…MORE

A 4.5-magnitude earthquake jolts Southern California

A 4.5-magnitude earthquake jolts Southern California

A preliminary 4.5-magnitude earthquake jolted the Southern California area late Friday night. It hit at 11:39 p.m. local time two miles west of El Monte and 10 miles from Los Angeles, the US Geological Survey reported. The earthquake shook buildings and rattled windows, and was felt in San Diego, Valencia and the San Fernando Valley…MORE

New York City mayor delays in-person learning for most students

New York City mayor delays in-person learning for most students

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday delayed in-person public school openings for most students for over a week amid ongoing concerns over safety and staffing related to the Covid-19 pandemic. Rather than begin in-person classes for all students on Monday, as planned, de Blasio said in-person learning at K-5 and K-8 schools…MORE

Hurricane Sally batters the Gulf Coast. Here’s how you can help

Hurricane Sally batters the Gulf Coast. Here’s how you can help

Hurricane Sally made landfall Wednesday morning, exactly 16 years to the day Hurricane Ivan made landfall in 2004, and on the same point on Alabama’s Gulf Coast. High winds and torrential rain poured on Alabama’s Gulf Coast and the Florida panhandle. Despite the category 2 hurricane having been downgraded to a tropical depression at landfall,…MORE

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