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Flu shots given to Maine students without parental consent

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| Portsmouth Herald
SANFORD, Maine – Three students received flu shots at school, even though their parents had not consented to the vaccinations, a spokesperson for the health care organization that administered the shots confirmed.”The Sanford School Department contracted with Northern Light Home Care & Hospice to administer the influenza vaccines to students, Welsh said.

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States, medical group add independent COVID-19 vaccine review boards

10/29 19:32 Anonymous 0

These review panels, which began popping up last month, are meant to instill public confidence and counter the political pall cast over COVID-19 vaccine development and approval.And while some worry the independent review boards may hurt the effort, all agree establishing that trust is vitally important.

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Biden leads Trump with Latinos in four states

10/29 16:26 Anonymous 0

The margin between Biden and Trump among Latino voters is much smaller than another recent poll of Latino voters released earlier this week.While the majority of both male and female Latino voters support Biden, there is a gap between their level of support.

As climate change escalates, voters face a choice: deregulate or re-regulate

As climate change escalates, voters face a choice: deregulate or re-regulate

10/29 16:03 Anonymous 0

The Trump Administration, Environmental rollbacks, climate change, and pollutionHarvard research director talks about the effects of the Trump administration's environmental roll backs to Air pollution and climate change.He announced an environmental justice grant for Detroit and pledged a more community-oriented focus in a second Trump administration.

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French church knife attack beheading: Suspected terrorism, Hebdo link

10/29 16:02 Anonymous 0

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Three people dead in knife attack in FranceThree people have been killed in a knife attack at a church in France that authorities believe is linked to terrorism.Three people were killed at a church in the city of Nice, an attack that the city’s mayor says is an act of terrorism.

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Americans wrongly think LGBTQ protected from discrimination

10/29 16:00 Anonymous 0

As protections for LGBTQ people enter the domain of the United States' highest court, the vast majority of non-LGBTQ Americans believe that discrimination against LGBTQ should be illegal.80% of non-LGBTQ respondents and 65% of LGBTQ respondents believe it is currently illegal to turn individuals away from a restaurant or other place of business because they are LGBTQ.

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Officer turned on body cam after fatal shooting

10/29 02:55 Anonymous 0

Coalition speaks during a rally held in Waukegan following a police shooting that left a Black man dead.Woman wounded in fatal Illinois police shooting: 'Our 7-month-old son will never know his father'Once the officer turns on the body camera, he appears to be standing several yards away from the crashed car.

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Makes landfall in Louisiana; Mississippi

10/29 02:55 Anonymous 0

braces as Hurricane Zeta's remnants are forecast to bring rain, wind and possibly snow to the Northeast.It's also the fifth tropical storm or hurricane to hit Louisiana this year, an all-time record for the state.