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Chicago Boy Dies After Being Shot Twice in the Head

Chicago Boy Dies After Being Shot Twice in the Head

A 14-year-old boy succumbed to his wounds two days after being shot in the head three times. He and a 29-year-old man were sitting in a parked car in Chicago’s Morgan Park neighborhood — on July 29, 2021— when an unidentified individual opened fire from another vehicle; injuring the boy and barely grazing the man. […]

National Guard Cancels Drills as Congress Fails to Reimburse for Capitol Security

National Guard Cancels Drills as Congress Fails to Reimburse for Capitol Security

Congress redirected monies allotted to state National Guard divisions to pay for troops protecting the Capitol after the Jan. 6th insurrection to ensure the safety of those working in the building and protect the then-incoming presidential team. After months of Congressional delays, states were forced to cut their Guard budgets drastically. On July 27, 2021, […]

A Record of 21,683 COVID Cases Same Day Florida Bans K-12 Mask Rules

A Record of 21,683 COVID Cases Same Day Florida Bans K-12 Mask Rules

Florida’s Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis signed an executive order banning mask mandates in K-12 schools the same day a record number of daily COVID-19 cases were reported in the state. On Friday, July 30, 2021, the governor’s directive orders the state’s health department to issue emergency mask rules. “Effective immediately,” decisions over whether students wear […]