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FL Gov Lifts All Restrictions On Restaurants, Businesses

Miami’s ABC News affiliate reports: Gov. Ron DeSantis lifted all restrictions on restaurants and other businesses in Florida on Friday in a move to reopen the state’s economy despite the spread of the coronavirus. Local governments, however, may still impose restrictions for their areas, although they are not allowed to limit restaurants to reopen at less than 50% capacity. Local …

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NYC Makes Outdoor Dining “Permanent Year-Round”

Gothamist reports: Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today that outdoor dining, which has become a major lifeline for the restaurant industry during the pandemic, will become “permanent and year-round.” “I want us to go for the gold here, and take this model and make it a part of the life of New York City for years and generations to come,” …

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Sara Gideon +4 Over Collins In New Maine Senate Poll

The Portland Press Herald reports: Veteran GOP Sen. Susan Collins remains in a tight contest with her Democratic challenger in the closely watched Maine Senate race, according to a poll released Friday by Colby College in Waterville, Maine. Democrat Sara Gideon, the speaker of the Maine House, leads with 45% among the 847 registered voters who were asked for their …

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WH Must Provide ASL Interpreters At COVID Briefings

The Hill reports: A federal judge on Wednesday ruled that the White House must provide sign language interpreters during public coronavirus briefings starting Oct. 1. A U.S. district judge in Washington, D.C. ordered the White House to include a qualified American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter for any news conference related to coronavirus matters conducted by the president, vice president or …

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Kenosha Killer To Fight Extradition Back To Wisconsin

CBS News reports: Kyle Rittenhouse, the northern Illinois teenager accused of gunning down two protesters after the police shooting of Jacob Blake, will fight extradition back to Wisconsin, his lawyers said Friday. Lake County Judge Paul Novak gave prosecutors and attorneys for Kyle Rittenhouse, 17, two more weeks to prepare legal filings and ordered them to appear before him again …

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RBG’s Trainer Does Pushups Before Her Casket [VIDEO]

ABC News reports: Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg became the first woman to lie in state at the U.S. Capitol Friday. She may also be the only person to lie in state who has had a mourner do calisthenics in front of their casket. Bryant Johnson, Ginsburg’s longtime trainer, dropped and gave the Justice a quick trio of push-ups when it …

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WISCONSIN: Right Wing Group Sues To Stop Biggest Cities From Using Private Grant To Help Stage Election

The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports: A conservative group has asked a federal judge to block Wisconsin’s five largest cities from accepting $6.3 million in grants to help stage November’s elections, calling the money bribes to increase turnout in Democratic strongholds. The nonprofit Center for Tech and Civic Life announced the grants in July. But in a lawsuit filed Thursday in federal …

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Biden Reaffirms Commitment To Equality Act [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: Joe Biden on Thursday doubled down on his commitment to LGBTQ rights, including his support for the Equality Act, in a message to the Human Rights Campaign, the country’s largest LGBTQ rights group. Speaking in advance of the group’s Unite for Equality Live virtual event, the former vice president and Democratic presidential nominee said America is at …

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New York To Set Up Own Review Of COVID Vaccine

The New York Post reports: Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he will set up his own review board to double check any federally approved COVID-19 vaccine, citing his distrust of President Trump and calling Washington’s efforts to fast-track the drug “politicized” ahead of the November election Raising concerns over the drug’s administration in New York, Cuomo argued Thursday that a second …

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