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Teachers Unions Sue FL Gov Over School Opening Plan

The New York Times reports: Teachers unions sued Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida on Monday over his administration’s emergency order pushing schools to fully reopen next month even as coronavirus cases in the state are surging. The suit, which appears to be the first of its kind across the country, sets up a confrontation between unions and politicians that could …

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Fox Analyst Blasts Feds For “Unconstitutional” Actions In Portland: “It’s Not Only Unlawful, It’s Just Plain Wrong”

“What happened in Portland over the weekend, it was not only unlawful and unconstitutional, it’s just plain wrong. Sending armed, untrained police into the streets wearing fatigues without the knowledge or consent of the local police actually caused more violence. All the people that they arrested, they didn’t file one criminal complaint. “You have a lot of peaceful demonstrators. The …

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Sean Hannity, Tucker Carlson, Other Fox Hosts Accused In Sexual Harassment Suit Filed By Former Employees

The Washington Examiner reports: Two female former Fox News employees have sued the network over claims that its most popular on-air talents sexually harassed them. Jennifer Eckhart and Cathy Areu filed a lawsuit in federal court on Monday alleging that Tucker Carlson, Sean Hannity, Howard Kurtz, Gianno Caldwell and Ed Henry, who was fired earlier this month, of sexual misconduct …

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St. Louis Couple Charged With Felony Gun Brandishing

St. Louis’s ABC News affiliate reports: St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner has filed charges against a St. Louis couple who confronted protesters with guns in June, 5 On Your Side has learned. Mark and Patricia McCloskey, the Central West End couple who confronted protesters June 28 with a rifle and a gun in Mayor Lyda Krewson’s neighborhood, have been …

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Fauci To Throw First Pitch At MLB’s Nationals Opener

Via press release: The Washington Nationals are thrilled to announce that Nats super-fan, Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, has accepted our invitation to throw out the ceremonial first pitch on Opening Day, Thursday, July 23. Dr. Fauci has been a true champion for our country during the Covid-19 pandemic and throughout his …

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“Your Favorite President” Declares It Patriotic To Wear A Mask In Order To “Defeat The Invisible China Virus”

The Daily Beast reports: A week after he publicly donned a face mask for the first time following months of refusal, President Donald Trump — who still opposes a nationwide mask mandate — posted a photo of himself with a face mask while declaring that “many people say” that it’s “patriotic” to wear a mask. On Monday morning, meanwhile, U.S. …

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National Dollar Store Chain Drops Face Mask Mandate

USA Today reports: Dollar Tree and Family Dollar have reversed course. The two retailers, both part of Dollar Tree, Inc., had initially started requiring shoppers wear masks along with vendors and employees in stores, according to a July 8 update on its coronavirus updates page. But the company updated its mask policy last week to “request” face coverings in stores …

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FL Sheriff Says GOP Convention Plan “Not Achievable”

Axios reports: Duval County Sheriff Mike Williams told Politico that security plans put forth for the Republican National Convention in Jacksonville, Florida, next month are “not achievable” under current time constraints. Why it matters: The decision to move most of the RNC’s programming to Jacksonville last month has already come under scrutiny due to a massive surge in coronavirus cases …

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Trump’s Texts Temporarily Blocked As Spam By Carriers

Politico reports: A test run of one of Donald Trump’s most important voter-contact programs was abruptly shut down over the July 4 weekend, potentially costing the president millions of dollars in donations and raising alarms about whether the initiative will face roadblocks in the run-up to the election. Trump’s campaign used the weekend to test-drive its text messaging program, a …

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