The Daily Populous

Friday June 26th, 2020 morning edition

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if you’re in michigan and 18+ pls for the love of god do not vote for my dad for state rep. tell everyone — STEPH (@streeganz) June 23, 2020.

Regan said his daughter recently sent him an article about the topic but he said “there’s no scientific data behind it.”.

He also noted that he has received supportive messages from others since the tweets went viral.

“But I always just drop a line in the water and send them a card,” Regan said about his four children.

He emphasized that he doesn't “hold any animosity" toward his daughter following her tweets.

Regan is one of three Republicans running to represent District 73 in the Michigan state House.

The seat is currently being held by state Rep. Lynn Afendoulis (R), who is running this year to unseat Rep. Justin Amash Justin AmashMichigan candidate's daughter urges people not to vote for him in viral tweet Can Trump break his 46 percent ceiling? »

Opinion | America Didn’t Give Up on Covid-19. Republicans Did.

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Partisanship seems to be driving individual behavior, too, with self-identified Democrats significantly more likely to wear face masks and engage in social distancing than self-identified Republicans.

The question, then, isn’t why “America” has failed to deal effectively with the pandemic.

I’d suggest, however, that the G.O.P.’s coronavirus denial also has roots that go beyond Trump and his electoral prospects. »

Never mess with the CEO of Road Rage : ActualPublicFreakouts

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--- A subreddit dedicated to people freaking out, melting down, or losing their cool.

Please remember being weird in public does not inherently merit a freakout.

Keep the comments respectful, and remember that the individuals depicted in these videos are real people too. »

Elizabeth Banks Boards 'The Magic School Bus' Live-Action Film

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A hybrid live-action and animated feature film based on the children’s books is in the works, and Elizabeth Banks is set to star as the zany and adventurous teacher Ms. Frizzle, Scholastic Entertainment announced Thursday.

Banks will not only star as the teacher extraordinaire Ms. Frizzle, but she’ll also produce “The Magic School Bus” along with Max Handelman for Brownstone.

Ryan Christians from Marc Platt Productions will oversee production on “The Magic School Bus” with Sara Scott and Lexi Barta from Universal Pictures. »

US removes Saudi Arabia from list of worst human traffickers

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Washington (CNN) The United States has removed key ally Saudi Arabia from its list of the worst offenders on human trafficking after just a year.

The State Department's 2020 Trafficking in Persons Report said the country had made "key achievements" in the last 12 months.

It also said that Saudi authorities had "criminally convicted and sentenced to stringent imprisonment terms two Saudi officials complicit in trafficking crimes during the year.". »