The Daily Populous

Monday March 8th, 2021 evening edition

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Postal Service , employers are reluctant to publicly disclose their body count for fear of incurring liability.

Early on in the pandemic, House and Senate Democrats talked about hazard pay for essential workers.

"Over 85 percent of American households will get direct payments of $1,400 per person," Biden said.

Throughout the campaign, and particularly in states like Georgia, Democrats aligned themselves with the Rev.

Dr. William J. Barber II's Moral Monday movement and the current iteration of Martin Luther King Jr.'s Poor People's Campaign.

According to Barber, 55 percent of poor and low-wealth voters cast their ballot for the Biden/Harris ticket.

As Barber sees it, the abandonment of the $15 minimum by centrist Democrats doesn't just reinforce systemic economic racism, it's political science malpractice. »

Covid-19 vaccine: Government has purchased enough for every New Zealander

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"Whilst the Pfizer vaccine does need to be kept at ultra-cold temperatures, this challenge is offset by only having to deal with one vaccine, rather than multiple vaccines with multiple protocols.

Hipkins said the Pfizer vaccine was the only one that had been approved by Medsafe and it was incredibly effective.

He said work was ongoing to ensure vaccinators had the right gear to administer Pfizer vaccine - syringes, freezers, etc. »

National Toy Hall of Fame

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Animals play with sticks, and we use them to play fetch with our dogs.

Sticks can turn into swords, magic wands, majorette batons, fishing poles, and light sabers.

Sticks are not only possibly the oldest toys, they’re possibly the best!. »

Supreme Court rejects final Trump bid to nullify 2020 election results

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The Supreme Court on Monday denied a bid by former President Trump Donald TrumpUS, South Korea reach agreement on cost-sharing for troops Graham: Trump can make GOP bigger, stronger, or he 'could destroy it' Biden nominates female generals whose promotions were reportedly delayed under Trump MORE to nullify his electoral loss in Wisconsin, rejecting the former president's final pending appeal over the results of the 2020 election.

Trump sued in Wisconsin more than a month after Biden won the state by just over 20,000 votes.

Some legal scholars believe that the Jan. 6 insurrection at the Capitol dissuaded the court from taking up disputes related to the 2020 election over concerns that it could fuel false claims promoted by Trump and his allies that the election results were illegitimate. »