The Daily Populous

Wednesday December 29th, 2021 morning edition

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Oz, a Republican, brought celebrity status and high recognition to a crowded primary field when he announced he is running for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania in November.

He and several other Republicans are seeking to secure the party's nomination to replace outgoing Senator Pat Toomey.

But one person identified as a "veteran daytime producer" spoke out against him in a profile in New York Magazine.

Dr. Oz is dangerous because he believes he's got some divine power," the producer said.

Pennsylvania's Senate race is likely to be one of the closest and most important in the nation.

A Trafalgar Group poll from earlier this month showed Oz winning with 18.8 percent of likely voters backing him.

Still, more than half of voters said they still were not sure who they would vote for. »

John Madden, football legend, dies at 85

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John Madden, a legendary figure known to one generation as a Hall of Fame coach, another generation as the sport’s greatest announcer, and yet another generation for the video game that bears his name, has died at the age of 85.

Madden’s influence on the sport of football is impossible to overstate.

John Madden may have been the single most influential person in the history of the sport of football. »

Broadly neutralizing antibodies overcome SARS-CoV-2 Omicron antigenic shift

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Here, we show that the Omicron RBD binds to human ACE2 with enhanced affinity, relative to the Wuhan-Hu-1 RBD, and binds to mouse ACE2. »

John Madden, Hall of Fame coach and broadcaster, dies at 85

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But it was his work after prematurely retiring as coach at age 42 that made Madden truly a household name.

There will never be another John Madden, and we will forever be indebted to him for all he did to make football and the NFL what it is today.”.

He replaced John Rauch as head coach after the 1968 season at age 32, beginning a remarkable 10-year run. »

What Putin Really Wants in Ukraine

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If Russian President Vladimir Putin is acting as if he has the upper hand in this standoff, that’s because he does.

According to U.S. intelligence services, Russia has nearly 100,000 troops and a great deal of heavy weaponry stationed on the Ukrainian border.

Not coincidentally, that could serve as a useful record to run on in 2024, when Putin would be up for re-election. »