Nearly 500 COVID-19 cases linked to Milwaukee Bucks’ Deer District after NBA Finals celebration

Nearly 500 COVID-19 cases linked to Milwaukee Bucks’ Deer District after NBA Finals celebration

Nearly 500 positive cases of COVID-19 have been linked to Milwaukee’s Deer District, the site of massive celebrations over the Bucks’ NBA championship run last month, according to the Milwaukee Health Department. The department confirmed to CBS News that 491 people who had been to the Deer District in July tested positive for the virus….

Invasive Beetle Attacking North Texas Ash Trees – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

Invasive Beetle Attacking North Texas Ash Trees – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

DENTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – It is estimated that ash trees make up approximately 3% to 5% of the total tree population across North Texas. While that might seem like a lot, that translates to millions of trees. Ash trees are usually found along the riverbanks and low laying areas here in Texas. The bulk of…

A Crucial System of Ocean Currents Is Faltering, Research Suggests

A Crucial System of Ocean Currents Is Faltering, Research Suggests

The water in the Atlantic is constantly circulating in a complex pattern that influences weather on several continents. And climate scientists have been asking a crucial question: Whether this vast system, which includes the Gulf Stream, is slowing down because of climate change. If it were to change significantly, the consequences could be dire, potentially…

Chicago Teachers Union says coronavirus delta variant opens door to potentially ‘pause in-person instruction’

Chicago Teachers Union says coronavirus delta variant opens door to potentially ‘pause in-person instruction’

The Chicago Teachers Union is calling for a tougher approach to combating the coronavirus delta variant ahead of the new school year, suggesting that in-person instruction could be once again paused if cases continue to climb.  In a Wednesday letter addressed to Mayor Lori Lightfoot, Chicago Public School officials, and members of the school board,…

Oklahoma nurse explains why she decided to get COVID-19 vaccine now as delta variant spreads

Oklahoma nurse explains why she decided to get COVID-19 vaccine now as delta variant spreads

Grace Zieba, an emergency nurse at Integris-Grove, has taken care of COVID-19 patients from the very beginning, but she didn’t want to get vaccinated until now.”When the vaccination came out initially, I was very skeptical,” she said.Zieba told KOCO 5 that, at first, she felt she was young and healthy and didn’t need the shot…

Virginia will require state workers to be vaccinated or get tested.

Virginia will require state workers to be vaccinated or get tested.

Virginia will soon require state employees to be vaccinated against the coronavirus or be tested every week, joining a few other states that have imposed similar mandates, Gov. Ralph Northam said on Thursday. And Los Angeles County, the most populous county in the United States, will also require its employees to show proof of vaccination,…

DOJ settles lawsuit with New Jersey over voter registration

DOJ settles lawsuit with New Jersey over voter registration

The Department of Justice announced Thursday it has settled a lawsuit it filed against the state of New Jersey over voter registration opportunities for customers of disability transportation services. The lawsuit claimed disability transportation offices including NJ Transit Access Link and county-based Community Transportation programs have failed to provide voter registration opportunities to customers, in…