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Some children's hospitals in Covid-19 hotspots are especially busy right now
As of Saturday, the number of children who were hospitalized increased week-over-week, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Specifically, there was an average of 203 children with Covid-19 admitted to US hospitals every day over the…
Aug, 10 2021
Organogenesis Holdings' (ORGO) CEO Gary Gillheeney on Q2 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Organogenesis Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:ORGO) Q2 2021 Earnings Conference Call August 9, 2021 5:00 PM ETCompany ParticipantsGary Gillheeney – President and Chief Executive OfficerDave Francisco...
Aug, 10 2021
Police officers keep dying of COVID as Delta variant spreads
Local news in media markets from coast-to-coast are reporting on police officers dying from COVID-19.On Monday, KTAR-TV reported Phoenix Police Officer Mathew Hefter, who had served nearly a quarter-century, had died of coronavirus complications.Also on Monda…
Aug, 10 2021
Epstein’s Alleged Victim Virginia Giuffre Files Lawsuit Against Prince Andrew
In 2014, Virginia Roberts Giuffre filed a lawsuit in a Florida state court, claiming that the disgraced millionaire and convicted pedophile, Jeffrey Epstein, trafficked her to his friends for sex while she was a minor. As Giuffre later alleged, among her abus…
Aug, 10 2021
Arkansas Has Just 8 ICU Beds Left After Throwing Away 80,000 Doses of COVID Vaccine
"We saw the largest single-day increase in hospitalizations and have eclipsed our previous high...Vaccinations reduce hospitalizations."
Aug, 10 2021
Compass, Inc. (COMP) Q2 2021 Earnings Call Transcript
COMP earnings call for the period ending June 30, 2021.
Aug, 10 2021
Blame more than just Tucker Carlson for his bizarre trip to Hungary
Fox News’ Tucker Carlson spent last week in Hungary, met with authoritarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán and gave a speech at a far-right conference in Budapest that is backed by Orbán and his government. If you saw any of it, it looked an awful lot like one g…
Aug, 09 2021
Siga secures $8.1M Series B to prevent cyberattacks on critical infrastructure
Siga OT Solutions, an Israeli cybersecurity startup that helps organizations secure their operations by monitoring the raw electric signals of critical industrial assets, has raised $8.1 million in Series B funding. Siga’s SigaGuard says its technology, used …
Aug, 09 2021
Judge OK's Norwegian Cruise Line requiring vaccination proof
A federal judge has temporarily blocked a law signed by Governor Ron DeSantis barring businesses from insisting patrons have gotten their shots.
Aug, 09 2021
Federal judge sides with cruise ship line, suspends Florida 'vaccine passport' ban
Federal judge sides with cruise ship line, suspends Florida 'vaccine passport' ban
Aug, 09 2021
Bobby Bowden, football coach who led Florida State to greatness, dead at 91
Bobby Bowden, who transformed Florida State into a national football powerhouse, retired as the second-winningest coach in major college football history.
Aug, 09 2021
Isaac Okoro with a dunk vs the Houston Rockets
Isaac Okoro (Cleveland Cavaliers) with a dunk vs the Houston Rockets, 08/08/2021
Aug, 09 2021
Mfiondu Kabengele with a block vs the Houston Rockets
Mfiondu Kabengele (Cleveland Cavaliers) with a block vs the Houston Rockets, 08/08/2021
Aug, 09 2021
Marcus Foster with a 2-pointer vs the Cleveland Cavaliers
Marcus Foster (Houston Rockets) with a 2-pointer vs the Cleveland Cavaliers, 08/08/2021
Aug, 09 2021
Jaguars shopping former top-10 pick C.J. Henderson just one year after drafting cornerback, per report
The 22-year-old Henderson started eight games as a rookie
Aug, 09 2021
Overwatch League 2021 Week 17: Atlanta Reign's Top Plays, Prize Money
It's been a weird week for the Overwatch League , as consequences of California's Activision-Blizzard lawsuit trickle down...
Aug, 09 2021
Free Shots At South Beach Nightclub - Vaccine Shots, That Is
Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (AP) -- Ready to party at one of South Beach's most glamorous nightclubs? Then roll up your sleeves because these shots won't get you buzzed. LIV is offering free COVID-19 vaccines outside the Miami club where high rollers spend up to $2…
Aug, 08 2021
August 8th COVID-19: 7-Day Average Hospitalizations Over 50,000
Note: Cases and Deaths are not updated on Sundays. The 7-day average cases is the highest since February 10th. The 7-day average hospitali...
Aug, 08 2021
Post-vaccination getaway plans scrambled by ongoing pandemic uncertainty - Powell River Peak
TORONTO — For more than four decades, Christine Mak travelled every year to Disney parks and various conventions to commune with fellow fans of fantasy and science fiction.
Aug, 08 2021
Anti-vax radio host who blasted Fauci dies from Covid...
Anti-vax radio host who blasted Fauci dies from Covid... (Second column, 15th story, link) Related stories:To shake hands or not? Age-old human gesture now in limbo... They Don't Want Shot. They Don't Want Colleagues to Know... Protest…
Aug, 08 2021
Zola review – a tweet-driven joyride to the dark side
A road trip to Florida turns sour for two exotic dancers in this blast of a movie inspired by a viral Twitter thread“Y’all wanna hear a story about why me & this bitch here fell out? It’s kind of long but full of suspense.” So began a now celebrated 2015 Twit…
Aug, 08 2021
Gentleman Joe versus the Maga champion? Machiavelli would die laughing…
The longer President Biden plays the nice guy, the more harm Donald Trump will do to America’s democracy and international standingNine months after the election he comprehensively lost, the spectre of Donald Trump – darkly menacing, subversive and apparently…
Aug, 08 2021
America First Tax Exempt Investors (ATAX) Q2 2021 Earnings Call Transcript
During this conference call, comments made regarding ATAX, which are not historical facts are forward-looking statements and are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause the actual future events or results to differ materially from these statements…
Aug, 08 2021
Maskless in Washington
After a brief respite, the Capitol and surrounding areas are playing the mask game again. Count me out. My mother is 102 and infirm and I will wear a mandated mask to visit her in her senior residence as she and those living there  are aged and ...
Aug, 08 2021
Rays still don’t have Randy Arozarena, or much info on why not
BALTIMORE — The Rays were without hot-hitting outfielder Randy Arozarena again Saturday, and likely will be without him for Sunday’s series finale against the Orioles. Arozarena remains on the COVID-19-related injured list for “close contact.” The team didn’t…
Aug, 08 2021
DiamondRock Hospitality Company (DRH) CEO Mark Brugger on Q2 2021 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
DiamondRock Hospitality Company (NYSE:DRH) Q2 2021 Earnings Conference Call August 6, 2021 8:00 AM ETCompany ParticipantsBriony Quinn - SVP, TreasurerMark Brugger - President, CEOJeff...
Aug, 08 2021
Report: NBA Investigating Lonzo Ball and Kyle Lowry Sign-and-Trade Deals - Sports Illustrated
  1. Report: NBA Investigating Lonzo Ball and Kyle Lowry Sign-and-Trade Deals  Sports Illustrated
  2. NBA opens investigations into Lonzo Ball, Kyle Lowry sign-and-trade deals, sources say  ESPN
  3. NBA reportedly looking into potential tamperi…
Aug, 08 2021
Dennis Thomas, founding member of Kool & the Gang, dies aged 70
‘Dee Tee’ played alto sax, flute and percussion and was stylist for celebrated soul-funk bandDennis “Dee Tee” Thomas, a founding member of the long-running soul-funk band Kool & the Gang, known for such hits as Celebration and Get Down On It, has died.He was …
Aug, 07 2021
This Is What It's Like To Fly Now
With two dangerous new COVID variants on the loose, troubling news reports of passengers running amok, and many customer service meltdowns, even the experts are having a hard time predicting what it will be like to fly now.
Aug, 07 2021
Here Are 4 Fabulous Beach Reads — Whether You're On A Beach Or Not
Late summer is the time to lose yourself in novels, so we asked author (and Key West resident) Meg Cabot to share a few of her favorite books to while away the hours on the water.
Aug, 07 2021
Decelerating Florida Economic Activity thru 7/31 and Covid Fatalities
Florida is decelerating faster than the US, according to the Baumeister et al.   Weekly Economic Conditions Index (discussed in this post) just released today. Figure 1: Baumeister et a. Weekly Economic Conditions Indicators for US (black) and Florida (red), …
Aug, 07 2021
The FAQs: What You Should Know About COVID Variants
New variants of COVID are leading to some of the worst outbreaks since the start of the pandemic.
Aug, 07 2021
Little League World Series Regionals 2021: Friday Scores Scores and Bracket Results
The 2021 Little League World Series Regionals continued on Friday with action in the Southwest and Southeast. This year's competition only features teams from...
Aug, 07 2021
Sources: Seahawks' Brown unhappy, wants deal
Seattle Seahawks star left tackle Duane Brown, unhappy about not receiving a new deal, has been sitting out practices, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Aug, 07 2021
9/11 families tell Biden to stay away from memorial service if he doesn't authorize release of records related to attacks
More than 1,600 people affected by the September 11 attacks are asking President Joe Biden to refrain from coming to Ground Zero to mark the 20th anniversary of the event unless he releases documents and information related to the attacks, according to a lett…
Aug, 07 2021
Week Ahead in Energy and Environment: Aug. 9, 2021 - Reuters
Here are some upcoming events of interest to the energy and environmental law community. Unless otherwise noted, all times are local, and court appearances are virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Aug, 06 2021
The Enduring Magnificence of the Publix Sub
We all have a food that speaks to our comfort and makes us feel all warm and fuzzy inside. For me, this is most commonly wrapped in nostalgia. I constantly crave the tastes and smells (well, some of them) of my childhood, those that brought me simple joy duri…
Aug, 06 2021
New Jersey to require masks in schools as Delta variant spreads, media reports say - Reuters
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy on Friday will announce a requirement that kindergarten through 12th-grade students wear masks when public schools open in the fall, according to media reports, in a reversal of the position he took just last month.
Aug, 06 2021
New business models can save smaller firms during economic crises
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused unprecedented levels of disruption and hardship for many small businesses. But rather than adopting a more conservative approach involving relatively minor tactical adjustments, small businesses should consider changing their …
Aug, 06 2021
WATCH: Teen plays multiple instruments without use of both hands
Jesús Salinas, a 17-year-old burn survivor, doesn’t let his obstacles stop him from pursuing his passion for music.
Aug, 06 2021
Some Older Prisoners Aren't Eligible For Compassionate Release. Lawmakers Want Change
Relatively few people in federal prison have been approved for compassionate release during the pandemic. Lawmakers are trying to make that option a reality for more sick and elderly people.
Aug, 06 2021
Is Biden a Shrewd or Naive Politician?
The president still believes he can reach across the aisle to a radicalized GOP.
Aug, 06 2021
Meet the new Iowa caucus ambassador for 2024 GOP hopefuls
Freshman Rep. Randy Feenstra has emerged as a key contact for potential Republican presidential candidates looking to make inroads in Iowa.
Aug, 06 2021
How to Avert COVID-19 Catastrophe in Southern Schools
Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast Somehow, COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are accelerating as rapidly and dangerously as they did during last summer’s surge in the southern United States. This time, many governors aren’t just refusing o…
Aug, 06 2021
This week in US politics: Biden’s problems could have lessons for Australia
America has a vaccination rate that's the envy of the world. But US President Joe Biden is suddenly battling an enemy he thought he had beat.
Aug, 06 2021
Coast Guard Offloads Record $1.4 Billion Worth of Cocaine and Marijuana in Florida
The U.S. Coast Guard offloaded a record $1.4 billion worth of cocaine and marijuana at Port Everglades in Florida, which was seized over a three-month span.
Aug, 06 2021
Florida sues owner of Piney Point over massive wastewater leak
The state says that if the company continues to operate the former phosphate mining facility, "irreparable harm is likely to occur."
Aug, 06 2021
U.S. oil set for biggest weekly loss since October as Delta variant fans demand worries
U.S. crude oil futures were on track for their biggest weekly decline since late October on Friday, with prices coming under pressure as top consumers impose travel restrictions amid the spread of the Delta variant of the coronavirus. U.S. West Texas Intermed…
Aug, 06 2021