Newspaper editor in newsroom shooting says goodbye

FILE – In this file photo from April 25, 2019, editor-in-chief Rick Hutzell, center, delivers a speech to his team, including Chase Cook, Nicki Catterlin, Rachael Pacella, Selene San Felice and Danielle Ohl at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland. of the Capital Gazette, which won a special Pulitzer Prize …

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Alex Freeman talks ‘Paper Mask’ and dreamy duets

Alex Freeman. Photo courtesy of Alex Freeman Productions Artist Alex Freeman chatted with Digital Journal’s Markos Papadatos about his song “Paper Mask”. “’Paper Mask’ame around May 2020, in your mid-forties, when we were told that pieces of paper on your face (paper mask) were going to save our lives,” she …

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Poll: Many Americans are resuming pre-virus activities

Michael Dwyer / AP In this file photo from June 5, 2021, crowds gather on L Street Beach in Boston’s South Boston neighborhood. By Adrian Sainz and Hannah Fingerhut, Associated Press Friday June 18, 2021 | 2:13 p.m. MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Many Americans are relaxing precautions taken during the COVID-19 …

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Global death toll from COVID-19 exceeds 4 million

June 18 (Reuters) – Coronavirus-related deaths around the world surpassed the 4 million mark on Thursday, according to a Reuters tally, as many countries struggle to obtain enough vaccines to immunize their populations. As the number of new cases and deaths has declined in countries like the United States and …

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Local teenager wins vaccine scholarship | Local News

Oneonta teenager Jordan Gallusser was named one of New York State’s “Get a Shot to Make Your Future” incentive winners on Thursday. “It’s just a blessing,” her father, Jeffrey Gallusser, told The Daily Star. “It’s something we weren’t expecting, but we are very grateful.” Winners receive a full scholarship to …

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Emerald Cove student selected as poetry contest winner

Hanna masudi Hanna Masudi, a seventh grade student at Emerald Cove High School, was selected this year as the winner of the Rotary Global Peace Initiative Poetry Contest. Hanna’s poem titled “Pieces of Our Homeland,” a 900-word poem, was inspired by the Peace Poem Competition and her study of Amanda …

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