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Latest Update on Coronavirus for US

The news has been exploding over the latest happenings of the Coronavirus all over the world. However, the location of the news puts a different perspective on the virus and its effects on the population. For example, the virus is a huge topic of discussion in China of course, as its citizens have been greatly […]

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Impeachment Ends in Acquittal

On Wednesday, Feb. 5, the United State Senate voted to acquit President Donald J. Trump amid the final days of the third official Impeachment of a U.S. President. The impeachment process began on Dec. 18 based on allegations of him administering military aid to Ukraine as leverage for his own political benefit. He was charged […]

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Coronavirus Epidemic Spreads Internationally

As the world just wrapped up welcoming a new year in January, a respiratory virus, commonly called the coronavirus, broke out in Wuhan, China. The virus formally referred to as the 2019 Novel Coronavirus by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has killed over 1,000 people and has infected over 31,000 in mainland […]

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New Year Brings New Laws

With the new year comes new laws surrounding marijuana use and taxes on cannabis products, the Illinois state Real ID and changes to the hourly minimum wage pay rate. While some laws have taken effect in January, such as the legalization of recreational marijuana, others will affect Illinoians further along in 2020.  As of Jan. […]

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Hospitals Spark Data Economy With Patient Data Sharing

Hospitals across the nation have granted major technology companies including Microsoft Corp., International Business Machines and Amazon.com Inc. with the ability to access patients’ health records. The hospitals’ influence in the data economy plays off of a deal that was established between the medical system and large tech. companies in years prior. The digitalization of […]

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Unprecedented Bushfire Wreaks Havoc in Australia

Bushfires have run rampant in Australia since late October and are unlikely to end anytime soon. Bushfires are nothing new to Australia since they have a bushfire season every year from December to February, but this season has been particularly bad due to one of the worst dry spells in Australian history. So far, at […]

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