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Somerset neurosurgeon urges public to get vaccinated

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(Editor’s Note: Dr. Amr El-Naggar contacted the Commonwealth Journal this week and asked that he be interviewed about his feelings about the COVID-19 vaccine and his concerns about the unvaccinated. Out of respect for this well-respected physician, we gave him…

Beshear updates school mask recommendations

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FRANKFORT, Ky (AP) — Schools should make sure to require indoor mask wearing for all teachers, staff, students and visitors to K-12 schools, regardless of vaccination status, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear said.

Justice Dept. says IRS must give Trump tax returns to Congress

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department, in a reversal, says the Treasury Department must provide the House Ways and Means Committee former President Donald Trump’s tax returns, apparently ending a long legal showdown over the records.

Trump urged Justice officials to declare election ‘corrupt’

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump urged senior Justice Department officials to declare the 2020 election results “corrupt” in a December phone call, according to handwritten notes from one of the participants in the conversation.

Writing his own Story to a Successful Career

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As a young boy, Michael Childers enjoyed athletics and he always wrote sports stories in the privacy of his own room. He loved Green Bay Packers football, he loved NASCAR racing and he loved Southwestern High School athletics.

CDC team: ‘War has changed’ as delta variant dangers emerge

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New evidence showing the delta variant is as contagious as chickenpox and may be more dangerous than other versions has prompted U.S. health officials to consider changing advice on how the nation fights the coronavirus, internal documents show.

Former hoops star Hanson returning to Pulaski to help youth

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Reggie Hanson has defeated numerous opponents during his basketball career. Louisville’s Pleasure Ridge Park in the 1986 Sweet 16. College basketball powerhouses like Kansas and Indiana. Even a number of NBA teams — including a New Jersey Nets squad coached…