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UPDATE: 6:07 a.m.ERCOT officials said Wednesday morning that they were able to direct utilities to restore power to 600,000 households last night. While progress is being made, 2.7 million households were still without power across Texas. Some generation is slowly returning. ERCOT was able to direct utilities to restore 600,000 households last night. 2.7 million households still …

WATERLOO, Iowa (KCRG) – Officials in Waterloo announced on Monday a new partnership between social workers and the Waterloo Police Department in responding to those experiencing mental health crises. Officials said the program will embed social workers with Elevate Certified Community Behavioral Health Clinic (CCBHC) in the Waterloo Police Department to provide mental health crisis …

BREAKING IN A SEQUENCE (a.k.a. BIAS), the hard rock band featuring former KORN drummer David Silveria, has released an explosive new video for its cover of FAITH NO MORE‘s “Midlife Crisis”. Featured on the band’s debut EP “Acronym”, the song and accompanying video pay tribute to the seminal ’90s alt rockers, who, vocalist Rich Nguyen …

YORK, Pa. (WHTM) — The COVID-19 pandemic has consumed the attention of the healthcare industry and the media. But while COVID cases were surging in emergency rooms, so were opioid overdose cases in almost a third of the state, including one Midstate county. Overdose deaths in Pennsylvania are now almost at the level of their …

At the IMPROVATE Innovation Conference, Israeli technology companies presented to government officials and investors from Europe solutions for the post-coronavirus era in the field of MedTech, tourism and education. IMPROVATE founder and chair, Irina Nevzlin: “When tech companies work effectively with governments, the citizens get the best possible results.” TEL AVIV, Israel, Jan. 25, 2021 …

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows: Section 1.  Policy.  Our Nation has an abiding commitment to empower our workers and communities; promote and protect our public health and the environment; and conserve our national treasures and monuments, …

“We believe there is no evidence to support any criminal charges against Gov. Snyder,” defense attorney Brian Lennon said Wednesday night, adding that state prosecutors still hadn’t provided him with any details. Lennon said Tuesday that a criminal case would be “outrageous.” Snyder and others were scheduled to appear in court Thursday, followed by a …

Italian current Senator, former premier and head of the political party ‘Italia Viva’ (IV), Matteo Renzi holds a press conference on January 13, 2021 at the Italian Chamber of Deputies in Rome. ALBERTO PIZZOLI | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — Italy’s former Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on Wednesday announced his intention to pull his …

More inaction on mental health Florida’s mental health care system ‘a mess’ | Editorial, Dec. 24 I read with great interest and much consternation both the third interim report regarding Florida’s mental health system and the Tampa Bay Times editorial calling for action. In 2000-2001, I chaired a gubernatorial commission on mental health and substance …

When Covid-19 sparked lockdowns around the world, emissions of one of the greenhouse gases responsible for climate change, atmospheric carbon dioxide, plummeted. But is this record drop a short-term effect of the 2020 pandemic or a ‘new normal’? BBC Weather’s Ben Rich explores the impact of coronavirus on the global climate. Motion graphics by Jacqueline …