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Barbados announced plans Tuesday to remove Queen Elizabeth II as its head of state by November 2021 and transition into a republic. The Caribbean island nation, which achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1966, said it will now “take the next logical step toward full sovereignty and become a Republic by the time we …

MADISON, Wis. (WAOW) – The Wisconsin Supreme Court announced Monday evening that they have rejected the Green Party’s challenge to the Wisconsin Elections Commission, which halted preparations for absentee ballot mailing and caused concerns among local clerks. Now, clerks can resume mailing absentee ballots to the more than 1 million voters who have requested one. …

In a letter Friday to students, faculty and staff, Executive Vice President and Provost Bruce A. McPheron said the university would instead have two instructional breaks with no classes on February 9 and March 31. “This approach will keep our community together throughout the semester and reduce travel-related exposures,” McPheron explained. One OSU student told …

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio State University will not have a spring break in 2021. The change is one of many due to the coronavirus. The news came in a university-wide letter which says the goal is to reduce “travel-related exposure.” “It’s definitely not the best news to hear, but I think it’s the smarter decision …

The following article is a part of conference coverage from Psych Congress 2020 Virtual Experience, held virtually from September 10 to 13, 2020. The team at Psychiatry Advisor will be reporting on the latest news and research conducted by leading experts in psychiatry. Check back for more from the Psych Congress 2020.   Digital health …

Kirk Brown, Greenville News Published 11:29 a.m. ET Sept. 11, 2020 | Updated 12:07 p.m. ET Sept. 11, 2020 CLOSE Dr. Brannon Traxler, a Greenville native, was named Friday to serve as the interim state health director as South Carolina continues to contend with the coronavirus pandemic. Traxler, who has been serving as chief medical officer …

Record-breaking: State reports 1,547 new coronavirus cases At least 1,193 people have died Updated: 2:28 PM CDT Sep 10, 2020 The state has set a record for new coronavirus cases in a single day. Continuing Coverage: Coronavirus in WisconsinThere were 1,547 new positive cases in Wisconsin on Thursday. There were 7,275 negative cases. WISN 12 …

Addiction took the life of my daughter in 2015, just as it has so cruelly snuffed out so many other promising lights in North Carolina. By 2018, the efforts of devoted families, medical professionals and public servants to curb our state’s opioid crisis showed signs of traction. But the COVID-19 pandemic has dealt these efforts …

Penn State is teaming up with the Pennsylvania Department of Health to strengthen its contact tracing processes this fall, the university announced Tuesday. Although plans to launch a contact tracing operation were first shared in a town hall earlier this summer, Penn State provided additional details in a public press release Tuesday afternoon. The system …

Area schools received more than $400,000 from a state matching grant aimed at putting remote learning technology into the hands of students when schools reopen. Haverhill received $366,356, while Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High received $25,570 and Pentucket Regional School District, $29,301. The money was part of $32.9 million awarded yesterday by Gov. Charlie Baker’s …