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News Headlines 5/12/21

REPUBLICAN GOVERNORS CUT OFF UNEMPLOYMENT BONUS: The Republican governors of five Southern states are declining the federal government’s $300 weekly unemployment bonus, cutting off the payments to their citizens. They say the extra money is incentivizing people to stay home instead of taking a job. “Our economy has come back. We have jobs aplenty,” said Arkansas…

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News Headlines 5/11/21

COVID-19 VACCINE APPROVED FOR ADOLESCENTS: Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine has been authorized by the Food and Drug Administration for use in those ages 12 to 15. It has previously been reserved for those ages 16 and older. The Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are approved for people 18 and older. The company said its clinical trial…

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News Headlines 5/10/21

PRICES ARE INCREASING EVERYWHERE: If you think prices are going up on many of the things you need to buy, you’re not wrong. CNN Business says some price increases start at the source, where wholesale prices for products from lumber to corn and cheese are rising. A shortage of computer chips is inevitably pushing up prices…

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