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Street life slowly returns to Mexico, even as the coronavirus toll climbs 19.9.2020 LA Times: Nation

The official death toll in Mexico quietly surpassed 70,000 this month, a figure topped only in the United States, Brazil and India.

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Man critically wounded in shooting in Gage Park neighborhood 19.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
A man was critically wounded Friday afternoon in a shooting onn the South Side in the Gage Park neighborhood, Chicago police said.
Fact check: Cory Gardner’s bill has as much to do with politics as preexisting conditions 19.9.2020 Denver Post: All Political News
Sen. Cory Gardner, a Republican running in a tight race for reelection in Colorado, says he wants to protect people with medical conditions.
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University of Illinois at Chicago nurses and service workers march downtown as part of days-long strike 19.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Business
Hundreds of University of Illinois Hospital nurses and University of Illinois at Chicago service workers who are on strike marched downtown on a chilly Friday morning to Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s office, asking the governor for solidarity as they negotiate contracts with the hospital and university.
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Coronavirus in Illinois updates: 2,120 new known COVID-19 cases reported as Gov. Pritzker says bars and indoor dining can return in Will and Kankakee counties as positivity rate falls 18.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois.
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Denver sheriff sergeant suspended for jail incident that sent an inmate and three deputies to hospital 18.9.2020 Headlines: All Headlines
Three deputies and a jail inmate were injured in a incident that Denver public safety officials say could have been avoided had the supervising sergeant planned ahead.
Man killed in overnight shooting in Denver 18.9.2020 Denver Post: Local
Man killed Friday morning in shooting on Quebec Street in Northeast Denver.
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UC should prepare for online classes, limited dorms beyond fall, UC Health chief says 18.9.2020 LA Times: Health

University of California campuses should prepare to continue online classes and limited campus density beyond fall, UC Health chief says.

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North Complex blaze trapped residents unable to escape 'tsunami of fire' 18.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

Some the 15 victims tried to hide and others were unable to outrun the flames in one of the deadliest and most expansive blazes in California history.

Deadly toll of COVID-19 on health care field: A memorial to 46 of those who died 18.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
More than 100 lives of professionals working in the health care field have died in Illinois since COVID-19 began its deadly march through the state in March, according to public health officials, who said the exact figure is likely higher. They include nurses, doctors, medical assistants, technicians, therapists and other support staff who clean rooms, serve food and provide security. They worked in hospitals, nursing homes, private offices or on ambulance crews and in homes as health aides. Most were minorities. The Tribune has identified and interviewed dozens of families to chronicle the devastating loss of life and acts of heroism.
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As they focused on others with COVID-19 and refused to walk away, Illinois health care workers bore the brunt of pandemic’s fury 18.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
The Tribune has identified and interviewed the families of nearly 50 deceased health care workers in Illinois to chronicle the devastating loss of life and acts of heroism.
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Op-Ed: The pandemic food fascination that won't go away 18.9.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Maybe bougie food fantasies will accompany us all the way through the destruction of life as we know it?

Head of Jeffco health department Mark Johnson to step down after 30 years 18.9.2020 Denver Post: Local
Long-time head of Jefferson County Public Health, Dr. Mark B. Johnson, will step down from his position on Oct. 2 and assume the presidency of the Colorado Medical Society.
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Cal/OSHA will create emergency COVID workplace safety rules 18.9.2020 LA Times: Business

Officials agree to create new statewide standards aimed at protecting more California workers against COVID-19.

Striking workers accuse University of Illinois at Chicago of violating Chicago’s minimum wage law 18.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Business
Workers at the University of Illinois at Chicago who are on strike have filed 20 complaints with the city, alleging the university is paying them below Chicago’s $14 per hour minimum wage.
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DIY air filters can be safe, simple and inexpensive. Here's how to make one 18.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

If air purifiers are sold out or out of your budget, a simple air filter taped to a box fan can filter harmful particulate matter and keep it out of your lungs and bloodstream. Here's what you need to know.

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Health care workers remember colleague 18.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Fellow health care workers remember ICU nurse Neuman Kiamco at a candlelight vigil Sept. 12, 2020, outside MacNeal Hospital in Berwyn. Kiamco, 48, died Aug. 30 after a two-month battle with COVID-19.
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Man shot in leg during road rage dispute in Lake Forest, police say 18.9.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
A man was shot in the leg Wednesday night in Lake Forest in what police are calling an apparent case of road rage.
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Column: GAO finds the selling of junk health plans favored by Trump is rife with deception 18.9.2020 LA Times: Business

Consumers seeking health plans exempt from Obamacare are regularly misled by sales reps, the GAO found.

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Californians who contract COVID-19 at work get additional help under new law 18.9.2020 LA Times: Health

The new California law makes it easier for police, firefighters and other essential employees who contract COVID-19 while working to be covered under the state's workers' compensation program.

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