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DOVER, Del. (AP) — Long-term care facilities represent the single deadliest environment for coronavirus patients in Delaware but many staff members remain hesitant to get the COVID-19 vaccine. State officials reported 695 COVID-related deaths among residents of long-term facilities as of Wednesday. That's roughly half the total deaths even though long-term care residents account for less than 3% of the positive cases. The head of the state agency that oversees […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — On a TV show Betty White hosted 50 years ago, the perpetual charmer flirts with James Brolin, teases Della Reese and trades quips with Carol Burnett. But White appears most delighted in the company of the real stars of "Betty White's Pet Set," among them elephants, lions and snakes. And dogs, lots of dogs. White and her husband, the late Allen Ludden, produced the 39-episode series […]
Advocates say a bill essentially legalizing recreational use of cannabis in Maryland would be an important step toward addressing social equity and racial injustices. HB32 would legalize, tax, and regulate marijuana, referred to as cannabis in the bill, for adults 21 and older and also allow for expungement and release for individuals previously arrested or incarcerated. Bill sponsor Del. Jazz Lewis of Prince George's argued at the hearing that the […]
Born Edward M. Newcomb Jr. in Baltimore, McKay joined the Navy in 1963 and served in Vietnam from 1965 to 1967. After he left the Navy in 1967, McKay enrolled in the National Broadcasters Institute in San Diego, Calif., earning a degree in mass communications and falling in love with the art of radio.