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Colin Powell Dies, Trailblazing General Stained by Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) — Colin Powell, the trailblazing soldier and diplomat whose sterling reputation of service to Republican and Democratic presidents was stained by his faulty claims to justify the 2003 U.S. war in Iraq, died Monday of COVID-19 complications. He was 84. A veteran of the Vietnam War, Powell spent 35 years in the Army…

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Governor Ron DeSantis Announces New Monoclonal Antibody Site in Osceola County

ST. CLOUD, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis was in St. Cloud to announce that Florida will open a new monoclonal antibody treatment site in Osceola County at St. Cloud Community Center. Additionally, the Governor was joined by Floridians who have recovered thanks to monoclonal therapies. Florida now has 23 state-run monoclonal antibody treatment sites. The…

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Orange County sheriff’s deputy, 54, dies of COVID-19

Orange County Sheriff’s Office announce today the passing of Deputy First Class Craig Seijos from complications related to COVID-19. Deputy Seijos passed away on August 5, 2021 while in the hospital. He was 54 years old, and had been part of the OCSO family for nearly three decades. “Craig dedicated much of his life to…

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Tokyo Olympics Begin with Muted Ceremony and Empty Stadium

TOKYO (AP) — Belated and beleaguered, the virus-delayed Tokyo Summer Olympics finally opened Friday night with cascading fireworks and made-for-TV choreography that unfolded in a near-empty stadium, a colorful but strangely subdued ceremony that set a striking tone to match a unique pandemic Games. As their opening played out, devoid of the usual crowd energy,…

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