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Michelle Obama says she’s suffering from ‘low-grade depression’

Michelle Obama says she’s suffering from ‘low-grade depression’

Former First Lady Michelle Obama says she’s suffering from a “low-grade depression.” The reasons? The pandemic, race relations in the US and the political strife surrounding it all, she says. “I’m waking up in the middle of the night because I’m worrying about something or there’s a heaviness,” Obama said in her “The Michelle Obama…MORE

If you see people gathered in large numbers, Rhode Island wants you to call it in

If you see people gathered in large numbers, Rhode Island wants you to call it in

A new unit of the Rhode Island State Police will be enforcing the state’s limitations on social gatherings, and Gov. Gina Raimondo wants Rhode Islanders to call in with information. “We are struggling to keep social gatherings under control,” Raimondo told reporters Wednesday. “We are getting very serious about this.” Under the state’s current policies,…MORE

Proposal to abolish Minneapolis Police Department delayed past November ballot

Proposal to abolish Minneapolis Police Department delayed past November ballot

The Minneapolis City Council’s proposal to dismantle the city’s police department will not be on the November ballot after the Minneapolis Charter Commission voted Wednesday to take more time to review the plan. Back in June, after the police killing of George Floyd, the City Council voted to remove from the city charter the requirement…MORE

Grandmother sues after she was arrested at Disney with CBD oil in her purse

Grandmother sues after she was arrested at Disney with CBD oil in her purse

Attorney Ben Crump has filed a civil lawsuit against several entities including, The Walt Disney Co. and the Orange County Sheriff, on behalf of Hester Burkhalter, a 69-year-old White woman from Hickory, North Carolina, and her family. Crump said she “was wrongfully arrested and taken into custody at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, for…MORE

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