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A California doctor performed surgery during a Zoom court appearance

A California doctor performed surgery during a Zoom court appearance

A California doctor’s trial was delayed after he appeared for a virtual court hearing while simultaneously conducting a surgery last Thursday. Dr. Scott Green, a plastic surgeon, showed up to his virtual Sacramento Superior Court hearing — held over Zoom — to contest a traffic violation, wearing scrubs, gloves, a mask and surgical cap. “Are…MORE

This Virginia school district says it isn’t banning Dr. Seuss’ books. On the annual Read Across America Day, it’s just no longer emphasizing them

This Virginia school district says it isn’t banning Dr. Seuss’ books. On the annual Read Across America Day, it’s just no longer emphasizing them

A school district in Virginia recently made headlines for allegedly banning books by Dr. Seuss. But Loudoun County Public Schools(LCPS), located in Ashburn, said it is not banning books by the famous children’s author. It’s just discouraging a connection between “Read Across America Day,” which was created to get kids excited about reading, and Dr.…MORE

Chicago Public Schools reopen for grades K-5

Chicago Public Schools reopen for grades K-5

Chicago public school students in grades kindergarten through 5 who chose in-person learning were able to return to classrooms Monday. Mayor Lori Lightfoot visited Hawthorne Scholastic Academy to welcome students back after almost a year of remote learning. “This morning I was lucky enough — once again — to experience firsthand the infectious excitement of…MORE

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