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Cleveland Indians manager says it’s time to change the team name

Cleveland Indians manager says it’s time to change the team name

Terry Francona, the manager of Major League Baseball’s Cleveland Indians, told reporters on Sunday that he thinks it’s time to change the team’s name. “I’ve been thinking about it and been thinking about it before we put out that statement,” Francona said. “I know in the past, when I’ve been asked about, whether it’s our…MORE

121 University of Washington students test positive for Covid-19

121 University of Washington students test positive for Covid-19

More than a hundred students at University of Washington fraternity houses in Seattle have tested positive for Covid-19, the university said Sunday. The university said in a joint news release with the Seattle and King County public health department that 121 students had tested positive for the virus in the fraternity house cluster, 112 of…MORE

Philadelphia highway shut down as protesters enter roadway

Officials closed part of Interstate 676 in Philadelphia on Sunday after protesters marched onto the highway, according to the city’s emergency management office. The highway, now reopened, was closed between I-76 and I-95, according to a tweet from the Philadelphia Office of Emergency Management. Dozens of protesters could be seen standing in the roadway, some…MORE

YMCA camp in Georgia closes after campers and staff test positive for coronavirus

An overnight camp with locations in north Georgia closed after a staff member tested positive for the coronavirus, and other campers and staff have since tested positive for the contagious virus. YMCA Camp High Harbour said that they learned a counselor had tested positive for Covid-19 on June 24. The counselor was immediately sent home,…MORE

Children are among the victims of July 4 weekend gun violence across the US

A 7-year-old girl playing with children in Chicago, an 8-year-old Atlanta girl riding with her mother and an 11-year-old boy running to get a phone charger in Washington were among the victims of gun violence over the July 4 weekend. The violence comes amid an uptick in shootings and homicides in American cities. The girl…MORE

Seattle protester who was struck by a car has died

Seattle protester who was struck by a car has died

A 24-year-old activist who was struck by a vehicle during a protest in Seattle early Saturday morning has died, a spokesperson for UW Medicine told CNN. Summer Taylor, the protester, was fatally injured when a man drove onto the closed Interstate 5 freeway into a crowd of protesters. Another protester, 32-year-old Diaz Love, was also…MORE

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