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Brett Favre continued to push for volleyball facility funding even after learning it may have been illegal, new filing claims |  CNN

Brett Favre continued to push for volleyball facility funding even after learning it may have been illegal, new filing claims | CNN

CNN — A series of text conversations between Pro Football Hall of Famer Brett Favre and former Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant appear to show that Favre repeatedly lobbied the then-Governor to fund the construction of a volleyball facility- ball at the University of Southern Mississippi even after Favre was told the misuse of public funds …

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Fed fight against inflation could cost 1.2 million US jobs |  CNN Business

Fed fight against inflation could cost 1.2 million US jobs | CNN Business

Minneapolis CNN Business — In its efforts to bring down historic inflation and cool the economy, the Federal Reserve has used multiple euphemisms to describe the potential impact on American jobs, from economic “pain” to “unfortunate costs” and a ” downturn in the labor market. The data, however, does not mince words. The Fed’s latest …

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Cancer death rates fall steadily in the United States, with more survivors than ever |  CNN

Cancer death rates fall steadily in the United States, with more survivors than ever | CNN

CNN — More people are surviving cancer than ever in the United States, according to a new report from the American Association for Cancer Research. Over the past three years, the number of cancer survivors in the United States – defined as living people who have been diagnosed with cancer – has increased by more …

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NASA astronaut and Russian cosmonauts launch into space |  CNN Business

NASA astronaut and Russian cosmonauts launch into space | CNN Business

New York CNN Business — A Russian capsule carried an American astronaut into space today, marking a notable continuation of the Russian-American partnership in space at a time of great geopolitical tension. The spacecraft took off from the famous Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, carrying NASA astronaut Dr. Frank Rubio and two Russian cosmonauts – Dmitry …

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Years after water crisis, Flint residents report high rates of depression, PTSD |  CNN

Years after water crisis, Flint residents report high rates of depression, PTSD | CNN

CNN — In a new study, researchers say the experiences of residents of Flint, Michigan show that environmental disasters such as the water crisis can have long-term mental health consequences. Flint residents reported changes in water color, smell and taste soon after the city turned to the Flint River as a water source in April …

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America's sexually transmitted disease problem is 'out of control'

America’s sexually transmitted disease problem is ‘out of control’

Photo: Shutterstock (Shutterstock) Sexually transmitted diseases in the United States are at a critical point. On Monday, leading public health experts and government officials sounded the alarm over the continued annual rise in STDs. Preliminary data recently released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows that cases of syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia all …

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Biden administration chooses former Chicago, DC transportation chief to lead electric vehicle charging program |  CNN Business

Biden administration chooses former Chicago, DC transportation chief to lead electric vehicle charging program | CNN Business

washington d.c. CNN Business — Gabe Klein, who headed the transportation departments in Washington, DC and Chicago, will lead the Biden administration’s $7.5 billion program to expand the nation’s electric vehicle charging network. Klein will serve as executive director of the Joint Office of Energy and Transportation, which was created by the bipartisan infrastructure bill, …

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Labor Shortages Are Fueling America's Biggest Labor Crises

Labor Shortages Are Fueling America’s Biggest Labor Crises

Exhausted workers in education, health and rail industry retreat after months of staff shortages September 16, 2022 at 4:34 p.m. EDT Striking nurses demonstrate for better working conditions on public sidewalks outside Riverside Hospital September 13 in Minneapolis. (Annabelle Marcovici for the Washington Post) The U.S. economy ground to a halt hours after the shutdown …

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