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Careful Research Debunks Stay-at-Home Protestor's Hair Claim


I'm crying laughing!

You may remember the Michigan woman who showed her roots, and suggested she has been unable to get her hair done under the Stay at Home order. One brave Tik Toker took a closer look...

Wired Article tracks Claims and Misinformation on Ibuprofen and COVID-19


TWO WEEKS AGO, national and world health authorities—and armchair experts and worried well-meaning people—were warning anyone concerned about Covid-19 to avoid ibuprofen. Now, facing contradictory evidence, they’ve backed off that claim.

But the brief online furor over whether it’s safe to use the fever reducer, and the attention paid to the claim that it might be dangerous, are important, both for how people protect themselves in this pandemic and also for how we consume news about it.


South Side Don't Play: Chicago Grandmother ready to Snap on a Trumpie


Illinois Governor JB Pritzker stepping up


The whole thread provides a decent initial plan.

Washtenaw County (Ann Arbor) just flipped to Biden

May not stay that way, but that really says it all.

Prediction: Trump will commute the sentence of Justin Volpe this year

Calling it now.

Loving these Klobucher Township Wins

Epsom by one vote (over Buttigieg)
Waterville Valley by 11 votes (over Sanders)
Deerfield by 15 votes (over Buttigieg)
And tied with Sanders in Francestown 108-108.

Ain't democracy grand?

US troops were injured in Iran missile attack despite Pentagon initially saying there were no casual

Source: CNN

(CNN)Several US service members were injured during last week's Iranian missile attack on Al-Asad airbase in Iraq despite the Pentagon initially saying that no casualties had taken place.

"While no U.S. service members were killed in the Jan. 8 Iranian attack on Al Asad Air base, several were treated for concussion symptoms from the blast and are still being assessed," the US-led military coalition fighting ISIS in Iraq and Syria said in a statement Thursday.

"Out of an abundance of caution, service members were transported from Al Asad Air Base, Iraq to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany for follow-on screening. When deemed fit for duty, the service members are expected to return to Iraq following screening," the statement added.

A US military official told CNN that 11 service members had been injured in the attack, which was launched in retaliation for the US airstrikes that had killed Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani the previous week. Defense One was first to report on the injured service members. Following the attack the Pentagon said that no casualties had resulted from the 16 missiles fired by Iran.

Read more: https://www.cnn.com/2020/01/16/politics/service-members-injured-iran-strike/index.html

CNN Confirms Defense One Story: 11 US troops injured, transported to Landstuhl
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