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New 622 Elementary School named after Justice Alan Page

At the October 27, 2020, Board Meeting, the District 622 School Board officially adopted Justice Alan Page Elementary School as the name for the new district elementary school in Maplewood, located on the current Maplewood Middle School site (2410 Holloway Ave E, Maplewood, MN 55109). In naming the school, Superintendent Christine Tucci Osorio said that “It is a true privilege to be able to honor Justice Alan Page in such a meaningful way. Justice Page … Read more

Friday,October 30, 2020 Covid-19 Update

Daily Update: Because all data is preliminary, the change in number of cumulative positive cases and deaths from one day to the next may not equal the newly reported cases or deaths. Total positive cases (cumulative) 145,465 Total confirmed cases (PCR positive) (cumulative) 144,862 Total probable cases (Antigen positive) (cumulative) 603 Newly reported cases 3,165 Newly reported confirmed cases 3,083 Newly reported probable cases 82 Newly reported cases detail Newly reported deaths 18 Newly reported … Read more

Too Late for Mail-In But You Can Still Vote

Minnesota’s secretary of state said Thursday it’s too late for voters to mail back their absentee ballots if they want to make sure their votes count, after an appeals court ruling indicated that mail-in ballots arriving after Election Day are at risk of being invalidated. A three-judge panel of the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Thursday that Minnesota absentee ballots arriving after Election Day should be separated from other ballots in case they … Read more

MDH says Saliva Testing Site Open in St. Paul

Minnesota health officials will open a COVID-19 saliva testing site in St. Paul on Friday, the Minnesota Department of Health announced Thursday. The site will be opened at Roy Wilkins Auditorium, adjacent to St. Paul RiverCentre, which will be the first saliva testing location to open in the Twin Cities and the seventh overall in the state. “Minnesota is seeing an alarming jump in COVID-19 cases and neighboring states are seeing even worse,” MDH Commissioner … Read more

Data Shows Older Black Voters In Key Battleground States Have Already Made Election History

Data Shows Older Black Voters In Key Battleground States Have Already Made Election History There were already reports showing that Black voters have been casting their ballots early in record numbers, but now we have a little bit more data about who exactly among them is fueling this outpouring of electoral activity. According to the top executive at a political analytics firm, older Black voters are not just making a serious difference, but they’re also … Read more

RZA Reveals Plans For New Album In Interview With MSNBC’s Ari Melber

One of Hip-Hop’s most talented producers is ready to get back to his solo career. The RZA has confirmed he has a new project on the way. In a new exclusive interview, The Abott sat down with with MSNBC to discuss several hot topics including police brutality in America and the ongoing fight for equal […] Source: The Urban Daily

October 29, 2020 Covid-19 Update

Daily Update: Because all data is preliminary, the change in number of cumulative positive cases and deaths from one day to the next may not equal the newly reported cases or deaths. Total positive cases (cumulative) 142,311 Total confirmed cases (PCR positive) (cumulative) 141,789 Total probable cases (Antigen positive) (cumulative) 522 Newly reported cases 2,872 Newly reported confirmed cases 2,849 Newly reported probable cases 23 Newly reported cases detail Newly reported deaths 32 Newly reported … Read more