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Fred Sasakamoose, Indigenous NHL trailblazer, dies at 86 after battle with Covid-19

Fred Sasakamoose, Indigenous NHL trailblazer, dies at 86 after battle with Covid-19

Fred Sasakamoose, the National Hockey League’s first Indigenous player, died Tuesday at 86, according to his son Neil Sasakamoose, who delivered the news in an emotional video on Facebook. Fred Sasakamoose’s death came five days after being hospitalized in Saskatchewan, Canada, with Covid-19. “This Covid virus just did so much damage into his lungs, he…MORE

California prosecutors say thousands of people, including inmates, fraudulently applied for stimulus money and may have cost the state $1 billion

California prosecutors say thousands of people, including inmates, fraudulently applied for stimulus money and may have cost the state $1 billion

Thousands of inmates throughout California — including death row inmates — may have bilked the state’s unemployment benefits system of up to a billion dollars in what prosecutors called “the largest ever taxpayer fraud to occur in this state’s history.” Murderers, rapists, child molesters and serial killers are among thousands of prisoners implicated in a…MORE

Local restaurant in Cleveland is shocked when a customer leaves a $3,000 tip

Local restaurant in Cleveland is shocked when a customer leaves a $3,000 tip

A local restaurant in Cleveland received a holiday surprise as it was voluntarily closing due to the increase of Covid-19 cases in Ohio. Brendon Ring, who owns staple local establishment Nighttown, told CNN that he was having lunch at his restaurant when a semi-regular customer came over and left his check at his table that…MORE

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo reverses course on family Thanksgiving plans amid backlash

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo reverses course on family Thanksgiving plans amid backlash

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo canceled his Thanksgiving plans after facing criticism for planning to have a holiday meal with his mother amid escalating numbers of Covid-19 cases. On Monday, Cuomo told WAMC’s radio host Alan Chartock that his 89-year-old mother, Matilda Cuomo, was planning on traveling to join him in Albany, along with two…MORE