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25,000 U.S. Troops Secure Capitol Inauguration

US Strong news - Washington, DC: New Jersey National Guard Soldiers with Alpha Company, 1st Battalion, 114th Infantry Regiment work at a security post near the Capitol in Washington, , Jan. 13, 2021. National Guard Soldiers and Airmen from several states have traveled to Washington to provide support to federal and district authorities leading up to the 59th Presidential Inauguration. ( Air National Guard photo by Master Sgt. Matt Hecht)
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Coronavirus Pandemic – Alcohol Prohibition to Reduce Complications of COVID-19 Disease

Washington, DC: CDC reports Drinking alcohol and COVID-19 Drinking alcohol does not protect you from COVID-19. Drinking alcohol weakens your body’s ability to fight infections, increasing the risk of complications and making it harder to get better if you are sick. Alcohol use can increase the risk of acute respiratory distress syndrome and pneumonia, which are sometimes associated with COVID-19.
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Coronavirus Pandemic – Celebrating the Gift of COVID-19 Vaccines

US Strong news - Washington, DC: NIH Dr. Francis Collins reports The winter holidays are traditionally a time of gift-giving. As fatiguing as 2020 and the COVID-19 pandemic have been, science has stepped up this year to provide humankind with a pair of truly hopeful gifts: the first two COVID-19 vaccines. Two weeks ago, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted emergency use authorization (EUA) to a COVID-19 vaccine from…
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Princeton University Welcomes the Federal Government’s Agreement to Rescind Student Deportations

Princeton Strong news – Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Office of the President reports The University issued a statement on the rescinding of ICE’s July 6 announcement regarding international students: We welcome the federal government’s agreement to rescind its announcement of July 6 regarding international students enrolled at universities across the country, including ;We recognize the anxiety and pain this has caused across our community, and we will remain vigilant for…
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Coronavirus Pandemic – IVY LEAGUE OUTLINES INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS PLANS; NO COMPETITION IN FALL SEMESTER

Princeton Strong news – Princeton, NJ: The Ivy League reports Amidst continuing health and safety concerns due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the Ivy League Council of Presidents has set in place plans for intercollegiate athletics activity in the upcoming fall ; With the safety and well-being of students as their highest priority, Ivy League institutions are implementing campus-wide policies including restrictions on student and staff travel, requirements for social distancing,…
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Patriots Day

Patriots Strong news - Boston, MA: Patriots Strong news -Boston, MA: Watch historic news video from 2017 when Boston had a public gathering. Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic Disaster of 2020, all public events are cancelled until further notice.
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CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC – Man Charged with Terroristic Threats for Allegedly Coughing on Food Store Employee and Telling Her He Has Coronavirus

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: NJ OAG reports Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced that criminal charges were filed today against a man who allegedly coughed on a food store employee in Manalapan, , and told the woman that he has the coronavirus. George Falcone, 50, of Freehold, , was charged today by complaint-summons with the following criminal offenses: Terroristic Threats (3rd Degree)Obstructing Administration of Law or Other Governmental…
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CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC – SARS CoV Stable for 24 Hours on Cardboard Boxes, Days on Plastic

White House Press Briefing Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and a member of the White House Coronavirus Taskforce, addresses his remarks at a coronavirus update briefing Monday, March 16, 2020, in the James S. Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by D. Myles Cullen) US STRONG news – Washington, DC: NIAID Dr. Anthony S. Fauci…
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CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC – State Leaders Side by Side with Army Corps

Governor Phil Murphy meets with the Army Corps in Trenton on March 19, 2020 (Edwin J. Torres for Governor’s Office) NEW JERSEY STRONG news - Trenton, NJ: Office of the Governor reports Transcript of Press Briefing: Governor Phil Murphy: Good afternoon, everybody. As you can see, we've moved venues, because we want to practice what we preach, and that is giving you all enough personal space but also giving ourselves up…
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White House SARS – CORONAVIRUS Task Force reaches out to NJ Governor on State’s Preparedness

US STRONG news - Washington, DC: The White House has reached New Jersey regarding Sars Coronavirus 2019. Here is the report from The Office of the Governor from the Capital of NJ, Trenton Governor Murphy spoke with Vice President Pence to discuss New Jersey’s ongoing efforts to guard against the spread of novel coronavirus. The Vice President praised New Jersey for taking aggressive and proactive measures to combat the public…
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Attorney General Grewal Calls on EPA to Ensure All Communities Have Safe Drinking Water by Toughening Rule Governing Lead Exposure

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: NJOAG reports TRENTON – Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal today joined nine other Attorneys General in calling on the Trump Administration to better safeguard the drinking water of communities in New Jersey and across the by toughening a set of proposed rule changes to the Lead and Copper Rule (LCR), the nation’s primary drinking water regulation for lead. In a letter to the Environmental…
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NJ Gov Murphy Diagnosed with Kidney Cancer

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: Governor Murphy reports Friends – I’ve got a tumor on my left kidney and will undergo a partial nephrectomy in early March to remove it. The prognosis is very good and I’m profoundly grateful to my doctors for detecting the tumor early. Over 50,000 New Jerseyans will hear the words “you have cancer” this year, so I’m far from alone here. It’s a…
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Terrorism Threat Landscape In 2020 Homeland Assessment

Of the 44 domestic terrorist incidents in the United States in 2019, four had a nexus to New Jersey. Six of the 41 HVEs identified in the United States were arrested in New Jersey and New York. New Jersey Strong news - Hamilton, NJ: NJOHSP reports Director Jared M. Maples of the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness (NJOHSP) released the 13th annual Terrorism Threat Assessment analyzing the…
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Chinese Telecommunications Conglomerate Huawei and Subsidiaries Charged in Racketeering Conspiracy and Conspiracy to Steal Trade Secrets

US STRONG news – Washington, DC: US DOJ reports Charges also Reveal Huawei’s Business in North Korea and Assistance to the Government of Iran in Performing Domestic Surveillance. A superseding indictment was returned yesterday in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, charging Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. (Huawei), the world’s largest telecommunications equipment manufacturer, and two subsidiaries with conspiracy to violate the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (RICO). Brian A.…
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Contagious Capitol Virus Causes Canine Quarantine

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: The City of Trenton reports Due to a strain of canine influenza, (H3N2/H3N8), the City of Trenton Humane Law Enforcement and Animal Services (THLE/AS) Shelter is currently CLOSED to the public. Animal control services will continue to operate, responding to emergency cases only, such as a bite case, or a police raid, or a fire. Otherwise, all canine and feline adoptions are suspended.…
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Passengers Quarantined for Coronavirus from Cruise Ship Docked in Bayonne Released

New Jersey Strong news - Trenton, NJ: Office of the Gov reports Governor Murphy states, "After the evaluation at the hospital, the Center for Disease Control permitted the four individuals who arrived Friday via a cruise ship to be discharged. Three of those individuals who stayed in the same cabin were diagnosed with the flu. The other individual stayed in a separate cabin and did not have any symptoms. All four…
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