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Former Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia guilty of corruption

Former Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia guilty of corruption

By ALANNA DURKIN RICHER, The Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — A former Massachusetts mayor first elected at the age of 23 by touting himself as a successful entrepreneur was convicted Friday of stealing money from investors in his start-up to bankroll his lavish lifestyle and soliciting bribes from marijuana vendors who wanted to operate in…MORE

CDC eases up guidance on indoor, outdoor mask-wearing

CDC eases up guidance on indoor, outdoor mask-wearing

In a striking move to send the country back toward pre-pandemic life, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday eased indoor mask-wearing guidance for fully vaccinated people, allowing them to safely stop wearing masks inside in most places. The CDC will also no longer recommend that fully vaccinated people wear masks outdoors in crowds.MORE

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