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Canton City teacher gifts students with desks to help with virtual learning

By fox8news
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CANTON (WJW) A Canton City School District teacher is being recognized for helping students in need during the pandemic. According to the district’s Facebook page, John Huntsman noticed many students were lying on the floor or their beds while attending classes virtually from their homes. Ohio changes guidance for schools quarantining students exposed to COVID-19 cases He wanted students to have a dedicated spot that is more conducive to learning, so he decided to build them desks. "These are crazy times, so if a simple thing like a desk can make them any less crazy for some of our kids, I’m going to try," he […]Read more >
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VIDEO: Woman refuses to wear mask properly on flight, yells at passengers

By AnnWyatt Little and Nexstar Media Wire
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  • “I wish I could say this is the only video we’ve seen over the past week or so but we have too many to count,” Paul Hartshorn Jr. said, a spokesperson for the Association of Professional Flight Attendants.
  • ( WJZY ) - A woman was caught on video yelling at an American Airlines crew and passengers during a flight from Charlotte-Douglas International Airport to Washington, D.C.
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Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan to receive Presidential Medal of Freedom Monday

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WASHINGTON (WJW) — U.S. Congressman Jim Jordan of Ohio is set to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Donald Trump today. Trump rewarding Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan with Medal of Freedom The civilian honor, which the White House said is given by the president to those "who have made especially meritorious contributions to the security or national interests of the United States, to world peace, or to cultural or other significant public or private endeavors," was originally established by President John F. Kennedy. The White House did not say when the award ceremony for the Republican would take place Monday. […]Read more >
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Biden pushes for $2,000 stimulus checks: How quickly could you get one?

By Austin Kellerman, Nexstar Media Wire
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  • “One of the first things that I want to do when our new senators are seated is deliver the $2,000 checks to the American families,” Schumer, who will become majority leader, said Wednesday.
  • Previously, the GOP-controlled Senate and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had been the biggest hurdle for getting larger direct payments passed.
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Pelosi: House ‘will proceed’ with impeachment of Trump

By Nexstar Media Wire and The Associated Press
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  • WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Sunday the House will proceed with legislation to impeach President Donald Trump, calling him a threat to democracy after the deadly assault on the Capitol.
  • With impeachment planning intensifying, two Republican senators want Trump to resign immediately as efforts mount to prevent Trump from ever again holding elective office in the wake of deadly riots at the Capitol.
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