Monthly Archives: August 2021

City of Denver Beta Nightclub Closure Effort Update

The 1900 block of Blake Street has become the most dangerous stretch of downtown Denver, thanks to a spate of recent shootings and violent crime. And the Denver Police Department has linked numerous offenses to one specific address: 1909 Blake Street, the location of the Beta Event Center nightclub. Now …

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Old guidelines for a new threat: British Columbia begins school year with fewer COVID-19 protections amid Delta surge

Vancouver – Within days of the school year to bring thousands of children and teachers to classrooms with questionable ventilation, British Columbia is moving forward with fewer layers of COVID-19 protection than the last year, although all new infections are now the most contagious Delta a variant. CTV News Vancouver …

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Chicago’s Best Cocktail Bars and Secret Bars for a Drink Right Now

Although the term “speakeasy” has arguably been so overused that it has turned into little more than a marketing ploy, the feeling of being in a well-watered secret remains undeniably compelling. And in a city like Chicago, with our rich history of illicit hookah, the opportunities to pair your booze …

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Drunken night in Bristol turns violent as ‘drinks thrown at police’ and arrests made

Arrests were made in Bristol last night after revelers descended on the city for a boozy evening. A night shift police officer said colleagues were “beaten and had drinks thrown at them” during the evening, with many people waking up this morning (Sunday, August 29) in the cells. Avon and …

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How much do drinks and beer cost at Manchester Pride Live?

Live music on the new MCR Pride Live site kicked off this afternoon, with featured performances today from Yungblud and Sigala. Music will take over a venue just off First Street today and tomorrow, August 28-29. This is the first time Manchester Pride has hosted its live music at this …

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Health officials recommend new guidelines on when to quarantine | Archive

WABASH VALLEY, Ind. (WTHI) – As vaccines roll out, quarantine guidelines are changing. They became more relaxed for people who took the vaccine. Doctors tell News 10 things are getting a little confusing right now. The big question that many vaccinated people ask themselves is “should I quarantine?” “ Hospital …

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Travel industry reports increase in bookings as CDC issues new guidelines for cruise ships and passengers

CHARLESTON, SC (WCBD) – The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released new guidelines for cruises. The agency now says anyone at risk of serious illness from COVID-19 should not go on a cruise even if they are fully vaccinated. This group includes people with underlying health conditions, …

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TU students return to class with new guidelines and incentives

University of Tulsa students return to class for the fall semester on Monday morning. The school has implemented several new COVID-19 precautionary measures to keep students healthy and safe during the school year. Students will not be required to wear a mask on campus, but it is encouraged regardless of …

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As Texas Education Agency Changes Guidelines, Arlington ISD Files Gov. Abbott Lawsuit Issue – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

ARLINGTON (CBSDFW.COM) – In a 5-2 vote, the Arlington Independent School District School Board decided to table the issue of suing Governor Greg Abbott. No action was taken on Thursday evening, but the option could be added to a future agenda. The move comes after the public was allowed to …

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Sunday night strip teases, drinks with an anarchist and more stories from long-gone Townhill pubs

There was the spot where people flocked to catch the Sunday night striptease, and the one frequented by “Britain’s most dangerous man” A pint in Townhill back then was rarely boring. The community was once home to a plethora of bars with bags of character that were home to many …

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‘Spiked’ clubbers’ drinks in Gloucester and Cheltenham – police issue warning

Clubbers have been warned after drinks were reportedly spiked at nightclubs in Gloucester and Cheltenham. Three reports last weekend reported that clubbers’ drinks were increased on Friday and Saturday night. Police are now warning people attending nightclubs and advising them to remain vigilant as part of an anti-alcohol campaign. READ …

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School District Five says Chapin High School assembly violated district COVID guidelines

LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC (WIS) – Chapin High School welcomed students on the first day of school Wednesday with an assembly in which students were largely maskless and sat shoulder to shoulder in a crowded gymnasium. Lexington-Richland School District Five said the event violated its COVID Mitigation Guidelines, a multilevel system …

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Texas federal judge blocks ICE arrest and deportation guidelines – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

(CBSDFW.COM/CNN) – A Texas federal judge blocked guidelines that limit who Immigration and Customs Enforcement should arrest or deport from the United States, marking a setback for the Biden administration, which put the rules in place in January. Texas and Louisiana had filed a lawsuit challenging the guidelines earlier this …

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Minnesota State Fair Sets Health Guidelines, Urges Attendees to ‘Do Your Part’

“This year, we’re going to start sorting people out by putting people up or down, which allows them to take some distance,” Cantor said. Cantor said she plans to wear a mask to protect herself and her family members at risk. Much to her attraction, she leaves it up to …

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Latest travel guidelines as holidaymakers rush to the sun ahead of UK’s next review

Tour operators and airlines are expecting their busiest times since travel restrictions were relaxed, with vacationers rushing to take a break in late summer. Vacation companies such as UIS and Jet2 with airlines easyJet and Ryanair are preparing for a frenzied run in the sun until the August bank holiday …

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Renovated Burnley nightclub with controversial 80p drink offer

Owners of a bar have unveiled its new interior as they prepare to host their regular promotion of selling drinks for just 80p. Rebecca and Jason McQuoid have owned Projekt Burnley since March 2019 and during the lockdown, when pubs and bars were forced to close, took the opportunity to …

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UofSC outlines COVID-19 guidelines for returning students to campus, including vaccination incentives

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO) — On Wednesday, the University of South Carolina revealed new plans regarding COVID-19 as students return to campus. This includes testing and incentives for students to get vaccinated against the virus. UofSC acting president Dr. Harris Pastides said the university is working on a comprehensive testing plan …

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Advisers condemn criminals who ‘spiked’ drinks in Weymouth

Advisers criticized the actions of ‘uncivilized and pathetic’ criminals who allegedly spiked the drinks of three people who were in the evening in Weymouth town center. Dorset Police have received two reports of a man and woman in need of medical attention after allegedly increasing their drinks on the night …

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Emergency doctor calls for clear masking guidelines for Tennessee schools

NASHVILLE, Tennessee (WKRN) – A Tennessee emergency doctor warns of darker days in the fight against COVID-19, if nothing is done to slow the virus. Dr Katrina Green, a rural emergency physician from Tennessee, said children, including adolescents eligible for the vaccine, were hospitalized. READ ALSO: Pediatric COVID Cases Rising …

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These Nottinghamshire pubs are offering free drinks for the next fortnight

Who doesn’t love a gift? And it’s even better if it’s for a good cause. This year’s National Pub Fortnight campaign is offering free drinks in over 1,500 pubs from today until August 22. Ad company Stonegate has partnered with Budweiser, Diageo, Heineken, Molson Coors, Carlsberg and Coca Cola to …

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Millie, drugged girl: “Women should be able to leave their drinks – but doping will never stop”

18-year-old who shared heartbreaking video after her drink was spiked at a nightclub says she might never go out again and warns: “I don’t know how older girls can be cautious “ Millie Taplin, 18, was drugged in Moo Moos in Southend, Essex on Saturday It was her first night …

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UISD explains how they seek to incorporate TEA guidelines into the new school year

LAREDO, Texas (KGNS) – From mask wearing to contact tracing protocols, the Texas Education Agency (TEA) released new COVID health guidelines less than two weeks before the new school year. A local school district is sharing what it will do to comply with these regulations and how it will integrate …

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What updates have been made to the Outdoor Covid guidelines?

So, can I organize an outdoor event for up to 200 people? Yes. Previous advice and guidance on this point was unclear, but now new guidance makes it clear that they can move forward. Can all sites accommodate 200 people? No, the capacity of the outdoor spaces must be reviewed …

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Cabinet to discuss updates to hospitality industry guidelines for outdoor events

The Cabinet subcommittee on COVID-19 is expected to discuss updates to the hospitality industry guidelines for outdoor events in a meeting today (Friday August 6). Reunion Fáilte Ireland This follows n … The Cabinet subcommittee on COVID-19 is expected to discuss updates to the hospitality industry guidelines for outdoor events …

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Free drinks at Compass Coffee to celebrate the new DC dental studio

WASHINGTON, DC – Tend, a new dentistry company, is partnering with Compass Coffee to celebrate its grand opening in Washington, DC, by covering the cost of a free drink for all customers at two Compass Coffee stores around the city. Compass Coffee has also created two drinks exclusively for the …

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NCAA issues COVID guidelines for fall sports

(Gray News) – The NCAA has released its COVID-19 directives for fall sports on Wednesdays. The guidelines set out the protocol for unvaccinated and fully vaccinated coaches, players and staff who are in close contact with teams. Fall sports include football, cross country, soccer and volleyball. The guidance comes as …

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