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The public health agency says in the past week, an average of more than 19,000 doses of the new vaccines have been administered across the state each day.
Pharoah Sanders performs at the Krakow Jazz Festival in Poland in 2018.
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Sanders, revered as one of the avant-garde's greatest tenor saxophonists, was a member of John Coltrane's final quartet. His expressive playing laid a path for generations of musicians.
Susan Clause Is the owner of Ergadoozy
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Susan Clause Is the owner of Ergadoozy, a place for young children to play. She shared her background as an educator and how her educational supplies store led to opening Ergdaoozy.
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The fire in late August destroyed much of the facility. President Gary Westermeyer said the decision was made to keep everyone on the payroll.
Bupe Sinkala of Zambia was diagnosed with HIV shortly before her wedding, didn't tell her fiance — and later saw her life come tumbling down. With the support of family and a new job as a community health worker, she has found joy. She shared her views on the import of community health work at the U.N. General Assembly this week.
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Diagnosed with HIV before her wedding, Bupe Sinkala didn't tell her husband and saw her marriage — and life — crumble. Now she's a community health worker advocating for her unsung profession.
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