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California bees are ruled fish, recalls, gas prices, why your whole family has Covid but you test negative
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Published Monday, June 06, 2022 @ 3:10 PM EDT
Jun 06 2022

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California bees can legally be fish and have the same protections, a court has ruled. In a lucky loophole for insects, mollusks, and other spineless creatures falling under the umbrella term "invertebrate," the act itself defines a "fish" as "a wild fish, mollusk, crustacean, invertebrate, amphibian, or part, spawn, or ovum of any of those animals." Expanding the definition of fish to include invertebrates makes them eligible for greater protection from the Fish and Game Commission, wrote the court.

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Trump-Backed Senate Candidate Blames U.S. gun violence on 'black people' in unhinged interview Conservative GOP candidate Blake Masters-who has pushed the White nationalist Great Replacement conspiracy theory-shared his thoughts on why there’s a gun violence problem in the United States.

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My family got Covid. So why did we test negative? The key to this household mystery may lie in our vaccination status, experts say. Because the virus doesn't replicate as quickly in vaccinated people, they may be less likely to test positive for Covid-19 after coronavirus exposure, because their immune system "keeps the viral load below the level of detection," said Juliet Morrison, a microbiologist at the University of California, Riverside.(New York Times gift article. You're welcome.)

These supplements can be dangerous, says pharmacist. If you see these at your local drug store, just leave them on the shelf.

Tea recalled because of Mexican strawberries tainted with hepatitis A virus. Urban Remedy Organic Revitalizing Tea Tonic Strawberry Hibiscus Rose sold in California, New Mexico, Virginia, Colorado, Washington, Oregon, New York, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Illinois, Ohio, Maryland, Wisconsin, Texas, Wyoming, Missouri, Maine, Kentucky, Michigan, North Carolina, Massachusetts, Nebraska and Utah between May 17 and May 29.

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This House Republican says 'you can't even lie to Congress' if you are a Republican. Ah, good ol' Louie Gohmert.

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Scientists have figured out why childbirth became so complex and dangerous. A study finds that complex human childbirth and cognitive abilities are a result of walking upright.

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Kyle Rittenhouse claims he's going to Texas A&M. The university begs to differ.

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Why US gas prices are at a record, and why they'll stay high for a long time. "Anything goes from June 20 to Labor Day. We could certainly see the national average approach $6."

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The world's biggest four-day work week pilot begins in the UK. The pilot, which will last for six months, involves 3,300 workers spanning 70 companies, ranging from providers of financial services to a fish-and-chip restaurant.

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Older patients who consume alcohol regularly report better quality of life before and after surgery. Older adults (aged 60 or older) who consume potentially unhealthy amounts of alcohol report significantly better mobility, self-care and fewer problems undertaking daily activities after surgery compared to their peers who abstain from alcohol or drink at very low levels.

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Abbott Nutrition restarts baby formula production in reopened Michigan plant. The company said it will restart the production of EleCare, a formula for children who struggle to digest other products, along with other specialty and metabolic formulas. Abbott aims for an initial EleCare product release around June 20 and is working to meet guidelines to resume production of Similac and other formulas.

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Miscellany:

Birthdays:

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On this date in:

Today is:

Atheist Pride Day, Drive-in Movie Day, National "Thank God It's Monday" Day, National Applesauce Cake Day, National Churro Day, National Eyewear Day, National Gardening Exercise Day, National Higher Education Day, National Hunger Awareness Day, National Yo-Yo Day (see Donald F. Duncan Sr., above), and Russian Language Day.

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Comments and observations:

It doesn't matter how rich you get or how much stuff you have.. there's only ever one junk drawer per home.
-Elayne Boosler

The best way to stop a bad guy with a gun is to stop electing other bad guys.
-George Takei

If there's a special place in Hell for women who don't help other women, there's a super special place for Amy Coney Barrett.
-Middle Age Riot

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Friends and patients of the late Lawrence J. Nelson, MD... A memorial will be held Sunday, June 12 at noon at the George Irvin Green Funeral Home, 3511 Main Street, Munhall.


Categories: Alcohol, Baby formula, Bees, Blake Masters, Childbirth, Conspiracy Theorists, Covid-19, Donald Trump, Gas Prices, Great Replacement, Guns, Kyle Rittenhouse, Louie Gohmert, Racism, Recalls, Supplements


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