When COVID travel bans work and don’t

New Delhi: As states impose new lockdowns of varying duration and intensity to stop the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, a new study shows that medium-duration travel bans are counterproductive – they trap migrants in cities that are COVID-19 hotspots long enough to expose them to the virus, which …

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When the UPS driver sees a need, his group takes action

BATON ROUGE, La. – UPS Driver James Joseph’s philosophy is very much like a slogan his company once had: What can ‘Big Brown’ do for you? In the case of Joseph-created philanthropy, the answer seems to be “whatever it takes.” When not delivering packages, Joseph has helped deliver air conditioners …

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Farmington and Jay parishes receive grants

St. Joseph Parish in Farmington and St. Rose of Lima Parish in Jay have been named recipients of the Matthew 25 Awards, which include grants ranging from $ 3,000 to $ 5,000. The awards, presented by Catholic Charities Maine’s Parish Social Ministry Program, are presented to parishes to help them …

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