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Day of Action [Video]

Day of Action

Some US senators are calling today a "Day of Action' to bring attention to covid19's toll on our mental health.

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'We treaded water' -Sen. Romney on late virus testing in U.S. [Video]

'We treaded water' -Sen. Romney on late virus testing in U.S.

During Senate hearing on the novel coronavirus Tuesday, Republican Senator Mitt Romney was critical of the urgency in testing within the U.S. as compared to other countries.

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Senate Democrats push for mail-in voting during COVID-19 [Video]

Senate Democrats push for mail-in voting during COVID-19

After coming up one game short of the state tournament a year ago, the Monterey Wildcats were determined to get back to the state's elite eight in 2020.

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