Andy Knight

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As the U.S. moves toward more widespread distribution of a vaccine for COVID-19, the idea of mandating it is gaining traction in some quarters. Local business owners, however, are expressing reservations and taking a wait-and-see approach when it comes to considering such measures for their employees.


On a day when America marked the ascension of an African American woman to the nation’s second highest elected office, the local Black community also mourned the passing of a woman hailed as “a driving force for change for the African American community and civil rights.”


Local voters who cast ballots both in favor of and against President Donald Trump in November’s election watched Wednesday’s riot at the U.S. Capitol unfold with a mixture of shock, sadness and anger.

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