COVID-19 Update

Hospitalizations: 222

Positive Tests: 14,494

Deaths: 677 (+2)

ICU: 53

On Ventilators: 36

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Bringing Back Theater: How the independent theater community plans to keep you safe and entertained

Station 11 is one of my favorite books. It’s about a pandemic called the Georgia Flu that wipes out most of the world’s population. It’s probably not the best time to read it if you haven’t already done so, but I do recommend it in the future when we’re vaccinated and feeling safe (or safer, depending […]

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Plantation Is More Than a Word: An Indigenous perspective

When society experiences a monumental shift in social consciousness, citizens of that society must pause to fully appreciate and understand the gravity of what just occurred. Mayor Elorza and subsequently, Governor Raimondo, were correct in removing the word Plantations from the state’s official name. Plantation is a word engulfed in the cruelty of imperial history, […]

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Governor Raimondo Asks for Caution on the Holiday Weekend: A summary of the governor’s July 1 press conference

Governor Gina Raimondo, DOH director Dr. Nicole Alexander-Scott and DoA director Brett Smiley gave the COVID-19 press briefing today at 1pm. The data released today is as follows: There are 27 new cases of the coronavirus since yesterday. There are 69 people are in the hospital for causes related to COVID-19; 11 people are in […]

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Explore the Loire: Try one of these summer sippers during your staycation

The Loire Valley wine region starts at the Atlantic Ocean and reaches into central France. It is most famous for Sancerre and Vouvray. While great examples of each exist, for the most part, the most expensive and least interesting wines imported into the US are going to be from these two appellations. Luckily, there are 67 other […]

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