• They Resisted COVID Measures, Until Now

    9 days ago - By Newser

    Coronavirus infections are ravaging South Dakota, where more than half of tests have come back positive for weeks. Republican Gov. Kristi Noem won't issue a mask mandate but suggests smaller gatherings "may be smarter this year." Some governors who for months echoed President Trump's criticism of measures to control the...
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  • South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem Ignores CDC Advice On Thanksgiving Gatherings

    South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem Ignores CDC Advice On Thanksgiving Gatherings

    9 days ago - By CBS

    MINNEAPOLIS - Coronavirus infections are ravaging South Dakota, where more than half of tests have come back positive for weeks. Yet Gov. Kristi Noem won't require masks or take other measures to curb the spread, including urging families to limit Thanksgiving gatherings.
    Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt said he'll attend a college football game over the weekend and spend the holiday with his parents, noting that, “Oklahomans should be with their loved ones over Thanksgiving.”
    And in Tennessee, where hospital beds are filling up and some hospitals struggle to find enough nurses, Republican Gov...
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