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The number of voters seeking to vote by mail continued to grow last week, as every county election board in the region saw double-digit increases in ballot requests.

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Sunday, September 20, 2020

Daily the media says Donald Trump has divided this country worse than anyone in history and conveniently “forgets” President Obama’s attitude about religion and gun clingers and Hillary Clinton’s infamous remarks about half of Trump’s supporters being “deplorable” and half having no worth.

Last fall, Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a member of the National Security Council staff, was a star witness against President Trump at House impeachment hearings. Since then, he has left public view, left the White House and left the Army. Now, with an election approaching, he is launching what appears to be a media campaign to take shots at the president.

From the moment we wake up to when we are relaxing after a long day, we are exposed to news regarding health care mergers and acquisitions, legislation pertaining to the Affordable Care Act and, most recently, the status of the COVID-19 pandemic. As we navigate these new circumstances, it is imperative that we do not overlook critical, existing developments in public health. Buried under 2020’s whirlwind of headlines is the sobering reality that obesity is still on the rise in the United States.

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Sunday, September 20, 2020