Midday News To Use: 11.27.2020

Truth?
President Trump taking questions for the first time since his election defeat, said that he will leave office if the Electoral College votes for President-elect Joe Biden. But, he is also still staying that he won the election, by saying there was major fraud without a stitch of evidence. So there is that.
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No Stimulus in Sight
Will the U.S. government approve a second coronavirus relief package? Congress is adjourned until next week and the Biden administration is focusing on assuming office in January. Where does that leave Americans? Stuck in limbo anxiously awaiting another federal stimulus check. Thus far Republican Senate leader McConnell has no interest, meanwhile the Democratic led House passed a bill months ago that they have been willing to negotiate.
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Pandemic Worse for Women
Gender equality has been set back years according to a new United Nations report. Women around the world have been taking on the “lion’s share” of extra domestic chores. That is getting worse with pandemic numbers rising even more — the US has reported more than 100,000 new cases a day for 24 days straight and now has over 90,000 Americans hospitalized.
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The Results are In
The Best of Largo contest that concluded on the 19th has yielded five winners. In the midst of the pandemic, it has been a hard year for small businesses yet there were a number that shined for the community. Two Largo restaurants that focus on some traditional American favorites will share the top prize in the category after tying for the most votes.
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The Parade Must Go On
The Rockettes had a flawless performance at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade. Not only were they wearing masks but, in toy soldier hats too. More importantly the parade featured a native land acknowledgment with traditional rattle song and a blessing honoring people of Native American tribes historically based in the Northeast.
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