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Pressure mounting on Quebec hospitals as 20,000 health-care staff isolating

Pressure mounting on Quebec hospitals as 20,000 health-care staff isolating

MONTREAL — The pressure on Quebec hospitals is reaching a point where some heart and cancer-related surgeries risk being postponed to make room for COVID-19 patients, the head of the province's hospital network said Thursday.

New Hampshire House again passes marijuana legalization bill

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The New Hampshire House has again voted to legalize the personal use and cultivation of small amounts of marijuana.

Southern California raids target illegal marijuana grows

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A week of raids by San Bernardino County deputies eliminated 93 illegal marijuana greenhouses and resulted in arrests of 15 people, the Sheriff’s Department said.

Editorial Roundup: Mississippi

The Greenwood Commonwealth. Jan. 4, 2022. Editorial: Spend with view to long term Mississippi lawmakers should be very busy for the next three months.

New Hampshire lawmakers fail to override vetoes

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire lawmakers failed by mostly large margins Wednesday to override any of the six vetoes issued by Gov. Chris Sununu last year.
NFL teams could lose draft pick for interview violations

NFL teams could lose draft pick for interview violations

The NFL has issued a warning to teams that they could lose a draft pick and face significant fines if club representatives conduct themselves unprofessionally in interviews with draft prospects.

Pot, political maps, COVID aid on Hochul, lawmakers' agenda

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s Democrat-controlled Legislature will make key decisions in 2022 on everything from the roll-out of recreational marijuana sales to how best to help New Yorkers amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Gov.

Rhode Island lawmakers vote to spend pandemic relief funds

Rhode Island lawmakers overwhelmingly approved spending $119 million in federal pandemic relief money Tuesday when they returned to the State House to start the new legislative session. Rhode Island got more than $1.
Man free after 37 years due to 'sex for lies' false witness

Man free after 37 years due to 'sex for lies' false witness

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia man was freed from prison Tuesday after 37 years in a case marred by detectives who allegedly offered a witness sex and drugs at police headquarters in 1983 in exchange for false testimony.

Rapper Pooh Shiesty pleads guilty to federal gun charge

MIAMI (AP) — Rapper Pooh Shiesty has pleaded guilty to a federal gun charge in Florida and avoided a possible life sentence. Lontrell Williams Jr.