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Neilia Hunter Biden: How the deaths of Joe Biden’s first wife and daughter changed his politics

Joe Biden’s ongoing recovery from the trauma of the deaths of his first wife and youngest child have dramatically shaped his career, from the ways in which he speaks to crowds about grief and mourning to his views on healthcare.Though not unique to his brand of politicking, the president has famously framed his current ideas through the lens of his past.While out shopping just days before Christmas in 1972, his 30-year-old wife Neilia and 13-month-old daughter Naomi were killed in a car accident after a tractor-trailer carrying corn broadsided the family’s Chevrolet station wagon. Campaign literature featuring the young...

Juneteenth celebration in Daphne postponed to July 3

UPDATE: The organizer of the planned Juneteenth celebration in Daphne tells FOX10 News the event has been postponed until July 3. Senators on Capitol Hill unanimously passing legislation to make Juneteenth a federal holiday. The bill still needs to pass the House, before going to President Joe Biden’s desk. Juneteenth...
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Juneteenth Celebration Honors 5 Leaders in the African American Community

Montgomery County is holding an all-day Juneteenth Celebration Saturday at BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown. This year’s theme is Freedom at the Rock…Acknowledge, Educate, Celebrate. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at the arts center at 12901 Town Commons Drive. The county’s 24th Juneteenth Celebration includes art, dance, music and an awards ceremony. The family-oriented event also features educational activities and food trucks.
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Inflation concerns spark new political fights

Biden administration officials are insisting that the recent inflation spike will be temporary, but political challenges are already emerging from the historically high price levels that have yet to show any signs of receding. Inflationary speed bumps are hitting the economy as it recovers from the coronavirus pandemic, causing anxiety...

Delta variant still a concern for unvaccinated warns health official

WASHINGTON (SBG) —The Delta variant originally identified in India is now being labeled by the CDC as a variant of concern. But how concerned should we be?. “If you are fully vaccinated, then just like all the previous variants, you’re protected. This variant seems to be more contagious and if you catch it then you’re more likely to get seriously ill, but if you’re fully vaccinated then you really don't need to worry,” said Dr. Jeffrey Singer to the national Desk’s James Rosen.
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Black members of Congress, singer Usher react to Juneteenth becoming federal holiday

EXCLUSIVE: President Biden’s signing into law Juneteenth as a national holiday was met with praise, but attendees acknowledge more needs to be done. A majority of members of the Congressional Black Caucus and Black officials in the Biden administration, members of the civil rights community along with singer Usher Raymond were present at the White House on Thursday to witness the president sign Juneteenth into law as a federal holiday.