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EXPLAINER: Will New York eviction relief efforts be enough?

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A federal freeze on most evictions enacted last year is scheduled to expire Saturday, after President Joe Biden’s administration extended the original date by a month. The moratorium, put in place by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in September, was the only tool keeping millions of tenants in their homes. Many of them lost jobs during the coronavirus pandemic and had fallen months behind on their rent.
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Michigan Statemsn.com

Former Michigan Sen. Carl Levin dies at 87

Former Sen. Carl Levin, a Michigan Democrat, died Thursday at his home at the age of 87. Levin, Michigan’s longest-serving senator who spent 36 years and six terms in the upper chamber, had lung cancer since he was diagnosed at 83, although his family did not immediately release his cause of death.
Presidential ElectionWashington Times

Republicans question treatment of jailed rioters that supporters call ‘Biden’s political prisoners’

A group of House Republicans wants answers about District jail conditions for defendants charged in connection to the Jan. 6 Capitol riot following reports of harsh treatment. Reps. Matt Gaetz, Marjorie Taylor Greene, Louie Gohmert and Bob Good, who traveled to visit the local District jail on Thursday, said they were denied entry when they requested to see how the facility was being run.

Ted Nugent Resigns From the NRA Board

Ted Nugent resigns from the NRA board. A high-profile NRA booster and vocal bigot, Nugent joined the board in 1995. In an email sent July 29, NRA general counsel John Frazer told board members that Nugent had to step down “due to ongoing schedule conflicts.” A rock guitarist known as the “Motor City Madman,” Nugent once called former president Barack Obama a “subhuman mongrel.” In his email, Frazer wrote that NRA President Carolyn Meadows, CEO Wayne LaPierre, “and all of the NRA’s officers thank Ted for his service to the association and wish him well in his new endeavors.” — Will Van Sant, staff writer.