Saturday , 15 August 2020


Weekend Watch: Better Government Association looks into Gov. Pritzker’s claim about unemployment rates during the pandemic

CHICAGO (WLS) — In a press conference earlier this month, Gov. JB Pritzker claimed that hat when the pandemicbegan, the Illinois Department of Employment Security “was hit with something no one expected: 10 to 20 times the claims” it received during the 2008-09 recession. Kianah Sepeda-Miller with the Bettter Government Association looked into if the number of claimed filed in …

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Green Bay Packers Claim Travis Fulgham

GREEN BAY, Wis. (WBAY) – Wide Receiver Travis Fulgham is the latest addition to the Packers, announced General Manager Brian Gutekunst early this morning. Fulgham was originally drafted by the Detroit Lions in the 6th round of the 2019 NFL Draft. He was draft pick number 184 overall. He was drafted out of Old Dominion. Fulgham was on the active …

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Lukashenko reaches out to Putin, claiming Belarus protests also threaten Russia

Belarus’ embattled President Alexander Lukashenko on Saturday appealed to his long-time ally Russian President Vladimir Putin as protesters continue to call for his resignation following his recent disputed election victory, which the opposition alleges he rigged. Lukashenko has been in power for 26 years, but the so-called “last dictator in Europe” is facing one of his strongest challenges yet, as …

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Packers claim WR Travis Fulgham

The Green Bay Packers have claimed WR Travis Fulgham off of waivers from the Detroit Lions. General Manager Brian Gutekunst announced the transaction Saturday. Fulgham (full-gum), 6-2, 211, was orginnally drafted by the Detroit Lions in the sixth round (No. 184 overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft out of Old Dominion. He spent time on the Lions’ active roster and …

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1 Bad Reason to Claim Social Security Retirement Benefits at 62

Social Security retirement benefits become available at age 62, and there are plenty of reasons to claim them early, ranging from a desire to stop working ASAP to concerns about benefits losing buying power. But while it can sometimes make sense to file for benefits as soon as you’re able, there are also situations where people claim when they shouldn’t …

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Motorcycling: Yamaha’s Vinales claims pole at Austrian Grand Prix

MotoGP – Austrian Grand Prix – Red Bull Ring, Spielberg, Austria – August 15, 2020 Monster Energy Yamaha’s Maverick Vinales during practice REUTERS/Lisi Niesner (Reuters) – Yamaha’s Maverick Vinales took pole position for the Austrian Grand Prix, edging out Pramac Ducati’s Jack Miller in a closely contested qualifying session in Spielberg on Saturday. Vinales did not set the fastest time …

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