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CDC extends ‘no sail order’ for all cruises during coronavirus crisis

By Tia’Lavon Hill, Contributing Writer for Telegraph Local It’ll be a while before you’re able to go on that cruise you’ve been planning. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has extended its “no sail order” for all cruise ships indefinitely. In a statement, CDC Director Robert Redfield explained “We are working with the cruise line […]

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Amazon Fires Worker Who Led Warehouse Walkout Demanding Coronavirus Protections

By Tia’Lavon Hill, Contributing Writer for Telegraph Local Tensions are running high, as the entire country scrambles to it’s defenses against the coronavirus. Many businesses are closing throughout the entire country, in a massive attempt to self-quarantine. However there are quite a few “essential personnel” that still have to risk exposure. During this time, the […]

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Texas orders anyone arriving on a flight from California to quarantine for 14 days to fight coronavirus

By Tia’Lavon Hill, Contributing Writer for Telegraph Local The United States recently took the lead in confirmed coronavirus cases throughout the world. As a result of this newly acquired title, many states are beefing up restrictions, in an effort to stop the virus from spreading any further. On Thursday afternoon, Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed […]

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Walmart and Walgreens dedicate one hour to seniors, vulnerable shoppers

By Tia’Lavon Hill, Contributing Writer for Telegraph Local The COVID-19 Crisis has altered the way the entire world operates. With the nation on high alert, and every one ordered to self-isolate, the grocery stores have been filled with panicked shoppers grabbing entirely too much of everything. Empty shelves are seen more often, as products like […]

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The teams, players and coaches hit hardest by the cancellation of the 2020 NCAA Tournament

By Tia’Lavon Hill, Contributing Writer for Telegraph Local NCAA Tournament is the latest event to be affected by the Coronavirus. Around 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, NCAA President Mark Emmert announced that not only will the NCAA women’s basketball tournaments be canceled, but the men’s tournament will suffer the same fate as well. Emmert’s announcement also […]

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Nazi flag seen hanging in classroom window at Maryland public high school

By Tia’Lavon Hill, Contributing Writer for Telegraph Local Those who attended a basketball game Friday night in Frederick, MD, between Thomas Johnson and Frederick high school, received a disturbing surprise. Officials for Governor Thomas Johnson High School, a public school in Maryland, are investigating after a Nazi flag was pictured hanging in a classroom window […]

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Samsung unveils new foldable phone during Oscars commercial

By Tia’Lavon Hill, Contributing Writer for Telegraph Local Just when you think that smart phones have reached the peak of it’s capabilities, there comes a new device that changes your mind completely. Samsung’s forthcoming foldable smartphone, was revealed in a commercial via twitter, during the live telecast of the 92nd Academy Awards. The commercial was […]

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Prince George’s County Police Shoot And Kill Handcuffed Suspect Inside Cruiser

By Tia’Lavon Hill, Contributing Writer for Telegraph Local On Monday night in Temple Hills, Maryland, a Prince Georges County police officer fatally shot a suspect who was not only handcuffed with his arms behind his back, but was also wearing a seatbelt inside the police cruiser. Christina Cotterman, a spokesperson for the police department, said […]

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J&J scientific officer ‘pretty confident’ they can create coronavirus vaccine as outbreak widens

By Tia’Lavon Hill, Contributing Writer for Telegraph Local The coronavirus has become the world’s number one enemy. The virus is said to cause flu-like symptoms, and most likely spread into the human population from an infected animal at a market in Wuhan. More countries are also reporting coronavirus cases, including the U.S., which confirmed a […]

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Oprah Finally Explains Why She Withdrew From Russell Simmons #MeToo Doc

By Tia’Lavon Hill, Contributing Writer for Telegraph Local Fans of Oprah Winfrey were shocked earlier this month, when the media mogul removed her name from an upcoming documentary about sexual assault claims against the co-founder of Def Jam Recordings, Russell Simmons. The documentary, titled “On the Record,” focused on the #MeToo movement in the music […]

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Warren accused Sanders in tense post-debate exchange of calling her a ‘liar’ on national TV

By Tia’Lavon Hill, Contributing Writer for Telegraph Local Tuesday night’s Democratic debate was definitely must see tv, but it was after the debate when sparks really started to fly. At the end of the CNN/Des Moines Register debate, the studio audience and viewers saw a visibly angry Warren, walk over to Sanders and not shake […]

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Pelicans’ Zion Williamson expected to play Jan. 22 against Spurs in career opener

By Tia’Lavon Hill, Contributing Writer for Telegraph Local It’s been a long road for Zion Williamson, the No. 1 overall draft pick and arguably the most anticipated rookie to play an NBA game since Lebron James in 2003. However on Wednesday, Pelicans executive vice president of basketball operations, David Griifin announced that the wait is […]

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Samatha Barbash Sues Jennifer Lopez over ‘Hustler’ Film

By Tia’Lavon Hill, Contributing Writer for Telegraph Local Fans of the movie ‘Hustler,’ starring Jennifer Lopez, received a surprise alternate ending this week. Samantha Barbash, the woman who inspired Lopez’s character in the movie, announced that she is suing the film makers for $40 million. In the lawsuit, Samantha Barbash also accuses film companies including […]

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Top New York Lawmaker Charged with Drunk Driving After Warning Against It

By Tia’Lavon Hill, Contributing Writer for Telegraph Local New Year’s Eve was an eventful night, especially for New York Assembly minority leader, Brian Kolb. The lawmaker brought in the New Year in handcuffs, as he was arrested for drinking and driving. This comes just a week after the upstate Daily Messenger’s publication of Kolb’s precautionary […]