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Pueblo Mayor Nick Gradisar attended the Legislative BBQ at Colorado State Fair on August 23, 2019 in Pueblo, Colorado. RJ Sangosti/MediaNews Group/The Denver Post via Getty Images hide caption

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Colorado Mayor Dealing With Rise In COVID-19: 'This Is Going To Be A Lost Year'

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A health care worker prepares to screen people for the coronavirus at a testing site in Landover, Md., in March. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Health Care Workers Ask Therapist: 'Why Aren't More People Taking This Seriously?'

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Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes (seen here in June 2019) says the state is setting up alternate care facilities in case hospitals are overrun as coronavirus cases spike. Dylan Buell/Getty Images for VIBE hide caption

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Weather, Football And Politics: Wisconsin Lt. Gov. On Spike In COVID-19 Cases

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Anger And A Sense Of Betrayal Drive 'Why Didn't We Riot?'

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Residents walk through the Brooklyn neighborhood of Borough Park on September 23 in New York City. Borough Park is one of numerous Brooklyn neighborhoods that are witnessing a spike in the number of COVID-19 cases. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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How New York's Orthodox Jewish Community Is Responding To Coronavirus Safety Measures

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Home Sweet Labyrinth: Susanna Clarke's Mysterious 'Piranesi' Will Lock You In

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Jason Wright joined the Washington Football Team as the new president while the team reckons with allegations of sexual harassment and changing a racist nickname. McKinsey & Company hide caption

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Jason Wright On Leading The Washington Football Team Amid Multiple Crises

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Lianne La Havas says her new, self-titled album is her at her purest and most authentic. Hollie Fernando/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Play It Forward: Lianne La Havas Stretches To New Heights

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Spoken word poet and musician Kae Tempest thinks that the act of paying extreme attention allows one to be more empathetic to others and to create art that resonates beyond the present moment. Julian Broad/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Play It Forward: Kae Tempest Watches The World Vibrate

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Amy Ray and Emily Saliers contemplate their place as queer artists in country on their latest album, Look Long, released in May. Jeremy Cowart/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Play It Forward: Indigo Girls' Amy Ray And Emily Saliers On Their 45-Year Kinship

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White House Economic Adviser On Relief During The Pandemic

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Harris County Public Health contact tracers are seen at work as they try to help stop the spread of the coronavirus outbreak in Houston, Texas, on July 22. Adrees Latif/Reuters hide caption

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California And Texas Health Officials: Mistrust A Major Hurdle For Contact Tracers

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Meet Linda Diaz, The Winner Of The 2020 Tiny Desk Contest

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LouAnn Woodward, who leads the University of Mississippi Medical Center, supports a statewide mask mandate. But she says state leaders are "in a pickle," based on medical advice against popular opposition. Joe Ellis/UMMC Photography hide caption

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Mississippi On Track To Become No. 1 State For New Coronavirus Cases Per Capita

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'Vivek Oji' Is Very Much Alive In This Boundary-Breaking New Novel

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