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For the millions of Americans struggling to afford an unexpected expense, high-interest payday and online loans may seem like acceptable options despite the inherent risk. But guidelines issued by federal regulators in the spring could bring a competitor to small-dollar lending: banks. The guidelines omit a previous suggestion from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. that …

A federal judge said on Friday he was considering having federal officers defending the courthouse against violent protests wear large white identification numbers, similar to “basketball or football shirts”, in order to be able to track who violates their rules of engagement to deal with the crowd. U.S. District Judge Michael Simon also said he …

FARGO – The North Dakota State football program was the first in the Division I football championship for the past decade. Now, the university is first in another area: personal protective equipment. Head coach Matt Entz told Dom Izzo on his Hot Mic radio show on 970 WDAY-AM Thursday that the university had purchased cloth …

FARGO – The North Dakota State football program was the first in the Division I football championship for the past decade. Now, the university is first in another area: personal protective equipment. Head coach Matt Entz told Dom Izzo on his Hot Mic radio show 970 WDAY-AM Thursday that the university had purchased cloth masks …

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla .– Two middle school students in Palm Beach County are tasked with putting some of the most protective gear in the hands of our frontline health workers. What Micah and Molly Kapp have accomplished in just 3 weeks is simply amazing. They founded a non-profit organization called the “PB PAPR Project”, …

Nursing homes in New Hampshire received face masks with flimsy paper ear loops instead of elastic bands. In Arizona, some facilities have received gloves that are either all large or all very small. At the Los Angeles Jewish Home, workers were encouraged two weeks ago to receive about 1,000 disposable gowns, 187 pairs of goggles …

As a former boxer, Franck Le Naveaux has learned with his own eyes how devastating a concussion can be for an athlete. He remembers seeing stars after taking the head shots in the ring and the headaches that followed. “Yeah, not fun,” said Le Naveaux, “but I think back then I didn’t really know what …

UGA football today released its updated roster, including jersey numbers for transfers and signing class 2020 signatories. Finally, the jersey numbers of new UGA football players have been revealed. The team recently released the 2020 digital roster. Now, when the Bulldogs take the field (when they do), fans know what numbers to look for when …

RINCON – The need is great, but the time left to fill it is not. Recent Effingham County High School graduate Mathiew Tackitt wants to make as many masks as possible before heading to Georgia Tech for further education. He and his friend Chris Larson, a former classmate from Effingham County who is due to …

The Kollide-ÉTS team will have until July 2021, when the NFL Helmet Challenge culminates, to manufacture and submit its prototype. The NFL will perform a series of impact tests on all submitted prototypes and select the most effective helmet. This helmet will set the new safety benchmarks for all future helmets worn by professional football …

The majority of the football world got their first glimpse of a new mouthguard developed by Oakley on Monday. The shield was designed to help protect players from the COVID-19 pandemic while they are in the field. A first look at the Oakley Mouth Shield, which is shipping to NFL teams this week in the …

The majority of the football world got their first glimpse of a new mouthguard developed by Oakley on Monday. The shield was designed to help protect players from the COVID-19 pandemic when they are in the field. A first look at the Oakley Mouth Shield, which is shipping to NFL teams this week in hopes …

Dr. Sterling Ransone is a family physician in Deltaville and a member of the Virginia Testing Task Force, a task force convened in late April to stimulate the state. once-slow COVID-19 test rates. Twice now, on conference calls, he’s heard what he described as “proclamations” from state officials about the number of days Virginia has …

(AP) — Personal protective equipment that was dangerously short during the first weeks of the coronavirus crisis in the United States is running out again as the virus resumes its rapid spread and the number of hospitalized patients increases. A national nurses’ union fears the equipment will have to be reused. A doctors’ association warns …

the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Tuesday issued a final rule on payday loans, repealing Obama-era provisions that would have required lenders to ensure borrowers could repay their loans before issuing cash advances. To help ensure that borrowers do not fall into so-called debt traps, the CFPB released new multi-part payday loan regulations in 2017 which, …

Personal protective equipment that was dangerously scarce in the first weeks of the coronavirus crisis in the United States is weak again as the virus resumes its rapid spread and the number of hospital patients increases. A national nurses union is concerned that the equipment needs to be reused. Doctors ‘association warns doctors’ offices are …

Personal protective equipment that was dangerously scarce in the first weeks of the coronavirus crisis in the United States is weak again as the virus resumes its rapid spread and the number of hospital patients increases. A national nurses union is concerned that the equipment, known as PPE, may need to be reused. Doctors ‘association …

One of the country’s largest nurses unions warned on Tuesday that recent spikes in coronavirus cases have caused a corresponding shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE), echoing shortages that emerged at the start of the pandemic . “We are at five months and there are still shortages of gowns, hair covers, shoe covers, masks, N95 …

Dangerously missing personal protective equipment during the first weeks of the coronavirus crisis in the United States is low again as the virus resumes its rapid spread and the number of hospitalized patients increases. A national nurses union is concerned that the equipment needs to be reused. Doctors ‘association warns doctors’ offices are closed because …

A congressional committee on Thursday criticized President Donald Trump’s administration for a series of problems in the distribution of personal protective and testing equipment during the coronavirus pandemic and called on the administration to come up with a better plan. “We need urgent action from the federal government now, before this virus gets even more …

By Tyler Dukes, WRAL investigative reporter Raleigh, North Carolina – At the start of the pandemic, MJ Shaar and her husband watched nurses cry on the news from their home in Wake Forest. Medical care for COVID-19 patients has been hampered by a shortage of personal protective equipment – masks, gloves, gowns and other equipment …