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Trixie the whale shark dies at the Georgia Aquarium

Trixie the whale shark dies at the Georgia Aquarium

The largest female whale shark at Georgia Aquarium has died, the Atlanta attraction announced. The massive shark named Trixie died on Friday after “having difficulty navigating the habitat earlier in the day,” the aquarium said in a statement on its Facebook page.Her health quickly declined, according to the statement. “Even after exhaustive veterinary and animal…MORE

Minneapolis family survives Covid-19, vows to raise awareness

Minneapolis family survives Covid-19, vows to raise awareness

When Charles and Kirstin Johnson-Nixon pledged a life together for better or worse, the Minneapolis couple had no idea that the coronavirus would write their shared life’s most painful chapter. Kirstin, a social worker who helps counsel teen parents in high school, says she and her husband tested positive for the coronavirus in early May.…MORE

For months, a rural Kansas community watched the Covid-19 pandemic unfold from afar. Then, a deadly outbreak landed right on their doorstep

For months, a rural Kansas community watched the Covid-19 pandemic unfold from afar. Then, a deadly outbreak landed right on their doorstep

When Covid-19 cases began climbing in the fall within Norton County, Kansas, the administrator of a local nursing home used the facility’s Facebook page to send residents reminders. An early September post on the Andbe Home’s page urged visitors to “PLEASE PLEASE follow the guidelines,” including maintaining a distance of six feet and wearing a…MORE

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