January 25, 2021
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Medical Reserve Corps RI is holding vaccination clinics at the library from 5:30-7:30 pm on these upcoming Thursday dates:
January 27, February 3, 10, 17 & 24.
Pfizer, Pfizer 5-11 and Moderna vaccinations as well as these boosters will be available. Please register on the clinic date and time of your choice using the direct links URLs listed below.

January 27: rebrand.ly/ie4b0l8

February 3: rebrand.ly/jca3d4s

February 10: rebrand.ly/h0x716f

February 17: rebrand.ly/782bpkq

February 25: rebrand.ly/9q0jnuk




The nation is on the verge of five confirmed cases of Monkeypox. A man already tested positive in Massachusetts and the CDC expects the same from patients in Utah, New York and Florida. The U.S. is releasing a stockpile of vaccines for those at high risk.       President Biden is headed home after his five-day trip to Asia. He wrapped things up by taking part in a summit with the leaders of Japan, India and Australia. It came a day after he said the U.S. would help defend Taiwan if China invades, much like the support he's shown to Ukraine.       The leader of Ukraine says he'll only meet with Russia's president to discuss ending the war. Volodymyr Zelensky [[ VLO-doe-meer ze-LEN-skee ]] told that to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. He said Vladimir Putin is the only one who can stop the three-month attacks.       Polls are now open in Georgia for today's primary election. Governor Brian Kemp is favored to win the GOP nomination. Alabama and Arkansas also have governor races and will begin in-person voting soon. Meantime, Texas has several runoffs and there's a special election in Minnesota.       The Southern Baptist Convention executive committee is meeting today over a report about hiding sexual abuse for years. Church leaders in the country's largest Protestant denomination are accused of ignoring or dismissing complaints. The focus will be on what to do next.        Samsung and Chrysler parent Stellantis will reveal a new battery plant in Indiana today. This comes as Chrysler reportedly ramps up plans to produce electric vehicles. The plant is expected to be built near other pants in Kokomo [[ KOKE-uh-mo ]].