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What We’re Reading Today: NYC Deaths Fall, MLB Quitters, NHL Plans … And More

Some headlines that caught our eye.

Coronavirus

How Deadly Has The Covid-19 Pandemic Really Been? — Manhattan Contrarian

Don’t Be Fooled, Recent Coronavirus Data Suggests the Lockdowns Were a Colossal Mistake — PJ Media

Virus death toll drops to 5 in NY, once the U.S. epicenter — AOL/Associated Press

What Made CA Gov. Newsom Order Bars to Close in 7 Counties? — California Globe

We must have no stigma, none, about wearing masks — Sen. Mitch McConnell

Sports

NHL’s coronavirus pause: Latest on return plans, draft lottery, CBA negotiations and playoff rosters — ESPN

NHL closing on hub city announcement — TSN

College football’s uphill battle with standardized, consistent coronavirus testing procedures for 2020 season — CBS Sports

Nationals’ Zimmerman and Ross opting out of MLB season — Associated Press

Misc

California Gas Prices Are Rising Again Thanks to Another Gas Tax Increase — Wayne Winegarden, Pacific Research Institute

Tax Raisers Target Businesses—How Long Will Businesses Stay in CA? — Joel Fox, Fox & Hounds

Jesus Won’t Let Us Use Him for Our Politics — Thinking Christian

Four People Charged with Mail-In Election Fraud as Dems Continue To Push Vote-by-Mail — Western Journal

Seattle Police Chief From The CHOP: ‘It Is Absolutely Irresponsible For This To Continue’ — HotAir

Do Politicians Really Want Police to ‘Let the Rioters Destroy and Kill’ With Impunity? — PJ Media

Satire

Southern Baptist Convention Removes ‘Southern’ From Name — Babylon Bee

Reflections of a retired Army Combat Uniform that never saw combat — Duffel Blog

Economist Has Great Idea For Sitcom Where Keynesian And Friedmanite Have To Live Together — The Onion

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