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Pandemic drives U.S. life expectancy down nearly a year in 2021
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Biden unveils new efforts aimed at fixing teacher shortages, increasing pay
Aug. 31 (UPI) — President Joe Biden’s administration announced multiple efforts on Wednesday that are intended to address a national shortage of school teachers, including a move to increase pay.
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Former southern political journalist, UPI reporter and bureau chief Bessie Ford dies at 80
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Aug. 31 (UPI) — Former Mississippi and Alabama UPI wire service reporter and bureau chief Bessie Louise Ford has died following a short illness. She was 80.