Woonsocket City Council Special Meeting - Sep 27 2022

 

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City Council Special Meeting - Sep 27 2022

 

 

 

 

 


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Voters in Georgia will head to the polls tomorrow to decide the runoff election in the state's Senate race. Recent polling shows Democratic Senator Raphael Warnock has a narrow lead over Republican challenger Herschel Walker. Early voting wrapped up in Georgia over the weekend.       The COVID-19 vaccine mandate for military service members will remain. White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said President Biden is in agreement with the Defense Secretary that the mandate should stay in place. Republican lawmakers have threatened to delay the passage of the annual defense authorization bill if the mandate, which was put in place last year, is not rescinded.        The market is closing lower as traders fear the Federal Reserve could steer the economy into a recession with its monetary tightening. The Fed will meet next week and is expected to announce another rate hike at the end of its two day meeting. At the closing bell, the Dow lost nearly 500 points.        A new report says hackers with ties to the Chinese government stole millions of dollars in U.S. COVID relief benefits. NBC News reports the China-based hacking group known as APT41 stole at least 20-million dollars through Small Business Administration loans and unemployment insurance funds. Officials confirmed to NBC there are currently more than one-thousand ongoing investigations.       Celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti is facing jail time for dodging taxes and stealing millions from his clients. One of his biggest claims to fame was representing adult film star Stormy Daniels in her legal battles against former President Trump. He's already serving five years for extortion and fraud following two trials in New York.        Tampa's top cop is off the job. Police chief Mary O'Connor submitted her letter of resignation after body camera footage showed her flashing her badge and asking to be let go from a traffic stop in the Tampa Bay area. Tampa Mayor Jane Castor called it "unacceptable" for any public employee, especially the city's top law enforcement leader, to ask for special treatment because of their position.