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Rockefeller, the tiny owl that captured our hearts, is back in the wild

Rockefeller, the tiny owl that captured our hearts, is back in the wild

There may have been mixed feelings about the Rockefeller Christmas tree this year, but there was nothing of the sort for the tiny, adorable owl that was found in it. Rocky — short for her nickname of “Rockefeller” — was released back into the wild after spending several days at the Ravensbeard Wildlife Center, where…MORE

Fred Sasakamoose, Indigenous NHL trailblazer, dies at 86 after battle with Covid-19

Fred Sasakamoose, Indigenous NHL trailblazer, dies at 86 after battle with Covid-19

Fred Sasakamoose, the National Hockey League’s first Indigenous player, died Tuesday at 86, according to his son Neil Sasakamoose, who delivered the news in an emotional video on Facebook. Fred Sasakamoose’s death came five days after being hospitalized in Saskatchewan, Canada, with Covid-19. “This Covid virus just did so much damage into his lungs, he…MORE

California prosecutors say thousands of people, including inmates, fraudulently applied for stimulus money and may have cost the state $1 billion

California prosecutors say thousands of people, including inmates, fraudulently applied for stimulus money and may have cost the state $1 billion

Thousands of inmates throughout California — including death row inmates — may have bilked the state’s unemployment benefits system of up to a billion dollars in what prosecutors called “the largest ever taxpayer fraud to occur in this state’s history.” Murderers, rapists, child molesters and serial killers are among thousands of prisoners implicated in a…MORE

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