Woonsocket City Council Special Meeting - Sep 27 2021

 

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City Council Special Meeting - Sep 27 2021

 

 

 

 

Today marks another step toward more COVID boosters for millions of people. A CDC panel begins meeting to offer its recommendations on another shot from Moderna and Johnson and Johnson. FDA advisors already signed off and full approval could happen at any moment.        The Senate is expected to make a move today on a voting rights bill. Lawmakers will hold a procedural vote despite Republican support. Majority Leader Chuck Schumer says all 50 Democrats are on board but the bill needs 60 to agree in order to move forward.        Investigators are arriving in Texas today to piece together a plane crash where all 21 people on board survived. They all managed to escape on their own before the plane even left the runway. It rolled through a fence and burst into flames while taking off for a baseball game yesterday.        It's being reported that a man who allegedly raped a woman on a Pennsylvania train was in the country illegally. Officials say the woman was harassed by the suspect for about 40 minutes before he attacked her. It apparently happened in front of passengers who did nothing to help.       It may be harder to catch a yellow cab in New York City by the end of today. The New York Taxi Workers Alliance is set to begin a hunger strike this afternoon. Drivers hope it will force a new plan from City Hall to help them pay off what they owe on medallion loans.       A new law in Florida is affecting what kids read in Sarasota County schools. The school district says it removed a passage from a fifth grade textbook about a father and child attending a Black Lives Matter protest. It was replaced with a passage about a civil rights protest in the 1960s.