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Oldest human footprints in North America found in U.S. park

Oldest human footprints in North America found in U.S. park

Fossilized footprints discovered in New Mexico indicate that early humans were walking across North America around 23,000 years ago, researchers reported Thursday. The first footprints were found in a dry lake bed in White Sands National Park in 2009. Scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey recently analyzed seeds stuck in …

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Ontario reports 727 new COVID-19 cases, 11 more deaths

Ontario reports 727 new COVID-19 cases, 11 more deaths

Ontario is reporting 727 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, as the seven-day average continues to decline. The provincial case total now stands at 582,635. Of the 727 new cases recorded, the data showed 447 were unvaccinated people, 56 were partially vaccinated people, 170 were fully vaccinated people and for …

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Alberta faculty associations call for more consistent and better COVID-19 protections

Alberta faculty associations call for more consistent and better COVID-19 protections

Faculty and staff at post-secondary institutions across the province are calling on the Alberta government for better protection for themselves and their students against COVID-19. In a letter sent to Advanced Education Minister Demetrios Nicolaides, eight faculty association presidents called for a province-wide vaccine mandate for all post-secondary campuses, …

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