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3 Police Officers Involved In Death Of George Floyd To Stand Trial This Week 

Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane, and Tou Thao are the three former police officers who helped Derek Chauvin restrain George Floyd in Minneapolis in May 2020.
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US Government To Begin Shipping ‘Free’ At-Home Covid Tests To Citizens 

A new federal law now states that health insurance companies in the US must pay for at-home Covid test kits. Customers will be able to be reimbursed for up to eight tests per month per individual, or receive them for free at participating pharmacies; meaning under this new law a family of five could get up to 40 free tests per month. 

Inflation Rises To 7%, Marking The Highest Rate Since 1982

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), inflation rose to 7% last year before season adjustments, and has reached the fastest pace since 1982. Housing and used cars and trucks were the biggest contributors - housing rose 0.4% in December, while used cars and trucks hit 3.5%. Meanwhile, energy costs saw a positive change as they fell by 0.4%, although food prices raised 0.5%.

January 6th House Committee Has ‘Firsthand’ Knowledge Of What Trump Was Doing During Capitol Riot 

The House select committee investigating the January 6th Capitol Hill insurrection has information from multiple sources regarding what former president Donald Trump was doing at the time of the riot. 

Supporting Your Community Has Never Been More Important, How Small Manufacturers Are Essential For Economic Growth | Dr. Susan Schall

Many of us don’t understand the significant role that small manufacturing businesses play in our overall economy. Dr. Susan O. Schall is the consulting leader at her company SOS Consulting, LLC, which prides itself in helping smaller manufacturers grow to become healthy organizations that are successful, and bring economic development to the community.