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Pentagon restarts 16 advisory boards after 7-month pause

Sep. 02, 2021 19:01 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin has agreed to restart 16 defense advisory boards, after halting activity by all the panels in February and essentially purging a number of members who were appointed in the final days of the Trump administration. Pentagon...

Broadway to require vaccinations, masks for audience members

Jul. 30, 2021 18:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Broadway theatergoers will need to prove they've been vaccinated for COVID-19 and masks will be required when theaters reopen in the coming weeks, producers announced Friday. Audience members will have to wear face coverings and show proof they are fully...

Health official picked for Alaska marijuana regulatory board

Jul. 05, 2021 09:47 AM EDT

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A state marijuana education program manager has been appointed to the board that regulates Alaska's legal cannabis industry. Eliza Muse's appointment to the Marijuana Control Board's public health seat was effective June 25, said Corey Allen Young,...