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Shipment containing thousands of rapid home test kits arrives in New Britain

December 31, 2021, 11:18 p.m.Updated on December 31, 2021 Through: News 12 Staff After announcing there would be no home deliveries of COVID-19 test kits, Governor Ned Lamont said a shipment containing 426,000 kits had been delivered overnight to the commodity warehouse COVID-19 in New Britain. Lamont says they plan to start providing kits to […]

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More Questions Than Answers About Missed Home Test Sending

Credit: Christine Stuart / CTNewsJunkie.com There doesn’t appear to be a specific explanation for how Connecticut missed getting the three million home testing kits the state had planned to buy. The contract with Jack Rubenstein LLC, led by Jeff Barlow, delivered about 15,000 of the 426,000 tests Connecticut received Thursday night. Reached by phone, Barlow […]

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First home delivery of COVID tests arrives in the state | Connecticut News

(WFSB) – They may have been a day late and 2.5 million test kits short, but the much-needed home COVID test kits are in Connecticut. This week started with news of the arrival of three million tests, only to be told at the last minute that the order had failed. The consignment of test kits […]

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Shipment of 500,000 home COVID test kits not coming

A plan to deliver 500,000 home COVID-19 test kits to state residents before New Year’s Eve was derailed after Governor Ned Lamont acknowledged a problem with the deal struck to buy the kits at a Californian company. The state had promised the tests to towns and cities for distribution to residents as early as Wednesday, […]

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With rapid shipment of COVID tests delayed, teachers’ union calls for schools to close on Monday; the state rejects the notion | Local News

The Baker administration said Massachusetts public school students should return to class on Monday, despite a call from the state’s largest teachers’ union to cancel classes so educators can take COVID-19 tests before to come back from vacation. The Massachusetts Teachers Association on Friday called on state education commissioner Jeffrey Riley to “allow districts to […]

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Distribution of COVID test kit canceled today as state awaits shipment; Infection rate reaches 18% | Connecticut and area

Cities planning to distribute COVID-19 home tests were forced to cancel due to a delay in the state shipping test kits as Connecticut’s positivity rate soared to nearly 18% on Wednesday and as residents brace for another wave of vacations during a time when testing is scarce. Members of Governor Ned Lamont’s administration spoke with […]

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Israel receives first shipment of Pfizer’s Paxlovid COVID pill

The first shipment of Pfizer’s promising COVID antiviral pill landed in Israel on Thursday afternoon. Israel is one of the first countries in the world to receive the drug, known as Paxlovid, which lab tests have shown to be highly effective against the Omicron variant. Prime Minister Naftali Bennett called the arrival of the pills […]

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Connecticut will not receive scheduled delivery of COVID test kits

Governor Lamont says more orders are on the way, but it’s unclear when they’ll arrive in Connecticut. EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – Sending home COVID-19 test kits that state authorities have been waiting for could take even longer than expected. Governor Ned Lamont provided an update Thursday on the delays officials were made aware of the […]

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No 5G millimeter waves? No problem – Dimensity 9000 shipping is better than expected

There are currently two flagship Android processors on the market. One is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen1 while the other is the MediaTek Dimensity 9000. Both are 4nm process chips but the former is produced by Samsung 4nm while the latter is produced by TSMC 4nm. In fairness, the two chips have very close overall […]

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Pills seized from lemon shipment in Lebanon | The mail

news, world Lebanese authorities intercepted nine million tablets of captagon, a recreational drug, in a shipment of lemons, foiling an attempt to smuggle them into the Gulf, media reported. Captagon – a mixture of amphetamines also known as “poor man’s cocaine” – is one of the most popular recreational drugs among affluent young people in […]

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Lebanon seizes shipment of Captagon in fake oranges

NEW YORK: The failure of the international community to take decisive action to counter Houthi terrorist activities in Yemen has emboldened the Iran-backed militia to attack the Yemeni people and threaten peace and security in the region and beyond, said Saudi Arabia’s permanent vice president. said its representative to the UN on Wednesday. Mohammed Abdulaziz […]

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Adani’s first coal export shipment from Carmichael mine imminent after years of campaigning against it

The first shipment of coal from central Queensland’s Carmichael Mine is set to leave Australian shores after years of controversy, international media coverage and environmental campaigning against the facility. Key points: Bravus says the first cargo of coal from the mine is ready to be loaded at the North Queensland Export Terminal. This comes after […]

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Australia’s Adani coal mine nears first delivery, despite campaign by climate activists

MELBOURNE — India’s Adani Group is preparing to ship the first shipment of coal from Australia’s most controversial mine, after spearheading a seven-year campaign by climate activists and defying a global push away from fossil fuels. The Carmichael mine in outback Queensland is likely to be the last new thermal coal mine to be built […]

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‘Dumbfounded’: Hawaiian family shocked to find shipment of COVID test samples from Methuen on their doorstep – Boston News, Weather, Sports

METHUEN, MASS. (WHDH) – With Christmas just days away, it was fair on the Melum family to assume that a package arriving at their home in Hawaii was just another gift for under the tree. But the box they received contained something that no one would put on their wish list. “We immediately picked up […]

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Iran restarts West African auto plant, leaving arms supply dispute in the past

A worker assembles a car at the Iran Khodro factory near Tehran, Iran, September 9, 2018 (AP … [+] Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi) ASSOCIATED PRESS An Iranian automaker has restarted production at a plant in Senegal, West Africa, in a story of perseverance in the face of significant political and economic challenges. The factory has had a […]

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NASA sends cargo of holiday supplies, experiments and food to the International Space Station

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launches a Cargo Dragon-2 spacecraft for NASA on its 24th resupply mission from Complex 39A at Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Tuesday. Photo by Joe Marino/UPI | License picture Dec. 21 (UPI) — A NASA resupply mission to the International Space Station lifted off in Florida on Tuesday and […]

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Covid-19: the first shipment of vaccines will arrive on December 22 for children aged 5 to 11, injections will begin on December 27

SINGAPORE – The national Covid-19 vaccination program for children aged 5 to 11 will begin next Monday (December 27), with bookings opening from Wednesday this week. The Ministry of Education (MOE) and the Early Childhood Development Agency (Ecda) said in a statement on Tuesday that the vaccination exercise would gradually open up to children born […]

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Even with sequential declines, Panjiva data highlights strong growth in shipments and imports in November

Although below October’s record highs, imports and shipments to the United States in November remained high, according to data recently released by global trade intelligence firm Panjiva. Total containerized cargo imports to the United States in November — at 2,854,305 TEUs (twenty-foot equivalent units) — fell 4.7% from October’s record high of 2,995,176 TEUs and […]

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Sallaum Lines adds BMW and Ford vehicles to its global shipping volume

Posted on 20 December 2021 14:02 by Sallaum Lines Sallaum Lines is well established in transporting vehicles between the United States, Europe and Africa, and has now signed new contracts with BMW and Ford for the shipment of vehicles from South Africa to Europe […]

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Shindigz accepting orders for January shipment, amid temporary shutdown

UPDATE: This story now reflects payroll assistance from Ambassador Enterprises. FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – After nearly a century of business in northeast Indiana, Shindigz operation closed on Wednesday, at least temporarily, several employees confirmed to WANE 15. A former employee told WANE 15 that Shindigz owner Shep Moyle called the employees to a 9am […]

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How far did this package travel? To pay!

Effective January 24, FedEx Corp. will begin charging delivery surcharges on harder-to-handle shipments based on the distance they travel, joining rival UPS Inc. in imposing another layer of costly fees on customers whose packages require some form of special handling. FedEx (NYSE: FDX) and UPS (NYSE: UPS) have long imposed surcharges on packages whose weight […]

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Forward Air’s Cargo Exchange Boosts Shipping Yields

Forward Air reported Thursday that revenue per shipment accelerated further in November. The metric jumped 61% year-over-year during the month in its accelerated unit, which includes LTL, FTL and last-mile services. That was ahead of the 52% growth rate recorded in October. The light trucking provider is “cleaning up” its customer backlog and picking up […]

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NGOs block shipment of German plastic waste to Vietnam

File image courtesy of ChristianSchd / CC BY SA 4.0) Posted on December 6, 2021 at 12:20 a.m. by The Maritime Executive As the European Union moves to tighten waste shipping regulations, a coalition of non-governmental organizations has accused Germany of breaking waste shipping regulations […]