It's unfortunately being reported that indoor mask mandates in the City of Brotherly Love are being reinforced once again after Philadelphia saw a 50% increase in COVID infections in just the past 10 days.

Democratic Rep. Joyce Beatty recently had to call out GOP lawmaker Hal Rogers after he disrespected her on various levels, first by putting his hands on her and then by cursing at her while throwing out an offensive phrase that many of us have heard or admittedly said to someone before.


A since-deleted tweet featuring photos of a mask-less Stacey Abrams posing among masked schoolchildren has prompted swift backlash from political opponents.

Three women are facing federal charges of attacking an airline security worker who tried to block them from boarding a flight at New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport in September because of what prosecutors say was problematic behavior, including a refusal to wear a face mask properly.

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60-year-old former Chicago Bulls forward Dennis Rodman was causing problems with JetBlue employees who approached him about adhering to the mask mandate.

Becky Pringle, president of the nation's largest labor union, the National Education Association, joins the 'Russ Parr Morning Show' to discuss the upcoming school year and what precautions need to be made to maintain a safe learning environment.


The surging virus is spreading anxiety and causing turmoil and infighting among parents, administrators and politicians around the U.S., especially in states like Florida and Texas, where Republican governors have barred schools from making youngsters wear masks.

Russ Parr is back to ranting for the right reasons, this time questioning why kids are being sent back to schools this week that refuse to enforce mask mandates in order to protect against the further spread of COVID-19.


Georgia, like most states, is leaving it up to local schools to decide whether to require face coverings. And 43,000-student Henry County, like many districts worn out by months of conflict over masks, has decided not to insist on them.

Our guy Russ Parr is back with another one of his infamous rants — call them "Russ Rants," if you will — and his latest target is none other than Florida governor Ron DeSantis. 

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention changed course Tuesday on some masking guidelines, recommending that even vaccinated people return to wearing masks indoors in parts of the U.S. where the delta variant of the coronavirus is fueling infection surges.


Los Angeles County residents will again be required to wear masks indoors, regardless of their vaccination status, while the University of California system said that students, faculty and staff must be inoculated against the coronavirus to return to campuses.