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'News You Can Use' For January 19, 2022

Welcome to Wednesday, January 19. Here are some News You Can Use to start your day:

It's National Popcorn Day!! Shout out to Peter's Kettle Corn in Oakland who have some awesome popcorn gifts which are sooooooooo delicious!

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Students at 45 colleges and universities will be able to earn $10,000 toward their degrees by volunteering for the new California For All College Corps program. It is the first volunteer program of its kind in the county and will be available to 6,500 students at a variety of schools, including University of California, California State University, and California Community College campuses, as well as a handful of private schools. Check out the video below for more!

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A familiar face will be playing the role of "Weird Al" Yankovic in an upcoming biopic. Daniel Radcliffe, known for his role as Harry Potter, will tackle the role of the parody song singer. The official "Weird: The Al Yankovic Story" will be available for streaming on The Roku Channel. Production for the project is set to be in Los Angeles early next month.

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The official launch of the Biden administration's website to order free, at-home COVID-19 tests was supposed to be today (Wednesday), but people were able to jump on Tuesday to order theirs.

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said COVIDTests.gov started early to troubleshoot any problems.

People who live in apartment buildings posted on social media that they were blocked from ordering tests after someone else in the same building had already ordered. A suggested fix is to put the apartment or unit number in the street address line rather than the apartment address line. To order your FREE at-home COVID tests CLICK HERE!


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