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Tokyo Olympics in limbo: 10,000 volunteers resign

Around 10,000 Tokyo Olympic volunteers have resigned from their duties, sending organizers into a tug-of-war with Covid-wary scientists and Japanese citizens. Back stateside, the MLB revamps a laundry list of rules in order to be more Covid-conscious while also cracking down on performance-enhancing substances. RT sports producer Regina Ham weighs in on new developments.

Meanwhile, US gun sales have continued to surge since the onset of the pandemic. Plus, word to the wise as millions of Americans are eager to get out of town. Attorney and professor Steve Weisman warns of identity thieves resorting to low-tech mail fraud.

If you’re getting sticker shock at the supermarket, don’t blame the farmer. Global supply chains have been thrown out of whack by the pandemic, which sent prices creeping upward throughout the produce aisle. Host of ‘The American Family Farmer’ Doug Stephan explains the domino effect caused by supply-chain disruption, doubling down on the case for shopping at your local farmers market.

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