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Can political masks keep Haines safe?


July 2, 2020

Courtesy of Sheri Loomis

Sheri Loomis had made a lot of face masks as part of a volunteer effort to help Southeast residents stay safe when she decided to add a political flair to her sewing. She ordered campaign fabric and is making Trump and Biden face masks for sale. "People display political preferences all the time with signs, hats and bumper stickers," she said.

National polls report that face-mask wearing has become a partisan issue. Local seamstress Sheri Loomis has a product she hopes will help bridge the divide - politically themed face coverings.

According to a Pew Research Center nationwide poll in...

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