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West: Coronavirus-Related Restrictions By State

Thursday, August 06, 2020

Get the latest on coronavirus-related restrictions in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming.

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Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine Tests Positive, Then Negative For COVID-19

Thursday, August 06, 2020

DeWine was tested Thursday as a requirement before a scheduled meeting with President Trump. The antigen test yielded a positive result, but a PCR test later in the day came back negative twice.

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Los Angeles Mayor Says City May Shut Off Water, Power At Houses Hosting Large Parties

Wednesday, August 05, 2020

Mayor Eric Garcetti announced on Wednesday that he is authorizing the city to suspend water and electricity service to properties hosting large parties, which have drawn scrutiny in recent weeks.

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North Carolina Will Pause Further Reopening Until September To Start The School Year

Wednesday, August 05, 2020

Gov. Roy Cooper said on Wednesday the state will stay in Phase 2 of its Safer at Home plan for five more weeks as students return to school, saying "now is the time to double down on safety measures."

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New York And Connecticut Call For Probes Into Utility Companies' Response To Isaias

Wednesday, August 05, 2020

Govs. Andrew Cuomo and Ned Lamont are seeking investigations as thousands of customers remain without power in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Isaias.

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Midwest: Coronavirus-Related Restrictions By State

Wednesday, August 05, 2020

Get the latest on coronavirus-related restrictions in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

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Northeast: Coronavirus-Related Restrictions By State

Wednesday, August 05, 2020

Get the latest on coronavirus-related restrictions in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont.

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Stranded Mariners Rescued From Island In Micronesia, Thanks To 'SOS' Etched In Sand

Tuesday, August 04, 2020

U.S. and Australian responders spotted the three-person skiff crew on tiny Pikelot Island after they had been missing for nearly three days.

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As Cases Rise Fast, Mississippi Governor Mandates Masks And Delays Start Of School

Tuesday, August 04, 2020

Gov. Tate Reeves announced on Tuesday that masks will be mandatory statewide for two weeks, and school districts in eight hard-hit counties must delay their in-person reopening until August 17.

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Isaias Brings Wind, Rain And Tornado Risks Up Through The Northeast Into Canada

Tuesday, August 04, 2020

The now post-tropical cyclone is racing into southeastern Canada after plowing through New England, and is expected to continue to weaken.

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Tropical Storm Isaias Grazes Florida En Route To The Carolinas

Sunday, August 02, 2020

Isaias largely spared Florida over the weekend, but is expected to be a "strong tropical storm" when it reaches the coast of eastern South Carolina or southern North Carolina on Monday night.

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Birx Warns U.S. Coronavirus Epidemic Is In 'New Phase' As Cases And Deaths Climb

Sunday, August 02, 2020

Dr. Deborah Birx said on Sunday that infections are widespread in both urban and rural areas. Adm. Brett Giroir said it is time to "move on" from hydroxychloroquine and focus on effective treatments.

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Ohio House Removes And Replaces Newly Indicted Larry Householder As Speaker

Thursday, July 30, 2020

Householder had been indicted on a racketeering charge. Lawmakers elected three-term state Rep. Bob Cupp to replace him.

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Hurricane Isaias Heads Toward Florida

Thursday, July 30, 2020

The National Hurricane Center says the storm reached hurricane strength late Thursday. The Bahamas posted a hurricane warning.

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For Some Arrested At Portland Protests, Release Is Conditional On Not Attending More

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Bailey Dreibelbis is among the protesters whose terms of release from jail include a ban on attending other demonstrations in the city. Some lawyers say such a limit violates First Amendment rights.

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Minneapolis Police Reportedly Identify Viral 'Umbrella Man' As White Supremacist

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Police wrote in an affidavit that the man is a member of Hell's Angels and specifically sought to incite violence in the aftermath of George Floyd's death, according to local media reports.

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South: Coronavirus-Related Restrictions By State

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Get the latest on coronavirus-related restrictions in the Southern states — from Texas to Virginia, from Oklahoma to Florida, Georgia and more — plus D.C. and Puerto Rico.

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Portland Protesters File Suit Against Trump Administration Over Federal Response

Monday, July 27, 2020

Wall of Moms, Don't Shoot Portland and others sued several federal agencies on Monday, alleging federal officers in Portland are exceeding their legal authority and violating protesters' rights.

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California's Hard-Hit Central Valley To Get Federal Health Workers, More State Help

Monday, July 27, 2020

Gov. Gavin Newsom announced incoming funding, strike teams and federal health care workers to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in eight Central Valley counties where hospitals are overwhelmed.

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Florida Case Count Surpasses That Of New York, The Country's Original Epicenter

Sunday, July 26, 2020

According to data from Johns Hopkins University, 423,855 people have tested positive for the coronavirus in Florida as of Sunday, compared to 411,736 in New York.

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