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Utah congressman released from hospital, virus cases jumpUtah congressman released from hospital, virus cases jump

Utah congressman released from hospital, virus cases jump

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) - A Utah congressman who tested positive for the coronavirus has been released from the hospital…

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Alaska residents to use tax credits to increase air qualityAlaska residents to use tax credits to increase air quality

Alaska residents to use tax credits to increase air quality

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) - Local governments in Alaska will be able to create and utilize property tax credits to increase…

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Arizona governor signs stripped-down $11.8 billion budgetArizona governor signs stripped-down $11.8 billion budget

Arizona governor signs stripped-down $11.8 billion budget

PHOENIX (AP) - Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a stripped-down emergency state budget Saturday that contains $50 million in spending…

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SeaWorld furloughs 90% of workers because of virus crisisSeaWorld furloughs 90% of workers because of virus crisis

SeaWorld furloughs 90% of workers because of virus crisis

NEW YORK (AP) - The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed.…

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Gov. launches ‘Stay Home, Save Lives’ ad campaign amid virusGov. launches ‘Stay Home, Save Lives’ ad campaign amid virus

Gov. launches ‘Stay Home, Save Lives’ ad campaign amid virus

SALEM, Ore. (AP) - Oregon Gov. Kate Brown launched a statewide public awareness campaign Saturday with Portland-based ad agency Wieden+Kennedy,…

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Clark County suspends business licenses for defying shutdownClark County suspends business licenses for defying shutdown

Clark County suspends business licenses for defying shutdown

LAS VEGAS (AP) - More than a dozen unincorporated Clark County businesses have had their business licenses suspended for remaining…

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Alabama virus cases rise as governor’s shutdown order beginsAlabama virus cases rise as governor’s shutdown order begins

Alabama virus cases rise as governor’s shutdown order begins

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - The number of COVID-19 infections in Alabama rose to 695 on Saturday from 638 a day…

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Seattle Seahawks field to host military hospital amid virusSeattle Seahawks field to host military hospital amid virus

Seattle Seahawks field to host military hospital amid virus

SEATTLE (AP) - A military field hospital for people with medical issues that are not related to the coronavirus outbreak…

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The week that was: Stories from the coronavirus sagaThe week that was: Stories from the coronavirus saga

The week that was: Stories from the coronavirus saga

The world changed remarkably this past week - yet again, just as it did the week before, as the coronavirus…

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$35M set aside for Alaska mining access road amid pandemic$35M set aside for Alaska mining access road amid pandemic

$35M set aside for Alaska mining access road amid pandemic

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority Board of Directors have voted during an emergency meeting…

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Russia’s Rosneft oil company ceasing Venezuela operationsRussia’s Rosneft oil company ceasing Venezuela operations

Russia’s Rosneft oil company ceasing Venezuela operations

MOSCOW (AP) - Russia’s state-controlled Rosneft oil company says it is ceasing operations and selling its assets in Venezuela. Rosneft…

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Russia’s state-controlled Rosneft oil company says it is ceasing operations and selling its assets iRussia’s state-controlled Rosneft oil company says it is ceasing operations and selling its assets i

Russia’s state-controlled Rosneft oil company says it is ceasing operations and selling its assets i

MOSCOW (AP) - Russia’s state-controlled Rosneft oil company says it is ceasing operations and selling its assets in Venezuela.

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As virus spreads, so does gloomy outlook for Georgia budgetAs virus spreads, so does gloomy outlook for Georgia budget

As virus spreads, so does gloomy outlook for Georgia budget

ATLANTA (AP) - Deaths and the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Georgia continued to increase Saturday, even as lawmakers…

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66 test positive for COVID-19 at Maryland nursing home66 test positive for COVID-19 at Maryland nursing home

66 test positive for COVID-19 at Maryland nursing home

BALTIMORE (AP) - Maryland's governor said Saturday night that a nursing home in that state has been struck by an…

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