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Judges slow abortion bans in Texas, Ohio, Alabama amid virus

By DAVID PITT and PAUL J. WEBER Associated Press DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Federal judges in Texas, Alabama and Ohio have temporarily blocked efforts to...

Stimulus checks: How much money, who gets them, and when will they be received

WASHINGTON (WXXV) — The U.S Senate unanimously passed a $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief package late Wednesday night. The 880-page measure is the largest economic...

Senate unanimously passes $2.2 trillion coronavirus aid plan, largest economic relief bill in U.S....

WASHINGTON (WXXV) — The U.S Senate passed a $2.2 trillion coronavirus relief package late Wednesday night. The vote was unanimous, 96–0. The economic rescue package...
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COVID-19: Some of the country’s largest grocery chains to install “sneeze guards”

As the fight against the coronavirus continues, some of the largest grocery chains in the country are installing sneeze guards. Those retailers include Kroger, Albertsons...
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Waffle House closing more than 350 diners over COVID-19 pandemic, emergency managers take note

Waffle House is closing more than 350 diners due to the coronavirus pandemic, the chain announced on social media. Some of those locations are in...

2020 Olympics will be postponed, veteran International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound says

Veteran International Olympic Committee member Dick Pound told USA TODAY Sports on Monday afternoon that the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games are going to be...

Louisiana governor issues statewide ‘stay at home’ order starting at 5 p.m. Monday

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Gov. John Bel Edwards has issued a statewide “stay at home” directive, ordering all 4.6 million people in Louisiana...

2020 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival postponed until fall

NEW ORLEANS (WXXV) — Jazz Fest 2020 has been postponed until the fall. The festival announced Tuesday that, at the direction of local authorities, the...

Boston Marathon postponed until Sept. 14 amid coronavirus concerns

By WILLIAM J. KOLE Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — Boston Marathon organizers say they're postponing the prestigious race until Sept. 14 because of concerns over the...

SEC cancels 2020 Men’s Basketball Tournament amid COVID-19 concerns

Based on the latest developments and the continued spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the Southeastern Conference today announced the cancellation of the remainder of...