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Seattle Mariners worker Lindsay Garza carries cutouts of fans to place in seats at the team's ballpark as part of the "Mariners Seat Fleet", Monday, July 27, 2020, in Seattle. The Mariners open play at home against the Oakland Athletics on Friday. For $30, fans can buy a version of themselves that will sit in at all home games. A portion of every purchase will be donated to non-profit organizations supporting COVID-19-related relief efforts. If a cutout "catches" a foul ball during a game, the team will mail the fan the baseball. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Associated Press
July 28, 2020 - 8:55 pm
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The baseball season descended deeper into crisis Tuesday, states like Mississippi and South Carolina cast about for more hospital beds, and governors in some of the hardest-hit places staunchly resisted calls to require masks, despite confirmed cases of the coronavirus soaring...
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Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
July 28, 2020 - 10:20 am
What are the challenges faced by restaurant owners today? Is COVID-19 an existential threat?
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Pedestrians wearing protective masks wait in line for food donations during the COVID-19 pandemic, Tuesday, June 23, 2020, in the Corona neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
July 28, 2020 - 12:26 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Damiana Reyes is back at work at a busy Manhattan hair salon, making highlights, blowouts and extensions. But her mind often drifts to her father, with whom she lived in Queens, before he succumbed to the coronavirus at age 76. “All my clients ask about him and then, when I return...
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Chris Miller
July 25, 2020 - 6:08 pm
As quickly as it reopened to serve customers hungry for their signature 1/2-pound cheeseburgers, loaded baked potatoes, and tropical Monsoon cocktails, Port of Call on Esplanade Ave. closed.
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July 23, 2020 - 2:32 am
Why are coins hard to find during the pandemic? The Federal Reserve has seen a significant decline of coins in circulation because people are not spending them as regularly at businesses, many of which are either temporarily closed or not accepting cash. Coins are still plentiful. In April, the U.S...
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A customer of Cosmo's barber shop receives a haircut in the parking lot in front of the shop on Wednesday, July 22, 2020, in Pleasanton, Calif. Throughout May and June, California reopened much of its economy, and people resumed shopping in stores and dining in restaurants. NBut infections began to surge and a new round of business restrictions were imposed, including a ban on indoor dining in restaurants and bars.(AP Photo/Ben Margot)
July 22, 2020 - 3:08 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California has surpassed New York for the most coronavirus cases in the country, reporting more than 409,000 infections after setting a record on Tuesday for the state's most confirmed new cases in a single day since the start of the pandemic. The surge of cases comes as...
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A protester holds a sign that reads "If there's no democracy, people will get 750 shekels (about $200)," in front of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's residence in Jerusalem, Thursday, July 16, 2020.Hundreds protested corruption and vented their anger at the economy. "You are out of touch, we are fed up," one poster read. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)
July 17, 2020 - 9:12 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel announced sweeping new restrictions on Friday in response to a new surge in coronavirus cases, including weekend closures of many businesses and limiting restaurants to takeout and delivery. The government announced the restrictions after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu...
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Thomas Perumean
July 17, 2020 - 6:47 am
The announcement about the closure of K-Paul’s, the storied restaurant started by famed Cajun chef Paul Prudhomme, and the word from Tipitina’s that it may not survive the fall are two examples of New Orleans culture and business go hand-in-hand.
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FILE - In this June 20, 2020 file photo, Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt is recognized as President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the BOK Center, in Tulsa, Okla. Stitt announced Wednesday, July 15, 2020, that he's tested positive for the coronavirus and that he is isolating at home. The first-term Republican governor has backed one of the country's most aggressive reopening plans, has resisted any statewide mandate on masks and rarely wears one himself. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)
July 15, 2020 - 2:48 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt announced Wednesday that he has tested positive for the coronavirus and that he is isolating at home, making him the first U.S. governor to report testing positive. Stitt, 48, said he mostly feels fine, although he started feeling “a little achy”...
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Dana Renner continues to hand out five pack bags of masks to residents Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at the Lee County Multipurpose Center in Tupelo, Mississippi. The center has over 16,000 masks to give and will continue the give away each day from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. through Thursday. This give-away is in response to the county seat, Tupelo, now requiring masks inside businesses and other buildings open to the public.(Thomas Wells/Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Via AP)
July 14, 2020 - 9:02 pm
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. -- The Navajo Nation has reported 47 new cases of the coronavirus and no additional deaths. The latest positive cases of COVID-19 on the sprawling reservation bring the total number to 8,290. The death toll remains at 401 people. Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez said Tuesday...
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