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Texas governor says there is a

Texas governor says there is a "massive" coronavirus outbreak across the state after reopening

"We are looking at greater restrictions," Governor Greg Abbott said Wednesday, after initially saying this would be a last resort. Read full article: Texas governor says there is a "massive"...→

Parkland mother hopeful governor approves public school panic alarms despite coronavirus cutbacks

Parkland mother hopeful governor approves public school panic alarms despite coronavirus cutbacks

As the governor mulls major vetos to next year’s budget, will Alyssa’s Law make the cut? The bill, passed last legislative session, would require all public sc [...] Read full article: Parkland mother hopeful governor approve...→

Louisiana governor delays next phase of coronavirus reopening because of spike in cases

Louisiana governor delays next phase of coronavirus reopening because of spike in cases

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards on Monday said he is postponing the date for his state to move into its third reopening phase for at least 28 days amid a spike [...] Read full article: Louisiana governor delays next phase of ...→

Governor Greg Abbott Addresses Major Issues Facing Texans: Police, Coronavirus, Back To School

Governor Greg Abbott Addresses Major Issues Facing Texans: Police, Coronavirus, Back To School

"Defunding the police is always the wrong answer," said Governor Greg Abbott Friday during an exclusive interview with CBS 11. Read full article: Governor Greg Abbott Addresses Major Iss...→

Coronavirus economy: California gains jobs during May in big rebound

Coronavirus economy: California gains jobs during May in big rebound

The statewide job market gained 141,600 jobs during May, according to seasonally adjusted figures released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Read full article: Coronavirus economy: California gains jo...→

Texas governor says young people are driving coronavirus surge

Texas governor says young people are driving coronavirus surge

The state had 2,518 new hospitalizations on Tuesday, the fifth straight day of record highs. Read full article: Texas governor says young people are dri...→

Lake of the Ozarks Memorial Day party leads to new confirmed coronavirus case

Lake of the Ozarks Memorial Day party leads to new confirmed coronavirus case

A person in Johnson County, Kansas, who spent Memorial Day Weekend at the Lake of the Ozarks has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Johnson County [...] Read full article: Lake of the Ozarks Memorial Day party le...→

Owner of vehicle at scene of White Bear Lake shooting of man and his 5-year-old daughter may have been ‘lying in wait,’ officials say

Law enforcement officials believe the individuals involved in the non-fatal shooting of a father and his 5-year-old daughter at a boat launch in White Bear Lak [...] Read full article: Owner of vehicle at scene of White Bear ...→

Siberian governor says leaked oil spilled into Arctic lake

Some of the 20,000 tons of diesel oil that leaked from a power plant has seeped into a fragile Arctic lake, the regional governor said Tuesday. Read full article: Siberian governor says leaked oil spille...→

Coronavirus Hospitalizations Hit Low Point in Maryland, Governor Says

Coronavirus Hospitalizations Hit Low Point in Maryland, Governor Says

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan says coronavirus-related hospitalizations have fallen to their lowest level in more than eight weeks. Total current hospitalizati [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Hospitalizations Hit Low Poi...→

Watch live: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo gives update on coronavirus response and protests

Watch live: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo gives update on coronavirus response and protests

Cuomo's latest briefing comes as protests against police brutality and the death of George Floyd stretch into a second weekend. Read full article: Watch live: New York Governor Andrew Cuo...→

Illinois hotels reeling from coronavirus lockdowns urge governor to expand convention capacities

Illinois hotels reeling from coronavirus lockdowns urge governor to expand convention capacities

A hotel lobby group in Illinois is asking elected leaders to increase the capacity of conventions in an effort to help the industry recover from massive layoff [...] Read full article: Illinois hotels reeling from coronavirus...→

As Coronavirus Restrictions Ease, Small Weddings Are Having A Big Moment In Hempstead

As Coronavirus Restrictions Ease, Small Weddings Are Having A Big Moment In Hempstead

Waiting to walk down the aisle has been a long road for some engaged couples during the coronavirus restrictions.  Read full article: As Coronavirus Restrictions Ease, Small ...→

Big Bear Lake moves forward with July 4th fireworks show

Big Bear Lake moves forward with July 4th fireworks show

For those not comfortable watching in person, the fireworks show will be livestreamed on multiple platforms. Read full article: Big Bear Lake moves forward with July 4t...→

Coronavirus infects Arizona sheriff who refused to enforce stay-at-home order

Coronavirus infects Arizona sheriff who refused to enforce stay-at-home order

The coronavirus has infected an Arizona sheriff who opposed his state's lockdown order as unconstitutional and said he wouldn’t enforce it. Read full article: Coronavirus infects Arizona sheriff who ...→

Orlando Airport Has Coronavirus Numbers Contradicting Florida Governor

Orlando Airport Has Coronavirus Numbers Contradicting Florida Governor

Officials at Florida’s busiest airport say that only two workers out of 500 employees tested positive for COVID-19 over three days last week Read full article: Orlando Airport Has Coronavirus Numbers ...→

Big Lake Freedom Festival To Bring Fireworks, Socially-Distant Fun During Pandemic

Big Lake Freedom Festival To Bring Fireworks, Socially-Distant Fun During Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic forced many events to cancel, but as Gov. Tim Walz eased restrictions last week, one town northwest of the metro quickly organized a cele [...] Read full article: Big Lake Freedom Festival To Bring Firew...→

Illinois Republican Party sues Dem governor Pritzker over right to assemble during coronavirus lockdowns

Illinois Republican Party sues Dem governor Pritzker over right to assemble during coronavirus lockdowns

The Illinois Republican Party, along with other GOP groups, has filed a lawsuit over its right to assemble as a political group during the coronavirus pandemic [...] Read full article: Illinois Republican Party sues Dem gover...→

Oregon governor to release inmates to slow coronavirus spread

Oregon governor to release inmates to slow coronavirus spread

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has asked for a list names by June 22 of inmates eligible for possible release to limit the spread of COVID-19 in the state prison syste [...] Read full article: Oregon governor to release inmates to sl...→

Coronavirus economy: San Jose can avoid big service cuts, layoffs — for now

Coronavirus economy: San Jose can avoid big service cuts, layoffs — for now

Huge city service cutbacks will be held at bay in San Jose despite the economic effects of the coronavirus, Mayor Sam Liccardo said Thursday. Read full article: Coronavirus economy: San Jose can avoid ...→

NYC's coronavirus nightmare: With no public bathrooms, the Big Apple is now 'the Big Toilet'

NYC's coronavirus nightmare: With no public bathrooms, the Big Apple is now 'the Big Toilet'

Working at a beer store on St. Mark’s Place, Brittany Spano, 27, has seen the Big Apple’s robust social life return, albeit in an abridged form. Read full article: NYC's coronavirus nightmare: With no pub...→

New Jersey governor says indoor, outdoor gatherings up to 100 people now allowed amid coronavirus recovery

New Jersey governor says indoor, outdoor gatherings up to 100 people now allowed amid coronavirus recovery

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy lifted the state’s stay-at-home order Tuesday afternoon, allowing indoor gatherings of up to 50 and outdoor gatherings of up to 100 [...] Read full article: New Jersey governor says indoor, outdoor...→

Chicago loses another big trade show to coronavirus pandemic

Chicago loses another big trade show to coronavirus pandemic

Another trade show that would have brought tens of thousands of visitors to Chicago has been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic Read full article: Chicago loses another big trade show to ...→

Florida Continues To See Big Jumps in Coronavirus Case Count; State Total Reaches Nearly 64,000

Florida Continues To See Big Jumps in Coronavirus Case Count; State Total Reaches Nearly 64,000

Florida’s tally of positive coronavirus cases has had a daily increase of more than 1,000 new cases every day for five consecutive days, with an additional 1,1 [...] Read full article: Florida Continues To See Big Jumps in Co...→

Lake Michigan big fish: A season of chasing history for big coho and big Chinook in Illinois waters

Lake Michigan big fish: A season of chasing history for big coho and big Chinook in Illinois waters

Once again it looks like a season on southern Lake Michigan where Illinois’ seemingly unassailable records for coho and Chinook may be within reach. Read full article: Lake Michigan big fish: A season of chas...→

Florida Governor Stiffens Penalties Against Bear Poaching

Florida Governor Stiffens Penalties Against Bear Poaching

Florida bears are getting stiffened protections against poachers, some of whom see the animals resurgence as a growing nuisance. Read full article: Florida Governor Stiffens Penalties Agai...→

California county sheriff says he won't enforce Newsom's coronavirus mask order

California county sheriff says he won't enforce Newsom's coronavirus mask order

The Sheriff's office for Sacramento County announced on Friday that it will not enforce Gov. Gavin Newsom's coronavirus order, forcing residents to wear masks [...] Read full article: California county sheriff says he won't ...→

Google, Fitbit and big tech zero in on coronavirus testing market

Google, Fitbit and big tech zero in on coronavirus testing market

Verily Life Sciences, a sister company of Google, scrambled to introduce a free coronavirus-screening site for the public and set up testing locations in March [...] Read full article: Google, Fitbit and big tech zero in on c...→

Virginia's Governor to Give Coronavirus Update; Phase 3 Update Possible

Virginia's Governor to Give Coronavirus Update; Phase 3 Update Possible

The governor of Virginia will give an update Thursday on the coronavirus pandemic.  We’re listening for any updates on when parts of the state can move to reop [...] Read full article: Virginia's Governor to Give Coronavirus ...→

Texas governor says young people in 'bar-type settings' behind coronavirus spike

Texas governor says young people in 'bar-type settings' behind coronavirus spike

People under 30 who are going to “bar-type settings” have become a driving factor behind Texas’ growing number of coronavirus cases, Gov. Greg Abbott says.  Read full article: Texas governor says young people in 'bar...→

As coronavirus cases spike, Texas mayors ask governor to allow them to require masks

As coronavirus cases spike, Texas mayors ask governor to allow them to require masks

Governor Greg Abbott's office responded tersely, saying the mayors hadn't "lifted a finger to impose penalties and enforcement mechanisms available to them." Read full article: As coronavirus cases spike, Texas mayors...→

Governor Abbott Takes Dig At Dallas County Judge During Coronavirus Update Presser

Governor Abbott Takes Dig At Dallas County Judge During Coronavirus Update Presser

During a press conference to give an update on Texas’ hospital capacity during the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Greg Abbott had some choice words for Dallas Cou [...] Read full article: Governor Abbott Takes Dig At Dallas Coun...→

Trump campaign declines to say if it will enforce CDC coronavirus guidelines at Tulsa rally

Trump campaign declines to say if it will enforce CDC coronavirus guidelines at Tulsa rally

One week out from Trump's first campaign even since the coronavirus outbreak first began in the U.S., the president's re-election campaign would not say what s [...] Read full article: Trump campaign declines to say if it wil...→

Indiana officials report 23 more coronavirus deaths; Lake County tops 4,000 cases

Indiana officials report 23 more coronavirus deaths; Lake County tops 4,000 cases

According to the Department of Health, Lake County added 46 new positive results Monday, bringing the county’s total to 4,005, the state’s second highest count [...] Read full article: Indiana officials report 23 more coronav...→

Man and 5-year-old daughter shot at White Bear Lake boat launch, sheriff’s office says

Man and 5-year-old daughter shot at White Bear Lake boat launch, sheriff’s office says

A man and his 5-year-old daughter were shot at a White Bear Lake boat launch Monday afternoon, said authorities, who were continuing to investigate the circums [...] Read full article: Man and 5-year-old daughter shot at Whit...→

Gohmert: Coronavirus Restrictions Show Americans 'More Tolerant' of Big Government Than in the Past

Gohmert: Coronavirus Restrictions Show Americans 'More Tolerant' of Big Government Than in the Past

Friday, during an interview that aired on Huntsville, AL radio's WVNN, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) discussed how his East Texas congressional district was handli [...] Read full article: Gohmert: Coronavirus Restrictions Show A...→

Texas governor says there is a

Texas governor says there is a "massive" coronavirus outbreak across the state after reopening

"We are looking at greater restrictions," Governor Greg Abbott said Wednesday, after initially saying this would be a last resort. Read full article: Texas governor says there is a "massive"...→

Lake Michigan big fish: A season of chasing history for big coho and big Chinook in Illinois waters

Lake Michigan big fish: A season of chasing history for big coho and big Chinook in Illinois waters

Once again it looks like a season on southern Lake Michigan where Illinois’ seemingly unassailable records for coho and Chinook may be within reach. Read full article: Lake Michigan big fish: A season of chas...→

As Coronavirus Restrictions Ease, Small Weddings Are Having A Big Moment In Hempstead

As Coronavirus Restrictions Ease, Small Weddings Are Having A Big Moment In Hempstead

Waiting to walk down the aisle has been a long road for some engaged couples during the coronavirus restrictions.  Read full article: As Coronavirus Restrictions Ease, Small ...→

Louisiana governor delays next phase of coronavirus reopening because of spike in cases

Louisiana governor delays next phase of coronavirus reopening because of spike in cases

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards on Monday said he is postponing the date for his state to move into its third reopening phase for at least 28 days amid a spike [...] Read full article: Louisiana governor delays next phase of ...→

Florida Governor Stiffens Penalties Against Bear Poaching

Florida Governor Stiffens Penalties Against Bear Poaching

Florida bears are getting stiffened protections against poachers, some of whom see the animals resurgence as a growing nuisance. Read full article: Florida Governor Stiffens Penalties Agai...→

Big Bear Lake moves forward with July 4th fireworks show

Big Bear Lake moves forward with July 4th fireworks show

For those not comfortable watching in person, the fireworks show will be livestreamed on multiple platforms. Read full article: Big Bear Lake moves forward with July 4t...→

Google, Fitbit and big tech zero in on coronavirus testing market

Google, Fitbit and big tech zero in on coronavirus testing market

Verily Life Sciences, a sister company of Google, scrambled to introduce a free coronavirus-screening site for the public and set up testing locations in March [...] Read full article: Google, Fitbit and big tech zero in on c...→

Texas governor says young people in 'bar-type settings' behind coronavirus spike

Texas governor says young people in 'bar-type settings' behind coronavirus spike

People under 30 who are going to “bar-type settings” have become a driving factor behind Texas’ growing number of coronavirus cases, Gov. Greg Abbott says.  Read full article: Texas governor says young people in 'bar...→

Big Lake Freedom Festival To Bring Fireworks, Socially-Distant Fun During Pandemic

Big Lake Freedom Festival To Bring Fireworks, Socially-Distant Fun During Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic forced many events to cancel, but as Gov. Tim Walz eased restrictions last week, one town northwest of the metro quickly organized a cele [...] Read full article: Big Lake Freedom Festival To Bring Firew...→

Texas governor says young people are driving coronavirus surge

Texas governor says young people are driving coronavirus surge

The state had 2,518 new hospitalizations on Tuesday, the fifth straight day of record highs. Read full article: Texas governor says young people are dri...→

Governor Abbott Takes Dig At Dallas County Judge During Coronavirus Update Presser

Governor Abbott Takes Dig At Dallas County Judge During Coronavirus Update Presser

During a press conference to give an update on Texas’ hospital capacity during the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Greg Abbott had some choice words for Dallas Cou [...] Read full article: Governor Abbott Takes Dig At Dallas Coun...→

Oregon governor to release inmates to slow coronavirus spread

Oregon governor to release inmates to slow coronavirus spread

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has asked for a list names by June 22 of inmates eligible for possible release to limit the spread of COVID-19 in the state prison syste [...] Read full article: Oregon governor to release inmates to sl...→

Lake of the Ozarks Memorial Day party leads to new confirmed coronavirus case

Lake of the Ozarks Memorial Day party leads to new confirmed coronavirus case

A person in Johnson County, Kansas, who spent Memorial Day Weekend at the Lake of the Ozarks has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Johnson County [...] Read full article: Lake of the Ozarks Memorial Day party le...→

NYC's coronavirus nightmare: With no public bathrooms, the Big Apple is now 'the Big Toilet'

NYC's coronavirus nightmare: With no public bathrooms, the Big Apple is now 'the Big Toilet'

Working at a beer store on St. Mark’s Place, Brittany Spano, 27, has seen the Big Apple’s robust social life return, albeit in an abridged form. Read full article: NYC's coronavirus nightmare: With no pub...→

Owner of vehicle at scene of White Bear Lake shooting of man and his 5-year-old daughter may have been ‘lying in wait,’ officials say

Law enforcement officials believe the individuals involved in the non-fatal shooting of a father and his 5-year-old daughter at a boat launch in White Bear Lak [...] Read full article: Owner of vehicle at scene of White Bear ...→

Indiana officials report 23 more coronavirus deaths; Lake County tops 4,000 cases

Indiana officials report 23 more coronavirus deaths; Lake County tops 4,000 cases

According to the Department of Health, Lake County added 46 new positive results Monday, bringing the county’s total to 4,005, the state’s second highest count [...] Read full article: Indiana officials report 23 more coronav...→

Chicago loses another big trade show to coronavirus pandemic

Chicago loses another big trade show to coronavirus pandemic

Another trade show that would have brought tens of thousands of visitors to Chicago has been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic Read full article: Chicago loses another big trade show to ...→

Coronavirus Hospitalizations Hit Low Point in Maryland, Governor Says

Coronavirus Hospitalizations Hit Low Point in Maryland, Governor Says

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan says coronavirus-related hospitalizations have fallen to their lowest level in more than eight weeks. Total current hospitalizati [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Hospitalizations Hit Low Poi...→

Gohmert: Coronavirus Restrictions Show Americans 'More Tolerant' of Big Government Than in the Past

Gohmert: Coronavirus Restrictions Show Americans 'More Tolerant' of Big Government Than in the Past

Friday, during an interview that aired on Huntsville, AL radio's WVNN, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) discussed how his East Texas congressional district was handli [...] Read full article: Gohmert: Coronavirus Restrictions Show A...→

Illinois hotels reeling from coronavirus lockdowns urge governor to expand convention capacities

Illinois hotels reeling from coronavirus lockdowns urge governor to expand convention capacities

A hotel lobby group in Illinois is asking elected leaders to increase the capacity of conventions in an effort to help the industry recover from massive layoff [...] Read full article: Illinois hotels reeling from coronavirus...→

Parkland mother hopeful governor approves public school panic alarms despite coronavirus cutbacks

Parkland mother hopeful governor approves public school panic alarms despite coronavirus cutbacks

As the governor mulls major vetos to next year’s budget, will Alyssa’s Law make the cut? The bill, passed last legislative session, would require all public sc [...] Read full article: Parkland mother hopeful governor approve...→

Governor Greg Abbott Addresses Major Issues Facing Texans: Police, Coronavirus, Back To School

Governor Greg Abbott Addresses Major Issues Facing Texans: Police, Coronavirus, Back To School

"Defunding the police is always the wrong answer," said Governor Greg Abbott Friday during an exclusive interview with CBS 11. Read full article: Governor Greg Abbott Addresses Major Iss...→

California county sheriff says he won't enforce Newsom's coronavirus mask order

California county sheriff says he won't enforce Newsom's coronavirus mask order

The Sheriff's office for Sacramento County announced on Friday that it will not enforce Gov. Gavin Newsom's coronavirus order, forcing residents to wear masks [...] Read full article: California county sheriff says he won't ...→

Coronavirus infects Arizona sheriff who refused to enforce stay-at-home order

Coronavirus infects Arizona sheriff who refused to enforce stay-at-home order

The coronavirus has infected an Arizona sheriff who opposed his state's lockdown order as unconstitutional and said he wouldn’t enforce it. Read full article: Coronavirus infects Arizona sheriff who ...→

Coronavirus economy: California gains jobs during May in big rebound

Coronavirus economy: California gains jobs during May in big rebound

The statewide job market gained 141,600 jobs during May, according to seasonally adjusted figures released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Read full article: Coronavirus economy: California gains jo...→

Virginia's Governor to Give Coronavirus Update; Phase 3 Update Possible

Virginia's Governor to Give Coronavirus Update; Phase 3 Update Possible

The governor of Virginia will give an update Thursday on the coronavirus pandemic.  We’re listening for any updates on when parts of the state can move to reop [...] Read full article: Virginia's Governor to Give Coronavirus ...→

Orlando Airport Has Coronavirus Numbers Contradicting Florida Governor

Orlando Airport Has Coronavirus Numbers Contradicting Florida Governor

Officials at Florida’s busiest airport say that only two workers out of 500 employees tested positive for COVID-19 over three days last week Read full article: Orlando Airport Has Coronavirus Numbers ...→

As coronavirus cases spike, Texas mayors ask governor to allow them to require masks

As coronavirus cases spike, Texas mayors ask governor to allow them to require masks

Governor Greg Abbott's office responded tersely, saying the mayors hadn't "lifted a finger to impose penalties and enforcement mechanisms available to them." Read full article: As coronavirus cases spike, Texas mayors...→

Illinois Republican Party sues Dem governor Pritzker over right to assemble during coronavirus lockdowns

Illinois Republican Party sues Dem governor Pritzker over right to assemble during coronavirus lockdowns

The Illinois Republican Party, along with other GOP groups, has filed a lawsuit over its right to assemble as a political group during the coronavirus pandemic [...] Read full article: Illinois Republican Party sues Dem gover...→

Trump campaign declines to say if it will enforce CDC coronavirus guidelines at Tulsa rally

Trump campaign declines to say if it will enforce CDC coronavirus guidelines at Tulsa rally

One week out from Trump's first campaign even since the coronavirus outbreak first began in the U.S., the president's re-election campaign would not say what s [...] Read full article: Trump campaign declines to say if it wil...→

Coronavirus economy: San Jose can avoid big service cuts, layoffs — for now

Coronavirus economy: San Jose can avoid big service cuts, layoffs — for now

Huge city service cutbacks will be held at bay in San Jose despite the economic effects of the coronavirus, Mayor Sam Liccardo said Thursday. Read full article: Coronavirus economy: San Jose can avoid ...→

New Jersey governor says indoor, outdoor gatherings up to 100 people now allowed amid coronavirus recovery

New Jersey governor says indoor, outdoor gatherings up to 100 people now allowed amid coronavirus recovery

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy lifted the state’s stay-at-home order Tuesday afternoon, allowing indoor gatherings of up to 50 and outdoor gatherings of up to 100 [...] Read full article: New Jersey governor says indoor, outdoor...→

Siberian governor says leaked oil spilled into Arctic lake

Some of the 20,000 tons of diesel oil that leaked from a power plant has seeped into a fragile Arctic lake, the regional governor said Tuesday. Read full article: Siberian governor says leaked oil spille...→

Man and 5-year-old daughter shot at White Bear Lake boat launch, sheriff’s office says

Man and 5-year-old daughter shot at White Bear Lake boat launch, sheriff’s office says

A man and his 5-year-old daughter were shot at a White Bear Lake boat launch Monday afternoon, said authorities, who were continuing to investigate the circums [...] Read full article: Man and 5-year-old daughter shot at Whit...→

Florida Continues To See Big Jumps in Coronavirus Case Count; State Total Reaches Nearly 64,000

Florida Continues To See Big Jumps in Coronavirus Case Count; State Total Reaches Nearly 64,000

Florida’s tally of positive coronavirus cases has had a daily increase of more than 1,000 new cases every day for five consecutive days, with an additional 1,1 [...] Read full article: Florida Continues To See Big Jumps in Co...→

Watch live: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo gives update on coronavirus response and protests

Watch live: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo gives update on coronavirus response and protests

Cuomo's latest briefing comes as protests against police brutality and the death of George Floyd stretch into a second weekend. Read full article: Watch live: New York Governor Andrew Cuo...→

Texas governor says there is a

Texas governor says there is a "massive" coronavirus outbreak across the state after reopening

"We are looking at greater restrictions," Governor Greg Abbott said Wednesday, after initially saying this would be a last resort. Read full article: Texas governor says there is a "massive"...→

Illinois hotels reeling from coronavirus lockdowns urge governor to expand convention capacities

Illinois hotels reeling from coronavirus lockdowns urge governor to expand convention capacities

A hotel lobby group in Illinois is asking elected leaders to increase the capacity of conventions in an effort to help the industry recover from massive layoff [...] Read full article: Illinois hotels reeling from coronavirus...→

Lake Michigan big fish: A season of chasing history for big coho and big Chinook in Illinois waters

Lake Michigan big fish: A season of chasing history for big coho and big Chinook in Illinois waters

Once again it looks like a season on southern Lake Michigan where Illinois’ seemingly unassailable records for coho and Chinook may be within reach. Read full article: Lake Michigan big fish: A season of chas...→

Parkland mother hopeful governor approves public school panic alarms despite coronavirus cutbacks

Parkland mother hopeful governor approves public school panic alarms despite coronavirus cutbacks

As the governor mulls major vetos to next year’s budget, will Alyssa’s Law make the cut? The bill, passed last legislative session, would require all public sc [...] Read full article: Parkland mother hopeful governor approve...→

As Coronavirus Restrictions Ease, Small Weddings Are Having A Big Moment In Hempstead

As Coronavirus Restrictions Ease, Small Weddings Are Having A Big Moment In Hempstead

Waiting to walk down the aisle has been a long road for some engaged couples during the coronavirus restrictions.  Read full article: As Coronavirus Restrictions Ease, Small ...→

Louisiana governor delays next phase of coronavirus reopening because of spike in cases

Louisiana governor delays next phase of coronavirus reopening because of spike in cases

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards on Monday said he is postponing the date for his state to move into its third reopening phase for at least 28 days amid a spike [...] Read full article: Louisiana governor delays next phase of ...→

Florida Governor Stiffens Penalties Against Bear Poaching

Florida Governor Stiffens Penalties Against Bear Poaching

Florida bears are getting stiffened protections against poachers, some of whom see the animals resurgence as a growing nuisance. Read full article: Florida Governor Stiffens Penalties Agai...→

Governor Greg Abbott Addresses Major Issues Facing Texans: Police, Coronavirus, Back To School

Governor Greg Abbott Addresses Major Issues Facing Texans: Police, Coronavirus, Back To School

"Defunding the police is always the wrong answer," said Governor Greg Abbott Friday during an exclusive interview with CBS 11. Read full article: Governor Greg Abbott Addresses Major Iss...→

Big Bear Lake moves forward with July 4th fireworks show

Big Bear Lake moves forward with July 4th fireworks show

For those not comfortable watching in person, the fireworks show will be livestreamed on multiple platforms. Read full article: Big Bear Lake moves forward with July 4t...→

California county sheriff says he won't enforce Newsom's coronavirus mask order

California county sheriff says he won't enforce Newsom's coronavirus mask order

The Sheriff's office for Sacramento County announced on Friday that it will not enforce Gov. Gavin Newsom's coronavirus order, forcing residents to wear masks [...] Read full article: California county sheriff says he won't ...→

Coronavirus infects Arizona sheriff who refused to enforce stay-at-home order

Coronavirus infects Arizona sheriff who refused to enforce stay-at-home order

The coronavirus has infected an Arizona sheriff who opposed his state's lockdown order as unconstitutional and said he wouldn’t enforce it. Read full article: Coronavirus infects Arizona sheriff who ...→

Google, Fitbit and big tech zero in on coronavirus testing market

Google, Fitbit and big tech zero in on coronavirus testing market

Verily Life Sciences, a sister company of Google, scrambled to introduce a free coronavirus-screening site for the public and set up testing locations in March [...] Read full article: Google, Fitbit and big tech zero in on c...→

Coronavirus economy: California gains jobs during May in big rebound

Coronavirus economy: California gains jobs during May in big rebound

The statewide job market gained 141,600 jobs during May, according to seasonally adjusted figures released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Read full article: Coronavirus economy: California gains jo...→

Virginia's Governor to Give Coronavirus Update; Phase 3 Update Possible

Virginia's Governor to Give Coronavirus Update; Phase 3 Update Possible

The governor of Virginia will give an update Thursday on the coronavirus pandemic.  We’re listening for any updates on when parts of the state can move to reop [...] Read full article: Virginia's Governor to Give Coronavirus ...→

Orlando Airport Has Coronavirus Numbers Contradicting Florida Governor

Orlando Airport Has Coronavirus Numbers Contradicting Florida Governor

Officials at Florida’s busiest airport say that only two workers out of 500 employees tested positive for COVID-19 over three days last week Read full article: Orlando Airport Has Coronavirus Numbers ...→

Texas governor says young people in 'bar-type settings' behind coronavirus spike

Texas governor says young people in 'bar-type settings' behind coronavirus spike

People under 30 who are going to “bar-type settings” have become a driving factor behind Texas’ growing number of coronavirus cases, Gov. Greg Abbott says.  Read full article: Texas governor says young people in 'bar...→

Big Lake Freedom Festival To Bring Fireworks, Socially-Distant Fun During Pandemic

Big Lake Freedom Festival To Bring Fireworks, Socially-Distant Fun During Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic forced many events to cancel, but as Gov. Tim Walz eased restrictions last week, one town northwest of the metro quickly organized a cele [...] Read full article: Big Lake Freedom Festival To Bring Firew...→

As coronavirus cases spike, Texas mayors ask governor to allow them to require masks

As coronavirus cases spike, Texas mayors ask governor to allow them to require masks

Governor Greg Abbott's office responded tersely, saying the mayors hadn't "lifted a finger to impose penalties and enforcement mechanisms available to them." Read full article: As coronavirus cases spike, Texas mayors...→

Texas governor says young people are driving coronavirus surge

Texas governor says young people are driving coronavirus surge

The state had 2,518 new hospitalizations on Tuesday, the fifth straight day of record highs. Read full article: Texas governor says young people are dri...→

Illinois Republican Party sues Dem governor Pritzker over right to assemble during coronavirus lockdowns

Illinois Republican Party sues Dem governor Pritzker over right to assemble during coronavirus lockdowns

The Illinois Republican Party, along with other GOP groups, has filed a lawsuit over its right to assemble as a political group during the coronavirus pandemic [...] Read full article: Illinois Republican Party sues Dem gover...→

Governor Abbott Takes Dig At Dallas County Judge During Coronavirus Update Presser

Governor Abbott Takes Dig At Dallas County Judge During Coronavirus Update Presser

During a press conference to give an update on Texas’ hospital capacity during the COVID-19 pandemic, Governor Greg Abbott had some choice words for Dallas Cou [...] Read full article: Governor Abbott Takes Dig At Dallas Coun...→

Oregon governor to release inmates to slow coronavirus spread

Oregon governor to release inmates to slow coronavirus spread

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has asked for a list names by June 22 of inmates eligible for possible release to limit the spread of COVID-19 in the state prison syste [...] Read full article: Oregon governor to release inmates to sl...→

Trump campaign declines to say if it will enforce CDC coronavirus guidelines at Tulsa rally

Trump campaign declines to say if it will enforce CDC coronavirus guidelines at Tulsa rally

One week out from Trump's first campaign even since the coronavirus outbreak first began in the U.S., the president's re-election campaign would not say what s [...] Read full article: Trump campaign declines to say if it wil...→

Lake of the Ozarks Memorial Day party leads to new confirmed coronavirus case

Lake of the Ozarks Memorial Day party leads to new confirmed coronavirus case

A person in Johnson County, Kansas, who spent Memorial Day Weekend at the Lake of the Ozarks has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Johnson County [...] Read full article: Lake of the Ozarks Memorial Day party le...→

Coronavirus economy: San Jose can avoid big service cuts, layoffs — for now

Coronavirus economy: San Jose can avoid big service cuts, layoffs — for now

Huge city service cutbacks will be held at bay in San Jose despite the economic effects of the coronavirus, Mayor Sam Liccardo said Thursday. Read full article: Coronavirus economy: San Jose can avoid ...→

NYC's coronavirus nightmare: With no public bathrooms, the Big Apple is now 'the Big Toilet'

NYC's coronavirus nightmare: With no public bathrooms, the Big Apple is now 'the Big Toilet'

Working at a beer store on St. Mark’s Place, Brittany Spano, 27, has seen the Big Apple’s robust social life return, albeit in an abridged form. Read full article: NYC's coronavirus nightmare: With no pub...→

Owner of vehicle at scene of White Bear Lake shooting of man and his 5-year-old daughter may have been ‘lying in wait,’ officials say

Law enforcement officials believe the individuals involved in the non-fatal shooting of a father and his 5-year-old daughter at a boat launch in White Bear Lak [...] Read full article: Owner of vehicle at scene of White Bear ...→

New Jersey governor says indoor, outdoor gatherings up to 100 people now allowed amid coronavirus recovery

New Jersey governor says indoor, outdoor gatherings up to 100 people now allowed amid coronavirus recovery

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy lifted the state’s stay-at-home order Tuesday afternoon, allowing indoor gatherings of up to 50 and outdoor gatherings of up to 100 [...] Read full article: New Jersey governor says indoor, outdoor...→

Indiana officials report 23 more coronavirus deaths; Lake County tops 4,000 cases

Indiana officials report 23 more coronavirus deaths; Lake County tops 4,000 cases

According to the Department of Health, Lake County added 46 new positive results Monday, bringing the county’s total to 4,005, the state’s second highest count [...] Read full article: Indiana officials report 23 more coronav...→

Siberian governor says leaked oil spilled into Arctic lake

Some of the 20,000 tons of diesel oil that leaked from a power plant has seeped into a fragile Arctic lake, the regional governor said Tuesday. Read full article: Siberian governor says leaked oil spille...→

Chicago loses another big trade show to coronavirus pandemic

Chicago loses another big trade show to coronavirus pandemic

Another trade show that would have brought tens of thousands of visitors to Chicago has been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic Read full article: Chicago loses another big trade show to ...→

Man and 5-year-old daughter shot at White Bear Lake boat launch, sheriff’s office says

Man and 5-year-old daughter shot at White Bear Lake boat launch, sheriff’s office says

A man and his 5-year-old daughter were shot at a White Bear Lake boat launch Monday afternoon, said authorities, who were continuing to investigate the circums [...] Read full article: Man and 5-year-old daughter shot at Whit...→

Coronavirus Hospitalizations Hit Low Point in Maryland, Governor Says

Coronavirus Hospitalizations Hit Low Point in Maryland, Governor Says

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan says coronavirus-related hospitalizations have fallen to their lowest level in more than eight weeks. Total current hospitalizati [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Hospitalizations Hit Low Poi...→

Florida Continues To See Big Jumps in Coronavirus Case Count; State Total Reaches Nearly 64,000

Florida Continues To See Big Jumps in Coronavirus Case Count; State Total Reaches Nearly 64,000

Florida’s tally of positive coronavirus cases has had a daily increase of more than 1,000 new cases every day for five consecutive days, with an additional 1,1 [...] Read full article: Florida Continues To See Big Jumps in Co...→

Gohmert: Coronavirus Restrictions Show Americans 'More Tolerant' of Big Government Than in the Past

Gohmert: Coronavirus Restrictions Show Americans 'More Tolerant' of Big Government Than in the Past

Friday, during an interview that aired on Huntsville, AL radio's WVNN, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) discussed how his East Texas congressional district was handli [...] Read full article: Gohmert: Coronavirus Restrictions Show A...→

Watch live: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo gives update on coronavirus response and protests

Watch live: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo gives update on coronavirus response and protests

Cuomo's latest briefing comes as protests against police brutality and the death of George Floyd stretch into a second weekend. Read full article: Watch live: New York Governor Andrew Cuo...→