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State to fund about $100 million for flood mitigation in Lake County

State to fund about $100 million for flood mitigation in Lake County

The state will foot the bill for about $150 million of capital projects in Lake County including about $100 million in flood mitigation, pending Gov. J.B. Prit [...] Read full article: State to fund about $100 million for flo...→

State to fund about $100 million for flood mitigation in Lake County

State to fund about $100 million for flood mitigation in Lake County

The state will foot the bill for about $150 million of capital projects in Lake County including about $100 million in flood mitigation, pending Gov. J.B. Prit [...] Read full article: State to fund about $100 million for flo...→

LGBTQ Pride flag might fly at Lake County center starting Friday

LGBTQ Pride flag might fly at Lake County center starting Friday

Lake County officials are finalizing a plan to fly a rainbow flag at the county government center in Waukegan starting Friday to commemorate the 50th anniversa [...] Read full article: LGBTQ Pride flag might fly at Lake Count...→

Unchartered Territory: San Diego County Charter Schools Take $15.8 Million in Federal Small Business Loans

Unchartered Territory: San Diego County Charter Schools Take $15.8 Million in Federal Small Business Loans

Publicly funded charter schools in San Diego County have received more than $15.8 million through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP,) a federal government f [...] Read full article: Unchartered Territory: San Diego County ...→

Ellicott City flood alert sounds, Howard County works to prevent future devastation | WTOP

For the first time, early warning sirens sounded in historic Ellicott City, Maryland. Despite almost two inches of rain in a one hour period, no serious damage [...] Read full article: Ellicott City flood alert sounds, Howard...→

In $37 million push to buy Chinese-made masks for COVID-19, Washington state runs into delays, poor quality and fit problems

In $37 million push to buy Chinese-made masks for COVID-19, Washington state runs into delays, poor quality and fit problems

After ordering $37 million of Chinese-made masks to protect against the coronavirus, state officials cancelled more than half the orders and stopped placing ne [...] Read full article: In $37 million push to buy Chinese-made ...→

Lake County hosts second virtual town hall on COVID-19

Lake County hosts second virtual town hall on COVID-19

Lake County is holding its second live COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Hosted by Lake County Board Chairwoman Sandy Hart, panelists will discuss [...] Read full article: Lake County hosts second virtual town ha...→

State Representative Requests Mask Ordinance for Denton County Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

State Representative Requests Mask Ordinance for Denton County Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

State Representative Michelle Beckley has requested that Denton County Judge Andy Eads institute a mask ordinance to “alleviate uncertainty and provide consist [...] Read full article: State Representative Requests Mask Ordin...→

Relief funds coming for Lake County businesses, communties

Relief funds coming for Lake County businesses, communties

The mechanics of distributing $121.5 million in federal COVID relief funding continues to evolve in Lake County with help for small businesses and municipaliti [...] Read full article: Relief funds coming for Lake County busi...→

Denton County OPEN Offers $20 Million in Grants for Business

Denton County OPEN Offers $20 Million in Grants for Business

The Denton County Commissioners Court is launching the second phase of a small business grant program at noon on Monday, June 22, through noon on Monday, July [...] Read full article: Denton County OPEN Offers $20 Million in...→

Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus in Lake County

Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus in Lake County

A mosquito batch sampled June 4, in Hawthorn Woods has tested positive for West Nile virus, and marks the first confirmed virus presence in the county this yea [...] Read full article: Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile v...→

Libertyville Office of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago Raised $1200 for The Lake County Haven During Company-Wide Community Kindness Event

Libertyville Office of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago Raised $1200 for The Lake County Haven During Company-Wide Community Kindness Event

The Libertyville office of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago ran a GoFundMe campaign to raise funds for The Lake County Haven during the firm's annual al [...] Read full article: Libertyville Office of Berkshire Hathawa...→

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings to Donate $120 Million to United Negro College Fund, Historically Black Colleges

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings to Donate $120 Million to United Negro College Fund, Historically Black Colleges

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings and his wife Patty Quillin announced on Wednesday that they are donating $120 million to the United Negro College Fund and two histor [...] Read full article: Netflix CEO Reed Hastings to Donate $120...→

County Office of Education Begins Suicide Prevention Program With State

County Office of Education Begins Suicide Prevention Program With State

The San Diego County Office of Education, along with the California Department of Education, announced a free suicide prevention training program Wednesday ava [...] Read full article: County Office of Education Begins Suicid...→

State Trooper, Good Samaritan Rescue 8 People From Sinking Boat In Ocean County

State Trooper, Good Samaritan Rescue 8 People From Sinking Boat In Ocean County

The 26-foot boat was in the Point Pleasant Canal when it began taking on water around 5 p.m. Sunday, state police said. Read full article: State Trooper, Good Samaritan Rescue 8 P...→

Covid-19 Response Fund Raises $1 Million Dollars for Community

Covid-19 Response Fund Raises $1 Million Dollars for Community

ALBANY (NEWS 10) – After a recent donation from Blue Shield of Northeastern NY The Capital Region Community COVID-19 Response Fund has raised $1,069,000. The R [...] Read full article: Covid-19 Response Fund Raises $1 Million...→

Lake County state's attorney candidate lays out police accountability plan

Lake County state's attorney candidate lays out police accountability plan

In light of the nation's recent attention on police violence, Eric Rinehart, candidate for Lake County State's Attorney, released his plan to increase police a [...] Read full article: Lake County state's attorney candidate l...→

High volume slowing down Harris County COVID-19 relief fund application

High volume slowing down Harris County COVID-19 relief fund application

Some Harris County residents are reporting difficulty applying as thousands try to get money to help them through the COVID-19 crisis. Read full article: High volume slowing down Harris County C...→

Hidalgo Calls for Applications for County COVID-19 Relief Fund

Hidalgo Calls for Applications for County COVID-19 Relief Fund

Early Monday afternoon, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo announced that low-income county residents affected by the coronavirus pandemic have until Wednesday t [...] Read full article: Hidalgo Calls for Applications for Count...→

Lake County may fly LGBTQ flag

Lake County may fly LGBTQ flag

Lake County officials are considering a proposal to fly the LGBTQ Pride Flag at the county government center in Waukegan starting Friday. Read full article: Lake County may fly LGBTQ flag...→

Tests for ethylene oxide in Lake County are done. What happens next?

Tests for ethylene oxide in Lake County are done. What happens next?

Lake County officials are calling for a quick federal analysis of air testing results for cancer causing ethylene oxide near factories in Gurnee and Waukegan. Read full article: Tests for ethylene oxide in Lake County ...→

Marriage, civil unions to return to Lake County courthouse, virtually

Marriage, civil unions to return to Lake County courthouse, virtually

Lake County judges will be the first in the state to resume presiding over weddings and civil unions, according to court officials Friday. But because of safet [...] Read full article: Marriage, civil unions to return to Lake...→

State: $11.4 billion paid out in unemployment to more than 2 million people

State: $11.4 billion paid out in unemployment to more than 2 million people

The Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency said it has provided $11.4 billion in benefits to more than 2 million workers in the last three months. Read full article: State: $11.4 billion paid out in unemplo...→

6 Cook County commercial property tax bills rise by $1 million or more

6 Cook County commercial property tax bills rise by $1 million or more

Owners of six commercial properties in Cook County's Northwest suburbs are getting tax bills that are $1 million or higher than what they paid last year. Read full article: 6 Cook County commercial property tax bi...→

NYC, state failed to fund nursing home watchdogs, report says

NYC, state failed to fund nursing home watchdogs, report says

The city and state severely shortchanged a federally mandated program designed to protect nursing home residents, leading to the disproportionate death toll of [...] Read full article: NYC, state failed to fund nursing home w...→

Lake County designated as high-intensity drug trafficking area

Lake County designated as high-intensity drug trafficking area

Lake County has been designated a high-intensity drug trafficking area, the DEA announced Wednesday, which means the county will receive more resources to coor [...] Read full article: Lake County designated as high-intensity...→

Will County men charged in $1 million ID theft scheme

Will County men charged in $1 million ID theft scheme

The pair allegedly used stolen financial information to resell high-end items including lawn mowers, tractors and appliances. Read full article: Will County men charged in $1 million ID...→

Washington state to get $95 million settlement against Monsanto over PCBs

The state in 2016 sued the company over its production of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), claiming the company hid what it knew about the harms these chemica [...] Read full article: Washington state to get $95 million sett...→

LA County Board Approves Plan to Buy 3 Million Masks

LA County Board Approves Plan to Buy 3 Million Masks

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to buy and give away three million cloth face masks in the next 90 days. Supervisors Sheila Kuehl and [...] Read full article: LA County Board Approves Plan to Buy 3 M...→

LA County To Purchase, Give Away 3 Million Cloth Face Masks

LA County To Purchase, Give Away 3 Million Cloth Face Masks

The L.A. County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted to buy and distribute three million cloth face masks in the next 90 days. Read full article: LA County To Purchase, Give Away 3 Milli...→

Lake County reports three new COVID-19 deaths; Indiana reports 14 new deaths since June 17

Lake County reports three new COVID-19 deaths; Indiana reports 14 new deaths since June 17

Lake County reported three additional COVID-19 deaths Tuesday, bringing the total to 238, officials said. It now stands at 4,489 cases, according to state figu [...] Read full article: Lake County reports three new COVID-19 d...→

Reopening phases by county: What you can and can’t do as Washington state reopens from coronavirus lockdown

Reopening phases by county: What you can and can’t do as Washington state reopens from coronavirus lockdown

As Washington's counties progress through Gov. Jay Inslee's plan to reopen the state, here's an interactive map that tracks the counties' progress through the [...] Read full article: Reopening phases by county: What you can...→

California Governor Urged to Fully Fund Child Care in State Budget

California Governor Urged to Fully Fund Child Care in State Budget

City Councilman David Ryu and Assemblywoman Sydney Kamlager, D-Los Angeles, Monday joined the nonprofit Pathways LA to call on Gov. Gavin Newsom to fully fund  [...] Read full article: California Governor Urged to Fully Fund ...→

Virus is taking big toll on farm county in Washington state

Virus is taking big toll on farm county in Washington state

The coronavirus is hitting agricultural Yakima County, Washington, hard, with cases surging far faster than elsewhere in the state Read full article: Virus is taking big toll on farm county ...→

Illinois' Lake County starting up weddings again, virtually

Illinois' Lake County starting up weddings again, virtually

You can't use the coronavirus pandemic as an excuse not to get married any more _ at least not in Lake County Read full article: Illinois' Lake County starting up weddin...→

Lake County warns of contract tracing scam

Lake County warns of contract tracing scam

Lake County officials are warning residents of contact tracing scams where criminals pretend to be contact tracers to steal vital information like Social Secur [...] Read full article: Lake County warns of contract tracing sc...→

County Gets $3 Million in Tax Credits to Rebuild Housing Burned in 2017-18 Wildfires - Times of San Diego

San Diego County will receive nearly $3 million in federal tax credits for reconstruction of multifamily housing projects destroyed in recent wildfires. Read full article: County Gets $3 Million in Tax Credits to...→

$50 million available for small businesses in Wayne County

$50 million available for small businesses in Wayne County

In Wayne County, $50 million is up for grabs for small businesses with COVID-19-related costs. County Executive Warren Evans announced the Back to Work: Small [...] Read full article: $50 million available for small business...→

Lake County Approves Outdoor Spaces For Restaurants, Bars In Unincorporated Areas With Just A Photo And An Email

Lake County Approves Outdoor Spaces For Restaurants, Bars In Unincorporated Areas With Just A Photo And An Email

CBS 2’s Tara Molina found one suburb giving instant approval for outdoor bar and restaurant space - just snap a picture and send it in. Read full article: Lake County Approves Outdoor Spaces For ...→

Minnesota Freedom Fund plans next steps with more than $30 million raised — and criticism pouring in

Minnesota Freedom Fund plans next steps with more than $30 million raised — and criticism pouring in

In the span of a couple of days last month, the Minnesota Freedom Fund went from a fledgling local nonprofit to a viral sensation that has since eclipsed more [...] Read full article: Minnesota Freedom Fund plans next steps ...→

Black Lives Matter network creates $12 million grant fund to fight racism

Black Lives Matter network creates $12 million grant fund to fight racism

Foundation has received more than a million donations since protests erupted over the death of George Floyd. Read full article: Black Lives Matter network creates $12 m...→

Washington state to get $95 million settlement against Monsanto over PCBs

The state in 2016 sued the company over its production of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), claiming the company hid what it knew about the harms these chemica [...] Read full article: Washington state to get $95 million sett...→

LGBTQ Pride flag might fly at Lake County center starting Friday

LGBTQ Pride flag might fly at Lake County center starting Friday

Lake County officials are finalizing a plan to fly a rainbow flag at the county government center in Waukegan starting Friday to commemorate the 50th anniversa [...] Read full article: LGBTQ Pride flag might fly at Lake Count...→

LA County To Purchase, Give Away 3 Million Cloth Face Masks

LA County To Purchase, Give Away 3 Million Cloth Face Masks

The L.A. County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted to buy and distribute three million cloth face masks in the next 90 days. Read full article: LA County To Purchase, Give Away 3 Milli...→

Ellicott City flood alert sounds, Howard County works to prevent future devastation | WTOP

For the first time, early warning sirens sounded in historic Ellicott City, Maryland. Despite almost two inches of rain in a one hour period, no serious damage [...] Read full article: Ellicott City flood alert sounds, Howard...→

Reopening phases by county: What you can and can’t do as Washington state reopens from coronavirus lockdown

Reopening phases by county: What you can and can’t do as Washington state reopens from coronavirus lockdown

As Washington's counties progress through Gov. Jay Inslee's plan to reopen the state, here's an interactive map that tracks the counties' progress through the [...] Read full article: Reopening phases by county: What you can...→

Hidalgo Calls for Applications for County COVID-19 Relief Fund

Hidalgo Calls for Applications for County COVID-19 Relief Fund

Early Monday afternoon, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo announced that low-income county residents affected by the coronavirus pandemic have until Wednesday t [...] Read full article: Hidalgo Calls for Applications for Count...→

Lake County hosts second virtual town hall on COVID-19

Lake County hosts second virtual town hall on COVID-19

Lake County is holding its second live COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Hosted by Lake County Board Chairwoman Sandy Hart, panelists will discuss [...] Read full article: Lake County hosts second virtual town ha...→

Virus is taking big toll on farm county in Washington state

Virus is taking big toll on farm county in Washington state

The coronavirus is hitting agricultural Yakima County, Washington, hard, with cases surging far faster than elsewhere in the state Read full article: Virus is taking big toll on farm county ...→

Lake County warns of contract tracing scam

Lake County warns of contract tracing scam

Lake County officials are warning residents of contact tracing scams where criminals pretend to be contact tracers to steal vital information like Social Secur [...] Read full article: Lake County warns of contract tracing sc...→

Marriage, civil unions to return to Lake County courthouse, virtually

Marriage, civil unions to return to Lake County courthouse, virtually

Lake County judges will be the first in the state to resume presiding over weddings and civil unions, according to court officials Friday. But because of safet [...] Read full article: Marriage, civil unions to return to Lake...→

Denton County OPEN Offers $20 Million in Grants for Business

Denton County OPEN Offers $20 Million in Grants for Business

The Denton County Commissioners Court is launching the second phase of a small business grant program at noon on Monday, June 22, through noon on Monday, July [...] Read full article: Denton County OPEN Offers $20 Million in...→

County Gets $3 Million in Tax Credits to Rebuild Housing Burned in 2017-18 Wildfires - Times of San Diego

San Diego County will receive nearly $3 million in federal tax credits for reconstruction of multifamily housing projects destroyed in recent wildfires. Read full article: County Gets $3 Million in Tax Credits to...→

6 Cook County commercial property tax bills rise by $1 million or more

6 Cook County commercial property tax bills rise by $1 million or more

Owners of six commercial properties in Cook County's Northwest suburbs are getting tax bills that are $1 million or higher than what they paid last year. Read full article: 6 Cook County commercial property tax bi...→

Libertyville Office of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago Raised $1200 for The Lake County Haven During Company-Wide Community Kindness Event

Libertyville Office of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago Raised $1200 for The Lake County Haven During Company-Wide Community Kindness Event

The Libertyville office of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago ran a GoFundMe campaign to raise funds for The Lake County Haven during the firm's annual al [...] Read full article: Libertyville Office of Berkshire Hathawa...→

Lake County Approves Outdoor Spaces For Restaurants, Bars In Unincorporated Areas With Just A Photo And An Email

Lake County Approves Outdoor Spaces For Restaurants, Bars In Unincorporated Areas With Just A Photo And An Email

CBS 2’s Tara Molina found one suburb giving instant approval for outdoor bar and restaurant space - just snap a picture and send it in. Read full article: Lake County Approves Outdoor Spaces For ...→

Lake County designated as high-intensity drug trafficking area

Lake County designated as high-intensity drug trafficking area

Lake County has been designated a high-intensity drug trafficking area, the DEA announced Wednesday, which means the county will receive more resources to coor [...] Read full article: Lake County designated as high-intensity...→

County Office of Education Begins Suicide Prevention Program With State

County Office of Education Begins Suicide Prevention Program With State

The San Diego County Office of Education, along with the California Department of Education, announced a free suicide prevention training program Wednesday ava [...] Read full article: County Office of Education Begins Suicid...→

Black Lives Matter network creates $12 million grant fund to fight racism

Black Lives Matter network creates $12 million grant fund to fight racism

Foundation has received more than a million donations since protests erupted over the death of George Floyd. Read full article: Black Lives Matter network creates $12 m...→

Covid-19 Response Fund Raises $1 Million Dollars for Community

Covid-19 Response Fund Raises $1 Million Dollars for Community

ALBANY (NEWS 10) – After a recent donation from Blue Shield of Northeastern NY The Capital Region Community COVID-19 Response Fund has raised $1,069,000. The R [...] Read full article: Covid-19 Response Fund Raises $1 Million...→

LA County Board Approves Plan to Buy 3 Million Masks

LA County Board Approves Plan to Buy 3 Million Masks

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to buy and give away three million cloth face masks in the next 90 days. Supervisors Sheila Kuehl and [...] Read full article: LA County Board Approves Plan to Buy 3 M...→

Lake County state's attorney candidate lays out police accountability plan

Lake County state's attorney candidate lays out police accountability plan

In light of the nation's recent attention on police violence, Eric Rinehart, candidate for Lake County State's Attorney, released his plan to increase police a [...] Read full article: Lake County state's attorney candidate l...→

Unchartered Territory: San Diego County Charter Schools Take $15.8 Million in Federal Small Business Loans

Unchartered Territory: San Diego County Charter Schools Take $15.8 Million in Federal Small Business Loans

Publicly funded charter schools in San Diego County have received more than $15.8 million through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP,) a federal government f [...] Read full article: Unchartered Territory: San Diego County ...→

Lake County reports three new COVID-19 deaths; Indiana reports 14 new deaths since June 17

Lake County reports three new COVID-19 deaths; Indiana reports 14 new deaths since June 17

Lake County reported three additional COVID-19 deaths Tuesday, bringing the total to 238, officials said. It now stands at 4,489 cases, according to state figu [...] Read full article: Lake County reports three new COVID-19 d...→

High volume slowing down Harris County COVID-19 relief fund application

High volume slowing down Harris County COVID-19 relief fund application

Some Harris County residents are reporting difficulty applying as thousands try to get money to help them through the COVID-19 crisis. Read full article: High volume slowing down Harris County C...→

In $37 million push to buy Chinese-made masks for COVID-19, Washington state runs into delays, poor quality and fit problems

In $37 million push to buy Chinese-made masks for COVID-19, Washington state runs into delays, poor quality and fit problems

After ordering $37 million of Chinese-made masks to protect against the coronavirus, state officials cancelled more than half the orders and stopped placing ne [...] Read full article: In $37 million push to buy Chinese-made ...→

California Governor Urged to Fully Fund Child Care in State Budget

California Governor Urged to Fully Fund Child Care in State Budget

City Councilman David Ryu and Assemblywoman Sydney Kamlager, D-Los Angeles, Monday joined the nonprofit Pathways LA to call on Gov. Gavin Newsom to fully fund  [...] Read full article: California Governor Urged to Fully Fund ...→

Lake County may fly LGBTQ flag

Lake County may fly LGBTQ flag

Lake County officials are considering a proposal to fly the LGBTQ Pride Flag at the county government center in Waukegan starting Friday. Read full article: Lake County may fly LGBTQ flag...→

State Representative Requests Mask Ordinance for Denton County Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

State Representative Requests Mask Ordinance for Denton County Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

State Representative Michelle Beckley has requested that Denton County Judge Andy Eads institute a mask ordinance to “alleviate uncertainty and provide consist [...] Read full article: State Representative Requests Mask Ordin...→

Illinois' Lake County starting up weddings again, virtually

Illinois' Lake County starting up weddings again, virtually

You can't use the coronavirus pandemic as an excuse not to get married any more _ at least not in Lake County Read full article: Illinois' Lake County starting up weddin...→

Tests for ethylene oxide in Lake County are done. What happens next?

Tests for ethylene oxide in Lake County are done. What happens next?

Lake County officials are calling for a quick federal analysis of air testing results for cancer causing ethylene oxide near factories in Gurnee and Waukegan. Read full article: Tests for ethylene oxide in Lake County ...→

Relief funds coming for Lake County businesses, communties

Relief funds coming for Lake County businesses, communties

The mechanics of distributing $121.5 million in federal COVID relief funding continues to evolve in Lake County with help for small businesses and municipaliti [...] Read full article: Relief funds coming for Lake County busi...→

State: $11.4 billion paid out in unemployment to more than 2 million people

State: $11.4 billion paid out in unemployment to more than 2 million people

The Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency said it has provided $11.4 billion in benefits to more than 2 million workers in the last three months. Read full article: State: $11.4 billion paid out in unemplo...→

Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus in Lake County

Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus in Lake County

A mosquito batch sampled June 4, in Hawthorn Woods has tested positive for West Nile virus, and marks the first confirmed virus presence in the county this yea [...] Read full article: Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile v...→

$50 million available for small businesses in Wayne County

$50 million available for small businesses in Wayne County

In Wayne County, $50 million is up for grabs for small businesses with COVID-19-related costs. County Executive Warren Evans announced the Back to Work: Small [...] Read full article: $50 million available for small business...→

NYC, state failed to fund nursing home watchdogs, report says

NYC, state failed to fund nursing home watchdogs, report says

The city and state severely shortchanged a federally mandated program designed to protect nursing home residents, leading to the disproportionate death toll of [...] Read full article: NYC, state failed to fund nursing home w...→

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings to Donate $120 Million to United Negro College Fund, Historically Black Colleges

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings to Donate $120 Million to United Negro College Fund, Historically Black Colleges

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings and his wife Patty Quillin announced on Wednesday that they are donating $120 million to the United Negro College Fund and two histor [...] Read full article: Netflix CEO Reed Hastings to Donate $120...→

Minnesota Freedom Fund plans next steps with more than $30 million raised — and criticism pouring in

Minnesota Freedom Fund plans next steps with more than $30 million raised — and criticism pouring in

In the span of a couple of days last month, the Minnesota Freedom Fund went from a fledgling local nonprofit to a viral sensation that has since eclipsed more [...] Read full article: Minnesota Freedom Fund plans next steps ...→

Will County men charged in $1 million ID theft scheme

Will County men charged in $1 million ID theft scheme

The pair allegedly used stolen financial information to resell high-end items including lawn mowers, tractors and appliances. Read full article: Will County men charged in $1 million ID...→

State Trooper, Good Samaritan Rescue 8 People From Sinking Boat In Ocean County

State Trooper, Good Samaritan Rescue 8 People From Sinking Boat In Ocean County

The 26-foot boat was in the Point Pleasant Canal when it began taking on water around 5 p.m. Sunday, state police said. Read full article: State Trooper, Good Samaritan Rescue 8 P...→

Covid-19 Response Fund Raises $1 Million Dollars for Community

Covid-19 Response Fund Raises $1 Million Dollars for Community

ALBANY (NEWS 10) – After a recent donation from Blue Shield of Northeastern NY The Capital Region Community COVID-19 Response Fund has raised $1,069,000. The R [...] Read full article: Covid-19 Response Fund Raises $1 Million...→

Washington state to get $95 million settlement against Monsanto over PCBs

The state in 2016 sued the company over its production of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), claiming the company hid what it knew about the harms these chemica [...] Read full article: Washington state to get $95 million sett...→

LA County Board Approves Plan to Buy 3 Million Masks

LA County Board Approves Plan to Buy 3 Million Masks

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to buy and give away three million cloth face masks in the next 90 days. Supervisors Sheila Kuehl and [...] Read full article: LA County Board Approves Plan to Buy 3 M...→

LGBTQ Pride flag might fly at Lake County center starting Friday

LGBTQ Pride flag might fly at Lake County center starting Friday

Lake County officials are finalizing a plan to fly a rainbow flag at the county government center in Waukegan starting Friday to commemorate the 50th anniversa [...] Read full article: LGBTQ Pride flag might fly at Lake Count...→

Lake County state's attorney candidate lays out police accountability plan

Lake County state's attorney candidate lays out police accountability plan

In light of the nation's recent attention on police violence, Eric Rinehart, candidate for Lake County State's Attorney, released his plan to increase police a [...] Read full article: Lake County state's attorney candidate l...→

LA County To Purchase, Give Away 3 Million Cloth Face Masks

LA County To Purchase, Give Away 3 Million Cloth Face Masks

The L.A. County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday voted to buy and distribute three million cloth face masks in the next 90 days. Read full article: LA County To Purchase, Give Away 3 Milli...→

Unchartered Territory: San Diego County Charter Schools Take $15.8 Million in Federal Small Business Loans

Unchartered Territory: San Diego County Charter Schools Take $15.8 Million in Federal Small Business Loans

Publicly funded charter schools in San Diego County have received more than $15.8 million through the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP,) a federal government f [...] Read full article: Unchartered Territory: San Diego County ...→

Lake County reports three new COVID-19 deaths; Indiana reports 14 new deaths since June 17

Lake County reports three new COVID-19 deaths; Indiana reports 14 new deaths since June 17

Lake County reported three additional COVID-19 deaths Tuesday, bringing the total to 238, officials said. It now stands at 4,489 cases, according to state figu [...] Read full article: Lake County reports three new COVID-19 d...→

Ellicott City flood alert sounds, Howard County works to prevent future devastation | WTOP

For the first time, early warning sirens sounded in historic Ellicott City, Maryland. Despite almost two inches of rain in a one hour period, no serious damage [...] Read full article: Ellicott City flood alert sounds, Howard...→

High volume slowing down Harris County COVID-19 relief fund application

High volume slowing down Harris County COVID-19 relief fund application

Some Harris County residents are reporting difficulty applying as thousands try to get money to help them through the COVID-19 crisis. Read full article: High volume slowing down Harris County C...→

Reopening phases by county: What you can and can’t do as Washington state reopens from coronavirus lockdown

Reopening phases by county: What you can and can’t do as Washington state reopens from coronavirus lockdown

As Washington's counties progress through Gov. Jay Inslee's plan to reopen the state, here's an interactive map that tracks the counties' progress through the [...] Read full article: Reopening phases by county: What you can...→

In $37 million push to buy Chinese-made masks for COVID-19, Washington state runs into delays, poor quality and fit problems

In $37 million push to buy Chinese-made masks for COVID-19, Washington state runs into delays, poor quality and fit problems

After ordering $37 million of Chinese-made masks to protect against the coronavirus, state officials cancelled more than half the orders and stopped placing ne [...] Read full article: In $37 million push to buy Chinese-made ...→

Hidalgo Calls for Applications for County COVID-19 Relief Fund

Hidalgo Calls for Applications for County COVID-19 Relief Fund

Early Monday afternoon, Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo announced that low-income county residents affected by the coronavirus pandemic have until Wednesday t [...] Read full article: Hidalgo Calls for Applications for Count...→

California Governor Urged to Fully Fund Child Care in State Budget

California Governor Urged to Fully Fund Child Care in State Budget

City Councilman David Ryu and Assemblywoman Sydney Kamlager, D-Los Angeles, Monday joined the nonprofit Pathways LA to call on Gov. Gavin Newsom to fully fund  [...] Read full article: California Governor Urged to Fully Fund ...→

Lake County hosts second virtual town hall on COVID-19

Lake County hosts second virtual town hall on COVID-19

Lake County is holding its second live COVID-19 Virtual Town Hall at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Hosted by Lake County Board Chairwoman Sandy Hart, panelists will discuss [...] Read full article: Lake County hosts second virtual town ha...→

Lake County may fly LGBTQ flag

Lake County may fly LGBTQ flag

Lake County officials are considering a proposal to fly the LGBTQ Pride Flag at the county government center in Waukegan starting Friday. Read full article: Lake County may fly LGBTQ flag...→

Virus is taking big toll on farm county in Washington state

Virus is taking big toll on farm county in Washington state

The coronavirus is hitting agricultural Yakima County, Washington, hard, with cases surging far faster than elsewhere in the state Read full article: Virus is taking big toll on farm county ...→

State Representative Requests Mask Ordinance for Denton County Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

State Representative Requests Mask Ordinance for Denton County Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

State Representative Michelle Beckley has requested that Denton County Judge Andy Eads institute a mask ordinance to “alleviate uncertainty and provide consist [...] Read full article: State Representative Requests Mask Ordin...→

Illinois' Lake County starting up weddings again, virtually

Illinois' Lake County starting up weddings again, virtually

You can't use the coronavirus pandemic as an excuse not to get married any more _ at least not in Lake County Read full article: Illinois' Lake County starting up weddin...→

Tests for ethylene oxide in Lake County are done. What happens next?

Tests for ethylene oxide in Lake County are done. What happens next?

Lake County officials are calling for a quick federal analysis of air testing results for cancer causing ethylene oxide near factories in Gurnee and Waukegan. Read full article: Tests for ethylene oxide in Lake County ...→

Lake County warns of contract tracing scam

Lake County warns of contract tracing scam

Lake County officials are warning residents of contact tracing scams where criminals pretend to be contact tracers to steal vital information like Social Secur [...] Read full article: Lake County warns of contract tracing sc...→

Relief funds coming for Lake County businesses, communties

Relief funds coming for Lake County businesses, communties

The mechanics of distributing $121.5 million in federal COVID relief funding continues to evolve in Lake County with help for small businesses and municipaliti [...] Read full article: Relief funds coming for Lake County busi...→

Marriage, civil unions to return to Lake County courthouse, virtually

Marriage, civil unions to return to Lake County courthouse, virtually

Lake County judges will be the first in the state to resume presiding over weddings and civil unions, according to court officials Friday. But because of safet [...] Read full article: Marriage, civil unions to return to Lake...→

Denton County OPEN Offers $20 Million in Grants for Business

Denton County OPEN Offers $20 Million in Grants for Business

The Denton County Commissioners Court is launching the second phase of a small business grant program at noon on Monday, June 22, through noon on Monday, July [...] Read full article: Denton County OPEN Offers $20 Million in...→

State: $11.4 billion paid out in unemployment to more than 2 million people

State: $11.4 billion paid out in unemployment to more than 2 million people

The Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency said it has provided $11.4 billion in benefits to more than 2 million workers in the last three months. Read full article: State: $11.4 billion paid out in unemplo...→

County Gets $3 Million in Tax Credits to Rebuild Housing Burned in 2017-18 Wildfires - Times of San Diego

San Diego County will receive nearly $3 million in federal tax credits for reconstruction of multifamily housing projects destroyed in recent wildfires. Read full article: County Gets $3 Million in Tax Credits to...→

Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus in Lake County

Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile virus in Lake County

A mosquito batch sampled June 4, in Hawthorn Woods has tested positive for West Nile virus, and marks the first confirmed virus presence in the county this yea [...] Read full article: Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile v...→

6 Cook County commercial property tax bills rise by $1 million or more

6 Cook County commercial property tax bills rise by $1 million or more

Owners of six commercial properties in Cook County's Northwest suburbs are getting tax bills that are $1 million or higher than what they paid last year. Read full article: 6 Cook County commercial property tax bi...→

$50 million available for small businesses in Wayne County

$50 million available for small businesses in Wayne County

In Wayne County, $50 million is up for grabs for small businesses with COVID-19-related costs. County Executive Warren Evans announced the Back to Work: Small [...] Read full article: $50 million available for small business...→

Libertyville Office of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago Raised $1200 for The Lake County Haven During Company-Wide Community Kindness Event

Libertyville Office of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago Raised $1200 for The Lake County Haven During Company-Wide Community Kindness Event

The Libertyville office of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago ran a GoFundMe campaign to raise funds for The Lake County Haven during the firm's annual al [...] Read full article: Libertyville Office of Berkshire Hathawa...→

NYC, state failed to fund nursing home watchdogs, report says

NYC, state failed to fund nursing home watchdogs, report says

The city and state severely shortchanged a federally mandated program designed to protect nursing home residents, leading to the disproportionate death toll of [...] Read full article: NYC, state failed to fund nursing home w...→

Lake County Approves Outdoor Spaces For Restaurants, Bars In Unincorporated Areas With Just A Photo And An Email

Lake County Approves Outdoor Spaces For Restaurants, Bars In Unincorporated Areas With Just A Photo And An Email

CBS 2’s Tara Molina found one suburb giving instant approval for outdoor bar and restaurant space - just snap a picture and send it in. Read full article: Lake County Approves Outdoor Spaces For ...→

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings to Donate $120 Million to United Negro College Fund, Historically Black Colleges

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings to Donate $120 Million to United Negro College Fund, Historically Black Colleges

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings and his wife Patty Quillin announced on Wednesday that they are donating $120 million to the United Negro College Fund and two histor [...] Read full article: Netflix CEO Reed Hastings to Donate $120...→

Lake County designated as high-intensity drug trafficking area

Lake County designated as high-intensity drug trafficking area

Lake County has been designated a high-intensity drug trafficking area, the DEA announced Wednesday, which means the county will receive more resources to coor [...] Read full article: Lake County designated as high-intensity...→

Minnesota Freedom Fund plans next steps with more than $30 million raised — and criticism pouring in

Minnesota Freedom Fund plans next steps with more than $30 million raised — and criticism pouring in

In the span of a couple of days last month, the Minnesota Freedom Fund went from a fledgling local nonprofit to a viral sensation that has since eclipsed more [...] Read full article: Minnesota Freedom Fund plans next steps ...→

County Office of Education Begins Suicide Prevention Program With State

County Office of Education Begins Suicide Prevention Program With State

The San Diego County Office of Education, along with the California Department of Education, announced a free suicide prevention training program Wednesday ava [...] Read full article: County Office of Education Begins Suicid...→

Will County men charged in $1 million ID theft scheme

Will County men charged in $1 million ID theft scheme

The pair allegedly used stolen financial information to resell high-end items including lawn mowers, tractors and appliances. Read full article: Will County men charged in $1 million ID...→

Black Lives Matter network creates $12 million grant fund to fight racism

Black Lives Matter network creates $12 million grant fund to fight racism

Foundation has received more than a million donations since protests erupted over the death of George Floyd. Read full article: Black Lives Matter network creates $12 m...→

State Trooper, Good Samaritan Rescue 8 People From Sinking Boat In Ocean County

State Trooper, Good Samaritan Rescue 8 People From Sinking Boat In Ocean County

The 26-foot boat was in the Point Pleasant Canal when it began taking on water around 5 p.m. Sunday, state police said. Read full article: State Trooper, Good Samaritan Rescue 8 P...→