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Doctor lifts spirits with TikTok dances

Doctor lifts spirits with TikTok dances

1 day ago   |   New York Post

This TikTok doc can't be stopped. Though much remains unknown about the novel coronavirus and when the global outbreak may end, one upbeat doctor in Oregon is lighting up the...
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What climate change means for Northwestern US wildfires

1 day ago   |   Science Daily

A synthesis study looks at how climate change will affect the risk of wildfires in Washington, Oregon, Idaho and western Montana. The authors also suggest how managers and...
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Oregon veteran recovers from coronavirus just on time for 104th birthday

1 day ago   |   NY Daily News

WWII veteran Bill Lapschies has celebrated two massive milestones so far this year: beating the novel coronavirus and his 104th birthday. The Oregon man, believed to be one of...
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104-year-old WWII vet recovers from coronavirus, celebrates birthday

104-year-old WWII vet recovers from coronavirus, celebrates birthday

1 day ago   |   New York Post   |   2 articles

An Oregon World War II veteran who just turned 104 could be one of the oldest people on the planet to survive COVID-19, his family said this week. William “Bill” Lapschies...
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104-year-old WWII veteran recovers from COVID-19, celebrates birthday

104-year-old WWII veteran recovers from COVID-19, celebrates birthday

1 day ago   |   WGN TV   |   2 articles

LEBANON, Ore. - An Oregon man is celebrating both his 104th birthday and his recovery from the novel coronavirus. William “Bill” Lapschies was one of the first two residents to...
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Marijuana sales up 50% in New York City amid coronavirus pandemic, dealer says

Marijuana sales up 50% in New York City amid coronavirus pandemic, dealer says

6 days ago   |   New York Post

The city has gone to pot. Marijuana, that is. Since the coronavirus hit, sales of marijuana have gone through the roof in both the United States and Canada. Between March 16...
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How Oregon became NCAA Tournament's original Cinderella

How Oregon became NCAA Tournament's original Cinderella

6 days ago   |   New York Post

Long before we called it March Madness, they were our first Cinderella, in the first NCAA championship. On March 27, 1939, before integration, before World War II, before John...
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Stimulus Money to Protect Elections Falls Short, Critics Say

8 days ago   |   NY Times

State officials and voting rights advocates say the $400 million to safeguard elections in the coronavirus stimulus package is far less than what states will need to implement...
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Social distancing a different phenomenon for rural Americans

Social distancing a different phenomenon for rural Americans

8 days ago   |   New York Post

Social distancing amid the coronavirus pandemic is a mantra now in America's urban centers, where the outbreak is spreading exponentially - but what about wide-open places in...
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Coronavirus In Minnesota: All-Mail Ballot System Under Consideration For 2020 Elections

8 days ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Minnesota's top election official said Thursday that the 2020 elections in the state “must go on” in Minnesota, even if the country is still grappling with the...
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President Trump: Government now recommends wearing non-medical face...

President Trump: Government now recommends wearing non-medical face coverings to help slow coronavirus spread

Medical-grade masks, particularly short-in-supply N95 masks, would be reserved for those dealing directly with the sick. Read more ...

White House To Give Coronavirus Test To People 'In Close Proximity' To...

White House To Give Coronavirus Test To People 'In Close Proximity' To Trump, Pence

President Trump told reporters on Thursday that he had taken a second coronavirus test, which was negative. (Image credit: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images) Read more ...

Two members of the Kennedy family have gone missing after boating in the...

Two members of the Kennedy family have gone missing after boating in the Chesapeake Bay

Robert F. Kennedy's granddaughter, Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean and her son Gideon, disappeared on Thursday. Read more ...

‘Lean On Me,' ‘Ain't No Sunshine' singer Bill Withers dies at 81

‘Lean On Me,' ‘Ain't No Sunshine' singer Bill Withers dies at 81

Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including “ Lean On Me, ” “Lovely Day” and “Ain't No Sunshine,” has died. Read more ...

Target to limit number of people in stores as it announces further social...

Target to limit number of people in stores as it announces further social distancing guidelines

Target will begin implementing new guidelines as it tries to keep both customers and its employees safe in the coronavirus outbreak. Read more ...

President Trump Says CDC Now Recommends Americans Consider Cloth Masks In Public

President Trump Says CDC Now Recommends Americans Consider Cloth Masks In Public

The recommendation tells Americans to cover their mouths and noses in public, though medical-grade masks are just for medical workers. President Trump said mask wearing is... Read more ...

Nursing home that was an early epicenter of coronavirus cases could face...

Nursing home that was an early epicenter of coronavirus cases could face federal fine of $600,000

At least 35 coronavirus deaths are associated with the Washington state facility, according to officials. The virus infected two-thirds of residents and dozens of staff members. Read more ...

Corona beer stops production

Corona beer stops production

Production of Corona beer is being temporarily suspended in Mexico because of the coronavirus outbreak. Read more ...

National coronavirus updates: Officials urging stronger response as death...

National coronavirus updates: Officials urging stronger response as death toll passes 6,000

To keep the numbers from rising, the nation's top experts say aggressive social distancing measures are now more important than ever. Read more ...

Navy Secretary says ousted ship Capt. Brett Crozier put sailors ‘at risk'...

Navy Secretary says ousted ship Capt. Brett Crozier put sailors ‘at risk' with coronavirus alarm

The fired aircraft carrier commander who raised alarm about a coronavirus outbreak placed his 5,000-man crew “at risk” of attack, acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly said... Read more ...