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Updated 7 hours, 32 minutes ago

Grant County child diagnosed with COVID-19 variant

The first case of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children, or MIS-C, in Grant County has been confirmed.

Updated 6 hours, 17 minutes ago
'We can do big things,' Schumer says as Senate approves aid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tensions were raw ahead of midnight as Republican leader Mitch McConnell rose in the Senate for the purpose of publicly ridiculing Majority Leader Chuck Schumer over the daylong delay as Democra...

Updated 7 hours, 43 minutes ago
Legislators hear optimistic economic forecast

Most consumers still have reservations about going out, Lerch said, but major tax sources, such as utilities and tobacco, brought in more in January 2021 tha...

Updated 8 hours, 17 minutes ago
Nevadans in majority as Senate OKs COVID-19 relief bill

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada Democrats Jacky Rosen and Catherine Cortez Masto were both in the razor-thin majority Saturday as the U.S. Senate approved a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill.

Updated 8 hours, 37 minutes ago
Fire destroys trailers, vehicle near Ephrata

Two travel trailers and a vehicle were destroyed by fire in the 10700 block of Road E.6 Northwest on Thursday night.

Updated 8 hours, 56 minutes ago
Arizonans in majority as Senate OKs COVID-19 relief bill

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Democrats Kyrsten Sinema and Mark Kelly were both in the razor-thin majority Saturday as the U.S. Senate approved a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill.

Updated 8 hours, 56 minutes ago
New Mexicans in majority as Senate OKs COVID-19 relief bill

ALBQUQUERQUE (AP) — New Mexico Democrats Martin Heinrich and Ben Ray Lujan were both in the razor-thin majority Saturday as the U.S. Senate approved a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill.

Updated 12 hours, 17 minutes ago
Highlights of the $1.9T COVID bill nearing final passage

WASHINGTON (AP) — The

Updated 12 hours, 53 minutes ago
Biden, Dems prevail as Senate OKs $1.9T virus relief bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — An exhausted Senate narrowly approved a

Updated 13 hours, 53 minutes ago
As violence surges, some question Portland axing police unit

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Elmer Yarborough got a terrifying call from his sister: She wept as she told him two of his nephews may have been shot in broad daylight as they left a bar in Portland, Oregon.

Updated 13 hours, 53 minutes ago
Europe staggers as infectious variants power virus surge

MILAN (AP) — The virus swept through a nursery school and an adjacent elementary school in the Milan suburb of Bollate with amazing speed. In a matter of just days, 45 children and 14 staff members had tested pos...

Updated 14 hours, 38 minutes ago
Senate works through night, virus aid on path to passage

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bleary-eyed lawmakers worked through a mountain of amendments Saturday as the Senate plodded toward passage of a $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill that President Joe Biden and Democrats say is ...

Updated 15 hours, 14 minutes ago
Open spaces, no pharmacies: rural US confronts vaccine void

SURRY, Va. (AP) — When Charlome Pierce searched where her 96-year-old father could get a COVID-19 vaccine in January, she found zero options anywhere near their home in Virginia. The lone medical clinic in Surry ...

Updated 16 hours, 14 minutes ago
Biden getting 1st shot at making mark on federal judiciary

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has two seats to fill on the

Updated 16 hours, 14 minutes ago
Tennessee panel deemed vaccinating inmates a 'PR nightmare'

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A Tennessee advisory panel tasked with deciding in what order residents should receive the COVID-19 vaccine acknowledged that prison inmates in the state were high-risk, but concluded that...