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Saying goodbye to dying wife likely cost 90-year-old ‘Romeo’ his life. He had no regrets, family says.

Sam and JoAnn Reck, were married nearly 30 years. Sam tested positive for COVID-19 after he visited JoAnn, who was dying of the virus.        …

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Party killers: Colleges hope new rules will slow COVID-19 spread, students aren’t convinced

Hoping to stem future outbreaks, some colleges have promised bans on parties for the fall semester. Students aren’t sure how or if that will work….

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Coronavirus ravages Mississippi Indian reservation

As confirmed coronavirus cases skyrocket in Mississippi, the state’s only federally recognized American Indian tribe has been devastated. COVID-19 has ripped through Mississippi Band of…

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In CA: Big tuna, a big loss for Disney, and is COVID going to cancel Christmas?

Plus: That rosy coronavirus data Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Monday may not be accurate. And something that’s definitely not accurate? The way the president pronounces…

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COVID-19 is ravaging a Michigan convent: 13 nuns have died

The Catholic nuns took vows of chastity, obedience and poverty — and, some say, an unofficial vow of humility.         Source

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In CA: Wildfire acreage up, COVID numbers down, and a tribe gets some land back

Plus, the latest on that Marine disaster off the coast of Southern California and some sad news for Yosemite bears. But it’s not all doom and…

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‘Rest in paradise’: Georgia teen loses both mom and dad to COVID-19 in the same week

Justin Hunter,17, lost his father on July 26 and his mother on July 30. He said they “were a regular family just trying to stay…

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Coronavirus updates: Birx warns rural US; GOP Michigan lawmaker opposed to Whitmer’s restrictions has COVID; stimulus negotiations resume

Dr. Birx warns about ‘extraordinarily widespread’ coronavirus pandemic. Pro athletes opt out of season. Las Vegas’ Electric Daisy Carnival postponed.         Source

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With remote back-to-school, child care challenges — for providers and families — emerge

“We are in the midst of a tornado,” said Jorge Perez, president and CEO of YMCA of Greater Cincinnati. “… We are going to need…

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In CA: Coronavirus claims state’s youngest victim, and $600 benefit expires

Complications related to coronavirus claim the life of the first Golden State youth. Congress leaves without extending unemployment benefits — your move, state Legislature. And $2.1 billion…

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