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    SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — Honey bees worldwide are in trouble, but now there’s a scotch distillery that is helping save them. The Gardening Giveback Project is a collaboration between Aberfeldy Scotch Distillery and the Bee Informed Partnership (BIP), to bring together beekeepers and bartenders in San Francisco and other major cities. Bartenders will visit...
    (CBS4) – The Colorado Department of Transportation gave out 41 Revitalizing Main Street grants in an effort to revitalize the economy and keep people safe. The money goes directly to towns coming up with creative changes to roads and community spaces as a way to promote social distancing. (credit: CBS) Some of the recipients include Telluride’s...
    Citizens patrols such as this one near the rural Oregon town of Corbett were encouraged by a Multnomah County sheriff's sergeant, as long as they didn't create roadblocks. Just as it became engulfed in a controversy over its handling of vigilante “citizens patrols” that have appeared in rural areas to defend against the nonexistent threat...
    200K dead. That number could double. McDonalds customers are furious over the loss of All Day Breakfast, but workers and franchisees are pushing for it to disappear forever China’s Battered Banks Are Dodging Bailouts With Stealth Mergers (Bloomberg) -- China jolted markets in 2019 with three high-profile bank rescues that imposed losses on some...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — When a local group of entrepreneurs in Hampden saw business dwindling during the coronavirus pandemic, they decided to band together and create some very special face masks. Every stitch in these face masks have a little bit of Charm City love sewn right in. “At the beginning of the COVID crisis, we...
    When 8-month-old Nicole Katherine Garcia was baptized in Norwalk this month, the celebrants wore masks and she wore a baptism gown that has withstood far more than a pandemic.It is an heirloom that was stitched and crocheted together 129 years ago."My great, great grandma probably never even imagined it would go on for this long,...
    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — During the coronavirus pandemic we’ve seen high demand and tight supply for so many goods, from cleaning products to personal protective equipment. And now, firearms and ammunition. Gun dealers say the demand is through the roof and they’re working overtime trying to keep up, CBS2’s Tony Aiello reported Tuesday. The...
    Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) head Andrew Wheeler threatened to move the agency's offices out of the city and state of New York on Tuesday, arguing that local officials have done little to curb recent riots and violent protesting. In a letter to both Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio, Wheeler criticized their lack of leadership during...
    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (WJZ) — Midshipmen at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis will now not have a Thanksgiving break this year due to the coronavirus pandemic. On Tuesday, the academy announced it was updating its academic schedule “based on the COVID-19 environment on the Yard, in the local Annapolis area, and around the country,” as...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Bureau of Food Safety inspected four coronavirus-related complaints against local restaurants and handed out one warning. Across the state from Sept. 14-20, the Bureau of Food Safety received 10 coronavirus-driven complaints. They distributed 60 educational letters about the current coronavirus orders. Ten complaints were referred...
    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Authorities have broken up a drug-trafficking operation that was moving marijuana, heroin and cocaine from California to Wisconsin, federal prosecutors said Tuesday. U.S. Attorney Matthew Krueger said during a news conference that federal, state and local law enforcement officers arrested 21 of 26 suspects connected to the ring Tuesday morning. Officers executed...
    By Mimi Dwyer (Reuters) - A Louisiana megachurch pastor charged with repeatedly violating state coronavirus orders was denied entry to his court hearing Tuesday morning after refusing to wear a face mask. Tony Spell, pastor of Life Tabernacle Church in Baton Rouge, was charged in late March with violating stay-at-home orders implemented by Governor John...
    Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf vetoed legislation giving local jurisdictions more control over decisions to resume high school sports and the power to decide whether to allow spectators at games amid the COVID-19 pandemic. State lawmakers passed House Bill 2787 with a veto-proof bipartisan majority, setting up a potential showdown over the measure, as state...
    The Office of the Brooklyn Borough President is partnering with the Brooklyn Community Foundation and allocating funding to 20 sub-grantee nonprofits to increase the count for the 2020 Census, especially in neighborhoods that currently have low response rates relative to the previous census ten years ago. Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams on Friday announced $493,216...
    Photo via RockHouse Live/Facebook Florida’s first Rockhouse Live International locations will soon be coming to Central Florida. Plans are currently being discussed to bring the Memphis-based music venue and restaurant to Florida, with locations planned for Tampa and Orlando. According to RockHouse Live’s website, the venue offers “nightly entertainment featuring local, regional and national talent,...
    McLean-based Capital One Financial Corp. (NYSE: COF) is now the biggest bank in the D.C.-area market by total deposits, according to new data released by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Capital One, with more than $49 billion in local deposits, captured 15.66% of the market as of June 30, overtaking banking giant Bank of America,...
    THOUSANDS of people have been forced to leave the biggest caravan park in Europe after new coronavirus lockdown rules kicked in last night. Bosses at Trecco Bay Caravan Park in Wales turfed out stunned holidaymakers after the site was forced to close suddenly due to strict new Covid laws. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog...
    (CNN) — Luke and Bo Duke would have been mighty proud. Michigan authorities say a man was arrested after driving his Dodge sedan over a rising drawbridge “Dukes of Hazzard” style. Miguel Gomez, 26, was speeding when he “struck and drove through” Fort Street Bridge’s security gate and went airborne before landing on the other...
    Taxpayer dollars allocated to states and municipalities in the coronavirus relief bill known as the CARES Act are reportedly being used for pet projects by Democratic politicians. What are the details?The CARES Act, passed in March after COVID-related lockdowns crippled the American economy, allocated $150 billion to the COVID Relief Fund, $139 billion of which...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- Bed Bath & Beyond has announced the first 63 stores it will close by the end of the year as part of a restructuring plan brought on by COVID-19.The company announced in July plans to close around 200 stores over 2 years. This is the first phase of that plan."This is...
    TWO men have been arrested for allegedly raping a schoolgirl and a grandmother in a string of horrific sex attacks. The men are accused of kidnapping and raping the 9-year-old girl, as well as attacking the 73-year-old woman in rural France. 2French para-military officers were brought in to find the 9-year-oldCredit: AFP - Getty Police...
    FRESNO, Calif. -- Frustrated and fired up business owners showed up for a rally at Fresno's City Hall on Monday calling on city, county and state leaders to allow stores and restaurants to reopen.The event felt like a political rally, but the business owners that spoke said that something needs to change if their stores...
    The novel coronavirus was apparently no match for a 102-year-old woman in New Hampshire. Mildred "Gerri" Schappals, who lives at The Huntington at Nashua, an assisted living facility, contracted COVID-19 in May but quickly recovered. "I was surprised," her daughter, Julia Schappals, told local news station WMUR. "But then again, I was not surprised that she...
    All bets are currently off with Tom Hardy tipped to be the next James Bond when Daniel Craig finally hands over the keys to the Aston Martin.  But the man in question was light years away from the clean shaven secret agent as he stepped out in London on Tuesday.  The British actor, 43, revealed...
    Nearly three dozen missing Ohio children have been found, thanks to a joint investigation by the US Marshals Service and local police, authorities said. The 35 kids — between the ages of 13 and 18 and from the Cuyahoga County area — were located during Operation Safety Net over the past month as part of...
    By ZEINA KARAM, Associated Press BEIRUT (AP) — An explosion shook a Hezbollah stronghold in southern Lebanon on Tuesday, sending thick grey smoke billowing over the village, but the cause was not clear. The blast occurred in the southern village of Ain Qana, above the port city of Sidon. There were no immediate reports of...
    EXCLUSIVE: A political action committee set up over the summer to endorse pro-cop candidates in the face of left-wing calls to defund the police is now endorsing dozens of local and state candidates across the country -- and has announced that it has raised close to $1 million as part of its efforts to get them elected.“It’s unbelievable...
    “Your tax dollars at work.” Those words are usually reserved for the sign posted by a new public works project. Mark Morodomi  Last month, however, Los Angeles County officials were caught making a more creative, and surreptitious, use of tax dollars far afield from fixing potholes: They were buying political campaign commercials. The state Fair...
    BEIRUT (Reuters) - Plumes of dark smoke rose from a fire in the village of Ain Qana in southern Lebanon on Tuesday and local broadcasters said a loud explosion was heard there. (Reporting by Ellen Francis; Editing by Andrew Heavens) Copyright 2020 Thomson Reuters.
    A prominent local chef - who has been featured on Food Network and in Yankee Magazine, and the New York Times - is starting his own new restaurant serving up contemporary Mexican street food. The executive chef and co-owner of the new establishment, Camacho Garage, is Arturo Franco-Camacho. He cooks at New Haven's Geronimo Tequila...
    VULNERABLE Brits will not have to shield from the coronavirus unless they live in areas where local lockdowns have been imposed. Prime Minister Boris Johnson this afternoon said that people who had previously been on the shielding list will have to adhere to the same rules as everyone else. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City What started as hobby ended up being a huge career move for a Queens-based beekeeper. Nick Hoefly started beekeeping in 2015 after he and a friend decided to each get a hive of their own. “My...
    State and local governments are racing to spend millions in CARES Act funding before it reverts back to the federal government — and they're finding unexpected ways to use it, from "trunk-or-treating" in northeast Ohio to an experimental basic income program in St. Paul, Minn. The CARES Act provides $139 billion in payments to states and local governments....
    This year, voting by mail is a more desirable option during the nightmarish overlap of the coronavirus pandemic, flu season, hurricane season, unprecedented wildfires and the general gloom-and-doom anxiety of anyone paying attention. When, where, and how you can vote varies depending on where you live—so The Daily Beast assembled a how-to guide based on...
    TOKYO (AP) — The only thing more difficult than staging next year’s Tokyo Olympics in a pandemic might be convincing sponsors to keep their billions of dollars on board in the midst of economic turbulence and skepticism. To make the point this week, IOC President Thomas Bach will join a number of Japanese government and...
    A Massachusetts couple who allegedly let their high school-aged kid throw a party with alcohol and a “complete lack” of coronavirus precautions will face charges for allowing the shindig, which forced a local school to adopt a remote learning plan. The unidentified parents and their juvenile child were hit with charges for allegedly violating...
    A Massachusetts couple who allegedly let their high school-aged kid throw a party with alcohol and a “complete lack” of coronavirus precautions will face charges for allowing the shindig, which forced a local school to adopt a remote learning plan. The unidentified parents and their juvenile child were hit with charges for allegedly violating the...
    toggle audio on and off change volume download audio WTOP's Jason Fraley previews Rosslyn & DC Jazz Fests Get ready for the sweet sound of jazz echoing across the nation’s capital this week. The 30th annual Rosslyn Jazz Festival returns Wednesday to Wednesday, while the 16th annual D.C. Jazz Festival returns Thursday through Monday. “Music...
    By The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — What is the role of the federal government in elections? The federal government has very little role in the elections that choose who is going to run it. Elections are run at the local level and supervised by states. The federal government can help fund elections and set...
    This article was written by WTOP’s news partner InsideNoVa.com and republished with permission. Sign up for InsideNoVa.com’s free email subscription today. Commuter Connections, a regional network of transportation organizations, is hosting its annual “Car Free Day” Tuesday, and is urging the D.C. region’s workforce to find a way to work that doesn’t involved driving. Although...
    SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A Bay Area woman recently broke a solo rowing record, braving shark-infested waters and big waves on an incredible journey from San Francisco to Hawaii. The voyage started at the Corinthian Yacht Club when 40-year-old Lia Ditton and her 21-foot boat made their way across the Bay and past the...
    Dozens of headstones at a historic cemetery for Black Americans in Austin, Texas were vandalized sometime over the weekend with blue spray paint, according to local reports. "At the end of the day, the Black community is all damaged. We're all damaged because of this," an East Austin resident, Victor Reed, told local station KVUE....
    New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) may send National Guard troops to polling locations on Election Day to ensure voters are able to cast in-person ballots in the presidential election between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. The New York Post reports: During a teleconference with reporters, Cuomo said that “the Board...
    Gov. Steve Sisolak said Monday that he does not plan to take back the $8.9 million in coronavirus relief that Nevada allocated to Douglas County, despite local officials agreeing to welcome President Donald Trump for a campaign rally in defiance of state pandemic directives. To prevent the spread of coronavirus, Sisolak issued guidelines to cap...
    By SAM METZ, AP/Report for America CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Gov. Steve Sisolak said Monday that he does not plan to take back the $8.9 million in coronavirus relief that Nevada allocated to Douglas County, despite local officials agreeing to welcome President Donald Trump for a campaign rally in defiance of state pandemic directives....
    KENOSHA, Wis. (WLS) -- State and local investigators are giving an update on the investigation into the police shooting of Jacob Blake.The press conference is scheduled to start at 6 p.m.Blake was shot seven times in the back by Kenosha police officer on August 23. He remains paralyzed at a hospital in Milwaukee.RELATED: Jacob Blake...
    BOSTON (CBS) – As kids return to the classroom, local pediatricians say they are fielding more calls from parents concerned about what to do if their children get sick. “When they started to go back to daycare we started to get a few more calls and it’s just kind of ramping up slowly,” said...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- A man on a horse is slowing traffic on the local lanes of the Dan Ryan Expressway.The rider appeared to be Adams Hollingsworth, also known as the Dreadhead Cowboy, who posted live video of him riding on the expressway to his Facebook page.In another post earlier on his Facebook page he wrote,...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- A man on a horse is slowing traffic on the local lanes of the Dan Ryan Expressway.Chopper 7 HD was over the scene Monday afternoon. The man galloped and trotted in the local lanes, and appeared to be escorted by a group of motorcyclists.It was not clear why the man was on...