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    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...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Do you know a local star who has gone above and beyond to help their community? Now you can nominate them for a chance to win tickets to a Broadway show at the Hippodrome Theatre. The “Nominate A Star” contest opened Monday and ends October 19. Five winners will be picked, each...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City BY COSTA CONSTANTINIDES AND TEO SALINAS It takes just one glance at a map of hurricane evacuation zones to understand the problem: New York City is in big trouble if climate change continues to accelerate. Now,...
    MOSCOW (Reuters) - An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.9 struck in Russia's Siberian region of Irkutsk at 0205 local time on Tuesday (1805 GMT on Monday), Russia's local emergency service said. The epicentre of the quake was some 74 km (46 miles) southwest of Irkutsk, a city of more than 620,000 people, the emergency...
    COPS have saved 35 missing children as part of a major human trafficking takedown in Ohio. The rescue mission known as Operation Safety Net discovered children between the ages of 13 and 18 in various cities from Akron to as far as Miami, Florida. 4Operation Safety Net has resulted in the recovering of 35 children Credit:...
    With schools across Illinois and the nation rapidly switching students from remote learning to in-person and back again amid the COVID-19 pandemic, more parents are turning to their communities and outsourcing education through small learning pods. The term “pod learning” refers to a group of local parents pooling resources to give their kids a...
    Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced new legislation Monday that would create additional felonies to punish protesters who turn violent and would create severe penalities for cities that elect to defund or disband their police departments. Local Miami news reports that “violent protesters and looters would face new felonies” under the legislation, particularly if they damage...
    Speakeasy Kava/InstagramAt this point, any reason to go outside for a bit is a good reason, especially if it involves getting a hot drink from a popular local kava bar. According to St. Pete Rising, Speakeasy Kava is opening a new location in the St. Pete’s Grand Central District at 2101 Central Ave.  The space...
    An Ohio nonprofit group has awarded a scholarship to the two Little Miami High School football players who were suspended from school after carrying a Thin Blue Line flag and a Thin Red Line flag before a Sept. 11 game. What's a brief history here?Brady Williams, whose father is a sheriff's deputy, and...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff MORGANTOWN, W. Va. (KDKA) – There will be no fans at WVU’s football home opener next week. The WVU Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, the university and local and state officials have decided that only essential game operations personnel along with players’ and football employees’ families will be allowed at the...
    CORONAVIRUS will continue moving down the north east coast in the coming weeks, with outbreaks growing in the Midlands and London, experts say. Researchers from Imperial College London say future hotspots will include Hartlepool and Scarborough, with both places fighting surging cases by early October. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live blog for the latest news & updates...
    Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage said that he has intelligence from sources in Calais, that a massive wave of hundreds of illegal migrants will set sail from the beaches of France on Tuesday, and questioned whether British or French authorities will ‘lift a finger” to stop the “invasion”. Mr Farage said that based on his...
    WASHINGTON – 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 certain standards – such as...
    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 certain standards – such...
    Photo by Dave DeckerIn response to increased protests, which have spawned violence and looting in parts of the country, Gov. Ron DeSantis and leading lawmakers standing beside law enforcement officers unveiled a plan cracking down on violent demonstrations. The proposed legislation, titled the “Combating Violence, Disorder and Looting and Law Enforcement Protection Act,” creates new offenses targeting...
    Photo via The Industry/FacebookWhile the pandemic has made us shy away from human contact even after regulations began to lift, a new concept made its debut in Plant City this summer with one thing in mind - connecting with the community. The Industry opened its doors in July, at 1119 S. Collins St. in Plant...
    Let Me Tell You Why You’re Wrong Podcast In Episode 135, Dave & Jessica discuss the most recent interview with Andrew Gillium before they pontificate on the way official records vindicate the truth, with discussion on two local government issues in the City of Claxton...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – More local malls are expanding hours as shoppers return to the stores. Starting Oct. 2,  all local malls owned by PREIT will stay open an hour later until 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. That includes Fashion District Philadelphia, Plymouth Meeting Mall, Exton Square Mall, Springfield Mall and Willow Grove Park Mall...
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- ABC 7, Chicago's Number One station for news, will present the third installment of Black Owned, a series of LIVE interviews spotlighting Chicagoland's diverse Black-owned business community the week of September 21 on the station's 11 a.m.newscast. Anchor Terrell Brown will lead daily discussions with Black business owners representing businesses that include...
    Five people including schoolchildren have been injured during a knife attack near a kindergarten in southern China. The attack occurred in the Panyu district of Guangzhou, Guangdong province, around 7am local time Monday. The five wounded have been rushed to a local hospital while the attacker has been detained by police, according to the authorities....
    SAN ANTONIO – Editor’s note: This story was published through a partnership between the San Antonio Business Journal and KSAT. Local bar owners Aaron Peña of The Squeezebox and Brian Correa of Bar America will open a new craft cocktail bar called Amor Eterno this fall in the space formerly occupied by Don Martin’s Coffee...
    Residents slept inside a three-storey building on the outskirts of Mumbai as it collapsed early in the morning, killing at least 10 people, local sources said. Another 20 to 25 people are said to be trapped in the building in Bhiwandi – About 40 km (25 miles) from Mumbai – The National Disaster Response Force...
    The Nebraska bar owner who fatally shot a George Floyd protester in May was found dead of an apparent suicide on Sunday — less than a week after he was indicted on manslaughter charges, police said. The body of Jake Gardner, 38, of Omaha, was discovered around 12:20 p.m. outside a medical clinic in...
    Fordham, Long Island and Yeshiva universities get an “F” for keeping their communities in the dark on their coronavirus cases, a group of public-health experts says. The Web site “We Rate COVID Dashboards’’ — founded by researchers including from Yale and Harvard universities — has been issuing “report cards’’ based on whether colleges have...
    A Vermont grocery store clerk claims that he was fired after he tried to stop a purse thief, according to a WCAX report. Amir Shedyak had worked at the Hannaford supermarket in Essex for four years before the incident in August. Shortly after Shedyak started his shift, a customer told him that a theft...
    The office of the New York Attorney General will start proactively releasing police body camera footage in situations of officer involved killings of unarmed civilians, New York Attorney General Letitia James (D) sfaid Sunday.  The policy reverses rules that left the release of such footage up to the discretion of local authorities, James said at...
    Liberal documentary filmmaker Michael Moore called on Americans to get “out in the streets” and protest Republican Senators possibly pushing a Supreme Court nomination before the November election following the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on Sunday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Weekends.” Moore said, “We are going to stop any effort on the part Trump, McConnell,...
    Federal officers block a downtown street on September 19, 2020 in Portland, Oregon. Protests against police brutality and racial injustice resumed this weekend after activists called for a pause in response to hazardous air quality from nearby wildfire smoke. Nathan Howard/Getty Images Protesters in Portland, Oregon, reported facing tear gas on protests on...
    A pair of drivers and their passengers were hospitalized in a Hamilton crash early Saturday morning, authorities said. Kavin A. Barreto, 22, of Trenton, was heading east on Cedar Lane in a 2016 BMW when he struck a 2010 Honda Accord driven by Byron Encalada-Andrae, 24, of Maryland, who was making a U-turn onto Woolsey...
    A pair of drivers and their passengers were hospitalized in a Hamilton crash early Saturday morning, authorities said. Kavin A. Barreto, 22, of Trenton, was heading east on Cedar Lane in a 2016 BMW when he struck a 2010 Honda Accord driven by Byron Encalada-Andrae, 24, of Maryland, who was making a U-turn onto Woolsey...
    SCIOTO — With Halloween and trick or treat night creeping up, the Ohio Department of Health has released some guidelines to ensure everyone has a Spooktacular safe night. As COVID-19 continues to spread through the region and the country, many parents of young trick-or-treaters have been wondering if the long-celebrated holiday would go on in...
    A Kentucky infectious disease expert who forcefully led local calls to wear masks has died after a four-month battle against COVID-19. Dr. Rebecca Shadowen, 62, had been a vocal advocate for mask-wearing from the very early stages of the coronavirus pandemic reaching the US, posting about it on social media, her family told NBC....
    BOSTON (AP) — Interfering or intimidating voters at polling locations is illegal, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey said. The Democrat said she felt the need to issue the advisory on Thursday following statements by President Donald Trump raising the possibility of calling up law enforcement officials including sheriffs and police chiefs to monitor for potential...
    CUHSD candidate forum The League of Women Voters-Southwest Santa Clara Valley is hosting a Sept. 30 online forum for candidates for the Campbell Union High School District board. District 4 incumbent Linda Goytia is running against Basil Saleh, an alumnus of the high school district, in the Nov. 3 elections. Board president Kalen Gallagher, the...
    A Kentucky infectious disease expert who forcefully led local calls to wear masks has died after a four-month battle against COVID-19. Dr. Rebecca Shadowen, 62, had been a vocal advocate for mask-wearing from the very early stages of the coronavirus pandemic reaching the US, posting about it on social media, her family told NBC. She...