• Coronavirus Covid 19: Meet the Kiwi frontline heroes sacrificing family and health to keep society running 03 Apr 2020 17:12 The refrain has rung out in public health announcements and social media posts around the globe: "I stayed at work for you. You stay at home for us!" As New Zealand notched a week of Level 4 lockdown on Thursday, the frontline workers performing …
  • COVID-19: JCPS extends school closure though May 1 03 Apr 2020 17:03 COVID-19: JCPS extends school closure though May 1 Copy Link Copy {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! Updated: 12:23 PM EDT Apr 3, 2020 Hide Transcript Show Transcript it's five o'clock or just a little after the time that we get together every …
  • Delhi Man Files Police Complaint Against Father For Violating Lockdown Norms 03 Apr 2020 16:25 A First Information Report has been filed against a 59-year-old man from southwest Delhi’s Vasant Kunj on his son’s complaint that he was violating lockdown norms, police said on Friday. In the FIR, filed on Wednesday at Vasant Kunj South police station, …
  • 'This is highly specialized work that needs a lot of attention and focus' 03 Apr 2020 15:15 WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. nuclear plants will be allowed to keep workers on longer shifts to deal with staffing problems in the coronavirus pandemic, raising worries among watchdogs and some families living near reactors that employee exhaustion will increase …
  • Despite pandemic closures, Fargo-Moorhead city employees all still working as some duties shift 03 Apr 2020 15:09 There have been no layoffs or furloughs. Gregg Schildberger, manager of communications, said 62%, or 595, of the Fargo workers are reporting for "essential city functions" with the other 38%, or 363, working remotely at home. "Our department …
  • China's Hebei approves $1.2 bln hydrogen production and consumption projects 03 Apr 2020 14:43 BEIJING: Hebei, China's industrial hub, approved 43 hydrogen projects for production, equipment manufacturing, filling station and fuel cells, totalling 8.75 billion yuan ($1.23 billion), according to a statement from its provincial planner. Home to a …
  • For People At Home With COVID-19 Symptoms, Self Care Is More Than 'Call Your Doctor' 03 Apr 2020 14:23 It was March 20 and Lynn Schore had a sore throat. Five hours later, she was struggling to breathe.  The next two days were a blur: Schore fell asleep on her bed, hallucinating butterflies. She tried to reach for a thermometer and woke up hours later, …
  • Ronan Keating: His fascinating life story 03 Apr 2020 14:18 Ronan Keating is a familiar name in the entertainment scene across the world. He is a multi-talented artist who has worked both in a band and as a solo artist. The single dubbed When You Say Nothing at All is what made him a global music sensation. Image: …
  • Road in downtown Youngstown to close Friday 03 Apr 2020 14:13 Marshall Street between Oak Hill and the intersection of Front Street and Vindicator Square will be closed Friday, April 3 by: WKBN Staff Posted: Apr 2, 2020 / 10:08 PM EDT / Updated: Apr 3, 2020 / 05:50 AM EDT Credit: paulbr75 via Pixabay …
  • Work is due to start on multi-million pound upgrade to Motherwell station 03 Apr 2020 13:59 Work will get underway in the coming months on a £14.5 million redevelopment which will turn Motherwell Rail Station into an integrated regional transport hub. Contractors, Balfour Beatty have been appointed to carry out the work on the project which will …
  • Fatherhood is more visible than ever. But will dads working... 03 Apr 2020 13:46 Steve Centrella's video conference calls from his Washington D.C. home are now held to the sound of shuffling Legos and his 4-year-old son singing "cheetahs speed and lizards glide!" Prithvi Raj, a father of three in Manhattan, leads meetings …
  • Fatherhood is more visible than ever. But will dads working from home actually step up more? 03 Apr 2020 13:37 As millions of Americans work from home with their children nearby because of the coronavirus pandemic, parents everywhere have become “the BBC Dad,” the father whose live broadcast interview went viral three years ago when his daughter strutted into the …
  • Family of London 13-year-old boy killed by coronavirus unable to attend funeral after developing symptoms 03 Apr 2020 13:05 The siblings of Ismail Mohamed Abdulwahab, the 13-year-old boy who died after contracting coronavirus, have developed symptoms of the illness and cannot attend their brother’s funeral. Two of Ismail’s six siblings are displaying symptoms of Covid-19, …
  • Digital gallery tours and Hockney's daffodils – the week in art 03 Apr 2020 13:03 Online regional gallery of the week Hastings Contemporary robot tours It’s hard for some galleries outside London to maintain the virtual presence of national museums or art dealers, but there are ingenious ideas to keep exhibitions and collections visible …
  • It’s morning rush hour and across the nation all is still 03 Apr 2020 12:46 At 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, reporters with the Postmedia chain went to an iconic spot in their cities to sketch the new normal. They found persistence, resilience and hope. But mostly what they found was a singular stillness. Victoria’s busiest downtown …
  • Desert Sunlight Solar Farm – Desert Center, California #7… 03 Apr 2020 12:24 Brucie here… The motorhome is currently parked at our home in Lake Tamarisk, California. The next planned outing is for about six months ot the Pacific Northwest starting April 21st.   Lake Tamarisk is part of the general area known as Desert Center, …
  • Meetings, Yes; Hearings? Not So Fast 03 Apr 2020 12:16             Town Counsel Jonathan Witten advised the March 31 emergency meeting of the Marion Board of Selectmen that video-conferencing is not an adequate platform for public hearings.             The town is trying to work its regulatory boards back into …
  • EU Says That, No, Rental Car Companies Don't Need To Pay A License To Rent Cars With Radios That Might Play Music 03 Apr 2020 12:13 from the copyright-insanity dept Performance Rights Organizations (PROs), sometimes known as "Collection Societies," have a long history of demanding licensing for just about every damn thing. That's why there was just some confusion about …
  • Prayer-Is-A-Weapon-That-Changes-Gods-Mind---Apostle-Eric-Nyamekye 03 Apr 2020 12:09 The Chairman of The Church of Pentecost, Apostle Eric Nyamekye, has called on Christians to continuously engage in the act of prayer since it has the potency to change situations and circumstances. He said this in a live televised sermon on Pent TV, the …
  • Coronavirus outbreak: Delhi man files FIR against father for violating lockdown norms 03 Apr 2020 12:05 By PTI NEW DELHI: A 30-year-old man from southwest Delhi's Vasant Kunj has lodged an FIR against his father for violating lockdown norms, police said on Friday. In the FIR, filed on Wednesday at Vasant Kunj South police station, Abhishek has said his …
  • SPHCC employs IoT tech and wearable sensors to monitor COVID-19 patients 03 Apr 2020 10:26 At the end of January, MobiHealthNews reported that Shanghai Public Health Clinical Center (SPHCC), was using California-based connected health startup VivaLNK’s continuous temperature sensor to monitor COVID-19 patients, which reduces the risks of …
  • They tried keeping schools open but now even Singapore has announced a month-long shutdown 03 Apr 2020 10:17 Updated April 03, 2020 20:44:13 Singapore has announced it will shut down schools and most workplaces for a month, more than 1 million cases of COVID-19 have now been confirmed worldwide and Australian places of worship will be considered workplaces so …
  • Town of Jay posts updated hours, transfer station changes 03 Apr 2020 09:48 JAY - In order to comply with the Governor’s Stay Health at Home order, the Town Office will be reducing the hours that employees are present in the office. Staff will be in the facility on Tuesdays (8-4 p.m.) and Thursdays (8-5 p.m.) only. The drop box …
  • Camas halts city construction projects amid COVID-19 crisis 03 Apr 2020 09:45 The city of Camas has paused construction on several public projects amid the COVID-19 crisis, including the Lake Road-Everett Street traffic roundabout construction set to begin this week.  “As you know, we are monitoring the COVID-19 situation frequently …
  • ‘Surreal’: New York Funeral Homes Struggle as COVID-19 Deaths Surge 03 Apr 2020 09:26 Bodies are wrapped in protective plastic in a holding facility at Daniel J. Schaefer Funeral Home, Thursday, April 2, 2020, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo) NEW YORK — Pat Marmo walked among 20 or so deceased in the …
  • Trees concern over Karrinyup bus station relocation 03 Apr 2020 08:55 KARRINYUP Road has been narrowed to allow for the Karrinyup Shopping Centre redevelopment. The major thoroughfare has been reduced from four lanes to two to accommodate the temporary relocation of the Karrinyup bus station. A centre spokeswoman said the …
  • Coronavirus: Prince Charles to open new NHS Nightingale Hospital via video link 03 Apr 2020 08:37 The Prince of Wales is to launch the NHS Nightingale Hospital today, which will care for intensive care patients being treated for the coronavirus. It was recently revealed that Prince Charles had been diagnosed with Covid-19 after experiencing mild …
  • How are towns conducting business? 03 Apr 2020 08:23 SOUTHWEST HARBOR – When the Town Office doors here were officially closed to the public March 13, a notice was posted on the building and the town’s website that all public meetings were cancelled until further notice.   Not every town on Mount Desert …
  • Officials: Paddleboarder arrested at Malibu Pier for flouting state stay at home order 03 Apr 2020 08:21 A paddleboarder was arrested in Malibu Thursday after ignoring lifeguards’ orders to get out of the ocean amid social distancing rules, authorities said. The lifeguards flagged down deputies for assistance, but the man ultimately chose to stay in the water …
  • REFUGEE SAGA: Police end five-month long occupation of Cape Town church 03 Apr 2020 08:16 Refugees occupying the Central Methodist Mission Church on Greenmarket Square were moved using buses to a new location on Thursday. Photo: Ashraf Hendricks A large contingent of police officers broke down both entrances to the Central Methodist Church in …
  • Appeal to find 'wonderful' stranger who paid for care worker's fuel in Chobham 03 Apr 2020 07:16 A "wonderful" stranger has paid for a care worker's petrol in an act of kindness amid the coronavirus pandemic. Terrilea Dawson, from Englefield Green, is now keen to find the kind man who paid for her full tank of fuel to say thank you …
  • ICC promises $33 million for Springfield rail project 03 Apr 2020 07:15 Additional funding needed for the Springfield Rail Improvements Project could soon be coming down the pike. The Illinois Commerce Commission, which oversees and funds projects meant to improve safety at rail crossings, has included $33 million in funding …
  • Two Weeks Under the Belt—What Next? 03 Apr 2020 07:04 Arlington drive-through coronavirus sample testing site on Quincy Street. By appointment only, between 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Photo by Shirley Ruhe. As of March 30, Virginia has tested 13,401, and identified 1,250 coronavirus cases, with 165 hospitalized and 27 …
  • Succor for the shut-in: Murnau, Hitchcock and Remy the Rat 03 Apr 2020 06:59 Shut in as we are for the foreseeable future, there will likely never be a better time to hit some of the outstanding streaming possibilities at our fingertips, and fortunately enough, there have never been more available from which to choose. In order to …
  • Ondo explosion exposes FG’s lack of seriousness about security issues –FUTA don 03 Apr 2020 06:36 Prof.  Ahmed Balogun is the Head of Department of Meteorology and Climate Science at the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Ondo State. In this interview with PETER DADA, he speaks about the controversy surrounding the recent explosion on Akure-Owo …
  • From Shakespeare and beyond, plague tales offer a glimpse of hope 03 Apr 2020 06:14 ‘‘During Shakespeare’s lifetime, the plague swept through England again and again,’’ Prince says. ‘‘He was an infant when it came to Stratford-upon-Avon in 1564, when it killed one in four. As an adult, he saw the London playhouses closed and his …
  • Statutory Rules and Orders No. 10 of 2020 Emergency Powers (COVID-19) (No. 3) Regulations 03 Apr 2020 06:06   SAINT CHRISTOPHER AND NEVIS STATUTORY RULES AND ORDERS No. 10 of 2020 Emergency Powers (COVID-19) (No. 3) Regulations In exercise of the power conferred by section 5 of the Emergency Powers Act, Cap. 19.02, the Governor General, makes the following …
  • Steve Cavanagh: ‘I love Bosch for his heart, Reacher because he is unfettered by laws’ 03 Apr 2020 06:01 Tell us about your new work and how it came about – the story behind the story. Fifty Fifty is the story of two sisters. Their father has been murdered, both sisters are put on trial for that murder and they are accusing each other of the crime. I wanted …
  • ABC Drama: ICE Does Their Job 'Like Nazis Did Their Job' 03 Apr 2020 05:49 Stop me if you have heard this comparison before – ICE agents doing their job arresting and detaining illegal aliens are just like the Nazis during World War II. That is the tired narrative that developed in ABC’s Station 19 on April 2. In the episode …
  • Etihad Airways to resume flights to some destinations on April 5 03 Apr 2020 05:46 CASABLANCA: “Give us our money,” demands a group of home buyers, standing on land that should by now be finished condos — one of many fictitious projects that together comprise what is described as Morocco’s biggest-ever property scam. Adverts on state …
  • VB Waste Collections employee tests positive for COVID-19; Friday trash collections suspended 03 Apr 2020 04:49 VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — A Virginia Beach Waste Collections employee has tested positive for COVID-19, city officials announced Thursday. City Waste Management has suspended Friday collections so the department of health can “conduct the necessary …
  • Update: Riley County cases continue to tick up as health officials continue to urge public to stay at home 03 Apr 2020 04:25 Update: Noon Thursday Positive cases of COVID-19 continue to climb locally, now up to eight positive in Riley County according to the Emergency Operations Center. Two of those cases are being treated at Ascension Via Christi Hospital in Manhattan. Nine …
  • Karen Tei Yamashita’s New Story Collection: ‘Sansei and Sensibility’ 03 Apr 2020 03:52 Generations of Japanese Americans merge with Jane Austen’s characters in Karen Tei Yamashita’s new book, “Sansei and Sensibility” (Coffee House Press), which will be released May 5. In these buoyant and inventive stories, Yamashita transfers classic tales …
  • How does a coronavirus antibody home test kit work, and how do I get one? 03 Apr 2020 03:52 The Government has announced that Britons will be able to conduct coronavirus antibody tests at home, with finger-prick kits that will be available from Amazon and Boots. But what are these tests – and do they work? What is an antibody test? An antibody …
  • Living in the Covid-19 environment 03 Apr 2020 03:20 Living in the Covid-19 environment You've heard the US Surgeon General saying, "We should be acting as if we have the virus" to flatten the curve? How is this simple statement hugely relevant to protecting your loved ones and other people, …
  • Coronavirus: How Germany got it right, while the UK got it wrong 03 Apr 2020 02:58 On February 25, when much of Europe still believed it could avoid the coronavirus crisis, news broke that a 47-year-old man had tested positive in Germany. As authorities raced to track anyone the sick man had been in contact with, a terrifying picture …
  • Coronavirus update: New Yorkers told to cover faces, French death toll surges after nursing home data added 03 Apr 2020 02:58 Updated April 03, 2020 13:09:10 More than 1 million cases of COVID-19 have now been confirmed worldwide, Spain and the UK have experienced their deadliest days, and Australians stuck on coronavirus-riddled cruise ships have arrived in Florida. Meanwhile, …
  • Bryce McConnell-Barker set to become latest Londoner to make first-round splash in OHL draft 03 Apr 2020 02:41 When Bryce McConnell-Barker is selected in the first round of the OHL draft Saturday, the first assist will go to his older brother Blake. Blake was the family trailblazer who told his soccer-playing parents to drop him off at the rink, not the field. “ …
  • Fall River firefighter tests positive, police dispatcher reports coronavirus diagnosis 03 Apr 2020 02:27 FALL RIVER — A city firefighter has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the president of the city firefighter’s union. Jason Burns said he learned Thursday morning that one of his members has the novel coronavirus. Meanwhile, the Fall River Police …
  • Your guide to 10 socially relevant films from Bollywood 03 Apr 2020 02:18 Written by Shaikh Ayaz | Mumbai | Published: April 3, 2020 7:19:35 am In the first essay of ‘100 Bollywood movies to watch before you die’ series, we explore 10 socially relevant films. Indian Express Entertainment is compiling a list of 100 Bollywood …
  • Tremendous efforts being done to mitigate incessant electricity load shedding, says Minister of Energy Atupele Muluzi 03 Apr 2020 01:21 By Duncan Mlanjira In recent past, electricity power load shedding had been carried out by Electricity Supply Corporation of Malawi (ESCOM) and Energy Generation Company (EGENCO) at unprecedented levels that reached up to seven continuous hours a day — …
  • Mum behaving badly one of four done for drink driving 03 Apr 2020 01:19 A STAY at home mother of two caught drink driving on the way to pick her sons up from school was fined $600 in Gympie Magistrates Court yesterday and disqualified from driving for four months. Holly Melissa Kross pleaded guilty via telephone to driving …
  • Coronavirus #LOCKDOWN Op-Ed: Policing in a time of Covid-19 03 Apr 2020 01:14 CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - Saturday 28 March 2020: Mr Bheki Cele, South African Minister of Police addressed members of the South African Police Service and the South African National Defence Force at a parade at 35 Squadron near Cape Town International …
  • NHS trusts 'are sending swabs to Germany for coronavirus checks because the results are quicker' 03 Apr 2020 00:50 Hundreds of NHS workers' coronavirus swabs have reportedly been flown to Germany because the results are coming back in half the time. Samples passed to Public Health England are believed to be taking up to four days to process but those on the …
  • Residents rally for fun against COVID-19 03 Apr 2020 00:20 The COVID-19 coronavirus may have shut down large pieces of the economy, but there is no stopping local residents from making due through a series of creative outlets and random acts of kindness. Library programs At the Monona Public Library, Karen Wendt, …
  • Nurse battling coronavirus: ‘Worse than a gunshot’ 02 Apr 2020 23:21 A coronavirus-stricken Texas nurse says that her battle with the illness feels “worse than a gunshot,” according to a report. Shareka Williams, who works at Gallatin Center for Rehabilitation & Healing, said Monday in a video filmed from her hospital …
  • Coronavirus live updates: 1st case of COVID-19 reported in San Francisco homeless shelter 02 Apr 2020 23:21 SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- The outbreak of COVID-19 is having a major impact across the world but also in cities across Northern California. A shelter-in-place has been issued in the Bay Area, along with a similar order statewide. There are confirmed cases in …
  • Art & Soul: The Culinary Arts - Dining Options And Supporting Local Restaurants During Health Crisis 02 Apr 2020 23:13 This week, "Art and Soul" is about the culinary arts, but due to the current coronavirus pandemic, most restaurants have had to figure out a new way to operate, and some have had to close.  WEMU's Lisa Barry and Jessica Webster talk about …
  • NJ hospital worker wonders if he’ll ever see his kids again as coronavirus cases surge 02 Apr 2020 22:54 An X-ray technician working at a New Jersey hospital overwhelmed by coronavirus patients said he worries whether he’ll ever see his kids again, according to a new report. The tech, who did not want to be identified in an interview with KYW-TV, works at a …
  • Local government adapts to COVID-19 02 Apr 2020 22:51 Amid the outbreak of COVID-19 and the statewide stay-at-home order intended to slow its spread, the local government in Minneapolis has shuttered much of its public-facing services while keeping critical infrastructure and boards up and running. Both the …
  • Woman wears different glamorous gowns every day while working from home during quarantine 02 Apr 2020 22:41 At a time when most people are cuddled up in sweats, a woman in New York is making the most of her quarantine by using her Rent the Runway subscription to order herself glitzy ball gowns to wear while working from home. Lucy Rogers, an employee at the …
  • Turn out the lights, the party’s over 02 Apr 2020 22:10 VOL. 44 | NO. 14 | Friday, April 3, 2020 He’s seen fire and he’s seen rain, but his violinist and accompanying vocalist, Andrea Zonn, says James Taylor never thought that he’d see a time when a virus from China would wipe out his spring and, likely, summer …
  • Oak Ridge retail and residential concept plan approved 02 Apr 2020 22:07 The Chaska City Council unanimously approved a plan for further development at the Oak Ridge Conference Center property, located north of Hazeltine Boulevard and west of Highway 41. The concept plan intends to develop 67 acres of land, preserving the …
  • Seeking to help those who now ‘are even more forgotten’ 02 Apr 2020 21:57 Pope Francis offered his morning Mass March 31 for those who are homeless “at a time when people are asked to stay at home.” At the start of a livestreamed Mass from the chapel of his residence, the pope prayed that people become aware of all those who …
  • Thousands raised to help junior doctor left unable to work after thugs smashed his car with bricks 02 Apr 2020 21:47 Thousands has been raised to help buy a new car for a junior doctor who was left unable to get to work after thugs smashed his car windows with bricks and rocks. Dr Abdul Farooq, who works at New Cross Hospital in Wolverhampton and looks after some …
  • Coronavirus is God's judgement for legalising abortion and same-sex marriage, DUP councillor claims 02 Apr 2020 21:44 Coronavirus is God's judgement after Northern Ireland legalised abortion and same-sex marriage, a DUP councillor has claimed. John Carson, who represents Ballymena, Co Antrim, said the pandemic arrived because an “immoral and corrupt” Government …
  • Another vintage concert success 02 Apr 2020 21:16 Frank Leadley promised that Kawakawa's 11th Railway Concert would be another vintage success, and his confidence was justified. The crowd that filled the big green carriage shed to the back doors revelled in the wide range of top-quality performances, …
  • Space Startups Are About To Go Through A Great Winnowing 02 Apr 2020 21:15 The New Space community had better hang onto its hat. It’s going to be a very rough ride, and only the strongest are likely to make it through to the other side. It’s long been a truism that no one should expect to be able to time the market. And now it …
  • Azerbaijan's Azerenergy reconstructing major strategically important substation 02 Apr 2020 21:01 Azerbaijan’s Azerenergy is carrying out reconstruction at 500-kilovolt Absheron substation, which is one of the largest and most vital substations in the country and which is completing its lifecycle since it was built 35 years ago, Trend reports referring …
  • US allowing longer shifts at nuclear plants in pandemic 02 Apr 2020 20:48 WASHINGTON — U.S. nuclear plants will be allowed to keep workers on longer shifts to deal with staffing problems in the coronavirus pandemic, raising worries among watchdogs and some families living near reactors that employee exhaustion will increase the …
  • How will humans, by nature social animals, fare when isolated? 02 Apr 2020 20:38 Apr 4th 2020 Editor’s note: The Economist is making some of its most important coverage of the covid-19 pandemic freely available to readers of The Economist Today, our daily newsletter. To receive it, register here. For more coverage, see our coronavirus …
  • Thieves target Nampa Fire Station 02 Apr 2020 20:17 Susan Thompson South Peace News The Village of Nampa’s public works and fire hall were both broken into sometime over the weekend of March 21-22. Nampa’s public works was entered forcibly through a back gate and door. Several tools were stolen. Whoever was …
  • Hanson proud to serve 02 Apr 2020 20:07 Steve Hanson is a true American patriot. The Vietnam War veteran, who works at Chapter 2 in Lake Mills, enjoys a quiet life today living in Minnesota Junction, in the Town of Oak Grove, Dodge County. Hanson grew up as a farm kid in Viroqua, graduating high …
  • How to survive and thrive at your new at-home work station 02 Apr 2020 19:24 For a lot of people working from home right now, the home office has been cobbled together out of necessity. For most, it's not the least bit ergonomic. But with chiropractors and massage therapists shut down during the COVID-19 pandemic, ergonomist …
  • North Carolina health officials give update on COVID-19 02 Apr 2020 19:19 North Carolina health officials give update on COVID-19 Copy Link Copy {copyShortcut} to copy Link copied! Updated: 3:11 PM EDT Apr 2, 2020 Hide Transcript Show Transcript WELL, GOOD AFTERNOON. I’M JANE ROBELOT RIGHT NOW PUBLIC HEALTH AND PUBLIC SAFETY …
  • A scary time to be in Italy - McKinley 02 Apr 2020 18:45 Ian McKinley lost the sight of his left eye in 2011 while he was part of the Leinster squadBenetton fly-half Ian McKinley says it is "a scary time" to be living in Italy but believes the Italian public deserve huge credit for their conduct during …
  • Coronavirus Update: New York City racing against time as death toll nears 1,400 02 Apr 2020 18:32 NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio said the city is engaged in the "epic process" of increasing hospital capacity from 20,000 beds to 65,000 beds by the end of April. He said the city needs over 5 million masks, 100,000 gowns and 400 …
  • Brazos County Health District Reports a Fourth Death and Five Additional Coronavirus Cases 02 Apr 2020 17:51 Posted by Chelsea Reber Featured Stories, Local News for Newsletter, News Thursday, April 2nd, 2020 Update, April 2, 2020 The Brazos County health district reports the fourth death of a Brazos County resident who tested positive for COVID-19. The resident …
  • Today’s Takeout Pick: TailGate Brewery 02 Apr 2020 17:49 Much of the restaurant industry has had to change its business model in a couple of weeks due to COVID-19, and we’re trying to highlight the Nashville places that are attempting to stay open. Each day we will give you a critic’s pick for a restaurant and a …
  • Military nonprofits step up to help those impacted by the coronavirus 02 Apr 2020 17:27 Stars and Stripes is making stories on the coronavirus pandemic available free of charge. See other free reports here. Sign up for our daily coronavirus newsletter here. Please support our journalism with a subscription. Marine Corps veteran Michael Spivey …
  • Farm laborers are essential workers who need protections now, Congressional Hispanic Caucus says 02 Apr 2020 16:19 As Justice for Migrant Women’s Mónica Ramírez wrote at Prism last week, “despite their immense contribution to the world and the labor economy, farmworkers are among the lowest paid workers in our country. They have the fewest employment rights, they work …
  • Style Invitational Week 1378: It’s (emergency) Parody Time 02 Apr 2020 15:58 And while the Internet has been teeming with “My Corona,” “I Want to Wash My Hands,” etc., the Loser Community still has a lot to work with out there. This week: Write a song about Life in the Age of Corona, set to a familiar tune (or even one of your own, …
  • Austria: How countries are using edtech (including online learning, radio, television, texting) to support access to remote learning during the COVID-19 pandemic 02 Apr 2020 14:24 The World Bank is actively working with ministries of education in dozens of countries in support of their efforts to utilize educational technologies of all sorts to provide remote learning opportunities for students while schools are closed as a result …
  • New Mexico Utility Regulator Approves Plan To Abandon Coal-Fired Power Plant 02 Apr 2020 13:36 New Mexico regulators have approved an application by the state’s largest electric utility to abandon its interest in a major coal-fired power plant in the Four Corners as the state works toward emission-free mandates and more renewable energy. The Public …
  • 24 hours inside the lives upended by coronavirus in the nation’s capital 02 Apr 2020 13:10 In a city defined by power, a virus has seized control In a city defined by power A virus has seized control First graders and friars, scientists and sanitation workers, teen models and the mayor: 24 hours inside the lives upended by a pandemic in the …
  • Empty pews and couples coping: Black Americans adjust, slowly, to working from home 02 Apr 2020 13:01 For the Rev. Henry P. Davis III, the effortless adjustment to working from home turns awkward on Sundays, his crucial workday. Davis goes to the office then, to the pulpit. Alone. Instead of preaching to nearly 1,200 worshippers at First Baptist Church of …
  • Lockdown freebies for aiding remote working, learning & entertainment 02 Apr 2020 12:53 All around the globe people are finding themselves in a position where they must work, school or entertain themselves from home for an unknown period of time. The internet is proving to be our saving grace as we pull ourselves through this sorry mess. Many …
  • Bereaved son enabled to return home for mother’s last rites 02 Apr 2020 12:28 New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) With the whole country locked down due to the outbreak of Coronavirus in the country, people working far from their native place face a harrowing time when an emergency breaks out back home. But as tales of solidarity and help …
  • Little Rock Fire Department discloses third virus case 02 Apr 2020 12:19 Three Little Rock Fire Department employees have tested positive for covid-19, Chief Delphone Hubbard said Wednesday. Hubbard said the department was notified of the third positive test Wednesday morning. The individual is an instructor at the department…
  • NGS Donates Medical Supplies 02 Apr 2020 11:48 Members of the NGS Investment Recovery Team from left to right is Kelly May, Emma Fowler, David Tate, Ray Salabiye and Ted Cadelaria PAGE, Ariz. – Two Salt River Project employees’ quick thinking inspired Navajo Generating Station to donate two recovered …
  • Zoom: Is it secure, can it be hacked, and how do you use it safely? 02 Apr 2020 11:29 A relatively obscure video conferencing app has found itself the go-to way for people and businesses to connect while under lockdown. In the space of just a few weeks, Zoom has seen its user numbers sky-rocket as hospitals, schools and even governments …
  • IIT Guwahati alumni develops and deploys drones to prevent Coronavirus in Telangana 02 Apr 2020 10:11 GUWAHATI: A start-up founded by an IIT Guwahati alumni, Prem Kumar Vislawath has sucessfully developed and deployed drones for spraying disinfectant in public spaces in wake of the coronavirus threat in Telangana. Karimnagar Municipal Corporation in …
  • Rodents and a rocket carried these researchers' dreams to space 02 Apr 2020 08:58 The human body evolved within the constant force of Earth's gravity. To prevent bone and muscle atrophy during their stays in space, astronauts must exercise every day. For researchers studying bone or muscle loss that might be caused by diseases, …
  • Elon Musk's SpaceX bans Zoom video chat app over security and privacy concerns 02 Apr 2020 08:43 SpaceX has banned Zoom, saying that it is unsafe. Elon Musk's private space company said that employees could no longer use the video conferencing app because of "significant privacy and security concerns". Instead, it advised people working …
  • China Town Office COVID-19 Update (April 2, 2020) 02 Apr 2020 08:24 from Dennis L. Heath, CMM China Town Manager In light of the Governor’s latest order, I am informing you of actions we are taking to comply.  I have discussed this with our department heads first thing this morning, coordinated with the Chairman of the …
  • Vassalboro Town Office COVID-19 Update (April 2, 2020) 02 Apr 2020 08:24 VASSALBORO TOWN OFFICE CLOSURE COVID-19 STAY AT HOME ORDER Effective, Thursday, April 2, 2020 and due to Governor Mills’ recent Stay at Home Order, the Vassalboro Town Office will be closed and unmanned through the end of April.  Every few days, staff will …
  • Transit in a time of crisis: Where to from here? 02 Apr 2020 08:13 The last large-scale upheaval to transit came before most people were born, in World War II. That was a time when transit’s role was key. Today, the pandemic isolates us and works against the core model of transit for moving people. Riders will not come …
  • Morocco home buyers lose USD65m in real estate swindle 02 Apr 2020 07:37 By AFP More by this Author "Give us our money!", demands a group of home buyers, standing on land that should by now be finished condos – one of many fictitious projects that together comprise what is described as Morocco's biggest-ever …
  • TAKEOUT TASTINGS: Curb your hunger 02 Apr 2020 07:21 Hundreds of eateries in the Little Rock metro area, thousands statewide and millions nationwide now are pretty much pinning their hopes of surviving on takeout, drive-thru and delivery business. Some are adapting better than others. Some have closed …
  • 29-year-old Odisha chef practices self-quarantine, leads by example 02 Apr 2020 06:47 Express News Service BHUBANESWAR: At a time when the religious congregation at Nizamuddin Markaz is being blamed for spread of novel coronavirus in different States, a youth from the community in Odisha set an example for others of his ilk. The 29-year-old …