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 2020-03-28 00:30 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Kentucky reports 3 additional coronavirus-related deaths...

Gov. Andy Beshear reported three more deaths related to the new coronavirus Friday as Kentucky had its largest single-day increase in cases since the global pandemic hit the state. The ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-28 00:28 

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Coronavirus deaths by state: Why COVID-19 fatality rates are different across the US...

The United States has the most confirmed cases of coronavirus in the world, and all the states have been affected in varying degrees, including the death rates. "Death rate" refers ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-28 00:21 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Merced County coronavirus totals rise to 7 infections. All cases acquired outside county...

Three additional coronavirus cases were confirmed Friday by the the Merced County Department of Public Health, bringing the total number of Merced County residents with the virus to seven. Like ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-28 00:08 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Yellowstone takes TV reporter's freak-out over bison and turns it into a safety poster...

A Montana television reporter walked off camera as a herd of bison walked toward him at Yellowstone National Park. Now the National Park Service is using his reaction as a ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-28 00:03 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Kentucky reports 3 additional coronavirus-related deaths...

Gov. Andy Beshear reported three more deaths related to the new coronavirus Friday as Kentucky had its largest single-day increase in cases since the global pandemic hit the state. The ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-28 00:02 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Businesses risk being sued amid virus, Mississippi gov says...

Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves is allowing many businesses to remain open amid the coronavirus pandemic, but he repeated Friday that some should voluntarily change the way they operate. The Republican ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-28 00:02 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

South Carolina: Visitors from virus hot spots to quarantine...

Gov. Henry McMaster on Friday ordered visitors traveling to South Carolina from several "hot spot" areas to immediately self-quarantine for two weeks upon arrival, the latest in a series of ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-28 00:02 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

April special elections move ahead amid COVID0-19 concerns...

Bond and levy elections in several jurisdictions in nine counties will move ahead at the end of April after Democratic Gov. Jay Inslee declined a request by Secretary of State ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-28 00:00 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Cowboys agree on deals with kicker Zuerlein, defender Poe...

The Dallas Cowboys are going to let two proven kickers go at it in the offseason for a change. The Cowboys and kicker Greg Zuerlein agreed Friday on a $7.5 ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-27 23:49 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

SLO County Public Health: Expect coronavirus to stick around for 'a long period of time'...

As San Luis Obispo County residents adjust to the new realities of a global coronavirus pandemic, such as shuttered businesses and mandatory social distancing, many are asking: How much longer ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-27 23:35 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Disneyland extends closure during coronavirus pandemic. Here's the latest...

Disneyland won't reopen at the end of March as planned. Disney Parks said Friday that Disneyland Resort and Walt Disney World Resort will stay closed until further notice. "While there ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-27 23:31 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

AP Sources: Alleged Maduro co-conspirator is in DEA custody...

A retired Venezuelan army general indicted alongside Nicols Maduro has surrendered in Colombia and is being taken by Drug Enforcement Administration agents to New York for arraignment, four people familiar ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-27 23:22 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

What's a pangolin? Scaly mammal may be missing link in coronavirus outbreak, study says...

A scaly and endangered mammal could be the missing link in a coronavirus mystery that's baffling scientists, according to a new study. Researchers suggest pangolins passed the virus behind the ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-27 23:12 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

40 Prado staff maintains services as coronavirus shuts down SLO...

Services for the homeless are being provided but the coronavirus shut down had had a major impact on volunteers. Specific things you can donate. CAPSLO Deputy Director Grace McIntosh suggests what you can donate that will make a difference. ... Click to C...

 2020-03-27 22:29 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Don't be fooled by coronavirus scams and phony cures, FBI and law enforcement warns...

As if residents didn't have enough to worry about during a pandemic, law enforcement officials are warning the public of scammers offering coronavirus cures, in-home test kits and surgical masks ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-27 22:28 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

UW model suggests mid-April peak for coronavirus in Washington state with scores more deaths...

As the state starts to gain a clearer picture of the coronavirus outbreak, the million-dollar question now on everyone's mind: When is the outbreak going to peak? New models released ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-27 22:01 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

N95 respirator explained: Here's why health workers need them as coronavirus spreads...

Respirators and masks have been big parts of the conversation surrounding the coronavirus pandemic. As the coronavirus continues to spread, many people are looking for ways to protect themselves. Health ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-27 21:32 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

U.S. reaches 100,000 confirmed coronavirus cases two months after start of outbreak...

The United States became the first country in the world to surpass 100,000 confirmed coronavirus cases, according to updated figures from Johns Hopkins University. Friday's grim milestone comes a day ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-27 21:26 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

NRA sues Gavin Newsom to get gun stores deemed essential during coronavirus emergency...

The National Rifle Association is suing to have California gun stores declared essential businesses amid Gov. Gavin Newsom's coronavirus emergency. The NRA, along with several other plaintiffs including two individuals, ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-27 21:25 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Sanitation workers on front lines of coronavirus pandemic demand better protections...

Sanitation workers — alongside doctors, nurses, truck drivers and postal workers — are among the nation's "essential" personnel who will continue to show up for work amid the coronavirus pandemic. ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-27 21:19 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

SLO County prepares hotels, campground to shelter homeless hit by coronavirus...

Bracing for a potential surge in local COVID-19 cases, San Luis Obispo County officials have secured campgrounds, hotel rooms and trailers in preparation to shelter homeless residents who show symptoms ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-27 21:12 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

A Whole Foods sauce got recalled. What's not on the label creates an allergy problem...

One lot of Whole Foods Market's Vodka Sauce has been recalled from 12 states for a food allergy problem created by a faulty back label. According to the FDA-posted recall ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-27 21:09 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

2 high-profile developers locked in legal battle over SLO housing project...

Two prominent San Luis Obispo County developers are engaged in a legal battle after one accused the other of misappropriating more than $3 million from the coffers of a recently ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-27 20:30 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Large drive-in church services banned in some Georgia counties as coronavirus spreads...

Worshippers in parts of Georgia must stop attending large drive-in church services as the coronavirus spreads. Dr. Thomas Craft, director of the South Central Health District, announced Thursday that drive-in ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-27 20:20 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

SLO County adds 5 coronavirus cases, now has 59 patients...

San Luis Obispo County on Friday announced there are 59 confirmed local coronavirus patients, with 5 newly-confirmed positive cases. No additional information about the new patients was immediately available from ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-27 20:18 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Guilt in a pandemic: How people are handling the possibility they spread coronavirus...

Many people who have the new coronavirus do not realize they have the disease until several days or weeks later. During that time, they may be out in public, possibly ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-27 19:57 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Gov. Gavin Newsom bans evictions in California amid coronavirus pandemic...

California landlords can't evict tenants while the state fights coronavirus under an executive order Gov. Gavin Newsom issued Friday. The ban will be in place through May 31, 2020. The ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-27 19:48 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Thief takes $780 in energy drinks, says he has coronavirus to avoid arrest, CA cops say...

A man accused of stealing energy drinks from Walmart said he had coronavirus to try to avoid arrest, San Leandro police said. Serrell Gordon, 40, of Oakland, California, was seen ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-27 19:29 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Why does Italy have higher death rate if the US has more confirmed coronavirus cases?...

The United States surpassed all countries in the number of confirmed coronavirus cases Thursday, but the death rate here is far lower than in Italy, which has a death rate ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-27 19:16 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

A man living alone and out of food called 911. California police found a way to help...

In the middle of the coronavirus pandemic, a California police department helped a resident get the food he needed to survive. A 63-year-old man called the Sacramento Police Department dispatch ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-27 19:16 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Sacramento public defenders seek video access to jail inmates during coronavirus crisis...

Sacramento prosecutors and public defenders are seeking extraordinary changes in the way courthouses function and how defense attorneys communicate with clients locked down in the jail because of coronavirus. Sacramento ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-27 18:55 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Farmers worry they're left out of coronavirus relief. California lawmaker wants to fix it...

A California congressman is calling for the White House Coronavirus Task Force to represent more agriculture interests, as worries increase about a shortage of workers and how that could impact ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-27 18:51 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Navy hospital ship arrives in LA. Here's what it can do to help during pandemic...

Modesto paywall drop embed The Navy's Mercy Hospital Ship (T-AH-19) arrived in the Port of Los Angeles on Friday to shore up land-based hospitals for the expected barrage of COVID-19 ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-27 18:33 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Sacramento County coronavirus cases jump to 164 with more testing; 6th death reported...

The number of coronavirus cases in Sacramento County jumped Friday to 164, and a sixth person has died from infection, county health officials reported. But officials immediately cautioned the fast-growing ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-27 18:24 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Restaurants denied 'act of God' insurance for coronavirus, turn to Trump and Congress...

WashBuro coronavirus embed Restaurants, among the most devastated industries in the coronavirus pandemic, were thrown a lifeline in the $2 trillion economic relief package that passed Congress on Friday. But ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-27 18:15 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Tom McClintock votes for $2.2 trillion stimulus package 'despite all its flaws'...

Rep. Tom McClintock has big qualms about the $2.2 trillion economic plan that passed the House Friday, warning it's inefficient, flawed and could badly "destabilize the fiscal structure of our ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-27 18:15 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Trump accuses GM of overpromising on breathing machines...

President Donald Trump attacked General Motors Friday, alleging that the company promised to build thousands more breathing machines than it can deliver for coronavirus patients and that it wants too ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-27 18:11 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Therapist who met with inmate group among 12 California prison workers to get coronavirus...

One of the 12 California prison workers who has tested positive for coronavirus is a therapist who was conducting a group session in March with inmates who need mental health ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-27 17:48 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Kids fare better than adults in coronavirus pandemic — including in SLO County...

Ever since the start of this awful pandemic, there's been one bright spot: Children have been much less affected by coronavirus than adults. That first became apparent in China where, ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-27 17:45 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Democratic super PAC plans massive post-convention digital ad blitz...

A leading Democratic super PAC is reserving $17 million worth of digital ads in key battleground states to start after the Democratic National Convention in July and run through Election ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-27 17:44 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

'Quarantine cakes' shaped like toilet paper in demand amid coronavirus outbreak...

A lot of humor has been mined from the nation's toilet paper shortage during the coronavirus pandemic, so it's no surprise that bakers have joined in. "Quarantine Cakes" and pandemic ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-27 17:43 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Social Security recipients to get checks under coronavirus stimulus bill. Here's how...

Millions of Americans are about to receive stimulus checks from the government — including recipients of Social Security. Adults who learn less than $75,000 a year will receive $1,200 under ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-27 17:28 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

US House passes coronavirus stimulus bill with money for Americans. What happens next?...

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the coronavirus stimulus bill Friday and sent the package to President Donald Trump for his signature. The Senate approved the $2 trillion package Thursday. ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-27 17:05 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Coronavirus updates: More SLO County cases than surrounding areas; Paso Robles a hot spot...

For reasons that aren't entirely clear, San Luis Obispo County is shaping up to be more of a hotbed of coronavirus cases than its surrounding counties. As of Thursday, San ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-27 16:45 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Coronavirus: Some low-level offenders cited, rather than being held at Merced County jail...

The Merced County Sheriff's Office is taking special measures to prevent the possible spread of coronavirus into the county's jail population. That includes citing and releasing some lower level offenders ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-27 16:39 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

Truckers find themselves kings of the road as coronavirus erases commute traffic...

In this upside down coronavirus world, commercial truck drivers suddenly find themselves kings of the road. The federal government has given haulers of key goods a green light by dropping ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-27 16:01 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

How to avoid gaining weight when you're stuck at home because of coronavirus...

Some are calling it the Quarantine 15, as people have begun to gain weight while staying at home because of the coronavirus pandemic. How can you make healthier decisions and ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-27 15:52 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

UC Davis researchers rushing to develop new treatments to stop corononavirus spread...

UC Davis doctors and researchers are rushing to develop treatments that will stop the new coronavirus, building on breakthroughs that helped them save the life of a Solano County woman ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-27 15:46 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

'Today' host Hoda Cotb sheds a tear after Drew Brees interview about COVID-19 donation...

These are tough days for everyone. As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads and the numbers of the affected and dying grows at an alarming rate, the toll is being felt even ... Click to Continue...

 2020-03-27 15:34 

San Luis Obispo Tribune

SLO County should see big drop in COVID cases by mid-April — if we follow 'shelter at home' rule...

First the facts about the coronavirus so far as they are known. The coronavirus is highly infectious. New cases arise from exposure to an infected human. The period of time ... Click to Continue...

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