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 2020-07-11 02:32 

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Lawmakers work to extend unemployment benefits set to expire in July...

When Congress passed its first major stimulus package in the midst of the COVID crisis, it provided extended unemployment benefits which are set to run out....

 2020-07-10 23:19 

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Police: Gunman shoots 2 Texas officers, hits 3rd in holster...

RENO, Texas (AP) — Two law enforcement officers were shot when a suspect accused of killing his sister and threatening others opened fire on them in North Texas and barricaded himself in a home, authorities said Friday....

 2020-07-10 23:12 

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Amazon says email to employees banning TikTok was a mistake...

Roughly five hours after an internal email went out Friday to Amazon employees telling them to delete the popular video app TikTok from their phones, the online retailing giant appeared to backtrack, calling the ban a mistake....

 2020-07-10 23:03 

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Army: Independent probe coming after Fort Hood soldier death...

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — U.S. Army officials announced Friday they will begin an independent review of the command climate at Fort Hood following calls from members of Congress and community activists for a more thorough investigation into the killing o...

 2020-07-10 22:56 

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Fast-moving Tropical Storm Fay makes landfall in New Jersey...

NEW YORK (AP) — Fast-moving Tropical Storm Fay made landfall in New Jersey on Friday amid heavy, lashing rains that closed beaches and flooded shore town streets....

 2020-07-10 22:56 

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Could North Idaho be seeing a mask mandate soon?...

KOOTENAI COUNTY, Idaho - Surrounding cities such as Spokane, Moscow and Boise all have mask mandates while Kootenai County does not....

 2020-07-10 22:51 

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Church singing ban strikes sour note with California pastor...

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Crossroads Community Church Senior Pastor Jim Clark wants to keep his 1,500 parishioners safe during the coronavirus pandemic but he's drawing the line at a new California ban on singing or chanting at religious service...

 2020-07-10 22:40 

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Amazon's homeless shelter faces Seattle crisis, criticism...

SEATTLE (AP) — A homeless shelter built on Amazon's perfectly manicured urban Seattle campus is a major civic contribution that pushes the company to face the crisis and criticism in the hometown it has rapidly transformed....

 2020-07-10 22:37 

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Coroner releases autopsy on fatal shooting by LA deputy...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles County coroner on Friday released the autopsy report on an allegedly armed young man shot by a sheriff's deputy that the Sheriff's Department had requested remain confidential under a security hold....

 2020-07-10 22:36 

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South Dakota teen gets 55-years for killing of Wyoming girl...

STURGIS, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota teenager was sentenced Friday to 55 years in prison after admitting he fatally shot a Wyoming girl last fall....

 2020-07-10 22:35 

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Social justice nonprofits pay $1.4M in bonds for protesters...

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City's local Black Lives Matter chapter posted a total of $1.4 million in cash bonds to release four protesters from jail who were arrested and charged with various crimes during demonstrations against police brutal...

 2020-07-10 22:21 

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'Disasters don't discriminate': Health officials push to protect communities of color from COVID-19...

As lawmakers work to pass the next round of COVID-19 relief funding, health experts are pushing Congress to protect communities of color from the virus....

 2020-07-10 21:40 

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Vanessa Guillen murder raises questions about how female service members are treated...

Before her death, Guillen filed a sexual harassment charge against her alleged killer but was ignored, says Domingo Garcia, of LULAC....

 2020-07-10 21:31 

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'US needs more testing to confront COVID outbreak'...

Data shows the problem isn't just the rising total of positive COVID cases, but also that the percentage of people testing positive is increasing....

 2020-07-10 19:31 

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Poll shows second stimulus check needed to help Americans pay bills...

As the White House and lawmakers toss around ideas regarding a second round of stimulus relief, a new poll reveals an additional direct payment is needed to help Americans pay their essential bills......

 2020-07-10 19:22 

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House Dems urge Senate lawmakers to review police reform bill...

House Democrats are urging the Senate to take up the House-passed "George Floyd Justice in Policing Act."...

 2020-07-10 15:07 

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Pathologist found blood clots in 'almost every organ' during autopsies on COVID-19 patients...

Autopsies on coronavirus victims are helping doctors understand how the disease affects the body, and a pathologist says one of the most remarkable findings involves blood clots....

 2020-07-10 15:04 

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Bed Bath & Beyond to close 200 stores...

(WIAT) — The economic downturn caused by the coronavirus pandemic is forcing Bed Bath & Beyond to permanently close 200 stores. The closings will take place over the next two years and amount t......

 2020-07-10 15:03 

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Doctors note new COVID-19 symptoms in young adults...

As the numbers show, the increase in COVID-19 cases is predominantly from people in their 20s and 30s, and with that, doctors are finding a new set of symptoms....

 2020-07-10 14:40 

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Newsfeed Now: Recovery search for Naya Rivera; Grammar queen...

Weekdays at 11:30 a.m. EST, Newsfeed Now will be streaming the top stories in the U.S. utilizing our newsrooms across the country. If you miss the live report, you'll be able to see a replay minute......

 2020-07-09 23:43 

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Nation's top military leaders put on hot seat about their role in Trump's church photo op...

The nation's top military leaders were in the hot seat on Capitol Hill....

 2020-07-09 23:30 

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Trump executive order touts Hispanic prosperity...

President Trump announced an executive order to created the White House Hispanic Prosperity Initiative which he said will benefit Hispanics by improving access to education and jobs....

 2020-07-09 23:16 

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Pentagon officials: Investigation into removal of protesters near White House almost done...

Top officials from the Pentagon faced questioning from Congress on Thursday about what happened in front of the White House last month when crowds protesting police brutality were moved out of the ......

 2020-07-09 22:06 

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Over 8,000 U.S. hotels may be forced to close in September without help...

Chip Rogers with the American Hotel and Lodging Association says more than 8,000 U.S. hotels could be forced to close in September....

 2020-07-09 22:00 

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House panel pushes for equal access to PPP funds for minority-owned small businesses...

The coronavirus pandemic has disproportionately impacted minority communities not only in healthcare but also the economy....

 2020-07-09 21:31 

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Dr. Birx addresses how schools can open safely, mixed messages from White House...

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NEXSTAR) — Schools districts continue to work on how to get kids back in the classroom safely, as cases of COVID-19 soar across the U.S. Dr. Deborah Birx spoke Thursday abou......

 2020-07-09 21:29 

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Trump: Efforts to obtain financial records 'a political prosecution'...

The United States Supreme Court has given President Donald Trump a mixed bag with two rulings regarding efforts to obtain his financial records....

 2020-07-09 19:17 

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Second stimulus check: Could payments be limited to those making $40,000 or less?...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — Recent messaging from White House advisors and top Republican lawmakers has centered around a second round of stimulus relief being targeted for those most impacted by ......

 2020-07-09 19:16 

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Trump rally in Tulsa 'likely contributed' to coronavirus surge, says health official...

President Donald Trump's campaign rally in Tulsa in late June that drew thousands of participants and large protests "likely contributed" to a dramatic surge in new coronavirus ca......

 2020-07-09 17:27 

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Starbucks to mandate facial coverings in all company-owned cafes starting July 15...

Starbucks will now require customers to wear facial covering while visiting any of its company-owned cafe locations in the United States....

 2020-07-09 14:30 

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Newsfeed Now: "Glee" star goes missing; Remembering Charlie Daniels...

Weekdays at 11:30 a.m. EST, Newsfeed Now will be streaming the top stories in the U.S. utilizing our newsrooms across the country. If you miss the live report, you'll be able to see a replay minute......

 2020-07-09 14:06 

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Woman survives contracting the flu and COVID-19 at the same time...

A Texas woman is counting her blessings after contracting both COVID-19 and the flu at the same time....

 2020-07-09 14:04 

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Trump argues high COVID-19 cases due to testing, experts largely disagree...

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — President Donald Trump is repeating his claim the United States has more coronavirus cases than any other country due to "bigger and better" testing. While ......

 2020-07-09 14:03 

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City of Billings provides information on 911 Center employee who tested positive for COVID-19...

Update regarding positive confirmation of COVID19 test with 911 Center employee. On July 7, 2020, the Billings Fire Department reported one staff member in the 911 Center was confirmed as having te......

 2020-07-08 23:19 

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Police reform: Congress working to reach compromise to move forward...

Two weeks after Democrats blocked his GOP bill in the Senate, Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) said there still could be a compromise in Congress on police reform....

 2020-07-08 23:00 

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Supreme Court: Employers can opt out of birth control coverage...

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday opened the door for more employers and universities to deny birth control coverage in their company healthcare plans....

 2020-07-08 22:43 

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Lawmakers push back on order to send international students back home amid online learning...

Lawmakers and some elite universities are pushing back on a Trump Administration rule that would send all international students back to their countries if their classes are all done online....

 2020-07-08 22:18 

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White House Coronavirus Task Force pressures schools to reopen with limited federal guidance...

As coronavirus cases topped three million in the U.S. Wednesday, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos urged states to fill their classrooms again....

 2020-07-08 21:59 

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Second stimulus check: Dems urge McConnell to end recess, take up COVID-19 relief bill...

Despite being in recess, a group of Senate Democrats are calling upon Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to bring the lawmakers back to the capitol to take up the next coronavirus relief packag......

 2020-07-08 21:41 

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Billings Symphony Orchestra & Chorale Receives Western States Arts Federation and The National Endowment for the Arts Grants...

On Thursday, July 2, 2020, the Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF) announced the recipients of its Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Relief Fund for Organizations......

 2020-07-08 20:32 

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Trump threatens to cut federal aid if schools don't reopen...

Determined to reopen America's schools despite coronavirus worries, President Donald Trump threatened on Wednesday to hold back federal money if school districts don't bring their students back in the fall. He complained that his own public health...

 2020-07-08 20:25 

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Eastbound SR-24 near Mattawa blocked after semi-truck rollover...

GRANT COUNTY, Wash. - Eastbound lanes of SR-24 east of Mattawa are blocked after a semi-truck rollover collision....

 2020-07-08 20:22 

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Houston scraps Texas GOP's in-person convention due to virus...

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston officials on Wednesday canceled the Texas Republican Party's in-person convention, saying the spread of the coronavirus made it impossible to hold the event as scheduled....

 2020-07-08 20:20 

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Windy conditions making sonar use difficult as crews continue searching for last 2 victims of Lake CdA plane collision...

Update, July 8, 1:20 p.m.:...

 2020-07-08 20:16 

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Brooks Brothers, worn by Lincoln and Kennedy, goes bankrupt...

NEW YORK (AP) — Brooks Brothers, the 200-year-old company that dressed nearly every U.S. president, filed for bankruptcy protection Wednesday, the latest major clothing seller to be toppled by the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-07-08 20:16 

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Some roads in Lewis and Clark County undergoing construction in July...

HELENA- Some roads in Lewis and Clark County will be undergoing construction work this month....

 2020-07-08 20:14 

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Houston officials cancel Texas GOP's in-person convention, citing coronavirus in one of nation's hot spots...

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston officials cancel Texas GOP's in-person convention, citing coronavirus in one of nation's hot spots....

 2020-07-08 20:09 

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Judge dismisses GM's bribery lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler...

DETROIT (AP) — A federal judge in Detroit has dismissed General Motors' lawsuit alleging that rival Fiat Chrysler paid off union leaders to get better contract terms than GM....

 2020-07-08 20:09 

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'A hot mess': Americans face testing delays as virus surges...

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For two weeks, Rachael Jones has stayed home, going without a paycheck while waiting and waiting for the results of a COVID-19 test from a pharmacy near Philadelphia....

 2020-07-08 20:05 

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Serbian leader backtracks on lockdown amid chaotic protests...

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Police fired tear gas at protesters in Serbia's capital on Wednesday during the second day of demonstrations against the president's handling of the country's coronavirus outbreak....

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