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 2020-03-30 18:43 

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'Please come help us:' New York death toll from COVID-19 rises above 1,200...

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the number of reported coronavirus deaths in New York shot up by 253 in a single day to just over 1,200....

 2020-03-30 16:01 

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Phoenix police commander killed in shooting just months before retirement...

A police commander in Phoenix, Arizona, has died and two other officers are injured after being shot during a domestic dispute Sunday night....

 2020-03-30 11:16 

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Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in US near 150,000, more than 2,500 dead...

The number of confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus have ballooned to nearly 150,000 confirmed cases in the United State as the virus continues its exponential spread....

 2020-03-29 23:15 

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Florida sheriff: Man coughs on deputy, says he has virus...

Authorities say a Florida man is facing charges that he threatened and assaulted an officer after he coughed on a deputy and said he had the coronavirus....

 2020-03-29 18:25 

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Sheriff: Man kills girlfriend, her lover after leaving jail...

Florida officials say a man killed his girlfriend and her lover when he found them having sex in his house after he bonded out of jail....

 2020-03-29 17:20 

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Coronavirus task force to give Sunday update as U.S. cases top 125K...

The confirmed global death rate surpassed 30,000 people and new virus epicenters are emerging, including in rural counties in the U.S. with few intensive care units....

 2020-03-29 13:48 

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Quarantine around NY, NJ, CT will 'not be necessary,' Trump says...

President Trump says it has been determined a quarantine of New York and parts of New Jersey and Connecticut will be unnecessary after floating the idea earlier Saturday....

 2020-03-29 00:45 

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Trump says CDC to issue "strong Travel Advisory" for parts of NY, CT, NJ...

Trump says CDC to issue "strong Travel Advisory" for parts of NY, CT, NJ to slow virus spread in place of quarantine....

 2020-03-28 18:26 

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Suspect dies in deputy-involved shooting in Lehigh Acres...

Authorities say a person was killed in a deputy-involved shooting in Lehigh Acres Friday....

 2020-03-28 18:02 

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Trump raises idea of quarantines affecting NY, NJ and Conn....

He tells reporters at the White House that it would be for a "short period of time, if we do it at all."...

 2020-03-28 17:48 

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CDC warns against using additive found in fish tank cleaner to treat COVID-19...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a health alert Saturday, warning against the use of non-pharmaceutical chloroquine phosphate to treat COVID-19....

 2020-03-28 16:13 

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Virus infections top 600,000 globally with long fight ahead...

The U.S. leads the world in reported infections with more than 104,000....

 2020-03-28 00:01 

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Fort Myers shooting leaves two injured...

On Friday morning, Lee Memorial Hospital reported that a young male with a gunshot wound arrived at their emergency room....

 2020-03-27 23:29 

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Shooting investigation in Fort Myers leaves one injured...

Police say the victim suffered non-life threatening injuries....

 2020-03-27 20:53 

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Financial experts give tips on planning for recession...

Every expert agreed this current downturn will likely lead us into a recession. So, they caution us to expect higher unemployment in the weeks and months to come, along with the chance that you could be laid off or see a decrease in work and wages....

 2020-03-27 20:47 

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White House coronavirus task force to hold daily briefing after Trump signs stimulus bill...

The White House's coronavirus task force will give its daily briefing at 5 p.m. ET Friday — a day that saw President Donald Trump sign a $2.2 trillion stimulus package into law and invoke the Defense Production Act....

 2020-03-27 20:25 

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Trump invokes Defense Production Act, orders GM to begin fulfilling federal contracts for ventilators...

President Donald Trump announced Friday that he would invoke powers granted to him under the Defense Protection Act to order General Motors to begin producing ventilators to address a nationwide shortage amid the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2020-03-27 12:45 

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Family forced to cancel World War II veteran's funeral due to COVID-19 restrictions...

Funeral directors are frustrated and families are devastated as precautions put in place to help reduce the spread of COVID-19 are upending our daily lives, including how we say goodbye to loved ones....

 2020-03-27 12:12 

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House to vote on $2.2 trillion coronavirus rescue bill Friday...

The House is set to pass the $2.2 trillion coronavirus rescue bill Friday morning and send it to President Donald Trump who is eager to sign it into law....

 2020-03-27 11:27 

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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson tests positive for COVID-19...

The prime minister of the United Kingdom, Boris Johnson, says he has tested positive for the new coronavirus....

 2020-03-26 23:18 

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Unemployment benefits in Florida offer less than other states...

At most, the unemployed can only get up to $275 for 12 weeks. While the vast majority of other states offer higher weekly amounts for longer....

 2020-03-26 22:31 

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On NYC's front lines, health workers worry they will be next...

An emergency room doctor believed he may have had the virus for days before he finally became too ill to come in....

 2020-03-26 21:30 

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Lawyers, judges push to close immigration courts amid virus...

Attorneys and judges in U.S. immigration courts are trying to protect themselves from the coronavirus with borrowed masks and hand sanitizer....

 2020-03-26 19:40 

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COVID-19 task force to provide update as feds develop new guidelines for virus risk...

Members of the White House's coronavirus task force are scheduled to provide an update on their response to the COVID-19 pandemic Thursday afternoon....

 2020-03-26 15:27 

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Department of Revenue: Property tax dates extended to April 15th...

The Department of Revenue has extended property taxes until April 15th after an emergency order was issued....

 2020-03-26 15:26 

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White House adds New Jersey to list of states suffering 'major disaster' from COVID-19...

President Donald Trump declared a "major disaster" in the state of New Jersey due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Trump's declaration comes a day after he declared a disaster in five states, but failed to include New Jersey despite its large number ...

 2020-03-26 14:44 

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Trump administration to indict Venezuelan President Nicols Maduro on criminal charges...

Four people familiar with the case say the Trump administration will announce indictments against Venezuelan leader Nicolas Maduro and members of his inner circle for effectively converting Venezuela into a criminal enterprise at the service of drug traff...

 2020-03-26 14:26 

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Young people may be more susceptible to COVID-19 than officials initially thought, CDC says...

The CDC now reports that young people may be more susceptible to becoming critically ill from coronavirus than previously thought....

 2020-03-26 12:40 

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Labor Department says it saw an increase of 3 million unemployment claims last week...

The Labor Department saw an additional 3 million people seeking unemployment claims last week — the highest increase of unemployment claims the Labor Department has recorded since it began measuring seasonal unemployment....

 2020-03-26 11:48 

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88 people died of COVID-19 in NYC on Thursday, pushing U.S. deaths linked to virus over 1,000...

Deaths linked to the novel coronavirus have surpassed 1,000 in the United States as cases in the country near 70,000, according to a database kept by Johns Hopkins....

 2020-03-26 11:44 

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More COVID-19 cases in younger people...

The new report from the CDC shows more young people are getting seriously sick from COVID-19 than initially thought. Data shows nearly 40% of those hospitalized are between the age of 20 and 54....

 2020-03-26 11:04 

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Highlights of Congress' $2.2 trillion virus relief package...

One-time payments of $1,200 per adult, $2,400 per couple, $500 per child....

 2020-03-26 01:15 

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If you need to file for unemployment... get ready for the hold music...

Parking lots are empty and shops are closed across southwest Florida right now....

 2020-03-25 22:31 

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Family: US believes ex-FBI agent Robert Levinson has died while in Iranian custody...

Trump said Levinson's status "wasn't looking good," but did not accept reports that Levinson has died....

 2020-03-25 21:18 

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President Donald Trump approves disaster declaration for Florida...

President Donald Trump on Wednesday declared a "major disaster" in Florida, two days after Gov. Ron DeSantis requested that designation because of impacts from the new coronavirus....

 2020-03-25 21:14 

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Living with cystic fibrosis amidst the coronavirus pandemic...

A professional dancer with a compromised immune system who is vulnerable to the threat of coronavirus is finding hope in the midst of hardship....

 2020-03-25 15:56 

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Lee County Sheriffs Office respond to early morning fatal shooting...

The Lee County Sheriffs Office responded to a shooting, Upon arrival the victim had succumbed to their injuries and a suspect was quickly taken into custody....

 2020-03-25 10:37 

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White House, Congress agree on $2 trillion virus rescue bill...

The economic rescue package would give direct payments to most Americans, expand unemployment benefits and provide a $367 billion program for small businesses to keep making payroll while workers are forced to stay home....

 2020-03-24 21:31 

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Juvenile dies of COVID-19 in California, becoming 1st known minor to die from virus in US...

A person under the age of 18 has died from COVID-19 in Los Angeles County, becoming the first known juvenile in the U.S. to die as a result of the new coronavirus....

 2020-03-24 20:45 

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White House to hold COVID-19 briefing after Trump said he wants to reopen country by Easter...

Trump said that he believes that the United States can "do both" protect lives and reopen the economy....

 2020-03-24 18:04 

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Trump wants to ease coronavirus restrictions by Easter, despite warnings from experts...

President Trump is weighing how to refine nationwide social-distancing guidelines to put some workers back on the job amid the coronavirus outbreak....

 2020-03-24 17:42 

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Fort Myers Police respond to shooting in Fort Myers...

The Fort Myers Police Department responded to a late night shooting in Fort Myers on Stella Street....

 2020-03-24 17:11 

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Liberty University welcomes back hundreds of students to campus dorms despite threat of COVID-19...

As colleges across the country have canceled classes for the remainder of the year in the hopes of limiting the spread of COVID-19, Liberty University in Virginia is welcoming students back to campus....

 2020-03-24 15:36 

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India's prime minister decrees 21-day lockdown to curb virus...

The prime minister of India has decreed a 21-day lockdown across the nation of 1.3 billion people "to save India" from the coronavirus pandemic....

 2020-03-24 11:47 

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China lifts lockdown for Hubei province, says some can begin leaving Wuhan on April 8...

Chinese authorities are lifting a two-month lockdown of most of coronavirus-hit Hubei province, as domestic cases of the virus continue to subside....

 2020-03-24 11:23 

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How to clean your workstation to kill virus germs...

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, doctors advised everyone to wash their hands more and try not to touch things that other people have touched. But workspaces — even home workspaces — can pose a problem. Any desk can be full of mucky items....

 2020-03-24 10:04 

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Feds: Virus frauds spread, preying on Medicare recipients...

Some marketers falsely claim that Trump has ordered that seniors get tested....

 2020-03-24 10:01 

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Negotiators close to deal on $2 trillion virus aid package...

Mnuchin said talks were expected to resume at 9:30 a.m. EDT....

 2020-03-24 03:00 

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Networks face decision: How long to stick with Trump?...

While many networks took the two-hour briefing live, only one went from start to finish....

 2020-03-24 01:07 

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Loss of smell, taste, might signal pandemic virus infection...

The WHO is looking into a possible signal of a COVID-19 infection....

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