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West Virginia governor reschedules state's May 12 primary election for June 9 over fears about the coronavirusWest Virginia governor reschedules state's May 12 primary election for June 9 over fears about the coronavirus
The Associated Press41 minutes ago
3 people fatally shot at central Oklahoma convenience storePolice say three people were killed and one was wounded in a shooting at a convenience store in central Oklahoma
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - This Dec. 11, 2019 file photo shows J.K. Rowling, author of the "Harry Potter" book series, at the premiere of "Finding the Way Home"  in New York. The author has launched an online initiative, www.harrypotterathome.com, which features quizzes, games and other activities. For the month of April, Rowling also has partnered with the audio publisher-distributor Audible and the library e-book supplier OverDrive for free audio and digital editions of the first Potter book, “Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.” The U.S. edition is called “Harry Potter's and the Sorcerer's Stone”. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
Each State Has Its Own 'Iconic' JobEach state that makes up the Fifty Nifty has a unique economy, culture, laws, and even industries and workers that help "shape the [identity]" of that state. To more closely examine the latter, 24/7 Wall St. looked at Bureau of Labor Statistics data on job concentration in all of the...
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The American flag flutters in the wind as work is done on the roof of a building under construction in Sacramento, Calif., Tuesday, March 31, 2020. While most Californian's have spent more than a week under a mandatory stay-at-home order, because of the coronavirus, construction work is among the jobs exempt as part of the "essential infrastructure." (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
US construction spending down 1.3% in FebruaryUS construction spending drops 1.3% in February with weakness in all major sectors
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Jolee Masson, a Coker student and costume designer, volunteered to sew new elastic into medical masks at the Tara Grinna Swimwear factory Monday, March 30, 2020 in Conway. The factory has converted their operations from making custom swimsuits to sewing elastic into N95 masks in response to the coronavirus. Tidelands Health has delivered 35,000 of the masks that were held in storage with degraded elastic bands. The swimwear manufacturer's sewers, many of whom are at high risk for the virus, all volunteered to come back to work to complete the project along with help from volunteers within the community. March 30, 2020.  (Jason Lee/The Sun News via AP)
Surveys: Manufacturing contracts last month in US, worldManufacturing contracted in the United States and around the world last month, dragged down by economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak
The Associated Press3 hours ago
US construction spending falls 1.3% in February with housing and nonresidential fallingUS construction spending falls 1.3% in February with housing and nonresidential falling
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Truck hauling toilet paper catches fire on Texas interstateOfficials say a tractor-trailer hauling toilet paper crashed and caught fire near Dallas
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Cops on Defiant Pastor: He 'Has Chosen to Embarrass Us'The Rev. Tony Spell said he would keep holding church services during the coronavirus pandemic until he was forced to stop. Tuesday evening found the Louisiana pastor once again preaching to congregants at Central City's Life Tabernacle Church, despite Spell being hit with six misdemeanor charges earlier that day for...
Newser3 hours ago
Dow Skids 800 Out of the GateThe Dow stumbled more than 800 points out of the gate on Wednesday, reports the Wall Street Journal , echoing markets around the globe a day after it closed out the worst quarter on record. That was a 4% drop; the S&P 500 lost 3.8%, and the Nasdaq lost 3%....
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Wisconsin governor deploys National Guard to help at pollsWisconsin's governor is deploying the National Guard to help staff polling sites for the state's presidential primary
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Stocks fall more than 3% at open on Wall Street, following declines in Asia, Europe, as Trump warns of 'dark days' aheadStocks fall more than 3% at open on Wall Street, following declines in Asia, Europe, as Trump warns of 'dark days' ahead
The Associated Press4 hours ago
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