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Coronavirus is killing his Michigan bowling alley so he wrote this emotional ‘obituary’

So wrote Steven Klein in an “obituary” about his beloved business of 17 years, a bowling alley in Westland, Michigan, just 30 miles west of Detroit. The alley, Vision Lanes, first closed its doors March 16 because of the coronavirus pandemic and Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s stay-at-home order. On September …

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5 things to know for December 15: Covid-19, White House, stimulus, China, Turkey

Hear from New York doctor after receiving Covid-19 vaccine

Here’s what you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day. (You can also get “5 Things You Need to Know Today” delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.) 1. Coronavirus  2. White House transition  As expected, President-elect Joe Biden was declared the winner …

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Dueling paths for coronavirus relief, budget bills as U.S. Congress enters key week

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Twin efforts were underway in the U.S. Congress on Monday to reach a massive government spending deal that would avert a government shutdown, as Republicans and Democrats insisted they want to include a fresh round of aid to a coronavirus-hit nation. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Capitol Building is …

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Dueling paths for coronavirus relief, budget bills as U.S. Congress enters key week

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Twin efforts were underway in the U.S. Congress on Monday to reach a massive government spending deal that would avert a government shutdown, as Republicans and Democrats insisted they want to include a fresh round of aid to a coronavirus-hit nation. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Capitol Building is …

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Dueling paths for coronavirus relief, budget bills as U.S. Congress enters key week

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Twin efforts were underway in the U.S. Congress on Monday to reach a massive government spending deal that would avert a government shutdown, as Republicans and Democrats insisted they want to include a fresh round of aid to a coronavirus-hit nation. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Capitol Building is …

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California urges court to compel Amazon to comply with coronavirus probe

(Reuters) -California Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Monday petitioned a court to force Amazon.com Inc to comply with outstanding subpoenas over a state investigation into its handling of the coronavirus pandemic. The petition, filed with the Sacramento County Superior Court, accused Amazon of failing to adequately follow the state’s information …

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California urges court to compel Amazon to comply with coronavirus probe

(Reuters) -California Attorney General Xavier Becerra on Monday petitioned a court to compel Amazon.com Inc to comply with outstanding subpoenas over a state investigation into the company’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic. The petition, filed with the Sacramento County Superior Court, accused Amazon of failing to adequately comply with the …

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Factbox: Not so Merry Christmas looms for coronavirus-hit Europe

(Reuters) – Governments across Europe are trying to navigate between avoiding spreading the coronavirus over the Christmas holiday season and allowing people to celebrate with family and friends. FILE PHOTO: Starlings fly over the Christmas tree in Piazza Venezia, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Rome, Italy December 11, …

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ICU nurse in New York among the first people in US to get authorized coronavirus vaccine

Sandra Lindsay, an ICU nurse at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in Queens, New York City, was administered the vaccine during a live video event at about 9:20 a.m. ET on Monday. Dr. Michelle Chester, the corporate director of employee health services at Northwell Health, delivered the shot. “She has …

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U.S. Congress in sprint to fund government, approve COVID-19 emergency aid

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Congress will try this week to end months of indecision and infighting over the federal government’s budget priorities and coronavirus aid, with more than $2 trillion in funding from Washington potentially at stake. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Capitol Building is reflected on a marble seating …

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