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WCCO Radio Newsroom
March 23, 2020 - 10:52 am
Senator Amy Klobucher has announced that her husband, John, has tested positive for COVID-19. Klobucher made the announcement on her official Twitter page.
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Tarrah Gibbons
March 22, 2020 - 4:45 pm
A father had a difficult choice to make when his son was born. When his son was born during the coronavirus pandemic in Ireland, he introduced to his son to his grandfather through a window.
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Tarrah Gibbons
March 22, 2020 - 12:59 pm
As coronavirus continues to spread across the globe, experts continue to find more research. Researchers are now finding how long the virus can stay on surfaces. Can coronavirus live on your hair?
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Tarrah Gibbons
March 22, 2020 - 11:21 am
Starbucks made an important announcement about the coronavirus pandemic. The famous coffee chain is moving to drive-thru only for the next two weeks.
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Customers wait for their order in their car at a Starbucks in Northbrook, Ill., Monday, March 16, 2020. Starbucks announced Sunday its company-owned stores across the U.S and Canada will shift to a "to go" model for at least two weeks to encourage social distancing. While customers can still walk up to the counter and order, there will be no seating in stores. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
Associated Press
March 20, 2020 - 8:30 pm
Less than three months ago came the first reports of cases of pneumonia related to a virus first detected in Wuhan, China. The outbreak of the virus that causes COVID-19 has caused unprecedented disruptions that have brought an unparalleled shock to the global economy. Following are developments...
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Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., speaks with reporters on Capitol Hill, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Associated Press
March 20, 2020 - 6:39 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing public outrage, senators in both political parties denied Friday that they exploited advance knowledge when they dumped stocks and other financial holdings before the coronavirus wreaked havoc on the economy. Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr, R-N.C.,...
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President Donald Trump takes questions during press briefing with the coronavirus task force, at the White House, Thursday, March 19, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
AP News
March 20, 2020 - 2:17 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — They meet in the windowless Situation Room, every day but Sunday, drawing an overflow crowd. Fueled by coffee, doughnuts and data, members of the White House coronavirus task force fill the secure basement conference room to parse new disease patterns as they weigh next steps in...
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Italian soldiers patrol as the Duomo gothic cathedral is visible in background, in Milan, Friday, March 20, 2020. Mayors of many towns in Italy are asking for ever more stringent measures on citizens' movements to help contain the surging infections of the coronavirus. For most people, the new coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms. For some it can cause more severe illness. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
AP News
March 20, 2020 - 1:38 pm
ROME (AP) — Italy has recorded its highest day-to-day-rise in the number of deaths of people infected with the new coronavirus. Civil Protection Chief Angelo Borrelli said Friday the country recorded 627 more deaths in the 24 hours since Italy surpassed China on Thursday as the nation with the most...
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Model homes and for sale signs line the streets as construction continues at a housing plan in Zelienople, Pa., Wednesday, March 18, 2020. U.S. home sales jumped in February to their highest level in 13 years, a trend that will almost certainly be reversed as the viral outbreak keeps more people at home. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Associated Press
March 20, 2020 - 10:12 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home sales jumped in February to their highest level in 13 years, a trend that will almost certainly be reversed as people stop showing their property out of fear of infection in the coronavirus outbreak. The National Association of Realtors said Friday that home sales jumped...
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Kane Richey, a fifth grader at Mooreville Elementary School, concentrates as he competes in the Lee County Spelling Bee Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020 in Tupelo, Miss. (Adam Robinson/The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal via AP)
Associated Press
March 20, 2020 - 10:04 am
The Scripps National Spelling Bee won’t be held as scheduled this year because of the coronavirus. Scripps announced its decision Friday morning, citing recommendations against large gatherings by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the ongoing state of emergency in Maryland. The bee...
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