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Anchorage hospital reports coronavirus-related death

An Anchorage hospital says a patient has died from complications due to the coronavirus

National bills coming due, with risk; consumers see it, too
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National bills coming due, with risk; consumers see it, too

This week, the U.S. reported that a staggering 3.3 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, a five-fold increase over the last high sent in 1982

More records broken in virus-related Colorado jobless claims
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More records broken in virus-related Colorado jobless claims

With federal help, Colorado and other states are preparing to expand unemployment benefits for workers displaced by the coronavirus

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Gun groups sue Los Angeles sheriff over shutdown order

Four gun-owners rights organizations are suing Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva over his repeated attempts this week to shut down firearms dealers

Cruise stocks sink after missing out on economic-relief bill
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Cruise stocks sink after missing out on economic-relief bill

Congress has left cruise lines high and dry when it comes to emergency relief from the new virus outbreak

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Utah governor tells people to stay home to combat COVID-19

Utah Gov. Gary Hebert issued a stay-home directive Friday as the state works to curb the spread of the new coronavirus that's now infected hundreds of people and killed two in the state

Tribal gaming official rejects Oklahoma governor's offer
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Tribal gaming official rejects Oklahoma governor's offer

The state's top Native American gaming official is rejecting Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt's latest casino gambling offer

Handling mail amid coronavirus: Low risk but wash your hands
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Handling mail amid coronavirus: Low risk but wash your hands

Health experts say there's very low risk of catching the coronavirus from handling mail and packages

New Mexico cancels national tourism campaign amid virus
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New Mexico cancels national tourism campaign amid virus

New Mexico is canceling its national tourism campaign and is halting related events as coronavirus restrictions have brought tourism in the state to a halt

Staying afloat: $2.2 trillion bill offers economic lifeline
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Staying afloat: $2.2 trillion bill offers economic lifeline

The record $2.2 trillion emergency relief package that President Donald Trump signed into law to Friday is aimed at businesses and families facing a coronavirus cash crunch