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A car drives down Main Street during the coronavirus outbreak in West Union, W.Va., Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. As another surge of COVID-19 grows across the nation, the global pandemic is hitting home in Doddridge County. (AP Photo/Kathleen Batten)
Global pandemic hits home in the West Virginia mountainsMany in West Virginia proudly say they live in the original social distancing state
The Associated Press2 hours ago
One light is all that is on at the local Starbucks on Mountain Blvd in the Montclair neighborhood after the power has been shut off due to high winds in Oakland, Calif., on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group via AP)
Big power shutoffs in California as winds boost fire dangerLarge swaths of California were had no electricity on Monday as utilities sought to prevent the chance of their equipment sparking wildfires as the fire-weary state is buffeted by powerful winds and dangerously dry weather conditions
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - Oprah Winfrey arrives for the presentation of Stella McCartney's ready-to-wear Fall-Winter 2019-2020 fashion collection in Paris on March 4, 2019. Winfrey is setting aside her usual book club recommendations and instead citing seven personal favorites ranging from James Baldwin’s landmark essays in “The Fire Next Time” to Mary Oliver’s poetry collection “Devotions.” She is calling her choices “The Books That See Me Through,” works she values for “their ability to comfort, inspire, and enlighten” her. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, File)
`The books that help her through': Winfrey suggests sevenWith Election Day approaching and the pandemic ongoing, Oprah Winfrey is setting aside her usual book club recommendations
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Lisa Iparrea, director of client services, gives a thumbs up as she helps direct cars through the touchless drive thru food distribution line at the West Houston Assistance Ministries Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, in Houston. Many people in Houston and around the U.S. live paycheck to paycheck and were caught off guard by the economic fallout from the coronavirus that initially cost the nation 22 million jobs, with 10.7 million still unemployed. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)
Feeding Houston's hungry: 1M pounds of food daily for needyIn lines of cars stretching more than half a mile, people thrown out of work by the coronavirus pandemic queue up with other needy people to receive some of the 1 million pounds of food distributed some days by the Houston Food Bank
The Associated Press10 hours ago
FILE - In this March, 10, 2015, file photo, New Mexico state Sen. Jacob R. Candelaria speaks during the Senate Public Affairs Committee at the state Capital in Santa Fe, N.M. On Sunday, Oct. 25, 2020, Candelaria said he received anonymous threatening telephone messages shortly after publicly criticizing a political demonstration that took place outside the state Capitol, and that he fears for his safety. (Luke E. Montavon/Santa Fe New Mexican via AP, File)
New Mexico legislator flees home after receiving threatsA New Mexico state senator says fled his home after receiving anonymous telephone message threats following his criticism of demonstration where many did not wear masks outside the state Capitol in Santa Fe
The Associated Press12 hours ago
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