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FILE - In this May 12, 2020 file photo, a case of surgical gloves encased in plastic wrap waits for distribution as part of a shipment of personal protective equipment from China to help Connecticut fight against COVID-19  in New Britain Conn.  Faulting inaction in Washington, governors and state lawmakers are racing to get needed pandemic relief to small businesses, the unemployed, renters and others affected by the widening coronavirus outbreak. In some cases, they are figuring out how to spend the last of a federal relief package passed in the spring as an end-of-year deadline approaches and the current COVID-19 surge threatens their economies once again.  (AP Photo/Chris Ehrmann)
With no action by Washington, states race to offer virus aidGovernors and state lawmakers are racing to get pandemic relief to small-business owners, the unemployed, renters and others whose livelihoods have been upended by the widening coronavirus outbreak
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Timika Ingram poses for a picture holding a flyer when she was a firefighter on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020, in Charlotte, N.C. A group of Black firefighters in a North Carolina city have filed a grievance over conditions they have endured for more than 30 years. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
Black firefighters in NC allege racism amid larger reckoningA group of Black firefighters in a North Carolina city has filed a grievance citing racism and discrimination they have endured for more than 30 years
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Milwaukee County vote recount gives Biden small boostMilwaukee County completed its recount of presidential ballots, finding only small changes in vote totals for one of the two Wisconsin counties recounting ballots
The Associated Press18 hours ago
FILE - In this Monday, March 16, 2020 file photo, Neal Browning receives a shot in the first-stage safety study clinical trial of a potential vaccine for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle. A panel of U.S. advisers will meet this week to recommend who should be first in line for a COVID-19 vaccine. Experts have proposed giving the vaccine to health workers first. High priority also may be given to workers in essential industries, people with certain medical conditions and people age 65 and older. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)
CDC panel meets Tuesday to vote on COVID-19 vaccine priorityA panel of U.S. advisers will meet next week to recommend who should be first in line for a COVID-19 vaccine
The Associated Press19 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 23, 2020, file photo a COVID-19-themed mural reads "You Can't Quarantine Love," outside of a restaurant in Santa Monica, Calif. Los Angeles County has announced a new stay-home order as coronavirus cases surge out of control in the nation's most populous county. The three-3 week order take effect Monday, Nov. 30, 2020. The order advises residents to stay home "as much as possible" and to wear a face covering when they go out.  (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
Los Angeles orders more restrictions as coronavirus surgesLos Angeles County has announced a stay-home order as coronavirus cases surge out of control in the nation’s most populous county
The Associated Press19 hours ago
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You need to deal with a long line of complainers and beggars today, but it's hard to say no to any one of them. You may need to just close up shop for a while to catch your breath!

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