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Wisconsin Assembly approve lowering working age in summer

Jan. 20, 2022 13:04 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Assembly sent Gov. Tony Evers a bill on Thursday that would allow teenagers to work longer hours during the busy summer tourism months. The measure passed on a voice vote is backed by Republicans and the state’s hotel, restaurant and grocery...

Four words guide Detroiter’s mission: ‘How can I help?’

Jan. 02, 2022 01:07 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — There is no denying that Alison Vaughn reflects the environment where she was raised. Vaughn’s voice — crisp, commanding and professional — conjures up memories of local groundbreaking TV news anchors in Detroit like Beverly Payne, Diana Lewis and Carmen...

Massachusetts to distribute 200K testing kits to schools

Dec. 29, 2021 16:25 PM EST

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts has purchased 200,000 at-home testing kits that will be distributed to school districts throughout the state so teachers and staff can test for COVID-19 before they return to work after the holiday break, school officials said Wednesday. Every district...

18 workers fired under NC order mandating COVID shot or test

Dec. 23, 2021 12:57 PM EST

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Eighteen North Carolina state workers been fired over their refusal to comply with an executive order Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper issued this summer compelling employees to get a COVID-19 vaccine or be tested weekly, as of Dec. 17. The North Carolina Office of...

More police on SC roads; lanes kept open for holiday travel

Dec. 23, 2021 09:47 AM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Construction crews on road projects across South Carolina are getting a Christmas break too as officials promise they won't close lanes for work over the long holiday season. Crews can't close lanes on interstates or other major holidays unless there is an...

Gov. Brian Kemp backs Juneteenth as Georgia state holiday

Dec. 22, 2021 09:22 AM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Gov. Brian Kemp is supporting a plan to add Juneteenth as a mandatory 13th holiday for Georgia state employees. Georgia law now mandates the observance of the 10 federal holidays set in 1984, when Martin Luther King Jr. Day was first observed. But a new federal law...

US faces a double coronavirus surge as omicron advances

Dec. 15, 2021 20:22 PM EST

The new omicron coronavirus mutant speeding around the world may bring another wave of chaos, threatening to further stretch hospital workers already struggling with a surge of delta cases and upend holiday plans for the second year in a row. The White House on Wednesday insisted...

Shortage of snowplow drivers hampers states as storms arrive

Dec. 10, 2021 15:09 PM EST

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — More U.S. drivers could find themselves stuck on snowy highways or have their travel delayed this winter due to a shortage of snowplow drivers — a reality that could hit home Friday as winter storms start dumping snow from the Intermountain West to the Upper Great Lakes. ...

Gwinnett school staff to get December bonuses, new holiday

Nov. 27, 2021 12:12 PM EST

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — All active school district employees in Gwinnett County eligible for benefits are in line to get $1,000 in bonuses next month as well as a paid Juneteenth holiday next year. Superintendent Calvin Watts recommended the bonuses to the county's...

Shippers prepare for another pandemic crush of holiday gifts

Nov. 27, 2021 09:46 AM EST

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The last holiday season was far from the most wonderful time of the year for the U.S. Postal Service: Sick and quarantined workers, a flood of packages from shoppers loath to set foot in stores and a last-minute dump of packages from overwhelmed private shippers. ...