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11 more houses near Michigan State quarantined due to virus

Sep. 17, 2020 7:52 PM EDT

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Ingham County health officials have identified 11 more large houses near Michigan State University’s campus where there are known exposures to the COVID-19 virus. The health department has ordered residents in those houses to quarantine for the next two weeks. Mandatory...

FILE - In this Oct. 31, 2012, file photo, the unoccupied house made famous by the cast of MTV is shown in Jersey Seaside Heights, N.J. On Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said that the YouTube stars who rented out the

Murphy criticizes YouTube stars for 'Jersey Shore' gathering

Sep. 16, 2020 4:27 PM EDT

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said Wednesday that YouTube stars who rented out the “Jersey Shore” house Monday should “be taken to task” after an estimated 1,000 people showed up, many flouting COVID-19 social distancing rules. Murphy, a Democrat, called the...

More than 6K Hawaii residents apply for housing assistance

Sep. 16, 2020 9:54 AM EDT

HILO, Hawaii (AP) — A new state program providing $100 million of rental assistance to struggling tenants in Hawaii has received more than 6,000 applications. Hawaii’s Rent Relief and Housing Assistance Program began Sept. 8, The Hawaii Tribune-Herald reported Tuesday. The program provides rental...

Maui County Council approves 2 affordable housing projects

Sep. 15, 2020 10:09 AM EDT

WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — The Maui County Council has approved two new affordable housing projects on the southern side of the island. The council voted in favor of the Liloa Hale Senior Rental Housing Project and the Hale Kaiola duplex project Friday, The Maui News reported. Liloa Hale Senior Rental Housing...

MSU frats, sororities ordered to quarantine for 2 weeks

Sep. 14, 2020 8:22 PM EDT

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A county on Monday ordered a two-week quarantine for 23 fraternities and sororities and seven large rental houses near Michigan State University following a coronavirus outbreak that a local health official said was turning into a “crisis.” The quarantine, which is...

Freshmen Lauren Tamborini and Bailey Donahue move out of Sellery Residence Hall Thursday, Sept. 10, 2020, the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wis. The students plan on attending class online. Citing rapidly rising COVID-19 cases including two straight days in which one in five student tests came back positive, University of Wisconsin-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank locked down the state's largest university campus for two weeks. (Mark Hoffmann/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP)

The Latest: Wisconsin university eliminates spring break

Sep. 14, 2020 7:31 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. — The University of Wisconsin-Madison decided Monday to eliminate spring break next semester in an effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus. The university’s Faculty Senate voted 140-7 to erase the nine-day break from the 2021 spring calendar. Officials said the move is designed...

Cause of Iowa man's suspicious death ruled undetermined

Sep. 14, 2020 4:22 PM EDT

SERGEANT BLUFF, Iowa (AP) — Iowa authorities have revised the cause of death of a northwest Iowa man to “undetermined” after initially investigating the case as a homicide, the Iowa Department of Public Safety reported Monday. David Davenport, 66, died Oct. 25 of severe head trauma after...

FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2018 file photo, Andrew Gillum, then-Democratic candidate for governor, speaks at a news conference in Tallahassee, Fla. Guillum told a television interviewer, Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, that he is bisexual. Gillum was responding to rumors swirling since March when he was found intoxicated in a hotel room with two men, including one who works as a male escort. (AP Photo/Steve Cannon, File)

2018 Florida gubernatorial nominee says he is bisexual

Sep. 14, 2020 3:53 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Andrew Gillum, Florida's Democratic nominee for governor in 2018, told a television interviewer he is bisexual, responding to rumors swirling since March after he was found intoxicated and unconscious in a hotel room with two men, including one who works as a male escort. ...

VRBO bans 1-night rentals in Arizona, cites large gatherings

Sep. 13, 2020 11:26 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The VRBO vacation rental site say it is implementing a months-long ban on one-night rentals in Arizona in response to concerns over large gatherings during the COVID-19 pandemic. The single-night rental ban will run through January and was disclosed in a letter Tuesday to Gov. Doug Ducey,...

Hawaii launches $100M program for rental housing assistance

Sep. 10, 2020 10:51 AM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii residents at risk of eviction because of the financial impact of the coronavirus may be eligible for financial assistance under a new $100 million rent relief and housing assistance program. Democratic Gov. David Ige announced the launch Tuesday of the program that will use federal...