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A pedestrians crosses a mostly empty Sixth Avenue during the coronavirus outbreak, Friday, April 3, 2020, in New York. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

What you need to know today about the virus outbreak

Apr. 3, 2020 9:07 PM EDT

The Trump administration urged Americans to wear face coverings in public and limited exports of medical supplies Friday as New York’s governor took his own dramatic step to fight the coronavirus by vowing to seize unused ventilators from private hospitals and companies. The new federal guidelines call...

In this April 1, 2020, photo, a news crew wearing personal protective equipment due to COVID-19 concerns reports outside the Chase Center that will become a makeshift hospital at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in the Queens borough of New York. People desperate for information are more reliant than ever on local media as the coronavirus spreads across the U.S.  But newspapers, magazines and digital publishers are feeling the pressure as advertising craters. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Local newspapers are facing their own coronavirus crisis

Apr. 3, 2020 5:41 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Just when Americans need it most, a U.S. newspaper industry already under stress is facing an unprecedented new challenge. Readers desperate for information are more reliant than ever on local media as the coronavirus spreads across the U.S. They want to know about cases in their area,...

Wearing a mask amid concerns of the spread of COVID-19 a woman pushes a basket full of groceries out of a store in Richardson, Texas, Wednesday, April 1, 2020. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Virus spreads and car sales, energy prices, markets tumble

Apr. 1, 2020 8:58 PM EDT

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments on Wednesday related to the global economy, the work place and the spread of the virus. ________ THINGS WE VALUED: The outbreak has reshuffled the pecking order of what holds value and...

Natchez Mayor Rex Maynor is seen in a March 31, 2020 photo. Maynor, a longtime newspaper executive has been named publisher of several Mississippi newspapers and magazines owned by Boone Newspapers Inc. Maynor will lead The Natchez Democrat, Natchez The Magazine, The Brookhaven Daily Leader, Brookhaven Magazine, the Prentiss Headlight and their digital and print products. (Ben Hillyer/The Natchez Democrat via AP)

New publisher named for some newspapers in Mississippi

Apr. 1, 2020 2:34 PM EDT

NATCHEZ, Miss. (AP) — A longtime newspaper executive has been named publisher of several Mississippi newspapers and magazines owned by Boone Newspapers Inc. Rex Maynor, 57, will lead The Natchez Democrat, Natchez The Magazine, The Brookhaven Daily Leader, Brookhaven Magazine, the Prentiss Headlight and...

Washington utility to buy power from Montana tribal group

Mar. 29, 2020 5:39 PM EDT

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Washington state electric utility signed a contract to purchase hydroelectric power from a Montana tribal company. Puget Sound Energy Inc. signed the 15-year contract to draw power from a project operated by Energy Keepers Inc., owned by the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes...

Santa Fe New Mexican announces layoffs amid COVID-19

Mar. 25, 2020 3:47 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The Santa Fe New Mexican has announced nearly a dozen layoffs, salary reductions and a shortened workweek amid an economic downturn caused by the spread of COVID-19. Publisher Tom Cross said Tuesday the moves are intended to keep the family-owned newspaper, its website and other...

The New York Times Beijing based correspondent Steven Lee Myers, left, chats with other foreign journalists after attending a daily briefing by Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Geng Shuang at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs office in Beijing, Wednesday, March 18, 2020. At least 13 American journalists stand to be expelled from China in retaliation for a new limit imposed by the Trump administration on visas for Chinese state-owned media operating in the U.S. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

US newspapers urge China not to expel their journalists

Mar. 24, 2020 9:03 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — The publishers of three major American newspapers have written an open letter asking China to reverse its recent decision to expel many of their correspondents working in the country. The letter posted online Tuesday referred to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, saying the expulsions...

Virus takes toll on Nevada newspapers, online visits soar

Mar. 24, 2020 3:01 AM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The virus outbreak is taking its toll on media in Nevada, with closures of rural weekly and alternative urban weekly publications and curtailment of sections published in the state's largest metropolitan daily. But it also has prompted a surge in visits to newspaper web sites where the...

Winners announced in 2019 OAPME newspaper contest

Mar. 23, 2020 10:02 AM EDT

COLUMBUS (AP) — Newspapers in Columbus, Canton, Sandusky, Cleveland and Massillon were named the best in the state in the annual Ohio Associated Press Media Editors newspaper competition. General Excellence awards for 2019 went to The Columbus Dispatch, The Canton Repository, Sandusky Register, Cleveland...

Reno News & Review halts 3 decades of weekly publications

Mar. 22, 2020 12:06 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — The Reno News & Review has stopped publishing the alternative weekly it has been distributing in the “Biggest Little City” for nearly 30 years. The alternative weekly suspended the publication indefinitely after issuing Thursday's edition and is laying off all employees,...