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Nevada Democrats’ priorities emerge on bill deadline day

Apr. 09, 2021 23:54 PM EDT

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada lawmakers sped through hundreds of proposals on Friday to meet another major deadline of the 2021 legislative session, which required most bills to pass out of their first committee before Saturday to remain up for consideration. ...

Haverhill schools partially reopen after ransomware attack

Apr. 09, 2021 09:06 AM EDT

HAVERHILL, Mass. (AP) — Younger students are returning to Haverhill schools after the district was hit with a ransomware attack, but other grades will continue to learn remotely while technicians work to restore internet access in buildings, the district said Friday. ...

Biden seeks a new view of infrastructure, far beyond asphalt

Apr. 09, 2021 00:20 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is giving himself lots of latitude when he defines infrastructure for the purpose of spending money on it. It’s not just steel, but home health care workers. Not just excavating dirt, but building “dignity.” The Republican...

Biden seeks a new view of infrastructure, far beyond asphalt

Apr. 08, 2021 17:46 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is giving himself lots of latitude when he defines infrastructure for the purpose of spending money on it. It’s not just steel, but home health care workers. Not just excavating dirt, but building “dignity.” The Republican...

Iowa City quarantines students, staff amid variant concerns

Apr. 07, 2021 21:58 PM EDT

JOHNSTON, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa City school district said Wednesday that 127 students and five staff members tested positive for the coronavirus or are presumed positive, prompting the district to close 11 classrooms and quarantine more than 660 students and 16 staff members due to exposure....

Nebraska college IDs aviation students killed in accident

Apr. 07, 2021 19:54 PM EDT

SIDNEY, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska community college has identified two international students who were killed last week at the school’s aviation maintenance facility. Yemin An, 21, of Seoul, South Korea, and Zhaoxin Chen, 24, of Xi’an, China, were killed April 1 while...

U of Richmond to reevaluate decision on renaming buildings

Apr. 07, 2021 15:22 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The University of Richmond’s board of trustees has suspended its decision to leave names associated with racism on two campus buildings. The Richmond Times Dispatch reported Monday that the board is reviewing options for a broader and more...

The Latest: Montana governor tests positive for COVID-19

Apr. 05, 2021 21:39 PM EDT

HELENA, Mont. — Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte has tested positive for COVID-19 a few days after receiving his first dose of a coronavirus vaccine. The governor’s office released a statement Monday evening saying that after experiencing mild symptoms a day earlier,...

Illinois bar event caused 46 COVID-19 cases, school closure

Apr. 05, 2021 17:50 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — An indoor event at a bar in rural Illinois triggered 46 cases of COVID-19, the hospitalization of a resident of a long-term care facility and a school shutdown, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report released Monday. Attendees...

All New Mexico schools move to in-person learning this week

Apr. 05, 2021 17:18 PM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — All New Mexico public school districts are expected to be open for in-person learning this week, with the largest district welcoming students back Monday with some hiccups due to a shortage of bus drivers. Medium-sized districts in Santa Fe, Las...