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Review: No better alternatives to power lines near Jamestown

Dec. 2, 2020 9:31 AM EST

JAMESTOWN, Va. (AP) — A new draft review by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has found that a power company had no better alternative to stringing high-voltage lines across a historic stretch of Virginia's James River. The power lines cross a part of the river that's near where Britain established its...

Vikings cut long snapper Cutting after slump in 2nd season

Dec. 1, 2020 5:26 PM EST

EAGAN, Minn. (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings waived long snapper Austin Cutting on Tuesday, their latest instance of special teams turnover. Cutting was a seventh-round pick in 2019, the first player drafted from Air Force in 20 years. Three weeks ago, he missed practice leading up to the game at Chicago...

People wearing face masks as a precaution against the coronavirus walk under a banner emphasizing an enhanced social distancing campaign in front of Seoul City Hall in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020. The banner reads:

Asia Today: 60 new army recruits infected in South Korea

Nov. 25, 2020 7:15 AM EST

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea says 60 new army recruits at a boot camp have tested positive for the coronavirus in the military’s largest outbreak. The Defense Ministry said Wednesday they were undergoing basic training at an army unit in Yeoncheon, a town near the tense border with North...