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Visualizing How US Consumers Are Spending Differently During COVID-19

Visualizing How US Consumers Are Spending Differently During COVID-19 Visualizing How US Consumers Are Spending Differently During COVID-19 Tyler Durden Tue, 05/26/2020 – 23:45 In 2019, nearly 70% of U.S. GDP was driven by personal consumption. However, as Visual Capitalist’s Iman Ghosh notes, in the first and second quarters of 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic […]

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Arkansas' health chief announces departure as virus surges

Arkansas’ health chief announces departure as virus surges LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas’ top health official said Tuesday he will step down this summer, but that he has no disagreement with the governor’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, even as new cases continued to rise. Arkansas’ health chief announces departure as virus surges

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Abortion rights groups drop suit over abortion ordinances

Abortion rights groups drop suit over abortion ordinances DALLAS (AP) — Two reproductive rights groups have dropped their lawsuit against seven small East Texas towns that had declared abortion-rights organizations “criminal organizations” in anti-abortion ordinances that prohibit them from operating within city limits. Abortion rights groups drop suit over abortion ordinances

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Joe Biden Says President Trump Is a ‘Fool’ for Making Fun of His Decision to Wear a Mask in Public

Joe Biden Says President Trump Is a ‘Fool’ for Making Fun of His Decision to Wear a Mask in Public (WASHINGTON) — Joe Biden said Tuesday that wearing a mask in public to combat the spread of the coronavirus is a sign of leadership and called President Donald Trump a “fool” who was “stoking […]

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Parson moves up vote on Missouri Medicaid expansion

Parson moves up vote on Missouri Medicaid expansion JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson on Tuesday said he’s moving up the date that voters will decide whether to expand Medicaid health care coverage to thousands more low-income adults in the state. Parson moves up vote on Missouri Medicaid expansion

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Trump's "Keyboard Warriors" Get The Story While The Legacy Media Ignores #Obamagate

Trump’s “Keyboard Warriors” Get The Story While The Legacy Media Ignores #Obamagate Trump’s “Keyboard Warriors” Get The Story While The Legacy Media Ignores #Obamagate Tyler Durden Tue, 05/26/2020 – 23:25 Submitted by Thomas Farnan CrowdStrike – the forensic investigation firm hired by the Democratic National Committee (DNC) to inspect its computer servers in 2016 […]

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The Latest: South Korea reports spike in coronavirus cases

The Latest: South Korea reports spike in coronavirus cases The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. The Latest: South Korea reports spike in coronavirus cases

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Grenell Declassifies Flynn-Kislyak Calls On Last Day As Acting DNI

Grenell Declassifies Flynn-Kislyak Calls On Last Day As Acting DNI Grenell Declassifies Flynn-Kislyak Calls On Last Day As Acting DNI Tyler Durden Tue, 05/26/2020 – 23:05 In his last act as Acting Director of National Intelligence, Richard Grenell declassified the transcripts of intercepted phone calls between former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and former […]

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City Hall: DMVs across state – but not yet in Lincoln – to resume driving skills tests

City Hall: DMVs across state – but not yet in Lincoln – to resume driving skills tests Aspiring teen drivers across the state, but not yet in Lancaster County, can rejoice at news they can begin testing for their license Wednesday. City Hall: DMVs across state – but not yet in Lincoln – to […]

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China Is Its Own Worst Enemy

China Is Its Own Worst Enemy China Is Its Own Worst Enemy Tyler Durden Tue, 05/26/2020 – 22:45 Authored by Brahma Chellaney via Project Syndicate, The global backlash against China over its culpability for the international spread of the deadly coronavirus from Wuhan has gained momentum in recent weeks. And China itself has added fuel to […]

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Chinese Yuan Suddenly Tumbling

Chinese Yuan Suddenly Tumbling Chinese Yuan Suddenly Tumbling Tyler Durden Tue, 05/26/2020 – 22:32 Just after 9:45pm ET the offshore yuan – the one which is not subject to the PBOC’s trading band limits – tumbled, plunging 250 pips in minutes. <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–><!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> The move was unexpected, following a stronger than […]

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Hong Kong’s National Anthem Bill Threatens to Spark Renewed Protests. Here’s What to Know

Hong Kong’s National Anthem Bill Threatens to Spark Renewed Protests. Here’s What to Know Hong Kong is bracing for a fresh round of protests on Wednesday over controversial legislation that would make insulting China’s national anthem a criminal offense punishable by up to three years in jail. Police barricades have been erected around the […]

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As Washington D.C. Weighs Reopening, African Americans in the Nation’s Capital Brace for the Worst

As Washington D.C. Weighs Reopening, African Americans in the Nation’s Capital Brace for the Worst It’s just past 7 a.m. as Tavis Clinton’s sanitation truck pulls to a stop in an alley in the Washington, D.C., neighborhood of Petworth, its streets lined by aging rowhouses and the occasional glass-and-metal gentrified upstart apartment complex. The […]

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Gov. Ricketts Issues Executive Order Temporarily Waiving In-Person Driver's License Renewal Requirements for Older Nebraskans

Gov. Ricketts Issues Executive Order Temporarily Waiving In-Person Driver’s License Renewal Requirements for Older Nebraskans LINCOLN – Today, at his daily coronavirus briefing, Governor Pete Ricketts announced an executive order waiving the requirement for older Nebraskans to renew their driver’s licenses in-person.  Normally, Nebraskans age 72 or older must appear in-person to renew a license.  […]

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In a First, Twitter Adds ‘Unsubstantiated’ Warning to 2 of President Trump’s Tweets

In a First, Twitter Adds ‘Unsubstantiated’ Warning to 2 of President Trump’s Tweets President Trump started off his Tuesday as he does most days, with a series of tweets, the content of which many often find counterfactual. And for the first time, the social media company responded in a new way. On Tuesday morning, […]

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Justice Department Closes Probes Into 3 Senators Over Stock Trades Made Before Market Drop

Justice Department Closes Probes Into 3 Senators Over Stock Trades Made Before Market Drop WASHINGTON — The Justice Department has closed investigations into stock trading by Sens. Dianne Feinstein of California, Kelly Loeffler of Georgia and Jim Inhofe of Oklahoma, according to people familiar with notifications sent to the senators. The senators came under […]

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Nebraska DMV Driver Licensing Service Availability

Nebraska DMV Driver Licensing Service Availability LINCOLN – The Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) announced updates to driver licensing services availability. DMV teammates are ready to provide services as and when counties open their offices to walk in traffic. Additional teammates and resources are being put in place to increase service capacity in […]

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Omaha-area hospitals see another uptick in virus patients

Omaha-area hospitals see another uptick in virus patients LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Omaha-area hospitals have reported another uptick in coronavirus patients but local health officials are still managing the caseload without any issues, the state’s top doctor said Tuesday. Omaha-area hospitals see another uptick in virus patients

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Former employee of Nebraska hunting and outfitting business sentenced for Lacey Act violations

Former employee of Nebraska hunting and outfitting business sentenced for Lacey Act violations United States Attorney Joe Kelly announced that Jordan Cook, age 32, of Boerne, Texas, was sentenced today in federal court in Omaha, Nebraska, for violating the Lacey Act.  The Lacey Act prohibits the trafficking in interstate commerce “tainted” (i.e., taken in […]

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Nebraska troopers arrest 4 from Illinois after 174 mph chase

Nebraska troopers arrest 4 from Illinois after 174 mph chase GIBBON, Neb. (AP) — Four people from Illinois have been arrested in Nebraska — including a driver accused of leading troopers on a chase exceeding 170 mph in southeastern Nebraska, officials said. Nebraska troopers arrest 4 from Illinois after 174 mph chase

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Coping with COVID-19 Amidst All the Sturm and Drang

Coping with COVID-19 Amidst All the Sturm and Drang Mike Krainak, contributing visual arts editor, adds fresh-baked banana bread to his culinary chops..  It’s said that nothing unites a country and its people more than a common enemy. With Covid-19, a novel virus at that, we have it in spades. Only this time, the […]

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BNSF railroad to clean up lead waste at Iowa property

BNSF railroad to clean up lead waste at Iowa property SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — Federal officials say BNSF railroad has agreed to clean up 2 million pounds of broken glass from televisions and computer monitors that contains lead at a property it bought in Sioux City, Iowa, several years… BNSF railroad to clean […]

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Athletic trainer gets jail for giving alcohol to minors

Athletic trainer gets jail for giving alcohol to minors PLATTSMOUTH, Neb. (AP) — A woman who worked as an athletic trainer in eastern Nebraska has been sentenced to 30 days in jail for giving alcohol to Plattsmouth High School students. Athletic trainer gets jail for giving alcohol to minors

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Important Meeting Notice

Important Meeting Notice Meeting NoticeThe Geneva City Council will meet in regular session at the Geneva Public Library, 1043 G Street, and via conference call on Monday, June 1, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. An agenda is on file at the office of the City Clerk.  Said agenda shall not be enlarged less than 24 […]

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June Reopenings, Hospitals Filling Up, Tracing U.S. Patient Zero and More Top Local News for Tuesday, May 26

June Reopenings, Hospitals Filling Up, Tracing U.S. Patient Zero and More Top Local News for Tuesday, May 26 Tuesday, May 26 Support us by becoming a member and following us on Twitter and Facebook The Pandemic’s Ups and Downs The Reader music editor B.J. Huchtemann shares what her life’s been like during the pandemic, how she’s coping and where […]

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