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Two Rural States With GOP Governors And Very Different COVID-19 Results

Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Gov. Kristi Noem greet President Donald Trump and first Lady Melania Trump upon arrival at Ellsworth Air Force Base on July 3, 2020, in Rapid City, S.D. Trump was en route to Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Alex Brandon/AP . . Alex Brandon/AP Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., and Gov.…

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States tightening anti-virus restrictions amid case surge

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The deadly rise in COVID-19 cases across the U.S. is forcing state and local officials to adjust their blueprints for fighting the virus, with Republican governors adopting mask mandates — skeptically, in at least one case — and schools scrapping plans to reopen classrooms.The steps face blowback from those who…

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How cities and states can work with the Biden administration to address America’s biggest challenges

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Is Arizona State’s next scheduled football game already in doubt?

The Arizona State Sun Devils having to cancel Saturday’s scheduled game against the Cal Golden Bears due to positive COVID-19 cases and subsequent quarantines may have only been the beginning. ESPN’s Matt Barrie tweeted about the outbreak within the Arizona State program on Friday afternoon and provided a bleak outlook for the Sun Devils’ showdown with…

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11 States See Record Increase in COVID Cases as U.S. Sees Third Consecutive Day of Over 100,000 Cases

At least 11 states reported record single-day increases in COVID-19 cases Friday, as the U.S. saw its third consecutive day of over 100,000 cases of the novel virus.Arkansas, Ohio, Illinois, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Indiana, Minnesota, Utah, Kansas, Nebraska and West Virginia, all reached respective record highs according to the department of health in each state.According…

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Makes States

States still in play and what makes them that way

By BRIAN SLODYSKO Associated PressNovember 6, 2020, 5:19 AM• 5 min readWASHINGTON — A handful of states remained in play Thursday in the tightly contested U.S. presidential race. The outcome of contests in Georgia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Nevada will determine whether Democrat Joe Biden, or President Donald Trump wins.The solidly Republican state of Alaska…

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Trump sues in 3 states to contest election results as Biden stays ahead

Democrats scoffed at the legal challenges the president’s campaign filed Wednesday in Pennsylvania, Michigan and Georgia TopicsUS Presidential elections 2020 | Donald Trump AP | PTI  |  Washington  Last Updated at November 5, 2020 15:28 IST As Democrat Joe Biden inched closer to the 270 Electoral College votes needed to win the White House, President Donald Trump’s…

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EXPLAINER: States to watch closely on election night

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden each have a path to win the White House. The former vice president is competitive in all the battleground states Trump carried in 2016, and has put a handful of traditional Republican states, including Georgia and Arizona, in play. Trump can win by defending…

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Battleground states: These are the 12 states that will determine the 2020 election

CLOSE Battleground states are taking center stage ahead of the election. USA TODAY’s States of America discusses polling in three key states. USA TODAYWASHINGTON – Latinos in Florida. Blue-collar workers in Wisconsin. Farmers in Iowa.Yes, voters in each of the 50 states participate in the presidential election. But, like past elections, it will be key blocs…

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9 states to watch on election night

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden each has a path to win the White House. The former vice president is competitive in all the battleground states Trump carried in 2016, and has put a handful of traditional Republican states, including Georgia and Arizona, in play. Trump can win by defending…