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March 29, 2020 12:47 p.m.

Specter of 100K-plus virus deaths at Trumps seeks reopening


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March 29, 2020 11:56 a.m.

County virus cases more than double

‘Community transmission’ now suspected

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March 29, 2020 11:50 a.m.

Panhandle Health District announces 16 additional cases of COVID-19 in North Idaho

The Panhandle Health District (PHD) and Kootenai Health have confirmed 16 additional cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), bringing the total number of cases to 27 in the Panhandle area. The cases are in Kootenai County and the first case was confirmed in Bonner County. Details on the new cases are listed below. The Panhandle area includes the five northern counties (Kootenai, Shoshone, Benewah, Bonner, and Boundary).

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March 29, 2020 11:23 a.m.

Juicing oranges

March 29, 2020 11:13 a.m.

Inslee: Washington needs more coronavirus test supplies

SEATTLE (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee said Sunday that Washington state still has a shortage of coronavirus testing kits and again suggested the shutdown of most businesses and extreme social distancing would likely have to be extended to fight the disease.

March 29, 2020 11:10 a.m.

OP-ED: Caregiving in the era of COVID-19


March 29, 2020 10:16 a.m.

Up to 200K deaths foreseen in U.S. as Spain, Italy demand help


March 29, 2020 8:45 a.m.

States scramble to arrange child care for essential workers


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March 29, 2020 8:33 a.m.

Steve Cameron blog: JUST DO IT

Still here.

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March 29, 2020 1:30 a.m.

Organizations preparing for surge of needs amid pandemic closures, layoffs

A wave of displacement and uncertainty is crashing over America as unemployment spikes in correlation with the coronavirus pandemic.

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March 29, 2020 1:25 a.m.

State clarifies what’s OK under stay-home order

Gov. Brad Little on Saturday offered more guidance on some essential services and other activities that are allowed during his three-week, stay-home state order issued Wednesday in response to the coronavirus.

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March 29, 2020 1:20 a.m.

Cd’A Paving & Concrete moves to new location

Commercial, residential and public properties are recipients of the work of Coeur d’Alene Paving & Concrete and CDA Redi Mix, which this week moved into its new location at 3110 N. Government Way.

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March 29, 2020 1:05 a.m.

The neutron bomb spring

A mere three weeks ago, the U.S. economy basked in the longest expansion in its history, help wanted signs were abundant with unemployment at a half-century low, and inflation was below Fed targets.

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March 29, 2020 1:05 a.m.

THE FRONT ROW with MARK NELKE: Oldies still goodies during these trying times

Other networks seem to have gotten the hint.

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March 29, 2020 1 a.m.

ELAINE CERNY: MY GARDEN PATH — Got spring fever yet?

Spring is creeping ever closer. Don’t let April Fool’s Day scare you. It’s just another day. Also a chance to pull a joke on someone.

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March 29, 2020 1 a.m.

NEIGHBORHOOD OF THE WEEK: Local real estate carries on… carefully

Like nearly every professional in every industry, Realtor Jackie Suarez is adjusting to the new normal. An associate broker for Century 21 RiverStone based in Sandpoint, Suarez has 20+ years in the industry. Nothing remotely compares to these early stages of COVID-19 pandemic life.

March 29, 2020 1 a.m.

­CITIES: Acted unconstitutionally

In the name of safety, our current city administration has ordered the closure of public places such as restaurants without any cause other than political correctness. I had hoped that North Idaho leadership (Hayden in particular) was exempt from political pressure from neighbor cities to get on the bandwagon with respect to the coronavirus.

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