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Gas USA is selling gas for 97.9 cents a gallon, Monday, March 30, 2020, in Cleveland. Oil started the year above $60 and has plunged on expectations that a weakened economy will burn less fuel. The world is awash in oil, meanwhile, as producers continue to pull more of it out of the ground. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
Associated Press
March 30, 2020 - 3:51 pm
DALLAS (AP) — U.S. gasoline prices have dropped to their lowest levels in four years, and they are almost sure to go lower as oil prices plunge. Price-tracking services put the national average Monday around $2 a gallon. Some stations were spotted charging under a dollar. But don't expect a...
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Associated Press
March 30, 2020 - 1:12 pm
Some tenants in cities across the U.S. – including St. Louis – are demanding that rent payments be waived, not delayed, for those in need until the coronavirus pandemic subsides.
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Corona Virus stimulus check calculator
Eric Sykes
March 30, 2020 - 9:44 am
Coronavirus stimulus checks will be sent out in the coming weeks. Here's a calculator to see how much you can expect.
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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden for the daily coronavirus briefing at the White House
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Associated Press
March 29, 2020 - 5:35 pm
President Donald Trump is extending the voluntary national shutdown for a month as sickness and death from the coronavirus pandemic rise in the U.S.
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Associated Press
March 27, 2020 - 3:45 pm
President Trump has signed the CARES ACT in the Oval Office that will help struggling families during the deepening coronavirus epidemic.
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Fred Bodimer
March 27, 2020 - 2:04 pm
Dr. Buckhold of SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital reacts to news that ventilators are in dire need.
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 25, 2020 file photo Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street for the House of Commons for his weekly Prime Ministers Questions, in London. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for the new coronavirus. Johnson's office said Friday March 27, 2020 that he was tested after showing mild symptoms, Downing St. says Johnson is self-isolating and continuing to lead the country's response to COVID-19. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
Associated Press
March 27, 2020 - 1:00 pm
LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has tested positive for the new coronavirus, the first leader of a major nation to contract COVID-19, but he insisted Friday that he remains in charge of the U.K.'s response to the outbreak. Two of Johnson's top aides in the fight against the virus...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
March 26, 2020 - 7:05 pm
Mayor Cantrell says she would have shutdown Mardi Gras has the Feds raised any red flags amid the coronavirus outbreak. “If we were given clear direction, we would not have had Mardi Gras, and I would have been the leader to cancel,” she said.
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In this March 19, 2020 photo, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker listens to a question during a news conference in Chicago. Amid an unprecedented public health crisis, the nation’s governors are trying to get what they need from the federal government – and fast. But often that means navigating the disorienting politics of dealing with President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
Associated Press
March 26, 2020 - 4:07 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — At first, Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker tried to play nice. He limited criticisms of the federal government's handling of the coronavirus pandemic and asked for medical supplies through official channels. But nothing came, so he went on television. The first-term Democrat...
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coronavirus
Fred Bodimer
March 26, 2020 - 3:04 pm
Dr. Fred Buckhold of SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital and he reacts to news that coronavirus may be seasonal – meaning it could come back in the fall.
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