LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Cities, towns and counties in Arkansas may now apply for funding from the state’s share of the federal coronavirus relief program. The Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration announced Saturday that $75 million is available to cities and towns and $75 million to counties for reimbursement of costs associated with expenses related to their response to the coronavirus pandemic. Eligible expenses include payroll for public health and safety employees; public health expenses; and personal protective equipment. The state health department on Saturda reported 98,422 total cases, including both confirmed and probable cases, an 1,684 deaths due to COVID-19, the illness caused by the virus.
By PAUL J. WEBER and JUAN A. LOZANO AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas is reporting a single-day record of 110 new deaths related to the coronavirus. The rising toll includes 35 deaths that officials on […]
By BARRY WILNER, the Associated Press The NFL has canceled the Hall of Fame game that traditionally opens the preseason and is delaying the 2020 induction ceremonies due to the coronvirus pandemic, according to two […]
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas reported its deadliest day of the pandemic with nearly 100 new deaths on Wednesday as newly confirmed cases continued soaring and Austin began preparations to turn the downtown convention center […]