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COVID-19 cases tick up in area counties; Schenectady County reported 11 new Thursday

ALBANY — As coronavirus ravages the country, New York is not out of the woods, and warning signs are emerging ahead of the holiday weekend.  Albany County reported 14 new cases on Thursday, the largest single-day spike since June 4, when 18 new positive infections were reported.  Officials warned against reading too much into a one-day snapshot, but indicated concern, …

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Local hospitals request COVID-19 funds from county

EDINBURG — The five major hospital systems in Hidalgo County are asking county commissioners for financial support in order to respond to the surge in COVID-19 patients. The Monitor obtained a copy of the letter that five medical institutions — Doctors Hospital at Renaissance, South Texas Health System, Mission Regional Medical Center, Rio Grande Regional Hospital and Knapp Medical Center …

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Initial jobless claims up slightly in Clark County

Initial unemployment insurance claims rose in Clark County by nearly 2 percent last week, from 1,336 to 1,357 claims, continuing a trend of rising jobless claims. “On one hand it’s small, but it’s two weeks in a row that it’s been up,” said Scott Bailey, regional economist for Southwest Washington. “The virus isn’t going away, which means the economy isn’t …

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Monica Hall appointed Jefferson County District Attorney

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) – Gov. Tony Evers has appointed a new Jefferson County District Attorney. Monica Hall, who previously served as assistant DA in Jefferson County, will fill a vacancy left after former DA Susan Happ resigned. Hall will serve the remainder of the term until it ends on January 2021. Hall has worked as a prosecutor for almost 15 …

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