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New Zealand suspects ‘some failure at the border’ after COVID-19 returns | Science

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern discussed new COVID-19 restrictions, including a lockdown of Auckland, at a press conference in Wellington today. Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images By Dennis NormileAug. 12, 2020 , 1:45 PM Science’s COVID-19 reporting is supported by the Pulitzer Center and the Heising-Simons Foundation. New Zealand officials and scientists are eying a breach in isolation security as the …

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Midtown Sports is going out of business after nearly 50 years in Visalia

CLOSE You can have unlimited access to this work and help support the Times-Delta/Advance-Register in continuing its mission by becoming a subscriber. In doing so, you’ll open your world to award-winning journalism and help support our democracy. Subscribe by visiting Midtown Sport owners Scott Chandler, left, and Chuck Steiman are closing after more than 40 years in Visalia and …

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After 18-Month Investigation, NY Attorney General Moves to Dissolve NRA

By Jonny Lupsha, News Writer New York officials moved to dissolve the NRA after finding evidence of millions gained through fraud, NPR reported. Allegations against the gun rights group include misusing funds for personal gain and unfairly awarding contracts to friends and family members. In the second half of the 20th century, the NRA began political lobbying against the control …

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Royal Caribbean’s stock rallies after new $700 million loan facility secured

Shares of Royal Caribbean Group RCL, +2.37% rose 4.4% in premarket trading Wednesday, after the cruise operator said it has secured a $700 million term loan facility from Morgan Stanley. If the company draws on the facility, the loan will bear interest at Libor plus 3.75%, and will mature in 364 days. When Royal Caribbean reported second-quarter results earlier this …

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Taking out a reverse mortgage an option after COVID job loss

Dear Liz: I read with interest the letter from the person who was a tour guide and lost their job due to the virus. I kept reading, expecting you to suggest a reverse mortgage. Are these a bad idea? Answer: Not necessarily. The person in question owned the home with a sibling, and the sibling did not live in the …

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SF City Attorney Herrera proposes tighter controls on city contracting after Nuru corruption scandal

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera introduced legislation this week to broaden the city’s authority to restrict businesses from getting city contracts if they’ve been charged with civil, criminal or administrative offenses. Introduced in the aftermath of the City Hall corruption scandal touched off by the arrest of ex-Public Works Director Mohammed Nuru earlier this year, Herrera’s legislation would make …

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New Zealand reinstates coronavirus restrictions after first locally transmitted case in 102 days

New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern confirmed four new locally transmitted coronavirus cases on Tuesday night, and announced that Auckland will temporarily see level three restrictions introduced for three days starting from midday on Wednesday, local time. All four of the cases were found within one household in South Auckland according to New Zealand’s Director-General of Health Dr Ashley Bloomfield. …

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