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Family Discovers $1 Million of Postal Office Cash in the Middle of the Road

A Caroline County family stumbled upon almost a million dollars in cash while taking an afternoon drive last weekend. Emily Schantz was driving when she hit a bag on Broad Street. They thought it was trash and put it and a similar bag they found about 15 feet away in their pick-up truck to dispose...

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The Democrats Have a New $3 Trillion Coronavirus Relief Bill. Here’s What’s In It.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said there’s no “urgency” to pass another bill and that Republicans are “assessing what we’ve done already.”

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States With GOP Govs May See Big Death Spike

The COVID-19 pandemic is hitting harder in counties where President Trump defeated Hillary Clinton in the 2016 general election.

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Virginians Have Spent Nearly $10 Million on Tito’s Vodka Since the Pandemic Started

The state’s liquor board reports continued record sales through April With the coronavirus pandemic keeping people indoors, Virginians appear to be drinking more now than ever before. In April, the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control reported sales at state liquor stores have hovered at around $22 million a week. It was even higher in March, when...

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We Might Finally Have an Effective COVID-19 Treatment, But the Economy Is Getting Worse

Word of the drug came as the U.S. government reported that American economic output is shriveling in the biggest and fastest collapse since the Great Depression.

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New Study: COVID-19 Can Spread in the Air 13 Feet

As Trump and Gov. Ron DeSantis further their plans to reopen the country, new research says coronavirus can spread in the air over twice the distance recommended.

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Women Are Losing Their Jobs More Than Men Due To Coronavirus. Here’s Why.

Women may account for more than 55% of unemployment claims filed between mid-March and April 4, according to an analysis by the Economic Policy Institute.