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McConnell Won’t Say If He’ll Go To RNC As Several Fellow GOPers Ditch The Event

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) signaled on Thursday that he, like half a dozen of his Republican colleagues, may not show up at the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Jacksonville, Florida for President Donald Trump’s official nomination next month. “It’s a challenging situation and a number of my colleagues announced they are not going to attend,” McConnell told Enquirer Media reporter Chris Mayhew during a visit at the Gravity Diagnostics lab in Covington, Kentucky. “And...
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RNC Is Now Considering An Outdoor Option For August Convention

The Republican convention in Jacksonville, Fla., next month could be moved from an indoor arena to an outdoor stadium as coronavirus cases continue to climb in the state, officials with knowledge of the convention’s planning told The Washington Post.  While a formal decision has not been made, two outdoor sports stadiums near the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena — where the convention is currently set to be held — are under consideration, according to The Post.  The news comes after severa...
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Lawsuit Filed To Block GOP Convention In Jacksonville Cites ‘A Nuisance Injurious’ To Welfare Of Residents

Several Florida attorneys filed a lawsuit in Jacksonsville against the city to block or enforce restrictions on the Republican National Convention set to take place in August at a local arena amid the coronavirus pandemic. Among a list of reasons against the city hosting the event, the complaint argues that the event which will congregate thousands of people in and around the Jacksonville arena “under the circumstances and practices encouraged and required by the Republican National Commit...
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2020 Miami Dolphins players previews: Allen Hurns

Allen Hurns looks to build on his 2019 season but can he make it in Miami? Allen Hurns had a stellar season in 2015 with Jacksonville. Can his second season in Miami get anywhere close to that? Allen Hurns is an interesting player going int
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Officials Terrified That Trump’s Jacksonville Convention Will Be ‘Another Tulsa’

Sam Newby was excited at first when the Republican National Convention decided to head to his city. But the Republican vice president of the Jacksonville City Council, who was hospitalized with COVID-19 back in March, has grown more worried as the late August convention fast approaches. There weren’t many cases in the area when the move was first announced, Newby said, but he warned that “now it's really starting to spike.”   “In a normal situation, I would be glad for the RNC to come here, ...
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Jacksonville attorneys file lawsuit to block city from hosting Republican National Convention amid pandemic

Several attorneys in Jacksonville, Florida, filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the city in an attempt to block the Republican National Convention from occurring there amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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As COVID cases spike in Florida, Trump now says he's 'flexible' on convention format in Jacksonville

With coronavirus cases exploding in Florida, the president now says he is “flexible” on plans to hold a large-scale, indoor Republican National Convention next month.
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The List Keeps Growing: Three More GOP Senators Will Skip RNC Next Month

Dominoes within the GOP keep falling as more senators are reportedly choosing to forgo the Republican National Convention set to take place in Jacksonville, Florida next month. According to the Washington Post, Sens. Susan Collins (R-ME), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Mitt Romney (R-UT) have now joined Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA) in opting out of their party’s convention as coronavirus cases continue surging across the country. An aide for Collins told the Post that she ...
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Alexander Becomes Second GOPer Skipping RNC After Grassley Opts Out

Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) announced that he has decided against attending the Republican National Convention next month, making him the second Republican to opt out of the event. In a statement shared with TPM on Tuesday, Alexander’s office said that although he is an honorary chair of the Tennessee Trump campaign, he will not attend the RNC “because he believes the delegate spots should be reserved for those who have not had that privilege before as he has had.” Alexander’s announcement as ...
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Republican National Convention will test Jacksonville attendees daily for coronavirus

The Republican National Convention in Jacksonville, Florida, will feature daily coronavirus testing for those attending the event, which will be centered on President Donald Trump accepting the Republican nomination at a 15,000-person arena.
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Grassley Decides To Skip RNC Because Of ‘The Virus Situation’

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) on Monday said that he has decided against attending this year’s Republican National Convention for the first time in 40 years because of “the virus situation.” Grassley, who has attended every RNC since taking office in 1980, told reporters during a conference call on Monday morning that “I’m not going to go” to the convention in light of surging cases of the coronavirus across the country, according to the Des Moines Register. This year’s RNC is set to be held in J...
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Coronavirus live: Spain puts part of Galicia back into lockdown; doubts over Republican National Convention

Mexico deaths surpass France’s toll; Melbourne outbreak has ‘explosive’ potential; Iran makes masks compulsoryWHO reports record 200,000 cases in one day, amid surging outbreaksAustralia sends 500 police to contain virus in public housing high risesTrump claims 99% of US cases are ‘totally harmless’ as infections surgeRisks, R numbers and raw data: how to interpret statisticsUS coronavirus updates – live 6.18pm BST Dozens of military medics were deployed on Sunday to help combat the coronavi...
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Trump claims victory as US nears 130,000 coronavirus deaths – live

Trump claims 99% of US cases are ‘totally harmless’ Woman killed after car drives through Seattle protestKanye West declares 2020 White House runSign up to our First Thing newsletter 4.15pm BST FDA commissioner Stephen Hahn said earlier today that it is “too early to tell” whether the Republican National Convention should take place in Florida next month as Covid-19 cases surge. Donald Trump’s campaign team relocated most of the convention to Jacksonville after a dispute with North Carolina ...
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Too soon to say if safe to hold Republican convention in Florida, U.S. official says

A top Trump administration health official said on Sunday it was not clear whether it will be safe to hold the Republican National Convention in Jacksonville next month, as Florida sees record numbers of coronavirus cases. Stephen Hahn, the Food and Drug Administration commissioner, also refused to confirm President Donald Trump's claim that 99% of coronavirus cases were harmless and called the situation a "serious problem." With record numbers of people testing positive for the virus in Jacks...
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How the Republican Convention Created Money Woes in Two Cities

Donors are wondering why they gave to a Charlotte event that has mostly been scrapped. And Jacksonville fund-raisers find money is on hold because of concerns about the surge in virus cases.
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The NYT and Vanity Fair are striving to help Trump with his underdog narrative.

NYT: "Why June Was Such a Terrible Month for Trump/Last month represented the political nadir of President Trump’s three and a half years in office, thanks to self-inflicted wounds as he played to his base and missteps by a fractured campaign."Vanity Fair: "'WHAT DO I DO? WHAT DO I DO?': TRUMP DESPERATE, DESPONDENT AS NUMBERS CRATER, 'LOSER' LABEL LOOMS/'They probably won’t have' the Jacksonville convention. The Joni Ernst campaign is angry at Trump’s horrible numbers. Meadows and Kushner are at...
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TuSimple kicks off plan for a nationwide self-driving truck network with partners UPS, Xpress and McLane

Self-driving trucks startup TuSimple laid out a plan Wednesday to create a mapped network of shipping routes and terminals designed for autonomous trucking operations that will extend across the United States by 2024. UPS, which owns a minority stake in TuSimple, carrier U.S. Xpress, Penske Truck Leasing and Berkshire Hathaway’s grocery and food service supply chain company McLane Inc. are the inaugural partners in this so-called autonomous freight network (AFN). TuSimple’s AFN involves four ...
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A.J. Bouye: I didn’t know how to handle everything that went wrong in Jacksonville

Cornerback A.J. Bouye joined the flood of veteran players who have left the Jaguars since the team's AFC Championship Game loss to the Patriots in January 2018 when he was traded to the Broncos this offseason and he said on SiriusXM NFL Radio that a ticket out of Jacksonville was "definitely something that I wanted." [more]
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Inventory continues to fall in June

Housing inventory across the U.S. was down 27.4 percent year over year, or approximately 363,000 fewer homes, during the same period last year.
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When the Beatles Refused to Play Before Segregated Audiences on Their First U.S. Tour (1964)

When American rock and roll made its way to the UK in the 1950s and 60s, along with a burgeoning folk and blues revival, many young British fans hadn’t been conditioned to think of music in the same way as their U.S. counterparts. “Unlike racially segregated Americans,” for example, “the Beatles didn’t see—or hear—the difference between Elvis and Chuck Berry,” writes Joseph Tirella, “between the Everly Brothers and the Marvelettes.” They also couldn’t see playing to segregated audien...
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CDC Director Pleads With Younger Americans To Wear Masks

(CNN) — A top US health official made another plea Tuesday for Americans — especially younger ones — to wear masks to curb the spread of the coronavirus as case numbers surge across much of the country. The comments to a US Senate committee hearing on the virus came as at least 17 states have paused or rolled back their reopening plans in response to a surge in new infections. Meanwhile three states once seen as the epicenter of the epidemic in the US — New York, New Jersey and Connecticut — exp...
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Jacksonville, new site for President Trump’s convention speech, will require masks in public, indoors

City officials said they haven’t decided whether to require masks during the Republican National Convention, which is scheduled Aug. 24-27.
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RNC reacts to Jacksonville ordering mask-wearing ahead of GOP convention

RNC Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel tells 'Fox & Friends' that the RNC will abide by what the mayor and governor are saying to have the convention in a healthy and safe way.
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Coronavirus updates: WHO issues 'worst is yet to come' warning; European Union to extend American travel ban

The WHO issued a warning about the disease. The European Union moved to extend U.S. travel ban. GOP host Jacksonville is requiring masks; Latest news.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Jacksonville, Trump’s New RNC Site, Will Now Require Face Masks

Republicans moved their national convention to Florida to avoid social distancing measures and masks, but officials in Jacksonville are mandating new precautions as coronavirus infections surge.
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Coronavirus updates: WHO issues 'worst is yet to come' warning; Jacksonville, the host of GOP convention, mandating masks

The WHO issued a warning about the disease. GOP convention host Jacksonville is requiring masks; Broadway will stay closed until 2021. Latest news.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Florida Site Of GOP Convention Requires Face Masks Due To Coronavirus

The Jacksonville order came on the same day the head of the WHO warned the pandemic was “not even close to being over."
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1 Killed, 2 Shot Outside Amazon Warehouse In Jacksonville

A 20-year-old man was killed and two others injured when two suspects opened fire outside an Amazon warehouse in Jacksonville. From a report: According to JSO, the man who was killed was targeted by the shooters who fled from the scene in a silver car. JSO is now searching for three suspects, including the driver of the getaway car. The 20-year-old victim was standing in line for job applications with about six others outside of the facility when the suspects began firing, JSO said. JSO believes...
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Coronavirus updates: Jacksonville, the host of GOP convention, mandating masks; Broadway closed until 2021;

GOP convention host Jacksonville is requiring masks; Broadway will stay closed until 2021. But Anthony Fauci is optimistic on a vaccine. Latest news.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Jacksonville, new site for President Trump's convention speech, will require masks in public, indoors

City officials said they haven't decided whether to require masks during the Republican National Convention, which is scheduled Aug. 24-27.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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