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Hawaii unveils coronavirus vaccine plans, test backlog sends tourists to quarantine, Honolulu marathon canceled, Lanai COVID-19 outbreak balloons, students infected, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Department of Health Immunization Branch Chief Ron Balajadia How Hawaii Is Planning For A Future COVID-19 Vaccine. It could cost Hawaii a minimum of $25 million to get people vaccinated to prevent COVID-19 — once a vaccine is approved by the federal government — state officials said Thursday. Civil Beat.Gov. David Ige announces draft COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan for Hawaii. Gov. David Ige, Lt. Gov. Josh Green and state Department of Health Immunization Branch Chief Ron Balajadia to...
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Biden’s oil remark tests voter resolve on climate change

By Ellen Knickmeyer and Kathleen Ronayne | Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY — Joe Biden is confronting the harsh political realities of combating climate change. The Democratic presidential nominee has spent months touting a $2 trillion plan to boost investment in clean energy and stop all climate-damaging emissions from the U.S. economy by 2050. The plan implied that he would wean the U.S. off oil and gas, but Biden wasn’t so explicit about the industry’s fate — until Thursday night. During the f...
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Former Homeland Security Administrator Says Ohio Is at the Epicenter for Home Grown Terrorism

A former chief of staff with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security says home grown terrorism groups are in Ohio and their prevalence is growing.
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Everything you need to know about election polls in 2020

Democratic nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden currently holds a ten point lead in national polls over President Donald Trump. Patrick Semansky/AP Photo With less than two weeks until Election Day, Democratic nominee Joe Biden has about a 10 percentage point lead over President Donald Trump in an average of national polls. National polling in 2016 was about as accurate as any presidential election since 1968, even if Trump's upset victory shocked millions of Americans. Business Ins...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Elections, Texas, Obama, Trends, Georgia, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Hillary Clinton, Iowa, Bill Clinton, Arizona, Wisconsin, Ohio, Biden

Every non-voter has a story. 2 of the 100 million tell us why they're skipping the polls.

Skye Gould/Business Insider Nearly 100 million eligible voters did not cast a ballot in the 2016 presidential election. The United States is preparing for what may be the highest recorded voter turnout rate in over a century, but some people are still opting out. Insider spoke to two eligible voters who are choosing not to vote in 2020 to learn more about their decision. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. As he sits at his computer and takes off in his flight simulator, S...
Tags: Politics, Elections, US, America, Trends, United States, New York Times, Connecticut, Ohio, Fox News, Biden, Donald Trump, Trump, Election 2020, Vanessa, Jehovah

Trump seized on Biden's promise to 'transition away from oil,' but the move away from fossil fuels is nothing new

Morry Gash-Pool/Getty Images President Donald Trump attacked former Vice President Joe Biden during Thursday night's debate for promising to "transition from the oil industry." Biden argued that the oil industry, which he said "pollutes significantly," should no longer receive federal subsidies and needs to be replaced by renewable energy "over time." Trump claimed that Biden is "going to destroy the oil industry" and a slew of Republicans attacked Biden over his comments.  The idea that ...
Tags: Energy, Politics, Texas, News, Climate Change, Environment, Trends, Joe Biden, Pennsylvania, Democrats, Gop, House, New York Times, Rick Perry, Oil And Gas, Ohio

Voting 2020 live updates: Trump campaign loses appeal on satellite offices; Ohio's legal battle over drop boxes is officially over

As Trump plans to early vote in Florida, Pence cast his ballot in Indianapolis. 52M have already voted. Latest voting news from across the U.S.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Records show postal delays persist in battleground states

By Anthony Izaguirre | Associated Press U.S. Postal Service records show delivery delays have persisted across the country as millions of Americans are voting by mail, raising the possibility of ballots being rejected because they arrive too late. Postal data through Oct. 9, the latest numbers available, show nearly all the agency’s delivery regions missing its target of having at least 95% of first-class mail arrive within five days. Parts of the presidential battleground states of Minnesota, ...
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Coronavirus Update 10-23-2020: Please stop telling me that we all just need to get on with living our lives

Earlier this week, I posed what I thought was a simple question on the private Facebook page of my community's homeowners' association: given the current rise of COVID-19 cases, should we, as a community, rethink our trick-or-treating plans. It was intended to start a generative discussion about whether we can host public trick-or-treating safely, but it quickly devolved into insults and name-calling. The general theme of my pro-Halloween opponents was some combination of—if you don’t feel safe ...
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Voting 2020 live updates: Ohio's legal battle over drop boxes is officially over; Trump to cast ballot in Florida; turnout could reach 62%

As Trump plans to early vote in Florida, Pence cast his ballot in Indianapolis. Almost 50M have already voted. Latest voting news from across the U.S.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Florida, Usa, News, Indianapolis, Ohio, Usa Today, Trump, Florida Pence

Facebook pulled 48 Trump election campaign ads which told people 'your vote has not been counted'

President Donald Trump approaches reporters on the South Lawn at the White House in Washington, DC, September 30, 2020. Carlos Barria/Reuters Facebook removed 48 ads from the Trump campaign for violating their voter interference policy, a spokesperson told Business Insider. They included the phrase "Your vote has not been counted." The ads were aimed at people who had not yet voted, but would likely have also been seen by people who had voted. Some 399,000 people saw them. President Donald...
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In two political battlegrounds, thousands of mail-in ballots are on the verge of being rejected

Tens of millions of Americans have already cast their ballots for the 2020 election by mail, building on a historic shift in voting methods that started with primary elections held during the COVID-19 pandemic.Mail-in ballots, however, aren’t automatically accepted as in-person ballots are. Rather, they can be rejected if they have signature defects on their return envelopes. Unless cured by voters – which means that voters fix the signature errors on them – these submitted ballots will be rejec...
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Morning Headlines: 38 Ohio Counties Now on Red Alert for COVID-19; Akron Records Most Homicides in at Least a Decade

COVID-19 cases continue to climb in Ohio with yet another record number set Thursday; the city of Akron has recorded its worst year for violent homicides in at least a decade; home sales in Ohio continue to soar, up more than 18% in September from the same month a year ago, and more stories.
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Maguire and Meadow nine behind in Greensboro

Leona Maguire. Picture by Pat Cashman Leona Maguire and Stephanie Meadow opened with two-over 74s to share 70th place in the LPGA Drive On Championship – Reynolds Lake Oconee near Greensboro.Maguire turned for home in level par but dropped two strokes on her back nine as Meadow mixed three birdies with three bogeys before running up a double-bogeyed t...
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Ohio Lawmaker Urges Dewine to Appoint Permanent Health Director

Ohio Rep. Tavia Galonski (D) is calling on Gov. Dewine and his administration to "... follow the science." in choosing a permanent health director.
Tags: Ohio, DeWine, Tavia Galonski, Gov Dewine

Walmart is suing the federal government in a preemptive strike against claims the retailer fueled the opioid crisis by filling suspicious prescriptions

A Walmart Health center. Walmart Walmart is suing the DOJ and DEA, asking a federal court to clarify what legal authority its pharmacists have to refuse to fill opioid prescriptions. Walmart's legal action comes as it expects the federal government to file its own lawsuit alleging the retail giant helped fuel the opioid crisis by refusing to fill suspicious prescriptions, the company said in a statement Thursday. Walmart claimed the government's "unprecedented" threatened lawsuit would put...
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To build a dynasty, Lakers must navigate a tricky, unpredictable offseason

LeBron James, the basketball player, loves to win. LeBron James, the sports fan, loves winners. While he grew up in Akron in the shadow of Ohio sports franchises, James was always attracted to the most powerful teams in sports, a lifelong New York Yankees and Dallas Cowboys fan. That love of winners is one of the factors that drew him to the Lakers, the third organization to which he has now brought a championship. While he might stand alone in Cavaliers history, James does seem to love the idea...
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VIDEO: The US Navy is experimenting using drones to hand things off to ballistic missile submarines

An unmanned aerial vehicle delivers a payload to the Ohio-class ballistic-missile submarine USS Henry M. Jackson (SSBN 730) around the Hawaiian Islands. US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Devin M. Langer The US Navy conducted an experiment on Monday, in which it flew an unidentified payload out to the Ohio-class ballistic missile submarine USS Henry M. Jackson. The following day, the service experimented with delivering a larger payload to the submarine using a MH-60R...
Tags: Technology, Navy, US, Trends, Drone, Ohio, Jackson, Pacific, Helicopter, US Navy, Submarine, Hawaiian Islands, Carlos Gonzalez, US Strategic Command, HSM, Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

Who the hell are non-voters? We polled them and found the 6 kinds of people who don't vote.

Skye Gould/Business Insider About 100 million eligible voters did not vote in the presidential election in 2016. Business Insider surveyed hundreds of people and found the six most common reasons that eligible voters use to justify their decision not to vote. Survey respondents cited problems with the system, problems with the candidate, issues with ballot access or registration, COVID-19 concerns, disinterest in voting and politics, and religion as reasons why they are not voting in 2020...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Texas, US, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Hillary Clinton, Maine, Tennessee, Connecticut, Arizona, Ohio, Biden, Donald Trump, Pew Research Center

Pence in Cincinnati: 'The Road to Victory Runs Through Ohio'

Vice President Mike Pence spent just shy of an hour addressing supporters during a campaign event in a hangar at Cincinnati's Lunken Airport Wednesday evening.
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Trump’s best path to 270 runs through Florida, Pennsylvania

By JILL COLVIN | Associated Press WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump still has a path to the 270 Electoral College votes he needs to win reelection. But it requires everything to break in his direction a second time. Persuadable voters in battleground states will need to overwhelmingly swing in his favor. He’ll have to win back crucial voting blocs. And his turnout operation will need to dramatically outperform Democrat Joe Biden’s in an extraordinarily turbulent year. “In 2016, his chances of ...
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Morning Headlines: Ohio Sets New Record For Virus Cases, Total Hospitalizations; College of Wooster Goes Entirely Remote

COVID-19 cases in Ohio hit a new record as the state grapples with a concerning uptick in virus-related hospitalizations and deaths; the College of Wooster is suspending in-person classes for the rest of the fall semester as COVID-19 cases rise; Kent State University reported 63 new cases of COVID-19 in the past week, the highest weekly total since July, and more stories.
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Thinking About Voting Early, But Reluctant About Mailing a Ballot? Here’s What You Need to Know About the Alternatives

Early, in-person voting is underway in Ohio with many voters encountering long lines at boards of elections. The state is also seeing a record number of mail-in votes.
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Ohioans Retreat Into Safe Groups, Crave Post-election Unity

Can Ohio move forward, together, after the election, regardless of who wins?
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Coronavirus live news: France nears 1m cases as six US states see record one-day deaths

Spain becomes first western European country to pass 1m cases; Rome among latest to bring in curfew; German health minister has Covid-19. Follow the latest updatesNumber of US states seeing record one-day deaths rises to sixSpain is first western European country to pass 1m cases300,000 excess US deaths recorded as Cathay Pacific cuts 5,900 jobsWomen aged 50-60 at greatest risk of ‘long Covid’, experts suggestSee all our coronavirus coverage 3.18am BST The number of US states that reported r...
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Fox News polls: Trump has narrow lead in Ohio, falls short in Michigan, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin

Among Ohio likely voters, 48 percent of respondents said they preferred the president, while 45 percent opted for Joe Biden.
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Possibility of Former Gov. John Kasich As Biden Cabinet Pick is Not Appealing to Many Democrats

While some people might like the idea of presidential candidate Joe Biden possibly choosing former Gov. John Kasich for a position in his cabinet upon winning the election next month, Ohio's Democratic Party leader says not many Democrats are OK with that.
Tags: Joe Biden, Ohio, John Kasich, Democratic Party, Biden Cabinet Pick

Half Of Counties Working With a Cleveland Vendor Walk Away Over Ballot Delays

After thousands of absentee ballots were late being mailed, nine of the 16 counties in Ohio that have contracted with a company in Cleveland to print and distribute them have decided they will pick up the work on their own.
Tags: Ohio, Cleveland, Cleveland Vendor Walk Away Over Ballot Delays

Coronavirus live updates: CDC redefines close contact encounters; New Jersey Gov. Murphy quarantines; infections spike in Ohio

Health experts urge Idaho governor to take action amid spike. New Orleans Saints to host 3,000 fans. Target to give employee bonuses. Latest news.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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If Trump wins, here are the states that will deliver him the victory

Months before Election Day, President Donald Trump addresses a crowd at the Fayetteville Regional Airport on September 19, 2020 in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Melissa Sue Gerrits/Getty Images Two weeks before the election, President Donald Trump is trailing Democratic nominee Joe Biden by 10 percentage points nationally, according to FiveThirtyEight. After running over 140,600 election simulations for the 2020 presidential race, Decision Desk HQ gave Trump a 14.1% chance of winning. Over...
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