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Jolee Masson, a Coker student and costume designer, volunteered to sew new elastic into medical masks at the Tara Grinna Swimwear factory Monday, March 30, 2020 in Conway. The factory has converted their operations from making custom swimsuits to sewing elastic into N95 masks in response to the coronavirus. Tidelands Health has delivered 35,000 of the masks that were held in storage with degraded elastic bands. The swimwear manufacturer's sewers, many of whom are at high risk for the virus, all volunteered to come back to work to complete the project along with help from volunteers within the community. March 30, 2020.  (Jason Lee/The Sun News via AP)
Survey: US manufacturing slides in MarchAmerican manufacturing slide in March, dragged down by economic fallout from the coronavirus outbreak
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US construction spending falls 1.3% in February with housing and nonresidential fallingUS construction spending falls 1.3% in February with housing and nonresidential falling
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Truck hauling toilet paper catches fire on Texas interstateOfficials say a tractor-trailer hauling toilet paper crashed and caught fire near Dallas
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Dow Skids 800 Out of the GateThe Dow stumbled more than 800 points out of the gate on Wednesday, reports the Wall Street Journal , echoing markets around the globe a day after it closed out the worst quarter on record. That was a 4% drop; the S&P 500 lost 3.8%, and the Nasdaq lost 3%....
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Stocks fall more than 3% at open on Wall Street, following declines in Asia, Europe, as Trump warns of 'dark days' aheadStocks fall more than 3% at open on Wall Street, following declines in Asia, Europe, as Trump warns of 'dark days' ahead
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Boy, 8, dies after shots fired into house in IndianapolisIndianapolis police say an 8-year-old boy died overnight after he was struck by stray gunfire when shots were fired into a house
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Defying Order, California Official Headed to BeachPeople have routinely been making headlines for violating shelter-in-place orders amid the coronavirus pandemic. You just wouldn't expect an emergency management official to be among the number. Chris Godley, director of emergency management for California's Sonoma County, where he also heads the Emergency Operation Center, took his family to an...
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5 Kinds of Drugs Found in San Diego Smuggling TunnelAuthorities in San Diego have found another cross-border smuggling tunnel long enough to rival the only subway portion of the city's transit system—along with a lot more drugs than usual. Federal agents say they found drugs worth almost $30 million in the 2,000-foot tunnel, which connected warehouses in...
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The Empire State building is lit in red and white lights to honor emergency medical workers Tuesday, March 31, 2020, in New York. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Virus deaths in NYC top 1,000 as city prepares for worseDeaths from the coronavirus topped 1,000 in New York City as officials warned that the worst of the virus' toll is yet to come
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Georgia authorities: Man sought after 3 killed, child takenAuthorities in Georgia are searching for a man accused of fatally shooting three people in his child's mother's family and then leaving with the child
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Chris Lyndberg gives a free lunch to a truck driver Tuesday, March 31, 2020, at a rest area along I-10 in Sacaton, Ariz. The Arizona Trucking Association was giving away 500 lunches from Dilly's Deli to westbound truck drivers in appreciation for delivering medical supplies, food, and other necessities during the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. (AP Photo/Matt York)
What you need to know today about the virus outbreakDistressing images of morgue trucks taking away those dead from the new coronavirus in New York City underscore the latest grim projections for the entire country
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Two cruise ships are anchored offshore past a lifeguard tower, Tuesday, March 31, 2020, in Miami Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
Coast Guard: Cruise ships must stay at sea with sick onboardThe U.S. Coast Guard has directed all cruise ships to prepare to treat any sick passengers and crew on board while being sequestered “indefinitely" offshore during the coronavirus pandemic
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