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The Latest: Road blocks up, virus cases down for Tokyo Games

The Latest: Road blocks up, virus cases down for Tokyo Games

TOKYO — Roads are being closed off around Tokyo Olympic venues for the event scheduled to begin July 23. With six weeks to go, the roadblocks are appearing around the new $1.4 billion National Stadium, which will host the opening ceremony.
The Latest: Hawaii's eviction moratorium extended 60 days

The Latest: Hawaii's eviction moratorium extended 60 days

HONOLULU — Hawaii’s governor is extending for two more months an eviction moratorium that he implemented during the coronavirus pandemic, but says he doesn’t expect to keep it longer than that.

Louisiana Senate scraps sales tax idea, tries new road plan

BATON ROUGE, La.
S&P/TSX composite inches higher to set records ahead of central bank meetings

S&P/TSX composite inches higher to set records ahead of central bank meetings

TORONTO — Canada's main stock index inched up to a new high to start the trading week ahead of the release of U.S. inflation numbers that could solidify central bank responses.

Medical marijuana law changes get through Pennsylvania House

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The state House on Monday approved a set of revisions to Pennsylvania's medical marijuana law, seeking to make permanent some of the changes put in place temporarily because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Q&A: Ellen Burstyn on her acting life, and never retiring

Q&A: Ellen Burstyn on her acting life, and never retiring

NEW YORK (AP) — That Ellen Burstyn plays a woman who recoils at the very mention of a retirement community in the upcoming film “Queen Bees” is extremely appropriate. Rarely has an actor been as good for as long as Burstyn has.
Jails emptied in the pandemic. Should they stay that way?

Jails emptied in the pandemic. Should they stay that way?

It wasn’t long after Matthew Reed shoplifted a $63 set of sheets from a Target in upstate New York that the coronavirus pandemic brought the world to a standstill.
Democratic Wisconsin Gov. Evers launches bid for second term

Democratic Wisconsin Gov. Evers launches bid for second term

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers made it official Saturday, announcing his bid for a second term in the battleground state where he stands as a Democratic check on the Republican-controlled state Legislature.
Virginia Dems to decide: Return McAuliffe or chart new path?

Virginia Dems to decide: Return McAuliffe or chart new path?

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov.

Junos 50th anniversary: How we remember these award-winning hit singles

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