COUDERSPORT — Potter County has been awarded $166,152 from the state Department of Community and Economic Development to help cushion the economic impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

HARRISBURG — Gov. Tom Wolf announced Thursday that the Office of State Fire Commissioner will be working to enact recent legislation to provide $50 million in direct financial relief to fire and emergency medical service (EMS) companies negatively impacted by the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.

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Smethport man waives hearing for aggravated assault allegations

LEWIS RUN — A Mount Jewett man is in McKean County Jail after he allegedly shot another man’s dog on Friday, Lewis Run-based state police reported.

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The Arizona Wildcats' newest assistant coach says his passion "from Day 1" has been impacting lives.

“We could say,'Coach,' but at the end of the day it's about impacting these student athletes’ lives, giving them guidance … who's experienced the things that they're going to experience, and then putting them in position to be successful, not only on the court but in life."

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea on Saturday reported 51 new cases of COVID-19, mostly in the densely populated capital region, as authorities scramble to stem transmissions among low-income workers who can’t afford to stay home.

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Stocks jumped Friday after a report said the U.S. job market surprisingly strengthened last month, bolstering hopes that the worst of the recession may have already passed.

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Michigan voters in November 2018 passed a ballot measure that legalized cannabis for recreational use, making the Great Lakes State the first in the Midwest to do so. The state’s retail cannabis market opened in late 2019 and within the first two weeks yielded $3.1 million in sales. By Jan. 2, 2020, that had reached $6.5 million.

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Sorting through all the latest health fads, trends and research-based health information can be as stressful and overwhelming as shopping for a new car. You want to avoid getting swindled into something that isn’t right for you, and you want to ensure that what you’re investing in actually works and provides the biggest bang for your buck.

Sustaining a twisted ankle, waking up with body aches and a fever or enduring a respiratory infection that makes it difficult to breath may all cause someone to question if they should get checked out by a doctor; and, if so, where should they go?

SYDNEY (AP) — The first of several Black Lives Matter protests across Australia on Saturday got underway against a backdrop of possible clashes between demonstrators and police in Sydney, after a court sided with police that the gathering posed too much risk for spreading the coronavirus.

BRIGHAM CITY, Utah (AP) — Wearing dress shirts, ties and name tags, three missionaries with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints sit around the kitchen table inside a Utah apartment planning how they'll spread their gospel that day.

The frustrated anger over another killing of a black man at the hands of police officers is real — the sustained protests this past week in dozens of American cities can’t all be laid at the feet of “outside agitators.”

This pandemic has caused many disruptions in everyone’s lives. Yes, scary and unpredictable. It is going on three months of shutdown in our country and is devastating our lives and industry. I believe we should open up and get back to our lives.

Protests, anti-science editorials, viral conspiracy theories, cartoons and serial tweeting will not change the “will” of the COVID-19 virus.