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Ducey orders hair salons closed amid criticism

After mounting criticism, Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Friday ordered hair and nail salons, barbers and other businesses that provide personal services to close to slow the spread of the new coronavirus.

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Arizona governor requests Trump make disaster declaration

Arizona's governor on Wednesday asked President Donald Trump to issue a major disaster declaration for the state as it braces for a surge of coronavirus cases.

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Rowling starts Harry Potter At Home for housebound families

J.K. Rowling is hoping a dash of Harry Potter will help families confined to their homes during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Sesame Workshop enlists Elmo, Cookie Monster on hand washing

Elmo, Rooster and Cookie Monster are doing their part to help keep kids safe as the coronavirus pandemic grinds on.

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Phoenix closing playground equipment at parks due to virus

The city of Phoenix is closing playground equipment at parks in the state's most populous city to help restrict the spread of the coronavirus.

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Navy hospital ship arrives in NYC to back up health systems

A Navy hospital ship with 1,000 beds arrived Monday in New York City as officials pressed for more federal help.

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Trump extends virus guidelines, braces US for big death toll

Bracing the nation for a coronavirus death toll that could exceed 100,000 people, President Donald Trump extended restrictive social distancing guidelines through April, bowing to public health experts who presented him with even more dire projections for the expanding coronavirus pandemic.

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Leader of Arizona’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic quits

A woman who has been a key figure leading Arizona’s response to the coronavirus pandemic has resigned after complaining she was being sidelined from her role.

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Trump signs $2.2T stimulus after swift congressional votes

President Donald Trump signed an unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue package into law Friday, after swift and near-unanimous action by Congress this week to support businesses, rush resources to overburdened health care providers and help struggling families during the deepening coronavirus epidemic.

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Sweet: Peeps production stops, but Easter is taken care of

No more Peeps are being hatched for at least a couple of weeks – but it shouldn’t affect Easter baskets.

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