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  NY to get 1,100 ventilators with help from China, Oregon

The number of people infected in the U.S. exceeded a quarter-million, and the death toll climbed past 7,000, with New York state alone accounting for more than 2,900 dead, an increase of over 560 in just one day.
  • National

  A record 10 million sought US jobless aid in past 2 weeks

The stunning report Thursday from the Labor Department showed that job cuts are mounting against the backdrop of economies in the United States and abroad that have almost certainly sunk into a severe recession as businesses have shut down across the world.

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Georgia man dead, 2 others injured in Eufaula shooting

26 deaths, over 1,500 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Alabama

  Pedestrian killed in crash near I-85 NB/Chantilly Parkway

  American Diabetes Association urges Gov. Ivey to ease costs for diabetics during pandemic

Federal changes made to SNAP due to coronavirus

Alabama ARISE says changes to the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program have been made due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Coronavirus

  Feds recommend Americans wear face masks; NY governor says he’ll seize ventilators

"If they want to sue me for borrowing their excess ventilators to save lives, let them sue me," Gov. Andrew Cuomo said.

March of Dimes launches virtual campaign

  Macon County Schools prepared for alternate education methods

Alabama National Guard dispels social media rumors about mobilization

Model forecasts Alabama hitting coronavirus peak mid-April

  Alabama farmers remain tough against COVID-19 pandemic

Alabama attorney general: Montgomery’s store crowd limits ‘unenforceable’

Auburn University coaches launch PSA that calls for “teamwork” in keeping safe from coronavirus

UAB’s COVID-19 testing site hours are changing, thousands screened

  • National

  US sheds most jobs in a decade, ending record hiring streak

The U.S. shed 701,000 jobs in March in face of the new coronavirus, ending a record hiring streak after nearly 10 years.

SPORTS

Auburn University coaches launch PSA that calls for “teamwork” in keeping safe from coronavirus

  Fever stars win Player of the Year awards

Fever Country is well represented on the Player of the Year awards list.

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Hyundai plant worker dies after COVID-19 illness

Several municipalities enforce curfews amid COVID-19

Alabama prison system sets up COVID-19 testing list

Trump campaign calls Sessions ‘delusional’ in letter

  Resources for assistance during the coronavirus outbreak

If you are looking for food, work or other assistance during the coronavirus pandemic, check out these resources.
  • Coronavirus

  ‘We need help’: Economic, health crises grow as cases top 1M

The bleak news Thursday — 6.6 million new unemployment claims on top of 3.3 million last week — came as the competition for scarce ventilators, masks and other protective gear seemed to grow more desperate and deaths mounted.

1 killed in head-on crash in Enterprise

City of Birmingham considering extension of shelter-in-place order

  ‘Fight, flee or freeze’ reaction to COVID-19 impacts economy, experts say

Abducted DeKalb County toddler found; juvenile runaway in custody