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Fed’s Bostic on why the South has the lowest unemployment rate in the country – MarketWatch

‘The virus came to us after it had been to California, the West Coast and New York,’ Bostic said. That bought the region more time to prepare for its arrival.

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The Southern region of the U.S. is currently experiencing the lowest unemployment rate in the country of 6.9%.Notably many Southern states including Georgia and Florida were among the first to reopen parts of their economies while business lockdowns were in place in many parts of the country to curb the spread of coronavirus. Thats not the reason why the unemployment rate in the region is so low compared to the Northeast where the rate is three percentage points higher as of August, said Atlanta…

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Over 22000 people experiencing power outages throughout the Inland Northwest – KXLY Spokane

Power outages have been reported across the greater Spokane area as snow continues to blanket the city.

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Posted: October 23, 2020 2:55 PM
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SPOKANE CO., Wash. — Power outages have been reported across the greater Spokane area as snow continues to blanket the city.
Avista Utilities reports about 19,544 people are without power, as of this writing. Roughly 2,000 of those customers are without power near St. Maries.
Avista says crews are on scene working to assess damage, but have not provided an estimated time of repair.
Find the latest outage reports here. 
A total of 2,688 Inland…

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Exclusive–‘Over My Dead Body’: Bill Cassidy Torches Joe Biden’s Plan to Shut Down Oil, Natural Gas – Breitbart

Bill Cassidy said that former Vice President Joe Biden can shut down America’s energy industry “over my dead body.”

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Sen. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) told Breitbart News in an exclusive interview on Friday that former Vice President Joe Biden would shut down America’s energy industry “over my dead body.”
During Thursday night’s presidential debate between Biden and President Donald Trump, Biden pledged to shut down the oil industry.
“I would transition from the oil industry, yes,” Biden said.
He explained further, saying, “Because the oil industry pollutes. It has to be replaced by renewable energy over time. And Id stop…

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Michigan man accidentally buys two lottery tickets, wins $1 million twice – Fox News

A Michigan man thought he made a costly mistake by accidentally buying two identical $2 lottery tickets, but it turned out he hit the $1 million jackpot twice.

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A Michigan man thought he made a costly mistake by accidentally buying two identical $2 lottery tickets, but it turned out he hit the $1 million jackpot twice. 
Samir Mazahem, 56, said he was saving lottery numbers online for the June 9 Mega Millions game when he realized he accidentally bought two of the same tickets. 
“I went online and bought a ticket using numbers that are family birthdays. I forgot to save the numbers as favorites in the app, so I went back in and set them up as favorites so…

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