Archive for August 1st, 2020

Scientists In Washington State Have Trapped Their 1st Murder Hornet

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | August 01 2020, 4:40 PM

In a move to eliminate murder hornets in North America, the Washington State Department of Agriculture is utilizing a new technique to catch them. In July, trappers found their first one.

Arizona Congressman Raúl Grijalva Tests Positive For COVID-19

US & World | | August 01 2020, 3:00 PM

It's unclear how the Democrat, who says he is asymptomatic, contracted the virus, but earlier this week, he presided over a hearing that included another member who has since tested positive.

Florida Braces As Hurricane Isaias Heads Toward East Coast

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | August 01 2020, 10:20 AM

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis urged state residents to remain vigilant and heed warnings from local officials and news outlets as Isaias moves closer to the state.

Pandemic May Be The Push To Open Cuba's State-Controlled Economy

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | August 01 2020, 8:20 AM

Cuba has opened stores for shoppers with U.S. dollars and dropped a tax on dollar transactions. The government is trying to pull the country out of a deep economic slump, made worse by the pandemic.

Public Health Expert Calls To Repair Distrust In A COVID-19 Vaccine

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | August 01 2020, 7:00 AM

Public health officials say a promising coronavirus vaccine is on it's way in 2021. But does that matter if only half of Americans say they're willing to get such a vaccination?

Biden Wants The Fed To Help Close Racial Economic Gaps. How Would That Work?

https://www.scpr.org/archive | | August 01 2020, 6:20 AM

The central bank has blunt instruments at its disposal, which are not tailored to economics of different racial groups. Biden wants the Fed to more explicitly factor in Black and Hispanic outcomes.

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