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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue package into law after swift and near-unanimous action by Congress to support businesses, rush resources to overburdened health care providers and help struggling families during the deepening coro…

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Morristown-Hamblen Health System reminded visitors Thursday of a new restricted visitation policy, instructions for patients coming to the emergency department who are exhibiting symptoms of the novel coronavirus, or COVID-19, and recommendations for how citizens can help “flatten the curve”…

Amid novel coronavirus concerns, Morristown-Hamblen Health System is announcing a new restricted visitation policy, instructions for patients coming to the emergency department who are exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms and recommendations for how citizens can help “flatten the curve” of the virus…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The House will give final approval Friday to the massive $2.2 trillion economic rescue bill with robust backing from both parties, Speaker Nancy Pelosi said, a vote that would cap Congress' tumultuous effort to rush the relief to a nation battered by the coronavirus.

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Beginning Thursday, to help slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus and practice proper social distancing, all offices in the Morristown City Center will be closed to in-person business until further notice.

Historically, it takes a war to postpone or cancel the modern Olympic Games. Since 1896, there have been three cancellations — the 1916 Berlin games (World War I); and the 1940 and 1944 games (World War II) in Japan, then Helsinki, Finland, and, for the latter games, London and Italy. That’s…

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NEW YORK (AP) — New York authorities mobilized to head off a public health disaster Wednesday, with the city's emergence as the nation's biggest coronavirus hot spot a warning flare — and perhaps a cautionary tale — for the rest of the country as U.S. deaths from the pandemic topped 1,000.

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Jefferson County’s mayors met Tuesday night at City Hall in Jefferson City for a joint press conference as a unified voice to address concerns about COVID-19, or the novel coronavirus.

Food City President and CEO Steve Smith said Tuesday during a press conference it could be “weeks, if not months” before the supply chain is back on track as food shortages are commonplace in grocery stores.

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The Girl Scout Council of the Southern Appalachians (GSCSA) is launching a series of virtual programs and badge workshops that kids of all ages can participate in to learn new activities and fill their time while confined at home and practicing social distancing.

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A Claiborne County school announced on its school web site that students and employees had been exposed to the novel coronavirus and have been asked to quarantine for 14 days from last contact.

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For most people, the measures required to cope with the coronavirus epidemic are inconvenient and stressful. But for restaurants and bars, the effect is severe and quite possibly disastrous. Being forced to close their doors to patrons not only will cost them revenue, but is likely to put so…

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The outpouring of support for Food on Foot, the nonprofit agency that’s providing food to deserving, out-of-school Hamblen County students, is flowing from many sources, but the well will run dry after Saturday’s pickup, Carolyn Jarnigan, agency president said this morning.

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PIGEON FORGE -- Based on daily changes in the status of the coronavirus pandemic and guidelines by the Centers for Disease Control, we are delaying the opening of Dollywood and suspending the operations of Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort and Spa as of March 24. Dollywood’s Smoky Mountain Cabins…

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On Monday, Jefferson City Mayor Mitch Cain announced the formation of a taskforce to assess community needs during the Coronavirus pandemic.

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