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Far-right groups are planning online to monitor polling sites on Election Day, some of them armed, according to a report in the Los Angeles Times. Stewart Rhodes, the leader of a far-right group called Oath Keepers, said his members would draw their weapons if needed. Rhodes said he wanted to […]

New London — In the spring of 2018, amid a national conversation splitting communities into pro- and anti-immigration camps, residents carrying “New London stands with immigrants” signs packed the City Council chambers here. Ultimately, the council adopted a resolution supporting the city’s undocumented immigrant community. In this city that prides itself […]

Columbus Day, known in some communities as Indigenous Peoples Day, is a legal holiday in Massachusetts. That means offices and some government services are closed and other businesses have special hours. Canceled events Traditional Columbus Day weekend events are canceled for 2020 because of the coronavirus pandemic: The Ashfield Fall […]

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. (WAVY) — Columbus Day is a national, public holiday observed on the second Monday of every October. Here’s a list of city and county governments that are closed or have changed schedules for Columbus Day Monday, Oct. 12: CHESAPEAKE All city offices, courts, community centers, libraries, and […]

White House officials seem unsure they can limit the President’s movements. The Australian budget drops later today. And South Korean companies stay put in China. Here are some of the things people in markets are talking about today. Going Home President Donald Trump’s aides will try to keep him confined to the White […]

Two more iconic events in Columbia have been canceled because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. What was supposed to be the city’s 42nd annual Veterans’ Day parade was called off Monday by the Columbia Parks and Recreation Department. Shortly after that announcement an even older event, the Carolina Carillon, was […]

PINELLAS COUNTY, FL — Florida voters have until Monday, Oct. 5, to register to vote (if not already registered) for the 2020 general election on Nov. 3. Florida voters can update their name or address any time. For those who still need to register to vote, the simplest way to […]

SHANGHAI — Millions of travelers in China hit the road on Thursday as the country began its extralong National Day holiday, promising some much-needed relief to a tourism industry battered by the coronavirus pandemic. Online travel operator Trip.com projects some 600 million people will visit domestic destinations including Hubei in […]