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WELLSVILLE — The Head Start program in Allegany County is tentatively reopening its Early Head Start centers for infants and toddlers on Aug. 3.

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NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is facing blistering criticism over an internal report that found a controversial state directive that sent thousands of recovering coronavirus patients into nursing homes was “not a significant factor” in some of the nation’s deadliest nursing home…

ALBANY — Four additional states have been added to New York's requirement that travelers from those states quarantine for 14 days.

BELMONT — One new COVID-19 case was reported in Allegany County on Monday.

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OLEAN — Citing loss of revenue and increased costs due to COVID-19, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer called on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to allow a vote on state and local government coronavirus recovery funding.

OLEAN — The steady uptick in positive COVID-19 cases among Cattaraugus County residents continued Monday as the county Health Department reported two additional cases — both with out-of-state connections.

LITTLE VALLEY — Cattaraugus and Allegany counties reported no new COVID-19 cases over the weekend, but cases continued to rise across the region.

ST. BONAVENTURE — A friar at the St. Bonaventure Friary has tested positive for COVID-19, university officials reported Saturday.

SALAMANCA — A group of volunteers dedicated to preserving the Allegheny River is holding an educational kayak trip next weekend with social distancing safety practices in place.

SALAMANCA — Residents of Hillview Manor in Salamanca were happy to learn that the “Veggie Wheels” program would return this summer.

National Updates

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo added four more states to New York's quarantine list on Tuesday as he sought to contain the spread of COVID-19 from regions of the country where …

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — As Texas struggles to contain a raging coronavirus outbreak, voters on Tuesday were heading out to polls for runoff elections that include choosing a Democratic nominee in…

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TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — The Supreme Court early Tuesday cleared the way for the resumption of executions of federal prison inmates, removing a hold placed hours earlier by a trial judge. But …

NEW YORK (AP) — Jeffrey Epstein’s former girlfriend will face a judge and at least one of her accusers by video at a hearing to determine whether she stays behind bars until trial on charges s…

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — As the coronavirus swept California with renewed ferocity, the governor once again closed bars, inside dining and, for much of the state, gyms, indoor church services…

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is facing blistering criticism over an internal report that found no strong link between a controversial state directive that sent thousands of recov…

NEW DELHI (AP) — Bejon Misra responded quickly to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s appeal in March for donations to a new fund to strengthen the country's fight against the coronavirus.

WASHINGTON (AP) — With U.S. virus cases spiking and the death toll mounting, the White House is working to undercut its most trusted coronavirus expert, playing down the danger as President Do…

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday extended the closure of bars and indoor dining statewide and ordered gyms, churches and hair salons closed in most places as co…

BALTIMORE (AP) — Three immigration courts reopened Monday as the government extended its push to fully restart the clogged system despite rising coronavirus cases in states where many of the s…

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Family members of three people slain in Arkansas more than 20 years ago have been among the most vocal opponents to the federal government's plan to execute one of the…

CHICAGO (AP) — The Bank of America Chicago Marathon has been cancelled due to health concerns for runners, spectators, volunteers and others during the coronavirus pandemic, organizers announc…

WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — New cadet candidates arriving at the U.S. Military Academy on Monday were promptly tested for COVID-19, stood at attention in face masks and were given shouted orders t…

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. officials say the Trump administration is poised to escalate its actions against China by stepping squarely into one of the most sensitive regional issues dividing them …

BOSTON (AP) — More than 200 universities are backing a legal challenge to the Trump administration’s new restrictions on international students, arguing that the policy jeopardizes students' s…

CINCINNATI (AP) — Millennials, you're taking a big hit — again. And you're not OK, either, boomers.

ROME (AP) — The United Nations says the ranks of the world’s hungry grew by 10 million last year and warns that the coronavirus pandemic could push as many as 130 million more people into chro…

HOUSTON (AP) — The Texas Supreme Court on Monday upheld Houston's refusal to allow the state Republican convention to hold in-person events in the city due to the coronavirus pandemic.

PARIS (AP) — Amid pervasive backsliding on social distancing, Britain and France are weighing whether to require people to wear masks in public places.

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida (AP) — The United States was grappling with the worst coronavirus outbreak in the world on Monday, as Florida shattered the national record for a state’s largest single…

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