Biden says he was too ‘cavalier’ about black voters’ choices

ATLANTA (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is explaining an offhand comment again. Now he says he “should not have been so cavalier” in comments in which he suggested African Americans who back President Donald Trump “ain’t black.” Biden addressed the controversy during a conference call Friday afternoon with the U.S. Black Chamber of Commerce after his remarks earlier…

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Debt and coronavirus push Hertz into bankruptcy protection

Hertz has filed for bankruptcy protection, unable to withstand the coronavirus pandemic that has crippled global travel and with it, the heavily indebted 102-year-old car rental company’s business. The Florida-based company’s lenders were unwilling to grant it another extension on its auto lease debt payments past a Friday deadline, triggering the filing. By the end of March, Hertz had $18.7…

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Gov. Noem: “We’re setting precedent” in resolving checkpoint issues

PIERRE, S.D. – After sending details of an on-going investigation of the tribal checkpoints on both the Cheyenne River and Oglala Sioux Tribe reservations to the White House, Governor Kristi Noem stressed the need for clarity in resolving the legality of checkpoints as it paves the way in setting precedence for future checkpoints. On Wednesday, Gov. Noem sent a letter…

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What you can do when an injury with serious bleeding occurs

RAPID CITY, S.D. — When an injury with serious bleeding occurs every minute counts. Simply waiting for emergency responders to arrive could be a luxury you don’t have. That’s why EMTs encourage people to do whatever they can to stop or control the bleeding until they arrive on scene. While Stop The Bleed kits are available commercially there are household…

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Mass testing of COVID-19 at Peaceful Pines Senior Living Community

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Perhaps no one has been more affected by the virus than the elderly. Residents at the Peaceful Pines Senior Living Community, have adjusted to new normal’s and policy changes. Mass testing of the Peaceful Pines residents and staff will begin next month, but some testing has already begun for residents who are showing symptoms of for…

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