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Another huge blow to US workers expected in May…

America’s workers likely suffered another devastating blow in May, with millions more jobs lost to the viral pandemic and an unemployment rate near or even above 20% for the first time since the Great Depression

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0.00(((NAT POP - AMY McGrath Campaign Video - ))) I'm running for Senate because it shouldn't be like this" IT'S NOT EASY TO UNSEAT AN INCUMBENT POLITICIAN... BUT TRY TAKING ON THE SENATE MAJORITY LEADER AND SIX TERM KENTUCKY SENATOR MITCH MCCONNELL 0.18 Voters are usually reluctant to throw out someone In a position of power in order to get a brand new rookie. FORMER MARINE FIGHTER PILOT AMY MCGRATH SAYS MITCH MCCONNELL REPRESENTS THE DC SWAMP AND HAS FORGOTTEN THE PEOPLE HE IS SUPPOSED TO SERVE... KENTUCKIANS. (((0.30 SOT AMY McGRATH Campaign Ad ))) 00:31 Senator McConnell sees it differently he doesn't want to pass blue state bailouts, even though Kentucky would get badly needed help too SENATOR MCCONNELL HAS CLOSELY ALIGNED HIMSELF WITH PRESIDENT TRUMP ... AND TRUMP WON KENTUCKY BY 30 POINTS IN 2016... SOMETHING THE SENATOR IS BANKING ON TO CONTINUE HIS TENURE AS A TOP LEADER IN THE REPUBLICAN PARTY (((0.52 SOT Mitch McConnell ))) Until we begin to open the economy back up we can't spend enough money to solve the problem. I want to congratulate the White House coronavirus task force and the governors for beginning a plan to reopen the economy ACCORDING TO RECENT POLLING, MCGRATH IS NECK AND NECK WITH THE SENATE MAJORITY LEADER ... HOWEVER, KENTUCKY HAS NOT ELECTED A DEMOCRATIC SENATOR IN OVER 20 YEARS... (((SOT Steven VOSS, University of Kentucky, 1.08) 1:08 the McGrath is too liberal for Kentucky message is likely to take Lot's of things right now that we are hearing in national politics help remind Kentuckians why they usually vote Republican even if they don't really want to MCGRATH HAS OUTRAISED MCCONNELL IN FIRST QUARTER FUNDRAISING AND IS HOPING TO CAPITALIZE ON URBAN AREAS TURNING MORE BLUE, A TREND THAT RESULTED IN THE ELECTION OF A DEMOCRATIC GOVERNOR IN 2018. AND WHILE MCGRATH HAS HER EYES ON NOVEMBER SHE STILL HAS ONE MORE HURDLE TO CLEAR ... KENTUCKY'S DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY... MOVED TO THE END OF JUNE DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC. LOUISVILLE IS AT THE CENTER OF RECENT PROTESTS AFTER EMT BREONNA TAYLOR WAS SHOT AND KILLED IN HER HOME BY LOUISVILLE POLICE. IT IS CLEAR THAT HOW BOTH CANDIDATES RESPOND TO THE PROTESTS WILL HAVE AN IMPACT ON VOTERS' CHOICES.

Wa-Hi softball program set to bid farewell to seniors

Free PlayStation Plus Games for June 2020

Free PlayStation Plus Games for June 2020 According to 'Forbes,' 'Star Wars: Battlefront II' and 'Call Of Duty: WWII' are available next month free of charge. They follow 'Cities: Skylines' and 'Farming Simulator 19,' which dropped in May and can be downloaded until June 1. 'Battlefront' and 'Call of Duty' are first-person competitive shooters in completely different settings. They will be available to play until July 6. EA's 'Battlefront II' puts you in various scenarios from the legendary 'Star Wars' film series. Gamers can choose to play on the sides of the Empire and First Order or take part in the Resistance. In Sledgehammer Games' 'Call of Duty,' take part in multiple missions across Europe inspired by historical events. Besides the standard story mode, you can also switch over to multiplayer.

Google: State-backed hackers targeted Trump…

Google said state-backed hackers have targeted the campaigns of both President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden, although its saw no evidence that the phishing attempts were successful

Netflix Wants To Know If You're Still Watching

Netflix plans to get rid of inactive users on it's platform by asking them if they are still watching.

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Playstation 5 Will Offer an 'Evolution' in Sound

Playstation 5 Will Offer an 'Evolution' in Sound Sony has confirmed that the highly-anticipated console will include a 3D audio processing unit. It's possible the unit will represent a landmark moment for the PlayStation console series as a whole. Sony, via corporate strategy meeting Sony, via corporate strategy meeting Sony also explained that PlayStation 5 will offer gaming enthusiasts "experiences that were not possible before." The console is set for release later this year.

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Foods To Eat As You Age

As you grow older, your metabolism slows down and your body requires a refined diet to get the nutrients it needs.

Spotify Introduces Artist Fundraising Pick Feature

Spotify Introduces Artist Fundraising Pick Feature The music-streaming platform is giving musicians the opportunity to highlight their fundraising efforts on their dedicated landing pages. The chosen cause will appear front and center on the artists’ pages, similar to when a musician selects a song as their Artist Pick. Artists may use the feature to raise money for themselves, their crews or other charitable organizations. Links can only come from three partners: Cash App, GoFundMe and PayPal.me. Artists can also link to a number of verified organizations participating in the Spotify COVID-19 Music Relief project.

PG&E critics urge judge to reject utility's…

Pacific Gas & Electric’s proposal to pay $25.5 billion for a series of deadly Northern California wildfires ignited by its equipment is facing a final barrage of resistance from critics

Hertz Files Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

The COVID-19 pandemic has crippled the rental car company since no one has been renting cars.

Umatilla County anxiously awaits decision on Phase 2

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Zoom Hits 300 Million Daily Users Despite…

Zoom Hits 300 Million Daily Users Despite Security Problems Just this past December, the video chat service reported 10 million users. As the coronavirus pandemic unfolds, Zoom's activity has exploded in recent months. According to The Verge, it revealed a huge increase to 200 million at the start of April. The Verge adds that Zoom's use has jumped 50 percent since then. The increase comes despite security experts and the FBI saying default settings are not secure. In 2019, Apple removed Zoom software after it was revealed websites could take over cameras. There is also the "Zoombombing" issue, where pranksters have entered random calls to show "shock content." In response, Zoom recently released its 5.0 version to combat security and privacy problems. 5.0 heightens encryption, security for meetings and users must now have a default password.

New York Times says senator’s op-ed didn’t meet…

The New York Times says a controversial op-ed it published by Republican Sen. Tom Cotton that advocated the use of federal troops to quell demonstrations did not meet its standards

Facebook launches shops

Facebook launches it's new initiative 'shops', in order to respond to the Coronavirus pandemic.

Bridge closure to Impact I-44 in Pulaski County

Facebook to Launch Dedicated Gaming App

Facebook to Launch Dedicated Gaming App Facebook is preparing to introduce a new mobile gaming app amid the coronavirus pandemic when many are glued to their phones. Facebook Gaming will be a free app designed largely for creating and watching live gameplay. According to Facebook, 700 million of its reported 2.5 billion monthly users already engage with online gaming content. The gaming industry is one of a few experiencing a boon during the era of COVID-19. Fidji Simo, Head of Facebook App The app has no advertising in it for now and will rely on 'stars,' a currency that viewers can use to 'tip' streamers.

Airline stocks soar as American, United add back…

Airline stocks have soared on news that the carriers are bringing back more flight in July

Johnson & Johnson to discontinue talc based powder

Johnson & Johnson recently announced it will discontinue it's talc based baby powder in North America,

Hampton set to finish budget process

Activision Blizzard 'Still on Track' With…

Activision Blizzard 'Still on Track' With Upcoming Games Activision Blizzard CEO Robert Kotick says things are still running as planned despite the coronavirus pandemic. The firm has a slew of new titles in the pipeline, including a new 'Call of Duty' game. It is speculated to be a reboot of the 'Black Ops' sub-series, similar to 2019's 'Modern Warfare' remake. And there has also been talk of new 'Crash Bandicoot' and 'Tony Hawk's Pro Skater' games. Robert Kotick, to CNBC

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Study on safety of malaria drugs for coronavirus…

Several authors of a large study that raised safety concerns about malaria drugs for coronavirus patients have retracted the report

Diet rich in fruit & veg can improve heart health

New research indicates a diet rich in fruit and veg can improve heart health. This video examines the ways this can take effect.

Two S&T students earn Donald D. Myers Scholarship