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“We’ve Got to Double Our Efforts”: WA Gov. Inslee Warns Against Reopening Too Early
“The most dangerous element in my state today is the virus of complacency,” Gov. Jay Inslee told FRONTLINE. “We have to be just as diligent for the next several weeks as we were in the last several.”
April 17, 2020
Covering Coronavirus: A Tale of Two Washingtons
What the feud between President Trump and Washington Gov. Inslee reveals about federal-state tensions in the coronavirus fight.
April 17, 2020
Experts: Oklahoma, Among the Unhealthiest States, Faces Heightened Risks for COVID-19
Health experts caution that COVID-19’s impact on Oklahoma could be especially severe because of its well-documented and notorious status as one of the unhealthiest states in the country.
Oklahoma Watch
April 16, 2020
In Oklahoma, Signs Emerge of Growing Family Violence at Home
Family violence is escalating in parts of Oklahoma as the stress of the pandemic mounts. Weeks of isolation, financial strain and fear are heightening tensions, and some agencies say they have seen the effects.
Oklahoma Watch
April 13, 2020
'Voter Suppression At Its Finest': Wisconsin Citizens Say Missing Ballots, Lines and Coronavirus Kept Them from Being Counted in Election
A picture emerged of voters disappointed, angry and confused about how the election played out in a state that has long prided itself on taking voting seriously.
April 13, 2020
A Florida Woman Died from the Coronavirus. Then Paramedics Found Her Neighbor.
Even before Sheila Remley succumbed to COVID-19, word of her infection spread quickly around her 55-plus community in Largo.
Tampa Bay Times
April 11, 2020
WATCH: Practicing Faith During a Pandemic
On this episode, New Mexico In Focus Correspondent Megan Kamerick talks with members of the Catholic and Jewish communities about how they are trying to adapt faith traditions to the new realities of social distancing.
New Mexico PBS
April 11, 2020
Despite Pleas, Hundreds of Oklahoma Child Care Centers Close
When the coronavirus pandemic hit Oklahoma, state officials urged child care centers to stay open for the children of first responders and other essential personnel. But as of this week, 734 child care centers have closed, according to the Department of Human Services.
Oklahoma Watch
April 10, 2020
WATCH: In New Mexico, a COVID-19 Outbreak in the Navajo Nation
Noel Smith reports on the Navajo Nation for the Farmington Daily Times. Smith is also a tribal member, and has seen her home devastated by a COVID-19 outbreak
April 10, 2020
WATCH: In Colorado, Protecting Children During Isolation Orders
Child welfare caseworkers in Denver are working to safely visit families who may be at risk during this time of social distancing to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
April 10, 2020