Active fire scene in Montgomery, officials say avoid travel in the area


Multiple units responded to a fire Oct. 7 at the roundabout construction site off Montgomery Road. (Photo: Hannah Ruhoff/Enquirer)

Crews will work overnight to repair a ruptured gas line that resulted in a large fire off Montgomery Road Wednesday afternoon, according to Montgomery, Ohio officials.

Multiple units responded to the fire at the roundabout construction site, located at Montgomery Road and Ronald Reagan Highway. The fire was caused by

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Chicago quarantine COVID-19 travel order: Alaska added to list; officials warn of rising Indiana coronavirus cases

CHICAGO (WLS) — Chicago’s COVID-19 emergency travel order was updated to include Alaska Tuesday, with Georgia and Texas being removed.

Chicago health officials are also warning about rising cases in Indiana, which could be added to the quarantine order next week if the state’s average daily cases does not decrease.

States on the travel order are seeing new cases at a rate of greater than 15 per 100,000 per day

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Marketing Campaign Cuts COVID-19 Tourism Losses, County Officials Say | Government

COURT HOUSE – COVID-19 took its toll on Cape May County tourism, as predicted, with the July numbers bringing the calculated tourism losses to 42%. 

According to a release, the numbers are based on Occupancy Tax revenue, including the latest report by the New Jersey Treasury through July 2020. Occupancy Tax represents 5% of the room rate and is levied on the lodging industry and includes hotels, motels, and bed

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Around the world, health officials face death threats amid pandemic

A top Australian public health officer has become the latest in a string of health officials around the world to face death threats over their responses to the novel coronavirus pandemic.

a man wearing glasses: Queensland state Chief Health officer Jeannette Young speaks during a news conference at Parliament House in Brisbane, Australia, on July 24, 2020.

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Queensland state Chief Health officer Jeannette Young speaks during a news conference at Parliament House in Brisbane, Australia, on July 24, 2020.

Jeannette Young, the chief health officer in the Australian state of Queensland, said the

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Covid-19 review: UP officials asked to maintain vigil during festival season – cities

Ghaziabad: Officials from the Union home ministry and Niti Aayog on Wednesday held a video conferencing with senior officials of Uttar Pradesh about Covid-19 preparedness in the western region of the state.

During the meeting, officials of the four western UP districts were asked to heighten vigil in coming months, especially during the upcoming festival season when the movement of people will be high.

The video conferencing was attended by

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Health officials face death threats amid coronavirus pandemic

She faced a backlash after Queensland decided to close its borders with neighboring states to curb the spread of the virus, making it impossible for several Australian citizens to attend relatives’ funerals.

Among critics of the move was Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, who said the country risks “losing its humanity.”

The threats against Young followed similar cases in other countries, as public frustration over life in the pandemic mounts.

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Singapore and Japan agree to resume essential business travel; officials tasked to finalise agreement by September: MFA

SINGAPORE: Singapore and Japan have agreed to resume essential business travel, with an agreement expected to be finalised by early September, the two countries said on Thursday (Aug 13).

In a joint statement issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA), Minister for Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan and his Japanese counterpart Motegi Toshimitsu said they welcomed “ongoing negotiations” on the setting up of a special “Residence Track” as early as

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Duval County officials expressed concern over budget – News – Austin American-Statesman

SAN DIEGO – Making tough decisions in regards to a county budget is always a hard thing to do. What departments can survive with a lower budget and how will this affect the residents of that county are questions that the county judge and county commissioners should ask themselves before proposing a budget.

Last week, Duval County Judge Gilbert Saenz and the four commissioners adopted a new budget for the

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