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A borderline pandemic changes life for residents of Blaine

The stores are closed. Gas stations running on empty, without a customer in sight. 



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“Oh, it’s quiet around here,” local business owner Brant Baron said.

This once-booming border town now sits along a dead-end road.

Blaine City Manager Michael Jones said, “The pandemic has changed the city in a lot of ways.”

When Covid almost completely closed the crossing between the US and Canada,

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Coronavirus: Council leader urges residents to think before travelling North

THE leader of Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council has said that he believes any new lockdown measure will be “limited” in this area, but warns of the risks of travelling North.

When asked by the Gazette about new lockdown announcements expected from central government later today, Cllr Ken Rhatigan said: “I think, hopefully, the measures we have taken to remain a low Covid case area mean that any restrictions are … Read More

Chicago residents urged not to travel to Indiana amid surge in coronavirus cases

CHICAGO — Indiana hasn’t made Chicago’s quarantine list yet, but officials from the Windy City are urging residents not to travel to the Hoosier State, citing rising COVID-19 numbers.

The city updated its emergency travel order last week. Indiana was added to the warning category:

Indiana is seeing a daily case average of over 15 cases/100k/day. To allow residents enough time to plan travel to this border state, it has

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Abu Dhabi resident’s film gets picked for Israeli film festival



a person standing next to a fence: Abu Dhabi resident's film gets picked for Israeli film festival


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Abu Dhabi resident’s film gets picked for Israeli film festival

Indian expat Shaheer Sha is jubilant as his short film on environmental issues is part of an Israeli film festival.

‘Recognition’, a 23-minute film shot in Ras Al Khaimah, was picked for the first Carmel International Short Film Festival to be held virtually in Israel’s Zikhron Yaakov this

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COVID hotels for Bay Area homeless residents set to close

The Bay Area is winding down the grand experiment that sheltered thousands of its homeless residents in safe environments during the pandemic, raising fresh concerns about the spread of COVID-19 as officials scramble to find alternative housing.

Gov. Gavin Newsom launched Project Roomkey in April, a first-of-its-kind program that moved unhoused residents into hotels to protect them from the virus. Six months later, with federal funding sources poised to expire,

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Residents, visitors encouraged to travel Make It Your Own Mural Trail | Thestar

FORT WAYNE — Just a month after the start of Make It Your Own Mural Fest, the Northeast Indiana Regional Partnership and Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne announce the launch of the Make It Your Own Mural Trail.

The trail encourages residents and visitors alike to travel across northeast Indiana to visit murals and stop to eat, shop and enjoy time in each community.

“Make It Your Own Mural

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Updated travel advice for exempt residents travelling between NSW and SA

Police are reminding the community that restrictions still apply for travel from Victoria into NSW, and exempt residents must use specific routes to be granted entry at the southern border.

Under a new exemption issued by the NSW Government yesterday (Friday 9 October 2020), returning NSW residents and residents of Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia, and the ACT and Northern Territory may enter NSW at one designated checkpoint without a

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Jamaica’s Revised Pre-testing Procedures Make Travel More Seamless While Protecting Visitors and Residents

Jamaica has announced revised measures for international travelers visiting the island with arrivals beginning October 10. These new processes make the required online Travel Authorization application more seamless for visitors while still maintaining stringent health protocols. The Ministry of Health and Wellness has expanded acceptable testing categories allowing travelers to choose between presenting a negative COVID-19 Antigen test, or a negative PCR test. Testing must be performed by an accredited

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Non-essential travel suspended for residents of a Quebec border community

In response to growing numbers of COVID-19 cases elsewhere, the New Brunswick government announced Thursday that starting at midnight, the agreement that allowed for non-essential day trips by residents of Listuguj First Nation and Pointe-à-la-Croix, Quebec will be suspended.



a truck that is driving down the street: Trucks roll through a checkpoint as Quebec Provincial Police stop traffic heading into the province on an inter-provincial bridge, in Gatineau, Que., Thursday, April 2, 2020.


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Trucks roll through a checkpoint as Quebec Provincial Police stop traffic heading into the province on an inter-provincial bridge, in Gatineau, Que., Thursday, April 2, 2020.

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Assisted living facility takes residents on weekly virtual vacations

COLUMBIA, N.C. (WITN) – Cruise companies like the Royal Caribbean and Carnival have canceled cruises around the world. The travel industry has taken a big hit because of the coronavirus.

And since the Centers for Disease Control says seniors are one of the most vulnerable groups for the virus, one assisted living facility in the East decided to bring the vacation to them.

Columbia’s Tyrrell House has been getting a

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Chicago residents ‘strongly advised’ to avoid Indiana, which may make next week’s quarantine travel list

Indiana is again in danger of being added to Chicago’s quarantine travel order next week, officials announced Tuesday.



a person talking on a cell phone: In this file photo, Dr. Allison Arwady, Commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) approaches the podium during a news conference held at City Hall in Chicago on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020.


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In this file photo, Dr. Allison Arwady, Commissioner of the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) approaches the podium during a news conference held at City Hall in Chicago on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020.

While the neighboring state is still just at a warning

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Tokyo residents can now travel beyond the city



a group of people standing in front of a building: Kimono-clad Japanese tourists visiting Kaminarimon Gate of the Sensoji temple at Asakusa in downtown Tokyo on Sept 30. EPA PIC


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Kimono-clad Japanese tourists visiting Kaminarimon Gate of the Sensoji temple at Asakusa in downtown Tokyo on Sept 30. EPA PIC

TOKYO: Railway stations in Tokyo and airports across Japan were crowded on the first weekend since the Japanese capital was included in a government subsidy programme.

The “Go To Travel” campaign aims to revive domestic tourism and consumption that took a hard hit due

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UAE residents welcome Indian apex court’s order on air ticket refunds

Dubai: UAE residents welcome the Supreme Court of India’s judgement directing that all airline tickets that were cancelled during the COVID-19 lockdown are refunded.

A three-judge panel, headed by Justice Ashok Bhushan, passed the order after considering recommendations from the Director-General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to refund ticket fares.

The timeframe for airline companies to refund the ticket charges to passengers is March 31 next year, the court has ordered.

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Southwest residents give thumbs up to Tsuut’ina Trail, but some bumps remain

Taking an inaugural drive down Tsuut’ina Trail was well worth the wait, say Calgarians who live near the newly opened southwest portion of the ring road.



a sign on the side of a road: The Tsuut'ina Trail section of the southwest Calgary ring road moments before it opened to traffic on Thursday, October 1, 2020.


The Tsuut’ina Trail section of the southwest Calgary ring road moments before it opened to traffic on Thursday, October 1, 2020.

Evergreen Community Association president Mohamd Sltan hit the road shortly after the 12-kilometre stretch between Glenmore Trail and Sarcee Trail and Fish Creek

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COVID-19: Residents travelling with Etihad will have to wear a tracking wristband

Passengers landing at Abu Dhabi will be required to wear a tracking wristband during their 14-day quarantine, according to the latest Etihad update.
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Abu Dhabi: All passengers arriving in Abu Dhabi will now be required to wear a tracking wristband during their 14-day quarantine.

The wristbands are part of Etihad’s latest measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19, and will be required to be worn by all residents

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Northwestern Ontario residents told to avoid non-essential travel to Manitoba as COVID-19 cases climb

Residents in northwestern Ontario are being warned not to travel outside their region because of a spike in COVID-19 cases in both Manitoba and southern Ontario.

“Due to the increase in COVID-19 cases in Manitoba and southern Ontario, non-essential travel outside of northern Ontario should be avoided,” said Dr. Kit Young-Hoon, medical officer of health at Northwestern Health Unit, in an Oct. 1 news release.

That health unit serves a

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Last residents moved out of Norwich nursing home after coronavirus outbreak kills three, sickens dozens

The last of the 53 residents of the embattled Three Rivers Healthcare Center in Norwich have been moved out of the facility, effectively bringing an end to current operations about a month after a COVID outbreak led to the death of three patients and sickened dozens.



a sign on the side of a building: Norwich, CT - 9/16/20 - The Connecticut Department of Public Health announced Wednesday that Three Rivers Healthcare will be closing after several COVID-19 patient deaths and at least a number of other infections


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Norwich, CT – 9/16/20 – The Connecticut Department of Public Health announced Wednesday that Three Rivers

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Tokyo residents become eligible for $12.3 bn Go To Travel subsidies

TOKYO — Residents of Tokyo will from Thursday be able to take advantage of national travel subsidies, as Japan seeks to revive its coronavirus-battered tourism industry.

The government is offering 1.3 trillion yen ($12.3 billion) in inducements that cover up to half of applicants’ domestic travel spending — 35% for accommodation and 15% for restaurant and souvenir coupons. The subsidy is capped at 20,000 yen per person per night.

Tokyo

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Glass Fire evacuations: Residents, tourists flee wine country, seek refuge at local hotels

MARIN COUNTY, Calif. (KGO) — Many of those who had to evacuate their neighborhoods and homes in the last few days in Sonoma and Napa counties due to the Glass fires have ended up at hotels in Marin County.

PJ Fishwick and his fiancé came to wine country from Chicago and were staying at a Kenwood Airbnb Sunday night.

RELATED: Glass Fire grows to 42,560 acres in Napa, Sonoma counties

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