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Cars clog highways as families flee East Troublesome Fire in Colorado

The East Troublesome Fire continues to devastate parts of northern Colorado, swallowing homes and businesses in its path.Long lines of cars made their way out of the area as the fire grew Thursday. And traffic out of the small town…

The Latest: Aide: Trump tests negative for virus pre-debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times local): 3:20 p.m. The White House chief of staff says President Donald Trump has tested negative for the coronavirus ahead of Thursday night’s second and final presidential debate. Mark Meadows says…

BFHD reports new COVID-19 death since Oct. 13

TRI-CITIES, Wash. --- Local health officials just announced the first confirmed COVID-19 death in the bi-county area since Oct. 13. The individual was from Benton County. Benton and Franklin Counties now had 188 confirmed deaths. Despite this, Benton County only…

FDA approves remdesivir to treat Covid-19

The US Food and Drug Administration approved remdesivir for the treatment of coronavirus infection, the drug's maker, Gilead Sciences, said Thursday. The drug, sold under the brand name Veklury, has been used under emergency use authorization. It is the first…

Democrats to boycott Barrett vote at Senate Judiciary

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats are set to boycott voting on Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett at the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday, but there is little they can do to prevent Republicans from rushing to confirm President Donald…