Delaware to release 1,000 more surf-fishing tags after record sales

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Delaware’s surf-fishing beaches may offer the best way to safely enjoy time in the sand this summer.

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Disappointed surf fishers can – momentarily, at least – stop kicking the sand. 

Gov. John Carney announced Monday that the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control can issue an additional 1,000 surf-fishing tags for the 2021 season. 

DNREC also announced new off-peak surf-fishing permits – which have limits on

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Michigan State Park campgrounds expecting record year, campers should reserve sites early

Reservations for campsites in the Michigan State Parks can be made six-months before the planned arrival date.

MUSKEGON COUNTY, Mich. — Camping sites in the Michigan State Park system can be reserved six-months in advance of a planned arrival date. That means many of the most popular state park campgrounds are already filling up for holidays like Memorial Day and Fourth of July.

For that reason DNR Chief of the

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Michigan sets daily record for COVID-19 deaths

Michigan on Tuesday reported a record 190 deaths tied to COVID-19 and added 5,793 new cases. Of the Tuesday deaths, 30 were identified during a delayed records review, the state said.

With the additional records, Tuesday surpassed the previous high for deaths of 164 reached on April 16, at the peak of the pandemic, a day that had no additional reviewed records added.

The latest additions bring the state’s total

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Walz says Minnesota to report record deaths, 8,000 COVID cases

Health officials also reported 7,877 new cases of the virus, a bit under what the governor announced previously.

ST PAUL, Minn. — Thursday, Nov. 19 

  • 72 deaths, 7,877 new cases reported Thursday
  • Walz closes gyms, indoor dining, pauses sports as COVID cases spike
  • 83 of 87 counties now under distance learning recommendations
  • Eleven new COVID-19 testing sites to open across Minnesota; mail order testing program now available statewide

Minnesota continues

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Utah sees signs of a tourism rebound and Zion sets a new record

“This is to protect lives in Utah, to protect the lives of visitors,” said Vicki Varela, managing director of the Utah Office of Tourism. “That’s what our visitors are watching for. They want to know that they’re coming to a place where people are showing personal responsibility.”

After bleeding millions a day in lost visitor dollars early in the pandemic, Utah’s “Might Five” national parks, its hotels and a host

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Bobcat fire in Angeles Forest threatens foothill cities amid California’s worst fire season on record

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Firefighters work to put out embers from the El Dorado Fire in Yucaipa on Monday. (Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times)

As several wildfires raged across Southern California on a third day of excessive heat, the National

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All-time record heat across Southern California fuels fires, threatens power supply

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A blazing sun silhouettes power lines in North Long Beach ahead of the Labor Day weekend’s historic heat wave. (Luis Sinco / Los Angeles Times)

An epic Southern California heat wave crested Sunday with numerous all-time high

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All-time record heat across South California fuels fires, threatens power supply

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A blazing sun silhouettes power lines in North Long Beach ahead of this Labor Day weekend’s historic heatwave. (Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times)

An epic Southern California heat wave crested Sunday with numerous all-time high temperature records set, including a

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Singapore Air Bracing for Another Record Loss With Travel Halted

(Bloomberg) — Singapore Airlines Ltd., consistently voted one of the world’s best airlines by Skytrax, is poised for another hefty quarterly loss after the coronavirus left it flying a tiny fraction of its usual number of passengers.



a large passenger jet sitting on top of a runway: Singapore Airlines Ltd. aircraft stand on the tarmac at Changi Airport in Singapore, on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. Singapore's Changi Airport, voted the world's best for the past six years by Skytrax, is pursuing that goal of extensive automation with such vigor that it built Terminal 4 to help test the airport bots of the future.


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Singapore Airlines Ltd. aircraft stand on the tarmac at Changi Airport in Singapore, on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. Singapore’s Changi Airport, voted the world’s best for the past six years by

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India reports record 40,425 new virus cases

NEW DELHI — India reported more than 40,000 new cases of the coronavirus on Monday, a record high for the country.

The 40,425 new cases raised India’s total to 1,118,043, including 27,497 deaths.

The ministry said late Sunday that India’s coronavirus fatality rate — currently at 2.49% — is “progressively falling” due to an effective containment strategy and aggressive testing.

A country of 1.4 billion people, India has been conducting

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Florida Breaks Record Daily Cases in U.S. Outbreak: Virus Update

(Bloomberg) —

Florida reported 15,300 new virus cases, the biggest one-day rise since the coronavirus pandemic began in the U.S. The number exceeds records from New York, California and Texas, all of which have reported daily counts at almost 12,000. Reported deaths in Florida dropped to 44, from 95 the day before.

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said “the rule should be that kids go back to school this fall,”

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Florida Cases Hit Record; Push to Open Schools: Virus Update

(Bloomberg) —

Florida reported its highest-ever increase of Covid-19 cases, 15,300, or a 6% rise compared to a 4.8% average over the last week. Reported deaths dropped to 44, from 95 the day before.

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said “the rule should be that kids go back to school this fall,” despite rising cases around the country.

South Africa may reintroduce tighter regulations on the movement of people and

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