States could be on hook for billions under Trump’s unemployment plan
States could be on hook for billions under Trump’s unemployment plan

August 10, 2020

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Whether President Donald Trump has the constitutional authority to extend federal unemployment benefits by executive order remains unclear. Equally up in the air is whether states, which are necessary partners in Trump’s plan to bypass Congress, will sign on.

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County mulls suing companies for damage caused by climate change
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US tops 5 million confirmed virus cases, to Europe’s alarm
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Roth, Marzo leading the pack for mayor: County prosecutor and political newcomer heading for runoff
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Kapela, Ilagan bring new blood to Democrat House races

UH-Hilo creates quarantine program for out-of-state students

Two council races will be decided in November

UH-Hilo pushes back on student restrictions

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Where are they now? Ex-Vul Alicia Owens, formerly Robles, is the coolest mom in town

August 10, 2020

The athletic apples don’t fall far from the tree for Alicia Owens, who played softball for UH-Hilo from 1992 to 1994 as a shortstop and starting pitcher.

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Rainy Side View: Seventy-five and still going strong
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Obituaries for August 10
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Waltjen wins prosecutor’s race, narrowly avoids November runoff

Kahele wins Hawaii Democratic primary for Gabbard’s seat

BIIF volleyball: Enriques supports delay – and he’s confident Kamehameha can be better than last year
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Mangauil and Lindsey to face off for OHA Hawaii Resident Trustee

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