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Keselowski wins in New Hampshire for 3d win since shutdown

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — With about 70 laps to go in his back-and-forth battle against Brad Keselowski, Denny Hamlin radioed in to his team: "This is awesome racing." Imagine how Keselowski felt. The 2012 Cup champion took the checkered flag at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Sunday, beating ...

As U.S. milk sales rise amid pandemic, ‘Got milk?’ ads return

The dairy industry has a familiar question for you: "Got milk?" Six years after the popular tagline was retired, "Got milk?" ads are back. A dairy industry-funded group is reviving the campaign, hoping to prolong the boost milk has gotten during the pandemic. U.S. milk sales have been in ...

Parents struggle as schools reopen amid coronavirus surge

DALLAS, Ga. (AP) — Putting your child on the bus for the first day of school is always a leap of faith for a parent. Now, on top of the usual worries about youngsters adjusting to new teachers and classmates, there's COVID-19. Rachel Adamus was feeling those emotions at sunrise Monday as ...

Retail rout gains pace, Lord & Taylor seeks bankruptcy

NEW YORK (AP) — Lord & Taylor, America's oldest retailer, is seeking bankruptcy protection, as is the owner of Men's Wearhouse and Jos. A. Bank, lengthening the list of major retail chains that have faltered in the pandemic. Household names, many longtime anchors in malls nationwide, ...

Gas prices fall

New Hampshire gas prices have fallen 0.4 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.10/g today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 875 stations. Gas prices in New Hampshire are 2.8 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand 50.3 cents per gallon lower than a year ...

Spain’s new wave of infections hits the young, middle-aged

SANT SADURNÍ D'ANOIA, Spain (AP) — Like most Spaniards, Emma Gaya thought the worst of the pandemic was behind her. Spain's government had ended a three-month lockdown after an COVID-19 onslaught that claimed at least 28,400 lives in the European Union nation. To kickstart its stalled ...

Scientists study coronavirus outbreaks among minks in Europe

MADRID (AP) — Coronavirus outbreaks at mink farms in Spain and the Netherlands have scientists digging into how the animals got infected and if they can spread it to people. In the meantime, authorities have killed more than 1 million minks at breeding farms in both countries as a ...

Debate begins for who’s first in line for COVID-19 vaccine

Who gets to be first in line for a COVID-19 vaccine? U.S. health authorities hope by late next month to have some draft guidance on how to ration initial doses, but it's a vexing decision. "Not everybody's going to like the answer," Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of ...

Philippines virus cases top 100,000 in ‘losing battle’

By JIM GOMEZ and AARON FAVILA Associated Press MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Coronavirus infections in the Philippines surged past 100,000 Sunday in a troubling milestone after medical groups declared that the country was waging "a losing battle" against the virus and asked the president to ...

Despite virus threat, Black voters wary of voting by mail

DETROIT (AP) — Despite fears that the coronavirus pandemic will worsen, Victor Gibson said he's not planning to take advantage of Michigan's expanded vote-by-mail system when he casts his ballot in November. The retired teacher from Detroit just isn't sure he can trust it. Many Black ...

Police Accountability Commission sends first report to Sununu

Members of the New Hampshire Commission on Law Enforcement Accountability, Community and Transparency voted to send their first report to Gov. Chris Sununu on Friday, with more reports coming by the end of August. The commission, created by Sununu in the wake of national protests over deadly ...

DHHS: Potential exposures to COVID-19 at Raymond restaurant

CONCORD – The state Department of Health and Human Services is investigating potential community exposures related to a person with confirmed COVID-19 at Tuckaway Tavern and Butchery, at 58 Route 27, Raymond, according to a press release Friday. DHHS has determined that the person was in ...

NH DHHS COVID-19 Update for Sunday

Concord – The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) has issued the following update on the new coronavirus, COVID-19. On Sunday, DHHS announced 21 new positive test results for COVID-19. The new cases reside in Belknap (4), Rockingham (4), Hillsborough County other ...