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Hot temperatures will continue this weekend. Highs will warm into the middle and lower 90s Saturday afternoon with heat index values reaching near 93-95° during the afternoon. We’ll be close to record-breaking conditions Saturday with highs around 93° area-wide. Highs on Sunday will be around 90° but will fall well short of record conditions. Above-average …

SULLIVAN COUNTY, Tenn. (WJHL) – The Sullivan County Regional Health Department is closing a satellite COVID-19 vaccination site on Friday and beginning a “strike team” vaccination program designed to bring the shot to you. According to a release by the SCRHD the Whitetop Creek Park vaccination location will close at 3 p.m. on May 21, …

A choppy day of trading on Wall Street ended Thursday with stocks broadly higher and another all-time high for the Dow Jones industrial average. Banks and technology companies led a late-afternoon turnaround that pushed the Standard & Poor’s 500 index to a 0.8% gain, reversing the benchmark index’s losses for the week. Gains in most …

People wearing masks are seen arriving at Shanghai railway station in Shanghai, ahead of the 5-day Labor Day holidays, in China April 30, 2021. REUTERS/Aly Song A record-breaking wave of Chinese tourists will hit the road for the Labour Day break, and with borders still shut many will be travelling domestically, to more remote locations …

A Portland-area school district has canceled Tuesday and Wednesday classes as staffers work to fix a ransomware attack that may have affected the district’s technology systems. Centennial School District staff discovered Monday that certain digital files had been “encrypted by an unknown actor,” the district said in a statement. The district took its technology systems …

Glenn Close, Queen. Matt Petit/A.M.P.A.S. via Getty Images This year’s Academy Awards were bound to be different after coronavirus pandemic all but stopped people from seeing movies in theaters, but it’s fair to say no one saw this one coming. During a music trivia segment Sunday night, veteran actress Glenn Close not only correctly identified the …

UK officials are close to finalizing a deal to purchase tens of millions more doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in time for a third booster dose to be given to the elderly this autumn, the Sunday Times reported. Government sources told the newspaper that they hope to roughly double the UK’s original order of …

The 2021 Major League Baseball season is underway as Opening Day kicked off Thursday afternoon. Unfortunately, it wasn’t a full slate of goodness with the Orioles-Red Sox game being rained out and the primetime Mets-Nationals tilt getting canceled due to the COVID-19 issues among Washington players.  The latter issue left us without a game that …

All lanes of South MacDill Avenue from West Binnicker Avenue to West Averill Avenue will close starting at 3 p.m. today while the Tampa Water Department fixes a water main break. The main is expected to be repaired by 5 p.m. Monday with traffic returning to normal at that point. Barricades and signs will direct …

The state’s first such clinic started this week at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee. The Federal Emergency Management Agency coordinates the operations using part of the state’s allocation of vaccine. Support Local Journalism Your membership makes our reporting possible. {{featured_button_text}} Dane County, the state and FEMA “remain in active conversations about planning for the potential …