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State University of New York Chancellor Kristina M. Johnson announced that SUNY is distributing more than 8,800 laptops and Chromebooks to students in need who are currently completing their spring semester coursework online amid the COVID-19 health crisis, including students enrolled at Fredonia. SUNY will continue to monitor and fulfill technology needs while …

PARKERSBURG — Westbrook Health Services announced Friday it has received a $400,000 per year grant for up to five years from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. The grant is part of a $52 million effort provided by the administration for its Treatment for Individuals Experiencing Homelessness Program. Westbrook has recently …

Florida overtook California on Thursday as the U.S. state with the most weekly unemployment claims as Tallahassee began to process in earnest its sizable backlog of filings. Florida, which reported 432,465 jobless claims for the week ended April 25, topped California’s 328,042, marking the first time since the week ended March 21 that the Golden State didn’t …

First-time filings for unemployment insurance hit 3.84 million last week as the wave of economic pain continues, though the worst appears to be in the past, according to Labor Department figures Thursday. Economists surveyed by Dow Jones had been looking for 3.5 million. Jobless claims for the week ended April 25 came in at the …

When Valicia Anderson starts to count the people she knows in Las Vegas who have lost their jobs, she runs out of fingers fast. Her husband, the breadwinner of her family and a restaurant worker in the Rio casino. All 25 of his co-workers. Her grown son, in a temp agency. The technician who does …

To the Journal editor: Up until a couple of years ago the Marquette Board of Light and Power made customer’s bills available online. This was very convenient, especially for part-time residents like myself. It also conserved resources, something the MBLP encourages us all to do regarding electricity use, by not requiring the mailing …

Austan Goolsbee, professor at the University of Chicago Booth School and former chairman of the White House’s Council of Economic Advisors, Michael Strain, director of economic policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute, and David Bailin, chief investment officer at Citi Private Bank, joins “Squawk Box” to discuss the latest weekly jobless claims amid the …

The Australian March employment data has been released as follows: Australia March Employment +5.9k s/adj (Reuters poll: -40.0k). Australia March Unemployment rate +5.2 pct, s/adj (Reuters poll: +5.5). Australia March Full-time Employment -0.4k s/adj. Australia March Participation Rate +66.0 pct, s/adj (Reuters poll: +65.9 pct). The caveat is …  This data was better than expected, but remember, …

WARREN — Some counselors and mental health groups reported an influx in people seeking care and resources in the first weeks following the stay-at-home order — but April Caraway, Trumbull County Mental Health and Recovery Board executive director, said there is a second tier to the mental health need created by COVID-19: first …

TROUT RUN — Camp Susque is offering living quarters to doctors, nurses and health care professionals who may have been exposed to COVID-19 or who were working in areas where the virus is prevalent. Peter Swift, executive director of the non-profit youth camp, said the offer is to doctors and nurses who were …