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Zoom CFO Kelly Steckelberg says remote work will continue even after a vaccine is available. The company has also seen growth in their customer base with fewer than 10 employees and has launched an event hosting platform to meet those needs.

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Jessica Lusk and Dylan Garcia face financial ruin after leaving their jobs to protect their daughter's life amidst the novel coronavirus pandemic. CNN's Ed Lavandera has the story.

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On December 1, Ireland begins a staggered re-opening following six weeks of a second nationwide lockdown to halt the spread of coronavirus. For one family in Dublin, the Martins, life under lockdown presented challenges, but also charms. They shared their experience with CNN in this video di…

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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, who are both Republicans, rebuffed President Donald Trump's calls to overturn the state's election results more than a week after they certified Joe Biden as the winner.

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Janet Yellen, who could be the first female Treasury secretary if she's confirmed by the Senate, will be tasked with leading Joe Biden's economic response to the coronavirus pandemic. CNN's Tom Foreman looks into Yellen's career.

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With the initial shipments of a new vaccine against COVID-19 potentially weeks away, Virginia is testing its plan for distributing the initially limited supply of the vaccine to the people who need it most — front-line medical workers and the employees and residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities.

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An unprecedented leak of internal Chinese documents reveals how the country mishandled the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic. The documents - from Hubei province, the site of the world's first known outbreak - show China announced misleading numbers of new cases and deaths, was hamper…

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Harrisburg, Pa. – Last week, Pa. Governor Tom Wolf vetoed Senate Bill 790, a piece of legislation that would enact the Conventional Oil and Gas Wells Act. The act would govern Pennsylvania's shallow-well oil and gas industry, taking away some of the state Department of Environmental Protection's authority to subject the industry to regulations. The Senate argued that the DEP is currently unfairly applying unconventional deep-well drilling regulations to shallow-well operations.

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Those hoping that a vote for Joe Biden would be a ticket to normalcy will be disappointed. “At this moment of profound crisis,” the Biden-Harris transition website states, “we have the opportunity to build a more resilient, sustainable economy – one that will put the U.S. on an irreversible path to achieve net-zero emissions, economy-wide, by no later than 2050.”

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On June 27, 2018, the Supreme Court of the United States issued its decision in Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (Janus v. AFSCME), ruling that public-sector unions cannot compel non-member employees to pay fees covering the costs of non-political union activities. This decision overturned precedent established in Abood v. Detroit Board of Education in 1977.

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New music is out now from Gwen Stefani, Shaggy and Dee Snider, along with a new video for a Vince Guaraldi Christmas classic. Rick Damigella has a preview.

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Cuban officials say they are seeing a surge in drug smuggling boats headed to the US but hope the incoming Biden administration will resume a joint Obama-era effort to increase cooperation on counter narcotics activity. In exclusive footage, Cuban officials show CNN three tons of recently ca…

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TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), in conjunction with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT), has lifted all remaining public health advisories for Kansas lakes affected by blue-green algae. At the end of the recreation season in October, …

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A 52-year-old Horton woman was transported to the Hiawatha Hospital treatment for suspected injuries Monday morning following a rollover accident near Horton in Atchison County, the Kansas Highway Patrol reports.

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The Hiawatha City Commission met on Monday evening, and the group came to an agreement, given the recent rapid spike in Covid-19 cases in Hiawatha and Brown County, that as of Wednesday, the City will close the Fisher Center, as well as City Hall, which will be open by appointment only. The …

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Given the continuing increasing cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in our community, the Hiawatha City Commission has taken the following steps in an effort to slow the spread of the virus. We apologize for any inconvenience but truly feel it is in the best interest of Hiawatha, Brown County an…

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With the initial shipments of a new vaccine against COVID-19 potentially weeks away, Virginia is testing its plan for distributing the initially limited supply of the vaccine to the people who need it most — front-line medical workers and the employees and residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities.

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A vehicle said by authorities to have been traveling at a high rate of speed on a side road off U.S. Highway 36 crashed into a ditch on early Sunday morning, killing one of the five teenage occupants, all of whom are from Hiawatha. 

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The Brown County Commission heard plans from the NEK Area Agency on Aging to take over Meals on Wheels from the Hiawatha Community Hospital.

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Since the courthouse will be closed to the public starting Monday, Nov. 30, please contact the Treasurers office to make arrangements to complete transactions that cannot be completed by mail, online or dropbox (which will be located on the south side of the courthouse 24 hours a day.