Author: KZK101

Ennio Morricone, Spaghetti Western movie composer, dead at 91

Written by on 6 July 2020

Italian composer Ennio Morricone, who created the coyote-howl theme for the iconic Spaghetti Western “The Good, the Bad and the Ugly” and the soundtracks such classic Hollywood gangster movies as “The Untouchables,” has died. He was 91. Morricone’s longtime lawyer, Giorgio Assumma, said the Maestro, as he was known, died early Monday in a Rome […]

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In CA: Cuts, deferrals and delays to cut the budget by $54.3 billion

Written by on 14 May 2020

Gov. Newsom delays planned pre-K offerings and expanded health coverage, dips into reserves and cuts state pay. And a county already plagued by environmental-driven health issues suffers disproportionately from the coronavirus. Plus: Stick around for stories that remind us growth isn’t always easy. It’s Arlene Martínez, rounding up some of the day’s biggest news. It has terrible air […]

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In CA: As state slowly reopens, there are some re-closings to do first

Written by on 12 May 2020

Hold on, water bound for Central Valley: You’re not going anywhere just yet. And restaurants in two counties get ready to seat diners. Meanwhile, Elon Musk’s Telsa must shut down, Alameda County orders, but that isn’t stopping the billionaire from requesting more state cash for his space ventures. It’s Arlene Martínez, with news for we’re-further-into-Phase-2 Tuesday. […]

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Space Force releases recruitment video: ‘Maybe your purpose on this planet isn’t on this planet’

Written by on 7 May 2020

The Space Force released a recruitment video on Wednesday. The branch posted the video to Twitter, telling potential cadets: “Maybe your purpose on this planet isn’t on this planet.” The video is aimed to inspire men and women to join and protect the United States and its interest “in space and to provide space capabilities.” The Space […]

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Coronavirus in the US: State-by-state breakdown

Written by on 6 May 2020

As of Wednesday morning, the novel coronavirus has infected more than 3,680,376 people across 185 countries and territories, resulting in over 257,818 deaths. In the U.S., all 50 states plus the District of Columbia have reported confirmed cases of COVID-19, tallying over 1,204,475 illnesses and at least 71,064 deaths. Here’s a look at the 10 states with the […]

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Coronavirus in the US: State-by-state breakdown

Written by on 31 March 2020

As of Tuesday morning, the novel coronavirus has infected more than 800,049 people across 178 countries and territories, resulting in over 38,714 deaths. In the U.S., all 50 states plus the District of Columbia have reported confirmed cases of COVID-19, tallying over 164,610 illnesses and at least 3,170 deaths. Here’s a look at the 10 states with the most COVID-19 […]

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