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Lack Of Response From US-DOT On EAS Re-bid May Sway Thune Vote On DOT Nomination

Lack Of Response From US-DOT On EAS Re-bid May Sway Thune Vote On DOT Nomination

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The lack of response to a re-bidding request for Pierre and Watertown’s Essential Air Service routes may impact South Dakota Senator John Thune’s vote on the nomination of Carol Petsonk as Assistant Secretary for Aviation and International Affairs… Thune says he doesn’t understand U-S DOT’s decision to award the two-year E-A-S contract…

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COVID-19 live updates: Nearly 72,000 kids tested positive in US last week

Lubo Ivanko/iStock(NEW YORK) — The United States is facing a COVID-19 surge this summer as the more contagious delta variant spreads. More than 614,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 and over 4.2 million people have died worldwide, according to real-time data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. Just…

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Key moments from Day 12 of the Olympic Games

Patrick Smith/Getty Images(TOKYO) — Each day, ABC News will give you a roundup of key Olympic moments from the day’s events in Tokyo, happening 13 hours ahead of U.S. Eastern Standard Time. After a 12-month delay, the unprecedented 2020 Summer Olympics is taking place without fans or spectators and under a state of emergency due…