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10 Of 98 CARES Act Grant Applications Denied By City Of Unalaska

The City of Unalaska has processed 98 applications from local businesses and nonprofits for CARES Act funding. In late May, city councilors unanimously authorized the city to sign a grant agreement with the State of Alaska to accept more than $13 million to help mitigate the impact on local communities, businesses, and nonprofit organizations that have or will be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding comes from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act — or CARES...

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Tundra Golf Starts Saturday — Rain or Shine

Get ready, golfers. This weekend is KUCB's annual Tundra Golf Classic, where Unalaskans play 18 holes in Pyramid Valley. Tee times are available 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. PRIZES thanks to the generosity of OptimERA WiFi: · 4 "easter egg" balls will be randomly placed in bags. Winner gets 1 GB of Wifi · 2GB per player on the third place team · 5 GB per player on the second place team · 10 GB per player on the WINNING TEAM A food cart will be on site during lunchtime, with concessions by THE PIRATE CHEF....

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Most international travel destinations are off-limits to Americans at the moment because of the United States' high rate of coronavirus infections and its own restrictions on incoming visitors. Ireland, however, has decided to let Americans in.

Even so, U.S. travelers heading to Ireland may not get the traditional Irish greeting of a "hundred-thousand welcomes." There's a perception that Americans are resistant to wearing masks and are refusing to follow Ireland's rule to self-isolate for 14 days upon arrival.

Jerry Falwell Jr., a prominent evangelical ally of President Trump's, is taking "an indefinite leave of absence" from his positions as the president and chancellor of Liberty University in Virginia.

The move comes days after Falwell received criticism for posting a photo to social media that showed him with his pants unzipped alongside a woman who is not his wife.

Schools across New York state will be allowed to open for in-person learning this fall because of low coronavirus infection rates, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday.

"We've been smart from day one. We do the masks, we do the social distancing, we've kept that infection rate down," Cuomo said during the announcement. "And we can bring the same level of intelligence to the school reopening that we brought to the economic reopening."