August 6, 2020

International

Negligence probed in deadly Beirut blast amid public anger

Investigators probing the deadly blast that ripped across Beirut focused Wednesday on possible negligence in the storage of tons of a highly explosive fertilizer in a waterfront warehouse, while the government ordered the house arrest of several port officials. International aid flights began to arrive as Lebanon’s leaders struggled to deal with the widespread damage

National

Tropic storm Isaias whips up eastern US, killing at least 6

At least six people were killed as Tropical Storm Isaias spawned tornadoes and dumped rain Tuesday along the U.S. East Coast after making landfall as a hurricane in North Carolina, where it caused floods and fires that displaced dozens of people. Two people died when Isaias spun off a tornado that struck a North Carolina

Local

2020 General Election Write-In Candidates (Chino Valley)

The Town of Chino Valley will hold its General Election on November 3, 2020. One council position with a four-year term is open for candidacy. Anyone desiring to run as a write-in candidate for council member in the Town’s November 3, 2020 General Election must file nomination papers no later than 5:00 p.m. on Thursday,

State

Arizona Launches Program To Assist Rental Property Owners

Applications for Arizona’s Rental Property Owner Preservation Fund, providing assistance to rental property owners across the state who are facing a loss of rental income due to COVID-19, opened today.  Governor Doug Ducey announced $5 million for this Fund last month. All applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the entire amount is awarded. About The Rental Property Owner Preservation