Bar and night club operators

A long-term care facility staff member, Pam Byers LPN, receives the COVID-19 vaccination for Oklahoma nursing home residents and staff at The Lodge at Brookline in Oklahoma City, Okla. on Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020. (Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman via AP)
January 19, 2021 - 6:10 pm
HONOLULU — Hawaii’s leaders say limited supply is the main thing constraining distribution of the coronavirus vaccine in the state. Hawaii received 59,000 doses of the vaccine last week, but expects to get only about 32,000 this week. Still, Lt. Gov. Josh Green says the state expects to be able to...
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FILE - In this July 7, 2020, file photo, hospital staff members enter an elevator with the body of a COVID-19 victim on a gurney at St. Jude Medical Center in Fullerton, Calif. California health authorities reported on Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021, a record high of 695 coronavirus deaths as many hospitals strain under unprecedented caseloads. The state Department of Public Health says the number raises the state's death toll since the start of the pandemic to 29,233. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
January 09, 2021 - 6:55 pm
MONTREAL — A curfew meant to curb a rising tide of COVID-19 cases took effect across Quebec on Saturday evening. Premier Francois Legault says the measure is needed to prevent gatherings that have fueled the rampant spread of the virus, The French-speaking Canadian province has a population of more...
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FILE - A waiter wears a mask and face covering at a restaurant with outdoor seating Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, in Pasadena, Calif. The U.S. services sector, where most Americans work, registered its sixth consecutive month of expansion in November. The Institute for Supply Management reported Thursday that its index of services activity declined slightly to a reading of 55.9 last month, from a reading of 56.6 in October. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
January 07, 2021 - 7:18 am
SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — The U.S. services sector, where most Americans work, grew for the seventh straight month in December even as coronavirus cases surged through the holidays. The Institute for Supply Management reported Thursday that its index of services activity slowed slightly to a...
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People wearing face masks to protect against the spread of the coronavirus offer prayers for New Year at the Kanda Myojin Shrine on the first business day of the year, in Tokyo, Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. Kanda Myojin is known as the shrine of commerce and industry. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)
January 03, 2021 - 7:46 pm
TOKYO — Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga said Monday vaccine approval was being speeded up and border controls beefed up to curb the spread of the coronavirus, and he promised to consider declaring a state of emergency. Tokyo Gov. Yuriko Koike and the governors of Saitama, Chiba and Kanagawa...
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FILE - In this Dec. 10, 2020, file photo, a person walks past Pacers Showgirls International in San Diego. San Diego County has suspended enforcement of COVID-19 restrictions on restaurants and live entertainment establishments after a local judge found in favor of two strip clubs that defied a state shutdown order and indicated the ruling applied more broadly. County officials said in a statement Wednesday evening, Dec. 16, 2020, that they and state officials are analyzing the scope of the ruling and discussing next steps including seeking clarity from the court. (AP Photo/Elliot Spagat, File)
December 17, 2020 - 4:28 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — A California judge cleared the way Thursday for all restaurants in San Diego County to resume on-site dining, marking a major setback to the governor’s stay-at-home order to slow the spread of the coronavirus before the state's intensive care units run out of beds. The case brought...
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FILE - In this Dec. 10, 2020, file photo, Cheetahs Gentleman's Club is seen in San Diego. A California judge has extended an order exempting San Diego strip clubs from state pandemic-related restrictions, a setback for Gov. Gavin Newsom in his efforts to make his orders stick. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull,File)
December 16, 2020 - 7:18 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Two San Diego strip clubs can remain open and make their own determinations about providing a safe environment for dancers and patrons during the pandemic, a judge ruled Wednesday, dealing a setback to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s health order that calls for such establishments to be...
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Signs posted on the door of the Luscious Salon advises customers about the pandemic guidelines followed, Lodi, Calif., Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2020. Lodi, a city of just under 68,000 people, is part of the San Joaquin Valley region. The coronavirus is spreading rapidly in California's San Joaquin Valley and filling its hospitals. It has the fewest available intensive care unit beds of any region in California, a frightening reality that health officials hope will convince more people to wear masks and socially distance. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
December 12, 2020 - 7:48 pm
BALTIMORE — The U.S. has recorded more than 16 million cases of COVID-19, by far the most of any country in the world, according to data kept by Johns Hopkins University. Cases of the virus have been rising across much of the U.S., causing record death totals in recent days. India and Brazil are...
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Bartender Alex Wright takes a phone order for liquor on his cell phone while tending the bar behind a protective plastic barrier separating him from patrons at Barbès, a popular music venue and bar converted to a bottle shop and mostly-outdoor service bar, Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
December 11, 2020 - 6:51 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Olivier Conan didn't see how it was going to work, keeping Barbès, his Brooklyn bar/performance space, open through the pandemic when live performances and crowded spaces have been at the top of the DON'T list. “The whole idea of this place is the opposite of social distancing. It...
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The sun rises over the Parliament Square, in London, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali)
December 10, 2020 - 1:26 am
LONDON (AP) — Britain’s economic growth slowed for a sixth consecutive month in October as the coronavirus pandemic continued to hammer hotels, restaurants and pubs. The Office for National Statistics said Thursday that gross domestic product expanded 0.4% in October from a month earlier. The...
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People wearing face masks to protect against the spread of the coronavirus shop at a local market in Hong Kong, Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2020. Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said social distancing measures will be tightened as cases of the coronavirus continue to surge, with a ban on nighttime dining and more businesses ordered to close. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
December 08, 2020 - 8:08 pm
HONG KONG — Hong Kong is re-imposing a ban on in-restaurant dining after 6:00 p.m. and closing gyms, beauty parlors and other businesses and public venues as it tries to get a grip on the latest wave of coronavirus infections in the territory. Restaurants may only provide takeout between 6:00 p.m...
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