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5 Months Later and More Than 8 Million Americans Are Still Waiting on Their Stimulus Checks

A new government watchdog report out Monday found individuals eligible for the economic impact payments approved by the CARES Act earlier this year have yet to receive that money because of inadequate IRS and Treasury Department records.

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Are You Bilingual? This Group Wants You to Be a Poll Worker.

Mi Familia Vota organization is joining other groups across the U.S. in trying to persuade younger people to work at polling places, especially those who are bilingual.

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Arizona’s Largest High School District Is Staying Online Until January

District leaders said the decision to extend closures was based on the state’s COVID-19 health benchmarks for reopening schools.

FILE - This Tuesday, April 16, 2019 file photo shows a view of the Arizona Public Service utility company in Phoenix. The new head of Arizona's largest electric utility has apologized for a faulty bill calculator that was supposed to help customers find the cheapest rate plan but instead steered 10,000 of them to higher-priced options. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin,File)
APS Waives Late Fees, Extends Disconnect Moratorium Through December

Customers can also take advantage of assistance programs to help pay their bills, including direct financial help and payment plans.

While the economic toll of 2020's wildfires is still not known, the US has experienced huge increases in billion-dollar weather disasters in the past four decades due to climate change (AP Photo/Noah Berger).
Billion-Dollar Disasters Are More Frequent Than Ever in the US—Wildfires Are Only Part of That Toll

Wildfires in the West will have an enormous financial toll, but they are part of a more worrying trend of huge financial losses tied to extreme weather events caused by climate change.

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Forgot to Sign Your Early Ballot? You Now Have Five Days to Fix It

Voters who didn't sign their ballot before mailing it in now have five days to remedy the situation but must do so by 7 p.m. on Election Day.

Kim Kardashian, left, and rapper Kanye West watch during the second half of an NBA basketball game between the Los Angeles Lakers and the Cleveland Cavaliers, Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in Los Angeles. The Lakers won 128-99. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Arizona Courts Rule Kanye Changed Party Too Late to Run as Independent

The state's highest court rejected Kanye West's bid to make it on the Arizona ballot as an Independent Presidential candidate.