Money. (Credit: CBS News)

LeeCARES tells applicants they’ve been approved when they haven’t yet

While tens of millions have struggled to access federal funds to help them in relief of the coronavirus, the Lee County assistance website is surprisingly easy to access and navigate through. “It’s like I gotta beat this many people” is the mindset Courtney Attardo has when she’s applied for rent and utility assistance. And later […]

President Donald Trump on Feb. 26. (Credit: WINK News)

Trump says US ‘very ready’ for virus; Pence to lead response

President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that the U.S. is “very, very ready” for whatever the coronavirus threat brings, and he put his vice president in charge of overseeing the nation’s response. Trump sought to minimize fears of the virus spreading widely across the U.S., saying, “I don’t think it’s inevitable.” But standing next to him […]