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Column: House Speaker Scott Saiki’s bill on state’s travel policy unsafe for Kauai, Hawaii

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No Changes To Chicago’s Emergency Travel Order; Negative COVID Test Or Quarantine Required Upon Arrival From All States Except Hawaii

CHICAGO (CBS) — Travelers coming to Chicago from anywhere in the U.S. except Hawaii remain subject to the city’s COVID-19 restrictions, meaning they either must test negative for the virus before arriving or quarantine for 10 days once they get here.

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The city did not make any changes to its “emergency travel order” this week, meaning 48 states and two territories (Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C.) are still in the “orange” category, meaning travelers headed to Chicago from those locations must either obtain a negative coronavirus test no more than 72 hours before arrival in Chicago or quarantine for 10 days when they arrive.

Only Hawaii is listed in the “yellow” travel category, meaning travelers from that state face no test or quarantine mandate, but must still follow social distancing and masking requirements while in Chicago.

The city’s travel order applies to both Chicago residents returning home from

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Column: A needlessly ruined Hawaii vacation, thanks to state’s rules

The government of Hawaii has just cost my wife and I a highly anticipated vacation, a celebration of my birthday there, two long travel days and several thousand dollars in plane fares — plus a level of extreme aggravation that will last a long, long time and cause us to reconsider any future Hawaii vacation plans.

We have traveled all the way from Michigan two to three times most years since purchasing timeshares there 15 years ago. We love Hawaii and would rather vacation there than almost anywhere else. But when Gov. David Ige imposed a quarantine on visitors (and returning residents), it forced us to postpone plans and cancel booked flights and reservations several times, while it remained in place for weeks that turned into months.

Who would spend time and money to travel to Hawaii only to be locked in a room? Not us. Probably not anyone. So

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101-year-old WW2 veteran tours all 50 states, and he’s not done yet

WAR TWO IS TRYING TO MEET THE GOVERNORS OF ALL 50 STATES. SYDNEY WALTON OF SAN DIEGO JOINED THE US ARMY 80 YEARS AGO WHERE HE SERVED IN INDIA DURING THE WAR WHEN HE WAS 21 BEFORE HE DEPLOYED HE HAD AN OPPORTUNITY TO MEET CIVIL WAR VETERANS IN NEW YORK CITY AND HE NEVER TOOK ADVANTAGE OF IT SOMETHING THAT HE REGRETS. SO THREE YEARS AGO WITH THE HELP OF HIS SON. THEY SET OUT ON WHAT THEY’RE CALLING THE NO REGRETS TOUR. I WANT YOU TO KNOW THAT THIS MEANS EVERYTHING TO ME TO SEE MY FATHER ACTIVE LIKE THIS FEELING GREAT AND SPREADING THE GREAT WORD AND REMINDING OF EVERYONE OF THE COURAGEOUSNESS AND THE SACRIFICES THESE WORLD WAR TWO VETS MADE TO SAVE OUR GREAT LAND YOU LOVE AMERICA. SAY SO MUCH COURAGE AND SO FAR MR. WALTON HAS MET PRESIDENT TRUMP AT A 75TH D-DAY … Read More