Fact check: Florida, Georgia, Idaho, South Dakota, Tennessee don't require masks statewide

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A viral meme claiming five states are now "mask-free" is partly false. There are local rules in place about face coverings.

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Burial services for Sincere Pierce at Riverview Memorial Gardens ended abruptly when his mother was shot Saturday afternoon.
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The U.S. Coast Guard had been searching for signs of Stuart Bee since he was reported missing on Friday.
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William "Rowdy" Harrell, a crewmember for Hendrick Motorsports' No. 88 team, and his wife Blakley were killed in a highway crash in the Florida Keys.
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Researchers believe the vessel is the Caroline Eddy, a ship built during the Civil War and wrecked in 1880. “It was a sea like a mountain,” its captain..
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Forecasters are watching “a strong storm system” that will cover a long swath of the East Coast, from Georgia to New England.
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Two runoff races in Georgia will decide which political party will have the majority in the Senate. CBS campaign reporter LaCrai Mitchell joins CBSN to discuss..
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Georgia's top elections official says a machine recount of votes cast in the presidential race in the state is on schedule to be completed this week (Nov...
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The winner of Tuesday’s runoff will have the distinction of succeeding John Lewis, a giant of the civil rights era, and closing out what would have been the..
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South Dakota

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She championed the rights of the Oglala Lakota in South Dakota and was a leader in protests at Wounded Knee and oil pipeline sites.
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Top health experts continue to plead with Americans to rethink their holiday plans as the country continues to set alarming COVID-19 records. David Begnaud..
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"This is cowboy country, man. And you try and tell someone to do something and they want to do the opposite," the mayor Sioux Falls said when asked why they..
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South Dakota has reported more coronavirus hospitalizations and deaths over the last week — per capita — than anywhere else in the country. David Begnaud..
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South Dakota ranks second behind North Dakota for the country's highest number of virus cases per capita in the last two weeks, according to The COVID Tracking..
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Jake Stitt, who has cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair, is known in Morristown, Tennessee, for spreading joy. His community wanted to raise money to buy him a..
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Shoppers are panic-buying, again. One Tennessee mayor is waiting for guidance from the "Holy Spirit." 257K U.S. deaths. Latest COVID news.
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The "Ain't Always the Cowboy" singer Pardi married Summer Duncan in an intimate wedding Saturday night following COVID-19 safety protocols.
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