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5 things to know for March 10: Economy, coronavirus, 2020 Dems, royals, horse racing

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You're not alone in your burning hatred of Daylight Saving Time. There are 32 states that want to abolish it, but for anything to change, Congress ultimately needs to give its approval.

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1. Economy 

President Trump is expected to announce an economic stimulus plan this afternoon in hopes of bolstering a market laid low by coronavirus fears and an upheaval in oil prices. Trump said his administration will seek a payroll tax cut and will consider relief options for hourly workers. Those in the struggling airline, cruise and hospitality industries may get some tax help, and several White House officials have supported the idea of expanding paid sick leave to avoid the risk of people going to work ill for fear of losing pay. None of this is a done deal yet, and GOP leaders have been coy about which provisions they agree upon so far. Meanwhile, the New York Federal Exchange is pumping at least $50 billion into the financial system to ease stress on the markets after the Dow briefly plunged more than 2,000 points yesterday.

2. Coronavirus 

All of Italy and its 60 million residents are under lockdown as coronavirus cases now exceed 113,000 worldwide. Cases of the virus are mounting in the US, and it seems like there's a never-ending stream of cancellations and precautions being activated to curb the spread. Sports leagues are restricting locker room access, bands have postponed tour dates, and in Ireland, St. Patrick's Day parades have been scratched. However, in China and South Korea, coronavirus cases seem to have tapered off. The Chinese province of Hubei will start gradually lifting travel restrictions within the region, and South Korea's health minister says he thinks his country may have passed the peak of the outbreak.

3. Election 2020

Idaho, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, North Dakota and Washington state all hold primary elections today, and the outcome could make the path to the Democratic presidential nomination clearer than ever. The biggest contest of the day will be Michigan, which has 125 pledged delegates up for grabs. Joe Biden has a leg up over Bernie Sanders in the state, according to recent polls (though it's worth noting Michigan polls before the 2016 primary were inaccurate). Biden also enters the day with another big endorsement in his cap: former presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker. Today's contests are considered a do-or-die set for Bernie Sanders before the primary calendar shifts to more Biden-friendly states. Arizona, Florida, Illinois and Ohio vote next week, all places where Sanders lost to Clinton in 2016's primaries.

4. Royals

Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex attended their last engagement as senior members of the royal family at the annual Commonwealth Service at Westminster Abbey. The event was the first time Meghan and the Queen have been seen together since she and Harry announced in January they'd decided to step back from royal life, shaking the foundations of the royal family. Meghan and Harry will officially bow out as senior royals on March 31 and then enter a 12-month transition period as they work on establishing their nonprofit organization.

5. Horse racing

Twenty-seven prominent horse trainers, veterinarians and drug distributors have been indicted in a worldwide scheme to give racehorses performance-enhancing drugs to help them win. Prosecutors say the drugs and their effects led horses to injury, illness and, in some cases, death. Some involved in the scheme allegedly were tasked with getting rid of dead animals without properly reporting them. Trainer Jason Servis is among the defendants, and prosecutors say he "doped virtually all horses under his control," including Maximum Security, who crossed the finish line first at last year's Kentucky Derby but was disqualified for interference. Just to give an idea of how much money is at stake with such a scheme, Maximum Security recently won $10 million in the inaugural Saudi Cup.

BREAKFAST BROWSE

Starbucks is testing a new kind of cup 

Sadly, it's not filled with endless coffee.

The psychology of why people panic-buy toilet paper, of all things 

Yeah, what happened to the old milk-and-bread combo?

Dolly Parton wants to be on the cover of Playboy for her 75th birthday

Give the queen what she wants! 

A confused 'American Idol' contestant thought Pat Sajak and Justin Timberlake were judges on the show

Timberlake, we get, but why did he think of Pat Sajak, of all people?

A new study concludes that money can buy happiness 

It can pay for rent, mortgages, food, education, medical care, clothing and basically everything we need to stay alive, so, yeah, that feels a lot like happiness.

TODAY'S NUMBER

8,600

That's how many troops the US initially will leave in Afghanistan under the government's recent agreement with the Taliban. Withdrawal efforts began this week, with some 12,000 to 13,000 American troops still in the country.

TODAY'S QUOTE

"These proposals will help us to tell the story of people and places that for too long have been neglected or marginalized."

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, voicing support for a bill that allows local governments in Virginia to vote to take down Confederate statues and monuments. The bill passed the state's House and Senate and will likely be signed into law by Northam.

TODAY'S WEATHER

AND FINALLY

How the Madame Tussauds wax sculptures are made

Hyperrealistic sculpture videos are fascinating, but it's really hard finding one that doesn't open with someone popping in a fake eyeball. No one needs to see that first thing in the morning. Don't worry, though, this one's safe. (Click here to view.)

Indiana Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 590211

Reported Deaths: 9310
CountyCasesDeaths
Marion815581297
Lake44306666
Allen31919541
Hamilton28371304
St. Joseph26766371
Elkhart24098341
Vanderburgh18643213
Tippecanoe17422121
Johnson14496284
Porter14399160
Hendricks13870241
Madison10561212
Vigo10483171
Clark10240130
Monroe9076108
Delaware8836132
LaPorte8771155
Howard7897138
Kosciusko787277
Warrick643890
Hancock638797
Bartholomew626694
Floyd6150105
Wayne5933157
Grant5818110
Dubois544372
Boone534367
Morgan516291
Marshall494184
Henry493664
Cass471760
Noble460557
Dearborn458444
Jackson414745
Shelby402179
Lawrence380575
Clinton364539
Gibson356556
DeKalb337363
Montgomery334851
Harrison328542
Knox327839
Miami309843
Steuben306340
Adams295235
Whitley294125
Wabash293045
Ripley292345
Putnam284847
Huntington283557
Jasper282433
White267538
Daviess261672
Jefferson250738
Fayette242348
Decatur242182
Greene233360
Posey232326
Wells229447
LaGrange224161
Clay217932
Scott216937
Randolph208340
Jennings192535
Sullivan189031
Spencer181917
Fountain179725
Washington177118
Starke171341
Jay162821
Owen159537
Fulton159229
Carroll152115
Orange151433
Rush149918
Perry147227
Vermillion144933
Franklin143433
Parke12908
Tipton128232
Pike113625
Blackford107522
Pulaski95237
Newton89421
Brown85530
Benton84310
Crawford7579
Martin70013
Warren6587
Switzerland6205
Union6113
Ohio4677
Unassigned0374

Ohio Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Cases: 826754

Reported Deaths: 10200
CountyCasesDeaths
Franklin97493705
Cuyahoga821781012
Hamilton61350439
Montgomery41700399
Summit33399726
Lucas30111597
Butler29721228
Stark24811400
Warren18917139
Lorain18086212
Mahoning16758335
Lake15365135
Clermont15160104
Delaware1382177
Licking12679132
Trumbull12401302
Fairfield1218480
Greene11631133
Medina11128165
Clark10608264
Wood9964154
Allen9511126
Portage8867105
Miami886573
Richland8790116
Marion7319113
Tuscarawas7142174
Columbiana7085124
Pickaway702850
Wayne6781164
Muskingum671242
Erie5886118
Hancock537890
Ross530287
Scioto519662
Geauga483555
Darke457589
Ashtabula439068
Lawrence432651
Union430628
Mercer424287
Sandusky421862
Seneca413555
Auglaize412759
Huron410338
Shelby410221
Jefferson403366
Belmont395640
Washington372040
Putnam364672
Athens36369
Madison339329
Knox336522
Ashland331738
Fulton325943
Defiance319278
Crawford313268
Preble311534
Brown296619
Logan292729
Ottawa282134
Clinton279043
Williams270166
Highland262418
Jackson256943
Guernsey241725
Champaign240927
Fayette225529
Morrow22294
Perry221318
Holmes218662
Henry210247
Hardin204133
Coshocton197420
Van Wert196644
Gallia190926
Wyandot190549
Adams165615
Pike164116
Hocking163423
Carroll149516
Paulding139021
Noble117840
Meigs103221
Monroe95629
Harrison8568
Morgan79128
Vinton67113
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