South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem is using COVID-19 relief funds to pay for a $5 million tourism ad campaign, despite a surge in coronavirus cases following the Sturgis motorcycle rally

  • South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem is going to use $5 million in coronavirus relief funds on a tourism ad campaign. 

  • South Dakota experienced a spike in COVID-19 cases following last month’s Sturgis Motorcycle Rally which researchers believe might be responsible for more than 19% of all new US cases.

  • The state now ranks second in the country for new cases per capita over the last two weeks, with 439 new cases per 100,000 people, but Noem is actively still encouraging people to visit. 

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In the weeks following the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, South Dakota has emerged as a COVID-19 hotspot. 

Despite the spike in infections, the Gov. Kristi Noem decided to spend $5 million in federal coronavirus relief funds on a tourism ad campaign to actively bring outsiders to the state, according to the Associated Press. 

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Cyberpunk 2077 Has In-Game Bikes Based On Keanu Reeves’ Motorcycle Company

A new in-depth video reveals the different vehicles in Cyberpunk 2077 and confirms that bikes from Keanu Reeve’s company Arch Motorcycle will appear.

Bikes from Arch Motorcycle, the company co-founded by Keanu Reeves, will appear in Cyberpunk 2077 with updated futuristic designs according to a new hands-on video from CD Projekt Red. The trailer also gave players an in-depth look at the fleet of vehicles that players will be able to drive in the game when it launches in November, including dozens of cars and motorcycles from different price ranges.

Another video released by CD Projekt Red this week also dived into the fashion choices that will be available to players in Cyberpunk 2077. In total, there are four different styles to choose from in the form of Kitsch, Entropism, Neomilitarism, and Neo-Kitsch. Each of the different styles puts emphasis on different qualities such as functionality and outlandishness.

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Capps, Langdon, Anderson, Smith lead

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Coming off his first career win at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis, veteran Funny Car driver Ron Capps stayed hot, racing to the No. 1 spot during Friday’s opening qualifying session of the 66th annual Denso Spark Plugs U.S. Nationals.

Shawn Langdon (Top Fuel), Greg Anderson (Pro Stock) and Angie Smith (Pro Stock Motorcycle) are also provisional No. 1 qualifiers in their respective categories at the sixth race of the 2020 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. It also marks the fourth straight race at Lucas Oil Raceway since the NHRA season restarted in July.

Capps went 3.895-seconds at 330.63 mph in his 11,000-horsepower NAPA Auto Parts Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat under the lights, putting him in position to pick up his 25th career No. 1 qualifier and first of the year. He was also the only driver to eclipse 3.9 seconds on Friday, giving the 65-time

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Motorcycle fatalities are up in Nebraska. Safety expert blames speed, lack of helmets | Omaha State and Regional News

The potential for serious injury and death is high for motorcyclists involved in accidents, according to the National Traffic Safety Administration. Nationwide, 4,985 motorcycle riders were killed in crashes in 2018, the most recent year for which data is available.

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Motorcyclists are 28 times more likely to die in a crash than people in passenger cars, according to studies by the safety agency. The agency reports that despite representing only 3% of all registered motor vehicles, motorcyclists account for 14% of all traffic-related fatalities nationwide.

Speed and alcohol use account for roughly half of the crashes involving a single motorcycle, according to the agency. Cars making left-hand turns is another common cause of motorcycle crashes, as is lane splitting when riders travel between rows of slow-moving or stopped traffic going in the same direction.

To be safe and reduce the

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