# Covid tests
5 insider tricks you need to know before your next flight at DIA
With construction projects and COVID protocols, traveling now requires more planning.Denver International Airport. (Denver, Colo.) Frequent travelers out of Denver International Airport share an inside joke: “Be like DIA, never stop working on yourself.”
The Philly Four: Gas prices at record high
(Scott Olson/Getty Images) A mixture of increased demand over a limited supply of oil and the ongoing war in Ukraine has driven gas prices to record highs in Pennsylvania. The average price of gas in the Philadelphia region is $4.22, topping the record high set in 2008 of $4.15. The situation could get worse before it gets better as peak driving season isn't until the summer and projections show crude oil and gasoline prices continuing to rise into the spring.
Queen City Roundup 2/4: Panthers owner donates $10M to library, more county COVID tests, Valentine's Day & more!
Renderings of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library's proposed New Main Library show an oblong edifice on North Tryon Street(Courtesy of Charlotte Mecklenburg Library) (CHARLOTTE, N.C.) Happy Friday, QCR readers! It is Feb. 4, and there will be no snow in Charlottethis weekend. That's according to Weather.com, which lists a high of 65 and early showers on Friday before a sunny Saturday capping out in the mid-40s. Find the six-day forecast below.
The Philly Four: COVID-19 tests being sent out, how to store them
Welcome to The Philly Four, a daily recap of four of the top stories from the Philadelphia area, covering everything from local government to the Phillies bullpen. A one-stop shop for the most important news bites in the City of Brotherly Love.
Tufts introduces new masking and testing guidelines amid omicron surge
Close-up of entrance ID scanner, label maker and testing tubes inside of Tufts University COVID-19 testing site are pictured on Nov. 8, 2020Lydia Richardson / The Tufts Daily. Tufts updated its masking and testing guidelines for the spring semester in an email sent to the Tufts community on Jan. 2. The update follows the recent announcement of an updated vaccination policy, requiring all eligible students, faculty and staff to receive a COVID-19 booster vaccination by Feb. 15.
Businesses Price Gouging At-Home COVID Tests
Rapid Antigen Tests are now available for purchase on food delivery apps like Uber Eats and Door Dash, but the costs are high as a reflection of demand. At-home rapid antigen tests can now be purchased alongside a meal on several food delivery apps.
Discount Travel Company Offers International Travel Incentives for Pennies on the Dollar
International travel has long been on people's minds as the year comes to a close. Recently, the Department of State increased passport fees, and airport travel is at record highs.
Free COVID-19 at-home test kits coming to Holyoke this week
The Baker-Polito administration has purchased 2.1 million OTC rapid-antigen COVID-19 test kits that will be delivered to 102 Massachusetts towns this week. Holyoke, as well as Amherst, Northampton, Huntington, South Hadley, Springfield, and Ware, are among the 102 municipalities the administration has targeted as being among those Massachusetts towns with the highest percentage of families living at or below the poverty level. These towns account for almost 3.7 million Massachusetts residents.