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Needing urgent help, Americans await answers on stimulus

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEMarch 19, 2020, 2:24 AM UTCBy Josh LedermanWASHINGTON — Even in the best of times, paying the bills was a monthly struggle for Susi, a 70-year-old great-grandmother in Oklahoma. These are not the best of times.Unable to afford retirement, Susi picks up shifts as a substitute teacher, a critical source of income that vanished when the schools shuttered. So when the Trump administration floated the idea of rushing cash payments to Americans, Susi had urgent questions."There's no relief in sight," said Susi, whose age also puts her at higher risk of dying from the coronavirus. "I'm single and have no help wi ...