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March 30, 2020 - 6:27 am
(NEW YORK) -- As officials scramble to supply hospitals with much needed protective equipment for doctors and nurses fighting the novel coronavirus on the front lines, hospital leaders around the country warn that they are running low on another critical supply: money. Hospitals have taken a...
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March 30, 2020 - 6:18 am
(NEW YORK) -- With the coronavirus pandemic spreading throughout the United States and crippling the economy, Congress moved quickly to approve a $2 trillion relief bill, which President Donald Trump soon signed. Included in the bill is relief for borrowers of certain types of student loans -- they...
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FILE - This May 23, 2019, file photo shows the logo for the Jefferies Financial Group in New York. Jefferies Financial Group announced Sunday, March 29, 2020, that its chief financial officer, Peregrine C. Broadbent, died Sunday from coronavirus complications. He was 56. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
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March 29, 2020 - 4:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments this weekend related to the global economy, the work place and the spread of the virus. ______ WALL STREET EXECUTIVE DIES: An executive at New York-based...
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March 29, 2020 - 2:20 pm
(NEW YORK) -- In just a few weeks, the novel coronavirus outbreak has changed the way thousands of companies operate in an unprecedented manner. As business owners and employees navigate the new normal, here are some of the ways they have adapted to stay operating amid a global pandemic. The COVID-...
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In this March 26, 2020 photo provided by Maureen Morin and Federico's Pizza, staff members of the Hackensack Meridian Jersey Shore University Medical Center give a thumbs-up in Neptune City, N.J., as they eat a donated meal from the Belmar, New Jersey pizzeria. With restaurants closed for all but takeout orders during the coronavirus outbreak, the owners of the pizzeria could have shut down and laid off their 20 employees. Instead, the business's owners took out a $50,000 line of credit and guaranteed their workers they'll stay on the payroll for at least two months. (Courtesy of Maureen Morin via AP)
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March 29, 2020 - 8:53 am
BELMAR, N.J. (AP) — This is a story about bosses and their workers, in the dark days of COVID-19. It’s also a story about how one good turn deserves another and yet another. And this being New Jersey, it’s also a story about pizza. Bryan Morin and his brother Michael operate Federico’s Pizza in...
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March 27, 2020 - 12:38 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- The Environmental Protection Agency will put companies and specific facilities in charge of monitoring their own compliance with environmental laws during the novel coronavirus emergency, according to officials. This move has led critics to accuse the agency of backing off its role...
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March 27, 2020 - 10:56 am
Jeremy Hill and Wichita State’s Center for Economic Development and Business Research has identified the number of jobs, establishments, and wages classified as essential and nonessential, following the emergency order in Sedgwick County for individuals to stay-at-home and only leave their...
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March 27, 2020 - 8:47 am
(NEW YORK) -- The coronavirus pandemic has quickly evolved from a health crisis to a financial one, shuttering businesses, upending entire industries and sending financial markets reeling. Here's the latest news on how the COVID-19 crisis is affecting the economy: After three-day rally, markets...
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March 27, 2020 - 6:08 am
(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 24,000 people around the world. With more than 85,000 diagnosed cases, the United States has the highest national total in the world. Medical personnel around the world have been working hard to help those impacted by COVID-...
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March 27, 2020 - 5:29 am
(NEW YORK) -- Working in construction during the coronavirus pandemic has split the industry down the middle, according to advocates and health experts. On one hand, buildings, roads and utilities need regular maintenance and upgrades, and millions of blue-collar workers need those jobs to support...
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