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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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March 26, 2020 - 7:08 pm
(NEW YORK) -- As the novel coronavirus makes its insidious way around the world, many businesses have mandated that employees whose work does not require their physical presence to work from home -- a real-time stress test of America's internet infrastructure. Experts are seeing traffic surges in...
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March 26, 2020 - 2:17 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Economic impacts of the coronavirus crisis are gripping the nation: One in three Americans in an ABC News/Washington Post poll say they or an immediate family member have been laid off or lost their job as a result of the pandemic, and more – half – report a cut in pay or work hours...
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March 26, 2020 - 1:31 pm
(NEW YORK) -- As the novel coronavirus spreads across the country, the financial impact of the pandemic continues to devastate workers and small businesses. A record number of workers -- 3.28 million -- filed for unemployment claims in the week ending March 21, according to U.S. Department of Labor...
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March 26, 2020 - 1:16 pm
Kellyanne Conway says there could be a 'phase four' of coronavirus stimulus package
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March 26, 2020 - 9:04 am
(NEW YORK) -- Last Monday, when the governor of Vermont issued an order banning gatherings of 50 or more people, the leadership team at Northern Stage in White River Junction knew what they had to do. They had been planning for this incredibly tough moment as COVID-19 spread across the country. The...
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March 26, 2020 - 8:22 am
(NEW YORK) -- As the number of people infected with the COVID-19 virus continues to climb, so does the number of unemployment claims made in the United States. The U.S. Department of Labor announced Thursday morning 3.28 million unemployment claims were filed in the United States between March 15...
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March 26, 2020 - 7:37 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: Weekly unemployment filings reach...
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March 26, 2020 - 6:31 am
(NEW YORK) -- Comedy clubs, bookstores and cocktail makers are among the millions of American small businesses facing a race against time in an unprecedented financial battle for survival. "It's not funny. You know, that needs to be clear," said Allyson Jaffe, co-owner of DC Improv, which closed...
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