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Grocery stores across U.S. reserve shopping hours for senior citizens during coronavirus outbreak

Older Americans, who are at a higher risk of getting sick during the coronavirus pandemic have been advised by the CDC to both stock up on supplies...

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What stores are closing across the U.S. due to the coronavirus

The growing coronavirus pandemic has halted sporting events, shuttered schools and battered the travel industry. Yet few sectors of the economy may...

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Starbucks closes some stores and removes chairs due to coronavirus

Starbucks is only serving customers "to go" in the U. S. and Canada in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The coffee chain will also...

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Starbucks may make some stores drive-thru only to increase "social distancing" amid coronavirus

Starbucks is taking extra steps to protect its employees and customers against the coronavirus. In a letter posted on its website, Starbucks CEO...

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Supreme Court, U.S. Capitol close to public as lawmakers shutter offices over coronavirus
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Supreme Court, U.S. Capitol close to public as lawmakers shutter offices over coronavirus

Washington - The U. S. Capitol and House and Senate office buildings are closing their doors to the public until April as the federal government...

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San Francisco's affordable housing plan could also mean fewer jobs
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San Francisco's affordable housing plan could also mean fewer jobs

Project E could lead to more affordable housing in San Francisco, but critics say it could also mean higher office rents and fewer jobs. KPIX...

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Architect Rem Koolhaas contemplates the future of cities - and the countryside
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Architect Rem Koolhaas contemplates the future of cities - and the countryside

The star-studded opening at New York's Guggenheim Museum in February was a glitzy kickoff for a thought-provoking exhibition, one with a few twists...

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News 4 months ago
Lucky's Market said to be closing dozens of stores in 10 states

Lucky's Market appears on the brink of shuttering dozens of stores in 10 states, with the planned closures reportedly coming on the heels of Kroger...

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Thomas Jefferson, architect

Thomas Jefferson was many things - politician and diplomat, naturalist and scientist. Revered as America's third president, he was also the main...

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A small island off the coast of Ireland is looking for two people to run its coffee shop

If you and a friend are looking for a job, The Great Blasket Island has a proposition for you. The small island off the coast of Ireland announced...

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News 5 months ago
Sustainability in the fashion industry a hard needle to thread

Sustainability in fashion is a hot button topic, with retailers large and small racing to prove their green credentials, but the desire for new...

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"The first thing she says to us is 'friend'": Community learns sign language for one girl

Newton, Massachusetts - At the far end of Islington Road in Newton, Massachusetts, lives a little girl near and dear to the neighborhood. Samantha...

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Doughnut shop owner returns after community bought out store every day while she was in a coma

When one of the owners of a Southern California doughnut shop had a brain aneurysm and was in a coma, the small surf town came together to help the...

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CVS fined $3.6 million in California for failing to recycle

CVS, the nation's largest pharmacy health care provider, is facing a record $3.6 million fine for failing to redeem deposits on bottles and cans at...

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Dollar Stores and food deserts
News 5 months ago
Dollar Stores and food deserts

By National Public Radio correspondent and "Sunday Morning" Special Contributor Allison Aubrey: Moville, Iowa is part of the nation's breadbasket,...

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Retail workers more prone to injuries than factory or construction workers are
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Retail workers more prone to injuries than factory or construction workers are

The latest federal labor data show retail workers more likely to suffer nonfatal injuries or illnesses while on the job than other potentially...

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