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FILE - This Oct. 9, 2014 file photo shows The Eli Young Band performing during halftime of an NFL football game in Houston. The band will perform as part of the Concert in Your Car series at the new Texas Rangers stadium ,Globe Life Field, in Arlington, Texas starting June 4. (AP Photo/Patric Schneider, File)
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May 19, 2020 - 11:46 am
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The last time bassist Jon Jones played a concert with his country group Eli Young Band was March 8. He hopes to hit the stage again in June to launch a new drive-in concert series in his first return to live music with fans since the devastating coronavirus. “This is going...
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President Donald Trump answers questions during a press briefing about the coronavirus in the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, May 15, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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May 15, 2020 - 2:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump expressed no concerns Friday about a rapid coronavirus test that the White House has been relying on to ensure his safety, despite new data suggesting the test may return an inordinate share of false negatives. Trump expressed his confidence in the test from...
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There are common sense steps that doctors go through with businesses, such as hand washing and surface cleaning that are what Oddo and Costanza call the ‘first step’ of the equation for re-opening. Then there are the next steps.
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Re-Opening with a different business model
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“It can be one thing to get your customers back, but if your employees don’t feel safe in that environment, if you don’t have protective equipment for them or you don’t have disinfectants, you can’t open,” Hochul said.
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President Donald Trump listens during a meeting about the coronavirus with Gov. John Bel Edwards, D-La., in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, April 29, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
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April 29, 2020 - 7:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday the federal government will not be extending its coronavirus social distancing guidelines once they expire Thursday, and his son-in-law and adviser, Jared Kushner, predicted that by July the country will be “really rocking again.” Meanwhile,...
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In this image from video, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., speaks on the floor of the House of Representatives at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Thursday, April 23, 2020. (House Television via AP)
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April 23, 2020 - 6:14 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress delivered a nearly $500 billion infusion of coronavirus spending Thursday, rushing new relief to employers and hospitals buckling under the strain of a pandemic that has claimed almost 50,000 American lives and one in six U.S. jobs. The measure passed almost unanimously,...
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closed for business
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On the question of when to get back to business, 57 percent of those polled say New York’s primary focus should be addressing the public health crisis while 35 percent think the State should plan to relax restrictions.
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FILE - In this March 21, 2020 file photo, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci listens as President Donald Trump speaks during a coronavirus task force briefing at the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
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April 14, 2020 - 12:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Dr. Anthony Fauci, the government's top infectious disease expert, said Tuesday the U.S. does not yet have the critical testing and tracing procedures needed to begin reopening the nation's economy, adding a dose of caution to increasingly optimistic projections from the White...
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Mike Baggerman
April 14, 2020 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Businesses in Western New York are being asked to fill out an online survey in an effort to see how much the coronavirus pandemic is impacting the local economy.
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Passengers wearing protective suits to protect against the spread of new coronavirus gather outside of Hankou train station ahead of the resumption of train services in Wuhan in central China's Hubei Province, Wednesday, April 8, 2020. After 11 weeks of lockdown, the first train departed Wednesday morning from a re-opened Wuhan, the origin point for the coronavirus pandemic, as residents once again were allowed to travel in and out of the sprawling central Chinese city. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)
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April 07, 2020 - 10:53 pm
WUHAN, China (AP) — After 11 weeks of lockdown, people went outdoors and by the thousands boarded the first trains and planes leaving Wuhan as the last restrictions on movement were lifted Wednesday in the Chinese city where the coronavirus pandemic began. Wuhan's unprecedented lockdown was a model...
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