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Boston Tavern Pivots To ‘Plan B’ To Try To Survive The Pandemic

Cornwall’s has been a Kenmore Square mainstay for more than four decades. Now it’s preparing to reopen — and to ...
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Surge In Coronavirus Cases Could Short-Circuit Economic Recovery

Restaurants, retail shops, and other service industries are starting to bounce back from the deep recession. But those gains could ...
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Bars Struggle After Being Forced To Close Again During Pandemic

After allowing bars to reopen, some states and counties are forcing them to close after COVID-19 surges. Bar owners are ...
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Native American Activists Victorious After Judge Orders Pipeline Shut Down

NPR’s David Greene talks to Mark Trahant, editor of Indian Country Today, about what the Dakota Access Pipeline shutdown means ...
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‘Almost In Tears’: A Hairstylist Worries About Reopening Too Soon

NPR’s Chris Arnold sits down in the barber’s chair as his 65-year-old hairstylist tells him about working 13-hour days, as ...
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As Americans Avoided Restaurants And Doctors’ Offices, Those Businesses Got Loans

The small business sectors that received the largest share of federal loans from the coronavirus relief package known as PPP ...
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Uber Gobbles Up Postmates In $2.65 Billion Bet On Food Delivery

The deal is a sign of how the coronavirus pandemic has turned Uber’s business model upside down, with customers shunning ...
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Uber Agrees To Acquire Postmates For $2.65 Billion

Uber has agreed to buy Postmates, bolstering its food-delivery business at a time when it is booming and many fewer ...
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‘We Need Help’: People At Higher Coronavirus Risk Fear Losing Federal Unemployment

An extra $600 a week in federal unemployment runs out at the end of July — even for people with ...
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Court Rules Dakota Access Pipeline Must Be Emptied For Now

A federal judge has ordered the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to produce a full environmental review. Until then, oil ...
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Early Coronavirus Testing Restrictions Led To Some Big ER Bills

People with COVID-19 symptoms in March and April were often billed for expensive scans and bloodwork because they didn’t qualify ...
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How The Recession Has Benefited The Richest Of The Rich

While much of the country is mired in economic hardship, a small group has emerged richer. They’ve benefited from a ...
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Inside Seating? A Harlem Bar Owner Navigates COVID-19’s Changing Rules

67 Orange Street makes do with take-out and outdoor service while waiting for a decision on inside dining in NYC ...
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Health Justice Lawyer Argues For Nationwide Eviction Moratorium

NPR’s Sacha Pfeiffer speaks with law professor Emily Benfer about what local and federal officials need to do to avoid ...
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California Wineries Wary Of Pandemic’s Long-Term Impact

California’s lucrative wine industry is grappling with the COVID-19 crisis. Some wineries are reopening, but they’ve already lost a huge ...
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Daily Crunch: Uber confirms Postmates acquisition

You may have noticed that The Daily Crunch is publishing about six hours later than usual. Do not be alarmed! We decided that sending the ...
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US online grocery sales hit record $7.2 billion in June

Despite the slow reopening of the U.S. economy over the past several weeks, online grocery shopping is continuing to reach ever-higher numbers as Americans seem ...
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Mercedes-Benz 2021 S-Class jumps on the giant touchscreen bandwagon

Mercedes-Benz sent out a teaser image and video Monday of its upcoming 2021 S-Class that hints at a sleeker interior that forgoes the bevy of ...
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