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‘A slap in my face’: LA restaurant owner’s video showing a film shoot’s catering tent set up next to her closed eatery explodes on social media

Angela Marsden made a video over the weekend showing a film crew set up next to her closed restaurant in Los Angeles. Los Angeles County recently banned outdoor dining and issued new stay-at-home orders. Restaurants across the country are struggling financially. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. A video […]
‘A slap in my face’: LA restaurant owner’s video showing a film shoot’s catering tent set up next to her closed eatery explodes on social media
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How long will social distancing last? It’s complicated.

To prevent the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus and flatten the curve, many countries are practicing social distancing, or what the WHO is now calling physical distancing. But how long will this period of social distancing last? Unfortunately, no one knows for sure. The answer is complicated, and it partly […]
How long will social distancing last? It’s complicated.
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All 50 states are partially reopened, and a masked nation holds its breath

As of Wednesday, all 50 states have started to ease their lockdown measures. Connecticut became the last state to enter the first phase of reopening its economy. With more people out and about, the risk for a resurgence in novel coronavirus cases is significant. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more […]
All 50 states are partially reopened, and a masked nation holds its breath
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Photos of armed protesters in North Carolina carrying a rocket launcher, shotguns, and pistols while ordering food at a Subway restaurant are trending

Photos of armed protesters ordering sandwiches at a Subway restaurant in Raleigh, North Carolina, on Saturday quickly started to trend over the weekend. The protesters marched through Raleigh’s downtown streets to oppose the state’s stay-at-home orders, which it started easing Saturday. The armed protest came after others around the country, […]
Photos of armed protesters in North Carolina carrying a rocket launcher, shotguns, and pistols while ordering food at a Subway restaurant are trending
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The US Department of Justice sided with a Virginia church in a legal dispute over whether stay-at-home orders unfairly discriminated against the church

The US Department of Justice sided with a Virginia church in a legal dispute over whether stay-at-home orders unfairly discriminated against the church. The DOJ wrote in a statement of interest that Virginia’s stay-at-home orders had “impermissibly interfered with the church’s free exercise of religion.” The case is one of […]
The US Department of Justice sided with a Virginia church in a legal dispute over whether stay-at-home orders unfairly discriminated against the church
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Gov. Gavin Newsom is closing a few California beaches, but the list of permitted activities still includes state pastimes like ‘meditation’ and ‘exploring rock pools’

The state web page describing California’s stay-at-home order gives a “nonexhaustive” list of outdoor recreational activities that Californians are allowed to do. Among them are: exploring rock pools, kite boarding, skateboarding (not in groups), and rock climbing. Gov. Gavin Newsom said on Friday that California is “many days, not weeks” […]
Gov. Gavin Newsom is closing a few California beaches, but the list of permitted activities still includes state pastimes like ‘meditation’ and ‘exploring rock pools’
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Reopening the economy isn’t going to work if no one shows up — and people are already hesitant to return to events like sports and gaming conventions

Paul Constant is a writer at Civic Ventures, a cofounder of the Seattle Review of Books, and a frequent cohost of the “Pitchfork Economics” podcast with Nick Hanauer and David Goldstein. On the latest episode of “Pitchfork Economics,” Hanauer and Goldstein interview Sports Illustrated columnist Andrew Brandt about the coronavirus’ […]
Reopening the economy isn’t going to work if no one shows up — and people are already hesitant to return to events like sports and gaming conventions
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4 states in the US have already begun reopening businesses. Check out what that looks like in South Carolina, Oklahoma, and Georgia.

States including Oklahoma, Alaska, Georgia, and South Carolina began reopening their economies this week, and others are following suit and lifting stay-at-home orders by Thursday. Epidemiologists worry that reopening too soon could cause a second wave of cases, especially if states open before seeing a steady 14-day decline in COVID-19 […]
4 states in the US have already begun reopening businesses. Check out what that looks like in South Carolina, Oklahoma, and Georgia.
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