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Andrew Cuomo said he will sign an executive order today giving businesses the right to refuse service to people not wearing masks. Businesses already have that right — here’s why.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Thursday that he will sign an executive order giving businesses the right to refuse service to customers not wearing masks. Business Insider previously spoke to employment and corporate policy lawyer Aaron Goldstein and James Biscone, a personal injury and workers’ compensation attorney. Goldstein […]
Andrew Cuomo said he will sign an executive order today giving businesses the right to refuse service to people not wearing masks. Businesses already have that right — here’s why.
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Nearly half of Americans say they’re ready to return to restaurants in May, despite experts warning the coronavirus pandemic is far from over

Nearly half of Americans said they would feel comfortable returning to in-restaurant dining this May, according to a Gordon Haskett survey released on Monday. If even close to half of Americans feel comfortable eating in restaurants in May, analyst Jeff Farmer said, it would “sizably outpace” current expectations for recovery. […]
Nearly half of Americans say they’re ready to return to restaurants in May, despite experts warning the coronavirus pandemic is far from over
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People are freaking out after Waffle House closes hundreds of restaurants

Waffle House, an iconic American breakfast-food chain known to remain open in the bleakest of times, has closed 365 locations amid the coronavirus pandemic. The company on Tuesday said 1,627 locations remained open. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Waffle House, an iconic American breakfast-food chain known to remain […]
People are freaking out after Waffle House closes hundreds of restaurants
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‘This guy has a gun and I’m about to die’: Fast-food chains are facing a looming active-shooter problem, with at least 3 deadly shootings in the last month alone

Fast-food chains are grappling with how to deal with violence in restaurants, with at least three deadly shootings at major chains in the last month alone. This week, at the annual Restaurant Loss Prevention and Security Association Conference, security professionals at chains including McDonald’s,Taco Bell, and Papa John’s are discussing […]
‘This guy has a gun and I’m about to die’: Fast-food chains are facing a looming active-shooter problem, with at least 3 deadly shootings in the last month alone
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‘It was a really brutal, gruelling experience’: A reporter describes what it was like on the ground at the height of Hurricane Florence’s fury

Business Insider sent two reporters to cover Hurricane Florence in North Carolina. After spending 10 hours embedded with a Marine unit, they got stuck in Jacksonville as the flood waters rose around them. “It was a really brutal, gruelling experience,” reporter Daniel Brown said of covering the storm. Here’s their […]
‘It was a really brutal, gruelling experience’: A reporter describes what it was like on the ground at the height of Hurricane Florence’s fury