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One Shop Became a Lifeline for Rhode Island's Solitary Clam Fishermen

29 minutes ago   |   NY Times

Restaurant closings have devastated the market for quahoggers, who are prohibited from selling directly to consumers.
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How to avoid scam charities during coronavirus pandemic

1 hour ago   |   ABC

Looking to donate to charities offering support during the COVID-19 pandemic? Be mindful of where you give your money.
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Mass streaming a success for St. Patrick's Cathedral

Mass streaming a success for St. Patrick's Cathedral

6 hours ago   |   New York Post

All they needed to do to boost Mass attendance was to close the church doors. With Masses suspended until further notice due to coronavirus, Catholic churches across the state...
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Former Astros slugger Evan Gattis explains purchase of 'snitches get stitches' glass featuring Mike Fiers

Former Astros slugger Evan Gattis explains purchase of 'snitches get stitches' glass featuring Mike Fiers

6 hours ago   |   Sporting News   |   3 articles

Mike Fiers, who played for the Astros from 2015-17, told The Athletic in November that Houston electronically stole signs in 2017.
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Noah Smith: Americans need a break on repaying their debts

Noah Smith: Americans need a break on repaying their debts

16 hours ago   |   Post Gazette

Consumers and businesses will be crushed unless their financial obligations are put on hold.
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What's an Inbound Call Center? Should You Consider Using One?

22 hours ago   |   Business

90% of consumers consider customer service reviews when deciding which vendor to buy from. Inbound call center services can field incoming calls from customers and other...
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Best Practices For Consumers During The Epidemic

1 day ago   |   NPR

NPR's business correspondent addresses listener concerns about retail workers and talks about about best practices for consumers as the coronavirus epidemic worsens.
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American consumers, once bulwark of the economy, are rapidly losing confidence

1 day ago   |   Los Angeles Times

In another warning sign of how hard the coronavirus crisis may punish the U.S. economy, American consumer confidence in March saw its sharpest drop since the Great Recession in...
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AG issues emergency regulation to protect consumers during coronavirus crisis

1 day ago   |   Boston Herald

State Attorney General Maura Healey on Friday said her office has filed an emergency regulation to protect consumers from unfair and deceptive debt-collection practices during...
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Banks to weather coronavirus better than 2008 financial crisis: report

Banks to weather coronavirus better than 2008 financial crisis: report

1 day ago   |   New York Post

Banks are wobbling from the economic wallop being delivered by the coronavirus, but experts say they are unlikely to fall down. According to data from S&P Global Market...
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Cuomo on possible New York quarantine: 'I don't think it's legal,' would be...

Cuomo on possible New York quarantine: 'I don't think it's legal,' would be a 'federal declaration of war'

"It would be chaos and mayhem," Cuomo said. Read more ...

What's essential? In France: pastry, wine. In US: golf, guns

What's essential? In France: pastry, wine. In US: golf, guns

What, really, is essential? It's a question countries across the world are asking, and their answers are telling. Read more ...

President considering short-term quarantine for New York, nearby areas

President considering short-term quarantine for New York, nearby areas

The president said he was considering some type of enforceable quarantine to prevent people in New York and parts of New Jersey and Connecticut from traveling. Read more ...

DeSantis supports Trump's plan to quarantine New York

DeSantis supports Trump's plan to quarantine New York

TALLAHASSEE - Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Saturday said he would support plans by President Donald Trump to quarantine New York City in an effort to stop the spread of... Read more ...

Mystery diner leaves $10,000 tip at Florida restaurant

Mystery diner leaves $10,000 tip at Florida restaurant

The man's generosity meant 20 staffers at the restaurant each got an extra $500 just before they were laid off. Read more ...

LJ Figueroa to enter 2020 NBA Draft but may return to St. John's

LJ Figueroa to enter 2020 NBA Draft but may return to St. John's

St. John's hasn't lost any key contributors to the transfer wire, but there is a possibility the professional ranks could take away an important component. LJ Figueroa, the Red... Read more ...

Illinois infant with coronavirus dies, cause of death unknown

Illinois infant with coronavirus dies, cause of death unknown

An Illinois infant with COVID-19 has died, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said Saturday. The cause of death is unknown and an investigation is underway. Read more ...

Kansas City police say missing 10-year-old girl found safe

Kansas City police say missing 10-year-old girl found safe

Nayina Muhammad was last seen Saturday at 8 a.m. Read more ...

US coronavirus death toll leaps to over 2,000 as number of fatalities...

US coronavirus death toll leaps to over 2,000 as number of fatalities DOUBLES in 2 days

Over 2,000 people succumbed to the deadly Covid-19 disease in the US, as the country has grown into the global epicenter of the pandemic with over 120,000 confirmed cases... Read more ...

The Latest: 2nd Avalanche player tests positive, 4th in NHL

The Latest: 2nd Avalanche player tests positive, 4th in NHL

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: Read more ...