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New Law Lets Hair And Makeup Artists Work Without A License In Minnesota

28 minutes ago   |   Forbes

Over 1,000 hair and makeup artists who had their jobs threatened by a regulatory crackdown can once again practice their craft in Minnesota.
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DCCC Adds Patricia Timmons-Goodson To DCCC ‘Red To Blue' Program

28 minutes ago   |   DCCC   |   2 articles

‘Red to Blue' is a highly competitive and battle-tested DCCC program arming top-tier candidates with organizational and fundraising support DCCC Chairwoman Cheri Bustos...
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DCCC Adds Kate Schroder To DCCC ‘Red To Blue' Program

28 minutes ago   |   DCCC   |   2 articles

‘Red to Blue' is a highly competitive and battle-tested DCCC program arming top-tier candidates with organizational and fundraising support DCCC Chairwoman Cheri Bustos...
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Coney Island announces reopening plan for 2020 season

Coney Island announces reopening plan for 2020 season

1 hour ago   |   WLWT

Coney Island Park has announced a reopening plan for its 2020 season with new guest policies to keep everyone safe.
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At least 8 MLB teams pledge more stipends to minor leaguers

At least 8 MLB teams pledge more stipends to minor leaguers

1 hour ago   |   Saint Louis Today

NEW YORK - At least eight major league franchises have informed minor leaguers they will continue to provide allowances after the May 31 expiration of Major League Baseball's...
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Youth sports returning; hair salon virus guidelines released

1 hour ago   |   Boston Herald

By PHILIP MARCELO and MARK PRATT Youth sports programs will be allowed to resume in Rhode Island starting Monday, though there won't be any league play, tournaments or other...
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China Tells Citizens To Stockpile Masks For Preparedness

1 hour ago   |   Forbes

Americans are still instructed not to stockpile masks as the country faces continued shortages.
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Instant replay, facemasks for all infielders among innovations desired

2 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

Instant replay, facemasks for all infielders among the innovations some coaches would like to see implemented in high school games.
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New Executive Order To Expose Social Media Companies To More Liability For Content

2 hours ago   |   NPR   |   2 articles

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Daphne Keller of Stanford's Cyber Policy Center about an executive order that will make social media companies more liable for content posted on...
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Amazon Was Temporarily Down For Some Users

2 hours ago   |   Forbes

Amazon's website was down for at least 40 minutes on Thursday.
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Trump signs executive order threatening social media companies after Twitter...

Trump signs executive order threatening social media companies after Twitter fact-checked his tweets

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday seeking to crack down on social media companies over allegations of bias against conservatives. The move comes two... Read more ...

Man says he broke into a bank to heat up Hot Pockets in a break room microwave

Man says he broke into a bank to heat up Hot Pockets in a break room microwave

A man broke into a Wells Fargo Bank in San Diego early Wednesday, but he says it's not for the reason most might expect. Read more ...

Dr. Fauci: Second wave of COVID-19 can be avoided

Dr. Fauci: Second wave of COVID-19 can be avoided

Dr. Anthony Fauci says a second wave of the novel coronavirus can be avoided if the United States can improve testing and contact tracing. Read more ...

Over 40 million Americans have filed for unemployment during the...

Over 40 million Americans have filed for unemployment during the pandemic-real jobless rate over 23.9%

Subscribe to How To Reopen , our weekly newsletter on what it takes to reboot business in the midst of a pandemic . More than 2.1 million Americans filed initial unemployment... Read more ...

Boston Marathon canceled for 1st time in 124-year history

Boston Marathon canceled for 1st time in 124-year history

BOSTON - The Boston Marathon has been canceled for the first time in its 124-year history. Read more ...

South Carolina mom, boyfriend charged after remains of special needs...

South Carolina mom, boyfriend charged after remains of special needs daughter found in dresser

Authorities say a South Carolina woman and her boyfriend have been arrested and accused of killing the woman's disabled daughter and hiding her body inside a dresser drawer. Read more ...

President Trump preparing executive order targeting social media protections

President Trump preparing executive order targeting social media protections

The order comes days after the president lashed out at Twitter for applying fact checks to two of his tweets. Read more ...

Trump Readies Executive Order Targeting Protections For Social Media Companies

Trump Readies Executive Order Targeting Protections For Social Media Companies

The president had threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering, but he alone can't do that. Read more ...

Minneapolis mayor begs protesters to keep peace in ‘honor' of George Floyd

Minneapolis mayor begs protesters to keep peace in ‘honor' of George Floyd

Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey called for peace Thursday as violent protests over the death of George Floyd shook the city - saying it's what the late 46-year-old father would... Read more ...

Violence again rocks Minneapolis after man's death; 1 killed

Violence again rocks Minneapolis after man's death; 1 killed

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