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Chosen 300 says hunger demand goes beyond holiday season

3 hours ago   |   ABC

Thanksgiving may be just a few days away, but a number of local charity organizations are working hard to make sure no one will go without food on Thursday.
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Thousands wait for COVID-19 test results ahead of Thanksgiving

4 hours ago   |   ABC   |   4 articles

COVID TESTING: From West Philadelphia to Wilmington, Delaware, the lines to get tested for COVID-19 were long on Monday.
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Businesses should reject special treatment from the government: Charles Koch says he made decisions that hurt his bottom line in the short term, but 'it was the right thing to do'

Businesses should reject special treatment from the government: Charles Koch says he made decisions that hurt his bottom line in the short term, but 'it was the right thing to do'

4 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Corporate welfare is so ingrained in the economy and the business community that it seems difficult, if not impossible, to eradicate. But we must...
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US Postal Service now accepting job applications at Bay Area drive-thru locations

4 hours ago   |   ABC

USPS is making clear that they are looking for permanent and seasonal workers to help with the holiday gift rush. Here's how to apply at one of their drive-thru locations:
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Man leaves $3,000 tip for a beer as Ohio restaurant closes amid COVID-19 pandemic

8 hours ago   |   ABC   |   2 articles

Staff receives $3,000 tip on $7.02 tab: "I ran after him and he said no mistake we will see you when you reopen!''
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North Texas superintendent refuses to require masks in schools, despite mandate

8 hours ago   |   ABC

"We know that love will always win the battle over fear," the superintendent said in an email, despite the 315 active cases in the area as of Thursday.
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Woman captures struggling delivery driver, takes to social media to help him

9 hours ago   |   ABC

Larry, a war veteran, took the delivery job to pay for roof repairs at his home.
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Former local lawyer, actor wrote book to kids before death at 58

10 hours ago   |   Times Union

Patrick McKenna, a longtime area resident who was a skilled lawyer, talented actor and, at the end of his life, author of a book he wrote using only a system that captured his...
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Transportation jobs still hiring during COVID-19 pandemic

11 hours ago   |   ABC

The Texas-based ridesharing service Nuro is expanding and hiring in the Houston area.
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Sci-fi superstore is a dream for comic book lovers

13 hours ago   |   ABC

Welcome to Third Planet, the oldest privately-owned comic book store in Texas. It's a sci-fi paradise!
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'Jeopardy!' announces it will resume production Nov. 30 with a familiar...

'Jeopardy!' announces it will resume production Nov. 30 with a familiar interim host

Longtime host Alex Trebek died earlier this month after battling pancreatic cancer for over a year. Read more ...

Biden taps ex-Fed chair Yellen to lead treasury, reports say

Biden taps ex-Fed chair Yellen to lead treasury, reports say

She would be the first woman to lead the Treasury Department in a line stretching back to Alexander Hamilton in 1789. Read more ...

Michigan certifies win for Biden despite President Trump's attempts to delay

Michigan certifies win for Biden despite President Trump's attempts to delay

Michigan election officials on Monday certified Democrat Joe Biden's 154,000-vote victory in the state amid President Donald Trump's attempts to subvert the results of the... Read more ...

Pope Francis backs George Floyd protests, blasts virus skeptics in new book

Pope Francis backs George Floyd protests, blasts virus skeptics in new book

“Let Us Dream” aims to outline Francis' vision of a more economically and environmentally just post-coronavirus world. But it also offers new personal insights into the pope... Read more ...

Biden appoints former Fed chief and Clinton advisor Janet Yellen for head of...

Biden appoints former Fed chief and Clinton advisor Janet Yellen for head of US Treasury - report

Democrat US president-elect Joe Biden has reportedly named former Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen as Secretary of the Treasury, continuing a near-perfect record of... Read more ...

The National Zoo's baby panda has a name, and it means 'little miracle'

The National Zoo's baby panda has a name, and it means 'little miracle'

The Smithsonian National Zoo's newest little miracle finally has a name, and it's as sweet as he is. Read more ...

Biden Pick's Unusual Hobby: 'He's a Rocker'

Biden Pick's Unusual Hobby: 'He's a Rocker'

Joe Biden is fleshing out his White House. Word leaked Sunday night that he plans to nominate Antony Blinken as his secretary of state, while other big picks were unveiled on... Read more ...

Man leaves $3K tip for a beer as Ohio restaurant closes for virus

Man leaves $3K tip for a beer as Ohio restaurant closes for virus

A customer left a $3,000 tip for a single beer as a restaurant voluntarily closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more ...

US tells GM to recall and repair up to 6 million trucks with Takata inflators

US tells GM to recall and repair up to 6 million trucks with Takata inflators

Twenty-seven people have been killed worldwide by the exploding inflators including 18 in the U.S. Read more ...

Trump lets administration begin Biden transition

Trump lets administration begin Biden transition

More than two weeks after clinching electoral victory, President-elect Joe Biden can finally start his formal transition to the White House. The General Services Administration... Read more ...