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City Without a Pulse

1 month ago   |   By Politico

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. - The boardwalk is empty, the beaches are deserted, and the casinos, though partially reopen, are limping into their fifth month of severely curtailed operations after four months of shutdowns. The coronavirus pandemic skewered the economic engine of this beachside town, taking the city's vibrancy and its residents' livelihoods out with it.
Signs of the downturn abound. The devastation is hardly unique to Atlantic City, but few places have fared worse than this historic resort turned gambling mecca. Roughly one out of every three workers was out of a job here in the...
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