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How businesses are adapting to a coronavirus pandemic economy

How businesses are adapting to a coronavirus pandemic economy

iStock(NEW YORK) — In just a few weeks, the novel coronavirus outbreak has changed the way thousands of companies operate in an unprecedented manner. As business owners and employees navigate the new normal, here are some of the ways they have adapted to stay operating amid a global pandemic.The COVID-19 outbreak has delivered an indiscriminate…

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Who would get what and when from the $2 trillion stimulus package

Who would get what and when from the $2 trillion stimulus package

MCCAIG/iStock(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Friday signed the massive $2 trillion stimulus package into law during a signing ceremony in the Oval Office.”I want to thank Democrats and Republicans for coming together and putting America first,” Trump said.The House passed the bill, the largest aid measure in American history, earlier Friday in a voice…

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Peyton Manning drops by University of Tennessee online class to surprise students

Peyton Manning drops by University of Tennessee online class to surprise students

iStock(KNOXVILLE, Tenn.) — Football legend Peyton Manning surprised University of Tennessee students in an online class Thursday.Students in a communication studies senior Capstone class were shocked to see Manning suddenly appear on their Zoom chat after their professor, John Haas, said, “Mr. Thompson, I think you’re late for class.”The former professional football player, a two-time…

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Big Ten Conference Extends Suspension of Activities through May 4

Big Ten Conference Extends Suspension of Activities through May 4

The Big Ten Conference has extended the suspension of all team activities through May 4, 2020. The extension is from the latest suspension that was set to run until April 6. The Conference added in a statement that they “will re-evaluate again at that time” if another extension is necessary. Previous announcements canceled all competitions…

Kayla Mershon Transferring from Nebraska to Minnesota

Kayla Mershon Transferring from Nebraska to Minnesota

Another transfer from Nebraska women’s basketball. Sophomore Kayla Mershon joins fellow sophomore Ashtyn Veerbeek in leaving the program. While Veerbeek is going to Dordt at the NAIA level, Mershon is off to Big Ten foe Minnesota. Mershon made the announcement via her Instagram account Tuesday. View this post on Instagram I want to thank Nebraska…

Ashtyn Veerbeek to Transfer from Nebraska to Dordt

Ashtyn Veerbeek to Transfer from Nebraska to Dordt

Nebraska women’s basketball will be losing one of their top players for this next season. According to a Dordt University release, Sophomore Ashtyn Veerbeek announced her intention to transfer away from Nebraska and to the school in her hometown of Sioux Center, Iowa. Dordt plays in the Great Plains Athletic Conference at the NAIA level.…

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Matt Damon and the ‘Contagion’ cast reunite “virtually” for COVID PSA

Matt Damon and the ‘Contagion’ cast reunite “virtually” for COVID PSA

Photo by Dominique Charriau/WireImage(LOS ANGELES) — Life has unfortunately imitated art for cast of the 2011 film Contagion, which has seen an uptick in streaming since the real-life COVID-19 coronavirus began spreading. That’s why scientists from the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health tapped the stars of the film —  Matt Damon, Laurence Fishburne, and Kate Winslet — to…

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The Who postpones 2020 US tour until the fall; new dates to be announced soon

The Who postpones 2020 US tour until the fall; new dates to be announced soon

Rick Guest/Interscope RecordsAfter recently postponing its 2020 U.K. and Ireland concerts until 2021 because of the coronavirus, The Who has now announced plans to move the upcoming U.S. leg of its ongoing Moving On! Tour, which was to have taken place in April and May from the spring, to the fall of this year. A…