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Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Popular India Square “won’t be the same again” 

In phase two of reopening, restaurants are allowed to have only outdoor sitting .   None of the restaurants at India Square have outdoor space so they will continue to have to depend on takeouts and deliveries. 

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Feds will not raise its key interest rate until 2022 and project slow recovery

The Federal Reserve left its interest rates unchanged at zero at its June policymaking meeting and maintained a cautious projection […]

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

China’s two session political gathering sets priority for COVID-19 recovery

Ten years after, facing another global recession, the central authorities saw the pandemic  as “great timing” to develop “the new infrastructure,” which encompasses 5G, ultra-high-voltage power facilities, inter-city transport, new energy vehicle charging stations, big data centers, artificial intelligence and industrial internet.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

24-hour vending machines distribute masks to help Singapore contain the spread of COVID-19

The new reusable masks “are made of at least three layers of material, with a filtration efficiency of at least 95%, even after 30 washes,” according to the government’s website. 

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

The rise of the online workout

Gyms have gone online and those already on line are soaring during the pandemic.

Special Report: New Hampshire Primary 2020

Candidates say NH needs to double minimum wage, but economists have mixed thoughts

Vanessa used to love burritos, but not when she started working at Chipotle. The high school teenager who resides in […]

Special Report: New Hampshire Primary 2020

Gay bar owners hoping for security and respect in new America

Ever since the former mayor of the South Bend, Indiana Pete Buttigieg announced his candidacy for president a little more […]

Special Report: New Hampshire Primary 2020

As the parties grow apart, their economic outlook does, too

An October survey by the University of New Hampshire found that 86% of Republicans in New Hampshire expected good times for local businesses over the next year, but only 36% of Democrats did.

Special Report: New Hampshire Primary 2020

Physicians’ donations shift to Democrats, biotech money supports GOP in the primaries

A Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) survey shows 85% of Americans are in favor of the government doing more to help provide health insurance.

Special Report: New Hampshire Primary 2020

Thriving while Sober in A Drug Crippled Industry

New Hampshire is in the midst of an addiction crisis that is now a front-and-center issue in the Democratic primary here.