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Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Backyard music lessons

As long as the Seattle weather permits she plans to continue this way, leaving a hand sanitizer pump at the student’s piano and wiping down instruments after each lesson.

Business

Late Support for Black Lives Matter Thrusts Brands into Damage Control

Dozens of companies have taken actions that range from social media posts to new products to more diverse boards.

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Clock is ticking for NYC restaurants even as outdoor dining resumes  

Social distancing efforts have devastated New York City’s restaurant industry but the crisis is just beginning.

Business

D.C. black owned business thriving as consumers look to “buy black”

During the month of June there have been more searches for black-owned businesses throughout the country.

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Michigan hair salons are back in business

Stylists are working a staggered schedule and only allow up to 10 people total in the salon at a time to minimize the spread of COVID-19. 

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Seafood markets in China lose business over new COVID-19 scare

 About 1,200 miles away from Beijing, the reopening in Sichuan was promising. But the salmon cutting board news hits the seafood markets and restaurants hard.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

China resorts to street vending to revive its economy

These vendors have now become the last hope of the Chinese government, who fears social unrest caused by the dire unemployment situation.

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The East Village is open! Well, sort of

Now that phase one of reopening has commenced, the vice grip of fear Covid-19 had on the city seems almost a thing of the past, at least for the people on East Ninth Street

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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. 

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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 […]