The Proposed Gym Reopening Plan

August 7, 2020

Jeff Sanders, who is the CEO of Athletic Apex Health Clubs, also spearheads the NYS fitness Alliance who submitted their proposal for reopening this past Thursday. Its a nine page plan that details things like masking, social distancing, and the sanitation protocols that would be utilized for members and employees. Gyms have been struggling financially […]

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23 Million People Nationwide At Risk of Being Evicted

August 6, 2020

This past week almost 1.2 million laid-off Americans applied for state unemployment benefits. After rising for two-weeks straight towards the end of July, last week new jobless claims had been down 249,000. Before the pandemic the amount of Americans trying to get unemployment checks had never been more than 700,00 per week. The Labor Department […]

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WNBA Players Message To Atlanta Dream Co-Owner Loeffler, Vote Warnock!

August 5, 2020

When WNBA Atlanta Dream co-owner Kelly Loeffler wrote a letter to WNBA commissioner Cathy Engelbert, not happy about the league’s decision to honor the Black Lives Matter movement. That’s when WNBA Players called for change, wanting Loeffler out as co-owner of the Dream. Loeffler is still a co-owner, but another title could change. This week WNBA […]

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Joy Reid, first Black female prime-time host on cable

August 4, 2020

Joy Reid’s new show “TheReidOut” got 2.6 millions total viewers. Clearly the public is excited about this show. It premiered July 20th on MSNBC, and can be found weekdays at 7pm. The evening news show focuses on political analysis, having interviews with journalists, politicians, and other people in the public eye. Reid includes conversation about […]

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TikTok trending–but not because of the usual reasons

August 1, 2020

The Chinese viral short-video sharing app, TikTok has become a nationally political point of contention. President Trump said on Friday that he wanted to ban the app in the United Sates. The national security review is going to make a recommendation to Trump about its safety with regards to Trump’s claims that the app is […]

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House Of Representatives Votes On Bill To Remove Confederate Statues From The Capitol

July 24, 2020

The House of Representatives voted yes on a bill that included the removal of confederate statues from the Capitol. One of the statues being removed is a bust of Chief Justice Roger B. Taney that resides in the Old Supreme Court Chamber. He was the reason the Dread Scott decision, which ruled that Black people […]

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Senate Might Extend Enhanced Unemployment While Deciding On New Relief Package

July 23, 2020

Republicans are working with White House officials to determine if a short-term extension of enhanced unemployment benefits is the right move. While the Democrats and Republicans are arguing over a new relief package, the millions of unemployed Americans that have been relying on the extra money from the government are biting their nails. The extra […]

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Extra $600/ Week In Unemployment Ends With July

July 25, 2020

Right now, there are millions of Americans on unemployment due to the pandemic. That extra $600 / week has been helping many people keep their homes and lifestyles while being forced to wait out the pandemic. The extra money even helped those who wouldn’t normally be eligible for benefits like independent contractors and small business […]

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While COVID-19 Numbers Soar, Georgia Governor Withdraws Mask Mandate

July 17, 2020

On Wednesday, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp overruled all local government mask requirements, even though the infection rate of Georgia is increasing at a very high rate. The governor’s executive order has extended the state of emergency status but instead of requiring masks, they are now “strongly encouraged.” Constituents and local officials are divided on the […]

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New Order From Governor Says Bars Can Only Serve Alcohol With Food

July 17, 2020

During a conference call to the media to address updates on the state of the coronavirus pandemic in New York, Governor Andrew Cuomo mentioned that there would be a new regulation concerning dining out. Bars are now only allowed to serve patrons alcohol if they ordered food at the same time and there would be […]

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