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A 3rd NYPD member dies of coronavirus after hundreds of officers test positive

A 3rd NYPD member dies of coronavirus after hundreds of officers test positive

New York City police lost its first detective to Covid-19, marking the third NYPD death to the disease that has afflicted the department. Detective Cedric Dickson, a 23-year veteran, worked in the 32nd Precinct in Harlem, NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea said. “May we never forget the sacrifice of those workers who put themselves in harm’s…MORE

They used to make MLB uniforms. Now they’re making medical masks and gowns

They used to make MLB uniforms. Now they’re making medical masks and gowns

Major League Baseball is teaming up with a sports apparel retailer to help with a national shortage of personal protective equipment for health care workers. MLB and Fanatics are shifting production from jerseys to masks and gowns for those on the front lines of the fight against coronavirus. The shortage is causing health care workers…MORE

Krispy Kreme is giving out a free dozen doughnuts to healthcare workers

Krispy Kreme is giving out a free dozen doughnuts to healthcare workers

Mondays may have just gotten a little sweeter, particularly for healthcare workers battling the ongoing coronavirus epidemic. Starting March 30, Krispy Kreme will be giving out a free dozen of their Original Glazed doughnuts every Monday to healthcare workers, the company announced in a news release. “Just go to a Krispy Kreme drive-thru, tell us…MORE

Beware stimulus check scams

Beware stimulus check scams

The federal government hasn’t issued a single stimulus check yet, but scammers are already trying to steal the money from Americans. These criminal efforts are prompting the Federal Bureau of Investigation, multiple state attorneys general and other agencies to warn Americans not to fall for phone calls, texts, emails or websites that ask for personal…MORE

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo moves state’s presidential primary

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo moves state’s presidential primary

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the state’s presidential primary election will be postponed from April 28 until June 23 amid coronavirus fears, making it the 13th presidential primary contest date change due to the virus. “I don’t think it’s wise to be bringing a lot of people to one location to vote,” Cuomo, a…MORE

Dua Lipa releases new album ‘Future Nostalgia’

Dua Lipa releases new album ‘Future Nostalgia’

Dua Lipa dropped a new album that might just blow your mind. “Future Nostalgia,” the English pop star’s second studio album, was released on Friday. “Thank you to all friends old and new, to love, happiness and keeping an open heart. Welcome to Future Nostalgia,” she tweeted Friday. The album features 11 tracks, including “Don’t…MORE

NRA sues California Gov. Gavin Newsom and other state officials over gun store closures

NRA sues California Gov. Gavin Newsom and other state officials over gun store closures

The National Rifle Association and other gun owner groups are suing California Gov. Gavin Newsom and other officials after gun stores were deemed non-essential businesses and ordered to close during a statewide stay-at-home order to curb coronavirus infections. The lawsuit seeks to have gun stores declared essential businesses. It was filed Friday by the NRA,…MORE

Coronavirus symptoms: A list and when to seek help

Coronavirus symptoms: A list and when to seek help

What are the telling signs that you may have the novel coronavirus which causes Covid-19? The main list of acute symptoms at this time is actually quite short and can appear anywhere from two to 14 days after exposure to the virus, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. “We’re emphasizing fever…MORE

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