Coronavirus

Over 40 Church Members Test Positive for COVID: 'We Knew What We Were Getting Into'

After a week-long revival at a baptist church in the small town of Strawberry, Alabama, more than 40 churchgoers have tested positive for coronavirus with many displaying common signs of the virus. Read more now.
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Face Masks Protect Wearer More Than Previously Thought: Study

While health officials have been urging us to wear masks to protect those around us, research out of the University of California, San Francisco suggests masks insulate the wearer from the coronavirus more than previously thought.
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Startup Creates PPE Face Shields for Hospitals Out of Recycled Plastic Bottles

A startup that used to make building materials out of recycled plastic has shifted gears, and is now making PPE face shields for local hospitals in Uganda. Learn more about their process here!
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Man Used PPP Small Business Loans to Buy Lamborghini: DOJ

A Miami man has been accused by the DOJ of spending part of his Paycheck Protection Program loan on a Lamborghini and having $3.4 million in his bank accounts.
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Officials Warn of Spike in Puppy Scams During Pandemic

Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel and the Humane Society of the United States are urging the public to be wary of puppy scams as many people seek to purchase or adopt dogs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Officers Spend 5 Hours Breaking Up Party of 700 People

Some New Jersey residents continue to break COVID-19 guidelines, Gov. Phil Murphy said. He announced police were forced to break up a party of 700 people.
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Doctors Create Color-Coded Chart Ranked by Coronavirus Risk Level

A group of doctors has come up with a handy color-coded chart showing the coronavirus risk levels for everything from eating outdoors to attending a church service.
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Frontline Nurse, Fiancé in Remission From Hodgkin's to Wed After Months-Long Separation

A frontline nurse and her fiancé will reunite at their wedding after spending months apart due to the pandemic — and 1010 WINS listeners are “invited” to the ceremony.
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Over 1,200 Worshippers Gather at Beach Without Masks, Social Distancing

Over 1,200 worshippers gathered Sunday at Cardiff State Beach, largely ignoring California’s mask, and social distancing mandates to pray and protest the state’s church closures.
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New Stimulus Bill Proposal Includes Second $1,200 Check, Cuts Unemployment Benefits to $200

As the country continues to grapple with the effects of coronavirus, many Americans are eagerly wondering what will be included in a second stimulus relief bill. Here’s a look at the new proposal put forth by Senate Republicans on Monday.
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