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Closing the UK’s parks and public spaces really could be a tipping point | Barney Ronay | Sport

You can take our pubs and our shopping centres. You can wall us up behind the front door with Netflix and newsagent wine. But don’t take away our glimpse of the sky, that proscribed 30 minutes of brain-soothing, body-stretching exercise. Judging by the experiences of Spain, Italy and France, this …

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Coronavirus Causes AT&T To Start Closing Some Of Its Retail Stores

Coronavirus Causes AT&T To Start Closing Some Of Its Retail Stores

AT&T announced today that it is going to be closing some of its company-owned retail stores, in light of the Coronavirus. In a letter from AT&T Communications CEO, Jeff McElfresh today, he announced that AT&T is currently closing around 40% of its company-owned retail stores. Those retailers that are not …

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Sprint Closing Down 71% Of Retail Stores Due To Coronavirus

Sprint Closing Down 71% Of Retail Stores Due To Coronavirus

Sprint is closing down a majority of its retail stores in light of the coronavirus pandemic. Sprint closing down 71% of retail stores due to coronavirus The fourth-largest carrier (and new T-Mobile acquisition) announced today on its blog that it is closing down 71% of “all but its most highly …

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Is Closing the Schools a Good Idea?

Is Closing the Schools a Good Idea?

Even as we take significant steps to distance ourselves from one another to “flatten the curve” of the coronavirus pandemic, one of the hardest decisions has been whether to close schools. There are strong arguments on both sides. The case for shutting down schools The biggest concern of many experts …

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Verizon Closing Stores In Response To COVID-19 Pandemic

Verizon Will Waive Late Fees & Keep Customers Connected During Coronavirus Pandemic

Verizon is looking to do its part in response to the COVID-19 pandemic by closing at least some of its stores around the country. The company’s latest strategy, with reports stemming from an official announcement, centers around global calls for social distancing. That means it’s going to be closing down …

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US carriers will forgive late payments and keep customers connected during coronavirus fallout (Update: Verizon stores closing)

US carriers will forgive late payments and keep customers connected during coronavirus fallout (Update: Verizon stores closing)

Cellular carriers have earned many negative impressions over the years for poor billing practices, unfair contracts, and some dubious attempts to insert themselves where they might not belong; but there’s no denying that they have a good track record for giving a little back in times of crisis. In light …

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NBA, MLB, NHL, MLS closing locker rooms amid virus scare

NBA, MLB, NHL, MLS closing locker rooms amid virus scare

MIAMI (AP) — The NBA, NHL, Major League Baseball and Major League Soccer are closing access to locker rooms and clubhouses to all nonessential personnel, including media, in response to the coronavirus crisis, the leagues announced in a joint statement Monday night. They said they made the decision “after consultation …

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Hillsboro middle school student among new coronavirus cases, but Oregon health officials warn against closing schools

Hillsboro middle school student among new coronavirus cases, but Oregon health officials warn against closing schools

A Hillsboro middle school student tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Saturday, but state public health officials said Sunday that closing schools, colleges and universities across Oregon should be the last resort. The student attends South Meadows Middle School and is now at home in self-isolation, said Mike Scott, …

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Australian Associated Press closing after 85 years

Australian Associated Press closing after 85 years

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — National news agency Australian Associated Press said Tuesday it was closing after 85 years, blaming a decline in subscribers and free distribution of news content on digital platforms. “The saddest day: AAP closes after 85 years of excellence in journalism. The AAP family will be sorely …

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Harvey Weinstein Trial: Prosecutors Deliver Closing Arguments

Harvey Weinstein Trial: Prosecutors Deliver Closing Arguments

In closing arguments Friday, prosecutor Joan Illuzzi-Orbon said the Harvey Weinstein rape case is not only about “power, manipulation, and abuse” but also a ”wanton lack of human empathy” where people who aren’t rich or powerful enough don’t matter. Weinstein was the “master of his universe,” Illuzzi-Orbon told jurors, one …

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