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Restaurant Chains That Are Closing Locations In 2020

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The coronavirus pandemic has affected many businesses causing them to file for bankruptcy or simply close their restaurants permanently. Since March, businesses have closed their doors and conducting business solely online. Many restaurants were able to stay open due to take-out or delivery options, but some businesses weren’t able to …

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First Black Tennessee Mayor Lonnie Norman Dies From Coronavirus

Today city officials announced that Mayor Lonnie Norman of Manchester, Tenn. has died from the coronavirus. In a Facebook post they wrote, “With a deep sense of sadness and loss, we announce the passing of Mayor Lonnie Norman after being hospitalized for COVID-19 on October 1, 2020.” They added, “Mayor …

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Woman Loses Hearing In One Ear After COVID-19 Infection

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A mother-of-two has lost all hearing in her right ear after suffering only mild symptoms from COVID-19. Meredith Harrell, 42, noticed in July that one of her ears began ringing and that she couldn’t hear anything out of that ear. A week later, she tested positive for COVID-19. Her doctor …

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Georgia Teen Charged In Fatal Stabbing Of 9-Year-Old

Georgia Mother Finds 9-Year-Old Daughter Stabbed To Death

A mother works to provide for her kids, and every day that is exactly what Tegina Brown left home to do. But, this past Tuesday was different and will be one she will never forget. When Brown returned home Tuesday, she found her daughter stabbed to death. Alazia “Ally” Johnson, …

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Black Boston Man Harassed by ICE During His Run

In Massachusetts, elected officials are demanding an investigation after U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents stopped a Black man while on a run Tuesday in Boston. Twenty-nine-year-old Bena Apreala told WBUR that he was running a few miles from home when two unknown SUVs with tinted windows approached him. One …

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‘RHONY’ Adds Eboni K. Williams As Their First Black Cast Member

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The Real Housewives of New York City is finally getting their first Black cast member, attorney and television host, Eboni K. Williams. “NYC is filled with successful and dynamic Black women. I’m excited to join this legendary franchise as the first Black housewife,” Williams said in a statement. “Can’t wait …

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