Coronavirus

Krispy Kreme Grad Giveaway Shut Down By Cops After Traffic Back-Up Flares Tempers, Causes Crash

A Krispy Kreme in Allen Park, Mich. wanted to give away a free dozen donuts to graduating seniors on Tuesday. But, the line stretched for over a mile down Southfield Road and past I-75, frustrating drivers and causing at least one crash.
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New CDC Guidance: COVID-19 Virus 'Does Not Spread Easily' From Touching Surfaces

The CDC now says the threat of spreading the coronavirus through contact with surfaces and objects is not nearly as great as through person-to-person contact, though it is still possible.
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Safety Tips for Taking a Road Trip This Memorial Day Weekend

If you’re planning on taking a road trip amid the coronavirus pandemic, here are some helpful safety tips from experts to make sure that your local vacation goes smoothly. Find out more here!
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Authorities Warn of Coronavirus Tracing Text Message Scams

Contact tracing identifies those who come in contact with a COVID-19 positive person. Scammers are pretending to be ‘contact tracers’ to get personal information out of people. Read more about the new scam authorities are warning about.
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Financial Planner: Borrowing From 401K Better Than Maxing Credit Cards

Ed Gjertsen, Certified Financial Planner Mack Investment Securities in Chicago, told the WBBM Noon Business Hour that the first coronavirus relief bill allows people to borrow against their 401K without penalty for amounts up to $100,000.
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TSA Announces New Security Screening Procedures to Contain Virus Spread

The Transportation Security Administration released on Thursday morning a handful of new procedural changes for air travelers in light of the coronavirus pandemic and as domestic air travel experiences an uptick.
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Can You Get a Refund on Airfare for Refusing to Take a Crowded Flight?

Many are wondering if they’ll feel safe flying knowing they could be in close proximity to someone who is potentially infected with coronavirus. See if you can get a refund.
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How Hotels Are Changing to Keep Guests Safe Amid the Coronavirus Pandemic

In response to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, hotels and resorts are implementing new safety protocols in order to keep customers and staff healthy.
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School District Planning ‘Mini’ Personalized Graduation Ceremonies For Seniors

The principal at one school district didn’t want his students to miss out on graduation so he planned to wear his cap and gown and drive to each house to give each student who signed up their diploma in person. Read more now.
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Hospitalized Broadway Actor Nick Cordero's Condition 'Going Downhill,' Wife Says

Hospitalized Broadway actor Nick Cordero’s condition is “going downhill,” his wife Amanda Kloots shared in an Instagram Story Wednesday. Cordero, 41, contracted coronavirus in March.
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