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CNN
July 03, 2020 - 8:26 am
Home Depot has changed the way it sells rope after a customer reported finding nooses hanging in a North Carolina store — the latest in a series of similar incidents at its stores in recent years. Read more here.
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Johnny Lopez
July 02, 2020 - 7:44 pm
Legendary news broadcaster Hugh Downs, who had long stints hosting “Today” and “20/20” has died. He was 99. Downs’ family announced his death in a statement.
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Lizzy Buczak
July 02, 2020 - 7:44 pm
While most of the world is taking proper precautions to avoid contracting COVID-19, officials in Tuscaloosa, Alabama say some students are purposefully trying to infect each other by throwing “coronavirus parties.” Read more now.
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Lizzy Buczak
July 02, 2020 - 7:43 pm
A second round of stimulus payments amid the coronavirus pandemic has the support of President Trump as long as it’s “done properly.” See what Trump said about the possibility now.
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Johnny Lopez
July 02, 2020 - 3:46 pm
With enhanced unemployment benefits set to expire on July 31, Senate Democrats have unveiled a new plan to extend the payments for millions of Americans.
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Brett Brown
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Dave Uram
July 02, 2020 - 9:22 am
Head coach Brett Brown delivered positive reports about Sixers starters Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons on Wednesday in an hour-long Zoom chat with the media. He said most of the time on group calls with players has been dedicated to ongoing conversations about racial injustice. Read more here.
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
July 02, 2020 - 6:35 am
Ghislaine Maxwell, the British socialite who became a confidante of Jeffrey Epstein, has been arrested by the FBI in New Hampshire. Maxwell was taken into custody on charges related to the Epstein scandal and is expected to appear in federal court.
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Lizzy Buczak
July 01, 2020 - 4:41 pm
A Planet Fitness gym in West Virginia is urging more than 200 members quarantine after a member tested positive for coronavirus. Read the story for more and to find out when the member visited the gym!
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Tarrah Gibbons
July 01, 2020 - 4:41 pm
As the country sees spikes in coronavirus cases, the risk of contracting COVID-19 has increased in a bar setting, and Dr. Anthony Fauci agrees.
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In this June 30, 2020, photo, a man walks in front of the Declaration House in Philadelphia.
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AP News
July 01, 2020 - 1:52 pm
In the early summer of 1776, Thomas Jefferson worked away in the second floor parlor of a boardinghouse in downtown Philadelphia. Wielding language he would call "plain and firm," he set down the words that still inspire those seeking justice and liberation, "All men are created equal." Read more...
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