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WWJ News
April 03, 2020 - 12:43 pm
Michiganders who have lost their jobs amid the virus crisis — and there are plenty of them — won't be able to apply for unemployment for just a bit.
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Pat Marmo, owner of Daniel J. Schaefer Funeral Home, walks through a viewing room set up to respect social distancing, Thursday, April 2, 2020, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. He and other funeral directors are seeing a surge of clients because of the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
Associated Press
April 02, 2020 - 11:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The coronavirus outbreak has thrown 10 million Americans out of work in just two weeks in the swiftest, most stunning collapse the U.S. job market has ever witnessed, and the public health crisis deepened in New York City, where a funeral home in a hard-hit neighborhood had 185...
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In this photo taken from video provided by the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE Security Director Gregory Crane rings the opening bell at the NYSE on Wednesday, April 1, 2020. U.S stocks joined a worldwide downdraft Wednesday as more signs piled up of the economic and physical pain being caused by the coronavirus outbreak. (New York Stock Exchange via AP)
Associated Press
April 01, 2020 - 4:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Wall Street and markets around the world fell sharply Wednesday as the economic and physical toll caused by the coronavirus outbreak mounts — and as experts say they still can’t predict when it will end. The S&P 500 lost 4.4% after the White House said anywhere from 100,000 to...
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Kelli Wiese
April 01, 2020 - 9:45 am
Costco’s website indicates that beginning this Friday it will allow no more than two people to enter the warehouse with each membership card. It’s a temporary change.
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Jacquie Cadorette
March 31, 2020 - 11:45 pm
Walmart is putting further measures into place to protect their employees and customers from contracting coronavirus. On Tuesday, the chain announced a slew of new precautions. See the details.
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A woman wearing a face mask walks past a bank's electronic board showing the Hong Kong share index at Hong Kong Stock Exchange Wednesday, April 1, 2020. Asian shares were mixed Wednesday, on continuing worries about the economic fallout from the pandemic as reports of coronavirus cases keep surging in various regions. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)
Associated Press
March 31, 2020 - 10:57 pm
TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mixed on Wednesday, on continuing worries about the economic fallout from the pandemic as reports of coronavirus cases keep surging in various regions. Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 dropped 1.7% in morning trading to 18,588.90. Adding to the damage was the Bank of...
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Associated Press
March 31, 2020 - 5:41 pm
One way Americans are coping with the new coronavirus? Booze.
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Mike Duggan Coronavirus News Conference
Photo: City of Detroit Government Facebook page
WWJ News
March 31, 2020 - 5:17 pm
The grants will range from $2,500 to $10,000, in a move that Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan was made to help businesses stay afloat when the pandemic is over.
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FILE - This April 20, 2011 file photo shows Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront in Portland, Ore. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)
Associated Press
March 31, 2020 - 2:08 pm
“Marriott also remains committed to further strengthening its protections to detect and remediate incidents such as this in the future,” the company said in a statement.
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WWJ News
March 31, 2020 - 12:44 pm
“While many Michiganders are being displaced from work, thousands of employers have immediate job openings," said Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity Director Jeff Donofrio.
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