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South Windsor woman receives over 100 birthday cards on 100th

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SOUTH WINDSOR, CT (WFSB) - Making the best of a less than perfect situation.The family of Manchester resident Beth Healy came up with a 100th birthday celebration that will never be forgotten by those in attendance.What a celebration it was.Beth Healy turned 100 years young with plenty of family and friends showing singing, dancing, and…

Adidas and Allbirds are teaming up to create a shoe

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The sportswear company and sustainability-focused Silicon Valley-based shoemaker are joining forces to create a high performance sneaker with the lowest possible carbon emissions. It's an unusual partnership of two competitors in the fast-growing eco-friendly footwear space, with the aim of setting a new industry standard for sustainable sneakers."Today, the process of creating a carbon neutral…

This incredibly popular store is one of the hardest to

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It may not be that hard a task.There are already early signs that many shoppers are eager to return to reopened TJ Maxx stores, despite lingering fears of the coronavirus. At the 1,100 stores open for at least a week in states that have reopened around the world, sales have risen above last year's levels,…

Biden calls Trump ‘absolute fool’ for not wearing face mask

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Tuesday called his Republican rival Donald Trump an “absolute fool” for not wearing a mask at a series of recent public events, saying his lack of leadership on the issue is “costing peoples’ lives.”The decision whether to wear a face mask in public has emerged as…

Big chains filed for bankruptcy every week in May

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Retailers had already been struggling, and now they're bearing the brunt of coronavirus' impact. But a large gym brand and a major car rental company have also filed for bankruptcy recently.A bankruptcy filing doesn't necessarily mean a company will go out of business. Many use bankruptcy to shed debt and other liabilities while closing unprofitable…

What a West Virginia man says was a small, joking

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Washington, DC (CNN)A case of alleged election fraud that a West Virginia mail carrier says was a joking attempt to alter ballot requests shows just how closely local and federal officials are watching.According to a complaint written by an investigator working for the West Virginia Secretary of State's Office, Thomas Cooper, 47, of Dry Fork,…

Where U.S. coronavirus cases are on the rise

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(Reuters) - Twenty U.S. states reported an increase in new cases of COVID-19 for the week ended May 24, up from 13 states in the prior week, as the death toll from the novel coronavirus approaches 100,000, according to a Reuters analysis. FILE PHOTO: A medical staff member treats a patient suffering from the coronavirus…

Andrew Cuomo is no hero

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Photograph: Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty ImagesAndrew Cuomo may be the most popular politician in the country. His approval ratings have hit all-time highs thanks to his Covid-19 response. Some Democrats have discussed him as a possible replacement for Joe Biden, due to Biden’s perceived weakness as a nominee. And there have even been some unfortunate…

Hong Kong police use tear gas against thousands protesting Beijings

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Trump threatens to withhold aid to 2 states over expanded

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President Trump on Wednesday threatened to halt federal funding to Michigan and Nevada over the distribution of absentee ballots in those states amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak that has left more than 90,000 Americans dead.“Breaking: Michigan sends absentee ballots to 7.7 million people ahead of Primaries and the General Election,” Trump tweeted. “This was done…