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Street vendors make cities livelier, safer and fairer – here's why they belong on the post-COVID-19 urban scene

Street vending at Eastern Market, Washington, D.C. John Rennie Short, CC BY-NDCities around the world are emerging from pandemic shutdowns and gradually allowing activities to resume. National leaders...

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5 COVID-19 myths politicians have repeated that just aren't true

The purveyors of these myths aren't doing the country any favors.Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty ImagesThe number of new COVID-19 cases in the U.S. has jumped to around 50,000 a day, and the virus has ki...

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Corporate activism is more than a marketing gimmick

A 'Black Lives Matter' billboard hangs above a Modell's in New York.Timothy A. Clary/AFP via Getty ImagesIn the past month, there’s been an outpouring of support for Black Lives Matter from Amer...

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Synthetic odors created by activating brain cells help neuroscientists understand how smell works

When you sniff a particular scent, your brain cells fire in a recognizable pattern.Maskot via Getty ImagesWhen you experience something with your senses, it evokes complex patterns of activity in your...

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Why are scientists trying to manufacture organs in space?

This Bioculture System will let biologists learn about how space impacts human health by studying cells grown in the microgravity environment of the International Space Station. NASA/Ames Research Ce...

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Brazil's Bolsonaro has COVID-19 – and so do thousands of Indigenous people who live days from the nearest hospital

Satere-mawe Indigenous men in face masks paddle the Ariau River, in hard-hit Manaus state, during the coronavirus pandemic, May 5, 2020. Ricardo Oliveira /AFP via Getty ImagesBrazilian President Jair ...

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MODEL/ACTOR THORN CASTILLO IS THE “NEW FACE” OF SCHICK STYLIST

In 2019, just as his multi-faceted career was taking off, Thorn Castillo heard Robert Downey Jr. offer a sage bit of advice during an interview on photographer/director Sam Jones’ acclaimed multi-...

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3 things 'ZeroZeroZero' gets right about the cocaine trade

'ZeroZeroZero' is a drama based on truth that shows a clear picture of the modern cocaine trade.AmazonThe Amazon Prime Video series “ZeroZeroZero” shows U.S. viewers an accurate picture of...

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It takes a long time to vote

Voters in Lexington, Kentucky, waited more than 90 minutes to vote on June 23.AP Photo/Timothy D. EasleyThe Conversation, CC BY-ND“No citizen should have to wait more than 30 minutes to vote,&rd...

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COVID-19: As offices reopen, here's what to expect if you're worried about getting sick on the job

A brave new world. Luis Alvarez/Getty ImagesIf you’re among the tens of millions of people returning to work or preparing to do so after months sheltering in place, you may be worried it will pu...

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Entertainment News

TED CLINE ... Country Music Done Right

Country Music Done Right When Ted Cline uses the phrase “Country Music Done Right” to describe his engaging vibe, the Kansas City area-based singer/songwriter isn’t simply being crafty or clev...

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LAMONT DOZIER, JR. “Why Can’t We Be Lovers”/”I’m Gonna Take My Time”

When it comes to enduring musical legacies, it’s always inspiring when the melodic, grooving evergreen apples drop so close to the tree. The son and namesake of legendary singer, songwriter and re...

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DAWGGONEDAVIS ft. Chago G Williams (Rap Master, Producer)

“Darkest Hour” Just a little over two years since Rebecca “DawgGoneDavis” first took the world (and the World & Euro Indie charts) by storm with her quirky and infectious debut single “Mi...

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Stephen Wrench “Burning Bridges”

When the true colors of people you thought were nice and kind become the latest casualties of your Facebook friends list, the gloves just have to come off. As Stephen Wrench so powerfully and bl...

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Indulgent Fool Gasoline Tequila

Indulgent Fool,” the latest release from Gasoline Tequila, uses the emotive language of guitar to tell a story about sensuality and courtship. Any given night, in any given room, can define an arti...

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Chelsey Green and The Green Project release fresh new EP, ReEnvisioned

Chelsey Green and The Green Project. Their fresh new EP, ReEnvisioned, is a dynamic and empowering collection that in only four tracks showcases their passions for contemporary and traditional jazz...

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Fresh Prince of Bel Air's original "Aunt Viv" Janet Hubert announces new animation project

‘JG and the BC Kids’ Starts Preproduction with Toonz Media Group, Elijah Rock Productions and Ericka Nicole Malone Entertainment to Inspire Children to Embrace Themselves and Others  ...

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ANGELA PREDHOMME - It’s just So Good To Be Free

There’s something powerful and inspiring about an independent artist who pursues her passion and finds widespread success on her own terms, rather than following the generally accepted mainstream ...

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In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Pure Mission Entertainment’s Willie J releases “In The Morning”

“In the Morning” To borrow from a well-known spiritual cliché, sometimes the musical muse works in mysterious ways. When Willie J joined forces in 2019 with Atlanta producer Cool Kid Diddy and...

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Metropolitan Business News

MODEL/ACTOR THORN CASTILLO IS THE “NEW FACE” OF SCHICK STYLIST

In 2019, just as his multi-faceted career was taking off, Thorn Castillo heard Robert Downey Jr. offer a sage bit of advice during an interview on photographer/director Sam Jones’ acclaimed multi-...

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New Research Highlights Opportunities for Sports Betting

Revenue Stream for Sports’ Post-COVID-19 Recovery Strategies New Rochelle, NY, June 1, 2020— Twenty-four states have now legalized sports betting, with more states considering legalization la...

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How to make overseas transfers easier?

Mainstream banks can charge as much as $20 just to process a basic international money transfer. Fortunately, today people are not doomed to handling personal finances only through mainstream gl...

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The flourishing international market of fragrance and perfume

There is something special and unique about the art of fragrance. This is a big world and there are quite literally a lot of smells around at any given time. In fact, as one of the five human senses i...

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Impact of good marketing on sales

Sales and marketing are brothers as they go hand and in hand. The job of both of these departments is to generate revenue so that an organization can make money. A company that does not generate rev...

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7 effective tips for increasing sales in retail

It seems that retailers have drawn a difficult lot in the 21st century: competition from online retail is growing steadily. After all, Internet retailers can sell your products at significantly lowe...

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Holidays

5 COOL GADGETS TO CARRY FOR A SAFE TRIP

Are you planning to go on a trip? Possibly, you do not know what things are most necessary on a trip. In this article, we will guide you through some important tips. These tips help you to...

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New Baggage Regulations to Help Aussie Parents Travel with Infants

Travelling around the globe has never been easy, especially when infants tag along for the trip. One of the main issues that parents often have to deal with is the need to bring extra item...

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Maya Beach Opens to Tourists

Despite recent reports that Southern Thailand's famous Maya Beach will close for three months this year, in fact no decision to this effect has been made by Thai authorities. Phi Phi Nati...

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