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Thursday April 2nd, 2020 9:52AM
The Latest: Tokyo reports single-day surge in infections
Tokyo has reported 97 new cases of the new coronavirus in another record single-day increase
9:34AM ( 3 minutes ago )
Economic fallout mounts, along with competition for masks
The economic damage from the coronavirus crisis piled up as a record 6.6 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits, and the competition for masks and other protective gear intensified amid growing evidence that people who are infected but have no symptoms can spread the virus
9:25AM ( 12 minutes ago )
Can you fix ventilators? A fuel cell engineer figures it out
The COVID-19 outbreak has prompted companies large and small to rethink how they do business
9:25AM ( 13 minutes ago )
Billions in virus aid aim to shelter, test the homeless
The Trump administration says it's distributing about $3 billion in the first round of coronavirus aid to help the homeless find emergency shelter and communities expand testing and treatment
9:22AM ( 16 minutes ago )
Survey: Athletic directors bracing for financial crisis
Athletic directors across the U.S. are bracing for a potential financial crisis related to the coronavirus pandemic
9:17AM ( 20 minutes ago )
With US border work on track, rural towns fear an outbreak
Major construction projects are moving forward along both U.S. borders and raising fears that the influx of workers could spread the coronavirus
9:13AM ( 24 minutes ago )
AAA: Georgia gas prices drop to $1.85 a gallon
As the coronavirus pandemic continues, demand for gasoline drops, since travel is limited - and that is translating to lower gas prices.
5:06AM ( 3 days ago )
Hall Co.: Deadline approaching for certain property-, tax-related obligations
With all the attention give the coronavirus, this may have slipped up on you: the April 1 deadline for Hall County property owners to file for Homestead Exemption and a number of other property- and tax-related matters.
3:00PM ( 3 days ago )
North Ga. Tech scraps spring break, postpones graduation
Spring break has been scrapped at North Georgia Technical College and graduation has been postponed as the school continues to grapple with fallout from the pandemic.
10:00AM ( 3 days ago )
Submitted News Archive
Submitted News
The Latest: Fauci unsure why some get sicker than others
Dr. Anthony Fauci  says medical experts don't know why some seemingly healthy people infected by the new coronavirus develop only mild or no symptoms but others become very sick
8:46AM ( 52 minutes ago )
Q&A: How to get aid for a small business hit by virus crisis
Millions of small business owners will be turning to the government, seeking help for the economic devastation caused by the coronavirus outbreak
8:41AM ( 57 minutes ago )
Global stocks edge up ahead of US jobless claims report
Major global stock markets and U.S. futures are higher following a rocky start to the day after a White House warning about possible American deaths from the coronavirus sent Wall Street tumbling
8:14AM ( 1 hour ago )
AP Business - Economy Archive
The Economy
Japan's SoftBank ends WeWork tender, remains behind bailout
Japanese technology company SoftBank Group Corp. has called off its offering of up to $3 billion worth of shares in office-space rental venture WeWork, citing factors related to the coronavirus crisis and other reasons
3:38AM ( 6 hours ago )
The Latest: Ellis Marsalis Jr. dies from pneumonia
One of the sons of jazz pianist Ellis Marsalis Jr. says the patriarch of the New Orleans clan that includes famed musician sons Wynton and Branford, has died after battling pneumonia brought on by COVID-19
12:01AM ( 9 hours ago )
The Latest: Tunisia proposes UN resolution for cease-fire
Tunisia has proposed a U_N_ Security Council resolution that would call the coronavirus pandemic “a threat to humanity and to international peace and security” and call for an immediate global humanitarian cease-fire to respond to “the unprecedented threat posed by COVID-19.”
11:43PM ( 9 hours ago )
AP Business - Corporate News Archive
Corporate News
Ethanol plants seek rule changes to resupply hand sanitizer
Hospitals and nursing homes are desperately searching for hand sanitizer amid the coronavirus outbreak and the ethanol industry is ready to step in to provide the alcohol, a key ingredient
7:40PM ( 6 days ago )
What's in store: Groceries installing barriers amid outbreak
Grocery stores across the U.S. are installing protective plastic shields at checkouts to help keep cashiers and shoppers from infecting one another with the coronavirus
4:04PM ( 6 days ago )
With billions at stake, banks try to save stunned borrowers
Facing near certainty of millions of Americans defaulting on hundreds of billions of loans all at once because of the coronavirus outbreak, banks are scrambling to put into place loan forgiveness and relief programs to prevent their customers from panicking and to protect their own finances
2:44PM ( 1 week ago )
AP Business - Consumer News Archive
Consumer News
No checkout needed: Amazon opens cashier-less grocery store
Amazon wants to kill the supermarket checkout line
6:39PM ( 1 month ago )
The other fake meat: Impossible Foods unveils pork, sausage
Impossible Foods has something new on its plate
7:21AM ( 2 months ago )
Food poisoning linked to hard-boiled eggs in food service
Health officials investigating a food poisoning outbreak say pregnant women, people over the age of 65 and people with weakened immune systems should avoid store-bought hard-boiled eggs
4:36PM ( 3 months ago )
AP Business - Poultry & Egg Archive
Poultry & Egg Industry
The Latest: Spain tightening restrictions in virus fight
Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has announced his government will order a two-week ban on commuting to all non-essential businesses starting on Monday
2:19PM ( 4 days ago )