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Rapper Future is donating face masks to hospital workers and patients to combat the shortage

Cue the flutes. Future, the rapper behind the hit "Mask Off," is partnering with Atlanta Sewing Style to provide face masks to hospital workers and patients in a campaign appropriately called "Mask On."
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Born into a pandemic: A new father missed the birth of his twins; now he and his wife can’t visit them

Coronavirus is forcing hospitals to make hard choices in keeping visitors out. A dad in Atlanta missed his twins' birth and their first days of life
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America's civil rights leader Joseph Lowery dies, aged 98

Lowery was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's highest civilian honor, by President Barack Obama in 2009, a few months after he had given the benediction at Obama's inauguration. Lowery was a former president of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, an Atlanta-based civil rights organization formed in 1957 by Martin Luther King Jr. and other leaders as bus boycotts across the South signaled a new era in the movement for racial equality.
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Chad P – “King Peezy” (Album Review)

Atlanta is a hotbed for Hip Hop, home to some of the most prolific artists of in the last two decades. Chad P comes through with his newest album, “King Peezy,” and with it, an attempt to carry on that Dirty South legacy. If you are a fan of smooth flows and heavy 808 kicks, “King Peezy” might be right up your alley. One of the hardest things for a rising artist to master is meshing their flow to the beat. Chad seems to have zero struggle with this concept at all. Every song on the album is ...
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Rapper Scarface on Living With Coronavirus: ‘I’m Scared to Death’

Rapper Scarface gave an emotional account of his time in isolation since testing positive for the coronavirus. Scarface, whose real name is Brad Jordan, was interviewed by Atlanta rapper Ludacris on Instagram Live on March 27. Some three thousand people tuned in for the 20-minute chat. “I’m scared to death,” said Scarface, who on Thursday […]
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The Ducks’ Ones That Got Away: Part 1

Now that we’re all confined to our homes with little to do, our thoughts tend to wander. Without the Anaheim Ducks to watch, some of you may have found yourselves thinking about the one that got away. Just like you with your ex, the Ducks have had their fair share of beauties get away. Here’s a list of the ones they probably want back the most. From Karlsson to Kunitz: Rules for the Ones That Got Away Though there are many players the Ducks probably wish they could have had a “redo” with...
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6 tips for throwing a virtual happy hour

These may not be the happiest of times for those looking to get together with friends for drinks since bars are closed and everyone should be staying at home during the novel coronavirus pandemic, but thanks to technology people can still hang out and have a virtual happy hour. “It’s incredibly important (to stay connected). Since we can’t interact in person as much anymore this is a way to connect, either relax, have a good time or provide important social support to each other,” said Elizabeth...
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Coronavirus: Why is there still no toilet paper in stores?

Toilet paper, hand sanitizer and other hygiene essentials began flying off store shelves weeks ago amid mounting worries over the deadly coronavirus pandemic. Not to worry, retailers and suppliers said, we’re churning out product and cranking up inventory to meet demand. So where is it? A week into an unprecedented statewide stay-home order aimed at keeping hospitals from being overwhelmed with patients, consumers throughout California and beyond are still finding empty store shelves when they l...
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Federal inmates and staff all around the nation now testing positive for coronavirus

In , I noted a press piece which reported that Attorney General William Barr had said that a "total of six inmates and four prison staffers have tested positive for COVID-19."  Because my post was done after 3pm yesterday, I was able to then report that, as of March 26, the BOP was reporting 10 federal inmates and 8 federal prison staffers had tested positive for COVID-19.  It is now after 3pm on March 27, and the BOP's COVID-19 Update page is now reporting that 14 federal inmates and 12 federa...
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Georgia Covid-19 cases rise as Atlanta mayor warns hospitals are at capacity

Keishia Lance Bottoms has mandated a city-wide shutdown for Atlanta as she predicts a collapse in its healthcare systemCoronavirus – live US updatesLive global updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe coronavirus crisis in Georgia is spiraling as the mayor of Atlanta has warned that intensive care unit (ICU) beds in the city have reached capacity even though the level of the virus in the state is likely still far from its peak.With more than 1,200 cases across the southern state, according to ...
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3-Week-Old Baby in New York is Youngest Person in U.S. to Test Positive for Coronavirus

A three-week-old baby in Long Island, New York has reportedly tested positive for coronavirus, making the infant the youngest person in the United States to contract the disease. Fox News reported that the newborn was treated at NYU Winthrop Hospital in Mineola for several days, but is now home recuperating. The report comes amid fears from health experts that younger people are more susceptible to COVID-19 than they originally thought. As the coronavirus continues to plague the country, health ...
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Desperate Hospitals May Put Two Patients on One Ventilator. That’s Risky.

This post first appeared at ProPublica. ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. Gunshot victims with massive blood loss and failing lungs packed the emergency room of Sunrise Hospital in Las Vegas late on the night of Oct. 1, 2017. A man had opened fire on a music festival from the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel, spraying more than a thousand rounds of ammunition into the crowd, wo...
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‘Bold Type’ creator Sarah Watson reveals how Parkland students inspired her new YA novel about a female president

When Sarah Watson first thought about writing her debut novel “Most Likely,” she considered setting it in the 1990s and showing one of the characters going on to become the President of the United States in the present day. That all changed after the Parkland shooting. “I watched these students rise up in unbelievable ways and use their voices in unbelievable ways,” the Santa Monica-based author says by phone from Atlanta where she’s currently working on a television pilot for Fox. “I started th...
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Gmail, YouTube and other Google services resume after going down for thousands of users (GOOGL)

Google's services went down across the world, with the East Coast in the US most affected. The problem affected all of Google's services, including Drive, Gmail and YouTube. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Google's services, including Gmail and YouTube, went down for thousands of users on Thursday, with the company experiencing outages around the world. Users began reporting problems with Google services including Gmail, Google Docs, and YouTube at around 11 a.m. EST. Ser...
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Smaller Communities Brace For Onslaught Of Coronavirus Patients

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — It started with an infected person from out of town who attended a funeral. Now the largest hospital in Georgia’s mostly rural, southwest corner is rapidly running out of space amid the highest rate of coronavirus infection in the entire state. At Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany, Georgia, intensive care beds are filled with COVID-19 patients, employees are hand-sewing masks to help stretch dwindling supplies and every day is a struggle. The rampant infections in...
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What Is Your MLB Team’s Best Opening Day Moment?

(CBS Local)- In an ideal world, today would have been Opening Day for all 30 MLB teams, ringing in a new year of baseball and the start of spring for fans everywhere. Instead, the spread of the coronavirus has postponed the Major League Baseball season until mid-May at the earliest. For those fans that are staying at home dreaming of being out at the ballpark today, MLB has put together a list of each team’s top moment from Opening Day’s past. Over at, the team has compiled moments for a...
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Other sports no. 3: Don King and the 45 minute answer

It was the week before the Mike Tyson versus Evander Holyfield rematch at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.I'd been at the first fight when Holyfield had pulled off a major upset by stopping Tyson in the eleventh round, even though beforehand there was a concern that Evander might actually die in the ring. He had been diagnosed with a heart condition that he now claimed had been cured by a faith healer.As a piece of sporting theatre it was the most exciting thing I'd seen. Afterwards both fighters cam...
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Kentucky Resident Who Attended “Coronavirus Party” Defying Social Distancing Orders Now Has Coronavirus

A group of young adults in Kentucky hosted a “coronavirus party” to defy orders from state and federal officials to socially distance, and now one of them has tested positive for coronavirus, Governor Andy Beshear said Tuesday (Mar. 24). Andy Beshear said the partygoers intentionally gathered “thinking they were invincible” and purposely defying guidance from state and federal officials to practice social distancing. “This is one that makes me mad,” the governor said. “We have to be much better ...
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Georgia Hospital Worker Found Dead of Coronavirus in Home With Her Young Child by Her Body

A mammogram technician and mother of a young child was found dead from coronavirus in her Georgia home, state officials said. Coweta County Coroner Richard Hawk says police discovered the 42-year-old woman’s body Thursday (Mar. 19) in the living room of her home in Newnan, about 40 miles southwest of Atlanta, after a family member called the Sheriff’s Office requesting a welfare check. Hawk said Diedre Wilkes had been dead for at least 12-16 hours before police found her body. Wilkes’ young chil...
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Atlanta Opera Wardrobe Artists Make Medical Masks In Costume Shop

The Atlanta Opera has committed to crafting medical masks for use in area hospitals affected by shortages in personal protective equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic. [Author: BWW News Desk]
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Q&A With Rising Atlanta Based Hip Hop Artist Chad P

For all the readers who don’t know, is Chad P your real name or your artist name? ChadP is my real name. Short for Chad Pierce. Real name Stage Name = Same Thing! I had a stage name (Track Star) when I first started music but ChadP just stuck to people. Many now call me King Peezy due to the album however, my stage name is ChadP. How long have you been making music? Any specific influences? I started engineering in 2007. Mainly, watching others mix and master music. I didn’t write and record my...
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‘Stranger Things’ Season 4 Was Originally Set to Premiere in 2021, According to David Harbour

The two-year gap between Stranger Things seasons 2 and 3 was already tortuous enough, but fans of the Netflix sci-fi series may have to wait even longer for Stranger Things 4 as the coronavirus pandemic continues to spread. Production for the fourth season of Stranger Things had begun in Atlanta earlier this year but was suspended earlier this month in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. But if things had gone according to plan, the series might have premiered as early as next year, ...
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Should fear of a recession keep you from buying a home?

By Kelly Anne Smith and R.H. Bierck, Last month, some economists were predicting a likely recession by 2021. But now that the coronavirus is crimping consumer spending, closing businesses, halting wages and sending workers home, some economists say the economy has got to be in recession now. Recessions are usually identified by viewing data that isn’t fully compiled, so by definition, this is a look back. Based on the economic effects of the covid-19 virus that are mounting daily, m...
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LA County pulls back on linking Lancaster teen’s death to coronavirus

Public health officials have walked back further their initial determination, issued a day earlier, that the death of a 17-year-old Lancaster boy was linked to the novel coronavirus. Los Angeles County Public Health Director Barbara Ferrer said on Wednesday, March 25, the department was no longer including the death of the young person in Lancaster as associated with COVID-19 and the case was still under investigation by the CDC. “There were extenuating circumstances that pointed to an alternati...
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NEON Acquires Worldwide Rights to Amy Seimetz’s She Dies Tomorrow

NEON Acquires Worldwide Rights to Amy Seimetz’s She Dies Tomorrow NEON has acquired worldwide rights to Amy Seimetz’s apocalyptic existential thriller She Dies Tomorrow, an official selection of the 2020 SXSW Film Festival. Inadvertently prescient and blazingly original, the film was one of the most buzzed-about titles coming out of this year’s festival-that-never-was. RELATED: NEON Acquires Psychological Drama Shirley, Starring Elisabeth Moss She Dies Tomorrow stars Seimetz’s frequent collab...
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CS Interview: Margo Martindale Talks Blow the Man Down

CS Interview: Margo Martindale Talks Blow the Man Down In Amazon Prime’s Blow the Man Down, Margo Martindale plays a tough-as-nails brothel owner who becomes intertwined with murder, mayhem and the local townsfolk. It’s a truly astonishing performance by the veteran actress and, luckily, Martindale was kind enough to spend some time discussing the role with! Check out the interview below, and click here to watch the film on Amazon! RELATED: CS Review: Amazon Prime’s Blow the M...
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Americans Trapped in Peru Are Out of Meds, Money, and Time

When many think of Peru, Machu Picchu usually comes to mind, with its emerald slopes, stone walls, and astronomically aligned Temple of the Sun. It’s a place where travelers seek enlightenment and an escape from the chaos of life. When a pandemic like COVID-19 breaks out and borders close, however, lives are suddenly turned upside down. In conversation after conversation with The Daily Beast, Americans remaining in Peru tell stories of being stranded with no definite way home, struggling to find...
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A 12-year-old girl with coronavirus is improving after 'fighting for her life'

An Atlanta girl named Emma is hospitalized with coronavirus despite having no pre-existing health problems and no recent travel history.
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OOOG Brand Founder Is Taking the “Athleisure” Clothing Market By Storm

When former rapper Keith “Street Lotto” Smith created T-shirts to promote his single “OOOG” back in 2014, he had no idea that it would blossom into a full-fledged lifestyle “athleisure” brand – one that would not only make a statement in the fashion world, but inspire many people in the process.  However, that is exactly what is happening. Based in Atlanta, OOOG Brand has formed wings and continues to soar, establishing a powerful presence across the nation with no signs of slowing down. The...
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596 In Flight USA Magazine

We explore In Flight USA Magazine which is targeted to the general and business aviation community, as well as to aviation enthusiasts. In the news, aviation events are postponed or canceled due to COVID-19 while aviation museums and other operations are closed. Also, updates on the military Gray/Grey Wolf programs and T-X jet trainers, a new free online course for youngsters from WAI and Embry-Riddle, commercial pilots without a job are offered options by their airlines, and where are all tho...
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