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Fleet Farm to hire more than 200 for new Waukee store

Fleet Farm to hire more than 200 for new Waukee store

39 minutes ago   |   KCCI

Fleet Farm is hiring more than 200 people for its new store in Waukee.
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Local farms among recipients of $250K Hannaford donation

16 hours ago   |   Times Union

Hannaford Supermarkets is making a $250,000 donation to the American Farmland Trust, which will benefit about 50 farms across New York state that have been affected by the...
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Meet the Gleaners, Combing Farm Fields to Feed the Newly Hungry

21 hours ago   |   NY Times

An age-old tradition suddenly has fresh urgency in the pandemic, delivering surplus produce to Americans who can't feed their families.
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Ohio City Declares Itself A Haven For Toppled And Removed Statues In Midst Of Continued Protests

22 hours ago   |   Forbes

Newton Falls, Ohio, population about 4,500, may have invited in a big controversy after the city manager issued an Independence Day proclamation declaring the community a...
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Trump: New York, Chicago must change ‘thinking' after violent July 4th weekend

Trump: New York, Chicago must change ‘thinking' after violent July 4th weekend

23 hours ago   |   New York Post

President Trump called on Chicago and New York to change their ways “and thinking” after violence erupted in the cities over the Fourth of July holiday weekend. “New York City...
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Ohio town offers to serve as sanctuary for toppled historical statues

1 day ago   |   NY Daily News

An Ohio town has declared itself a "Statuary Sanctuary City" for toppled historical effigies, offering "general amnesty" to the enshrined slaveholders and colonizers that have...
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For Zimbabwe Investors, Stock Exchange Closing Is the Last Straw

1 day ago   |   Bloomberg

When Zimbabwe suspended trading on its stock exchange last week, James Hove was left with no access to the funds he needs to conduct his business.
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Blueberry, flower picking at Shady Brook Farm is a social-distance activity for the whole family

1 day ago   |   ABC

"We've got younger kids in the house and you've got to get them out of the same four walls." Community Journalist Matteo shows us how you can do that at Shady Brook Farm.
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Ohio town declared ‘Statuary Sanctuary City' offers home to sculptures

Ohio town declared ‘Statuary Sanctuary City' offers home to sculptures

1 day ago   |   New York Post

Give them your mired in scandal, your problematic, your canceled statues yearning to stand free. An Ohio town has proclaimed itself a “Statuary Sanctuary City,” offering to...
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How You Get Your Berries: Migrant Workers Who Fear Virus, but Toil On

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Many laborers in New Jersey follow the ripening of crops up the East Coast. Each influx of new workers brings the risk of a fresh outbreak.
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New rules: International students must leave US if classes go online

New rules: International students must leave US if classes go online

New federal guidelines say international students will be forced to leave the U.S. or transfer to another college if their schools offer classes entirely online this fall. Read more ...

Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says she's contracted COVID-19

Atlanta mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says she's contracted COVID-19

"COVID-19 has literally hit home. I have had NO symptoms and have tested positive," she tweeted on Monday. Read more ...

NHL, players' union announce plan to resume play on Aug. 1

NHL, players' union announce plan to resume play on Aug. 1

The National Hockey League and NHL Players' Association announced a tentative agreement Monday to return to play this season and extend their collective bargaining agreement by... Read more ...

Adviser to Russian Space Agency chief arrested on suspicion of passing...

Adviser to Russian Space Agency chief arrested on suspicion of passing information to NATO intelligence

The adviser to the head of Russia's space agency, Roscosmos, was arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of treason. Formerly a journalist, Ivan Safronov was working at Roscosmos for... Read more ...

NFL superstar Patrick Mahomes lands biggest deal in sports history, report says

NFL superstar Patrick Mahomes lands biggest deal in sports history, report says

The report says Patrick Mahomes will become the highest-paid player not just in NFL history, but in sports history. Read more ...

A driver was killed after a fiery crash that split a car in two

A driver was killed after a fiery crash that split a car in two

Speed was likely a factor in the crash, police said. Read more ...

President Trump falsely accuses Bubba Wallace of 'hoax,' slams NASCAR over...

President Trump falsely accuses Bubba Wallace of 'hoax,' slams NASCAR over flag decision

President Donald Trump blasted NASCAR for banning the Confederate flag and wrongly accused the sport's only Black driver, Bubba Wallace, of perpetrating “a hoax.” Read more ...

Colin Kaepernick, ESPN team up for documentary series on his life

Colin Kaepernick, ESPN team up for documentary series on his life

The partnership will focus on telling scripted and unscripted stories that explore race, social injustice and the quest for equality. Read more ...

Woman charged with filing false report weeks after racist Central Park...

Woman charged with filing false report weeks after racist Central Park confrontation

Amy Cooper drew widespread condemnation for calling 911 to report she was being threatened by “an African-American man” when bird watcher Christian Cooper appeared to keep his... Read more ...

Red Sox to open shortened 2020 season July 24 at Fenway Park

Red Sox to open shortened 2020 season July 24 at Fenway Park

Major League Baseball is revealing each team's full slate Monday night, which has been shortened to 60 games due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more ...