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Berkeley raises nearly $4.5M to help 700 small businesses, tenants struggling during pandemic

1 hour ago   |   ABC

The city of Berkeley raised and distributed more than $4.43 million to help tenants, struggling businesses and non-profits during this pandemic. How did they do it?
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Academy of Art University students hold Christmas tree design competition at Ghirardelli Square

2 hours ago   |   ABC

SIGHT TO SEE! The finalists' trees will be on display in Ghirardelli Square until Dec. 31 as part of a special Christmas Tree Stroll through the square exhibit.
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Power shutoffs: Some SoCal Edison customers without electricity amid fire danger

2 hours ago   |   ABC

Thousands of Southern California Edison customers are without power Friday and more face the possibility of safety-related power shutoffs to prevent wildfires from being...
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Lego releases 9,000-piece Roman Colosseum kit for holidays, largest brick set ever made

3 hours ago   |   ABC

Will this Lego set be on your holiday wish list? The nearly $600 item sold out in a day on it's first run.
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North Philly non-profit transforms office space to help Black-owned businesses

7 hours ago   |   ABC

A non-profit in North Philadelphia transformed its office space to help Black-owned businesses who don't have their own storefronts.
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$1.3 Million Homes in Pennsylvania, Colorado and Texas

8 hours ago   |   NY Times

A 1769 townhouse in the Society Hill section of Philadelphia, an 1898 home in Denver and a 1997 postmodern house designed by Michael Graves in Austin.
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‘We Still Have A Lot Of Work To Do': Community Reflects Back On 1 Year Since Cedar-Riverside High Rise Fire

8 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - Friday marks one year since five people died in a high rise apartment fire in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood. The fire started just before 4 a.m. on...
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10 Classical Concerts to Stream in December

9 hours ago   |   NY Times

An exploration of Josephine Baker, an avant-garde trumpeter and the composer John Adams are among the highlights.
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Woman raises money for elderly veteran who took delivery job to help repair his roof

10 hours ago   |   ABC

The woman learned the elderly man was a veteran who suffered a stroke this year and had to learn how to walk again.
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Here's how to keep your Christmas tree alive through December

10 hours ago   |   ABC

A Bay Area Christmas tree farm owner says people seem to be buying trees earlier than normal this year to bring some normalcy in their lives.
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Some restaurants hate delivery apps, so they're seeking alternatives

Some restaurants hate delivery apps, so they're seeking alternatives

Despite seeking a new way to delivery, many restaurants are finding themselves tied to delivery services they hate, without a clear path out. Read more ...

Many turn to real Christmas trees as bright spot amid pandemic

Many turn to real Christmas trees as bright spot amid pandemic

With holiday parades and festivals canceled, stir-crazy families also are looking for a safe way to create special memories. Read more ...

Why was Ohio State-Illinois canceled? COVID-19 impacts Buckeyes' Big Ten...

Why was Ohio State-Illinois canceled? COVID-19 impacts Buckeyes' Big Ten, Playoff hopes

Ohio State had a second game canceled because of COVID-19. How does that affect the Buckeyes' pursuit of a Big Ten title and a berth in the College Football Playoff? Read more ...

New rule could allow gas, firing squads for federal executions

New rule could allow gas, firing squads for federal executions

The Justice Department is quietly amending its execution protocols, clearing the way to use methods other than lethal injection, such as firing squads and poison gas. Read more ...

The US surpassed 13 million COVID-19 cases - less than a week after hitting...

The US surpassed 13 million COVID-19 cases - less than a week after hitting 12 million cases

Summary List Placement The United States surpassed 13 million coronavirus cases on Friday, just six days after it hit 12 million cases, according to data from Johns Hopkins... Read more ...

Ravens-Steelers game postponed again as Baltimore reports more COVID-19 cases

Ravens-Steelers game postponed again as Baltimore reports more COVID-19 cases

The Baltimore Ravens-Pittsburgh Steelers game, already rescheduled from Thanksgiving night to Sunday afternoon, is postponed again. Read more ...

Iranian president points finger at Israel after assassination of top...

Iranian president points finger at Israel after assassination of top military scientist near Tehran

President Hassan Rouhani has blamed ‘mercenaries of the usurping Zionist regime' for the assassination of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, a military scientist, who was accused by Israel of... Read more ...

‘Voters, not lawyers, choose the president': Appeals court shoots down Trump...

‘Voters, not lawyers, choose the president': Appeals court shoots down Trump suit in Pennsylvania

A federal appeals court panel forcefully rejected the Trump campaign's effort to throw out millions of Pennsylvania ballots, declaring the campaign's allegations of misconduct... Read more ...

US Justice Department amends federal execution rules to allow death by...

US Justice Department amends federal execution rules to allow death by hanging, electric chair, gas chamber & FIRING SQUAD

The US Department of Justice has expanded rules governing executions to permit a wider rage of methods, including firing squads and electrocution, as five federal inmates are... Read more ...

How long is Ryan Day out with COVID-19? Ohio State coach to miss Illinois...

How long is Ryan Day out with COVID-19? Ohio State coach to miss Illinois, at least

Day is the latest college coach to test positive for the disease. Read more ...