Fastest 5G Network in the World Just Launched in Philadelphia

Verizon customers in PA get access to the unprecedented performance of 5G Ultra Wideband with game-changing speeds and access to 5G Nationwide

What You Need to Know:

  • Verizon announced a huge leap forward in this new era of technology-led disruption that will specifically benefit customers in PA
  • Verizon launched the unprecedented performance of its 5G Ultra Wideband service in Philadelphia
  • Verizon continues to innovate and advance 5G technology, doubling
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How Carl Stokes election shaped Cleveland political history

The 1967 story of Clevelander Carl Stokes marked a turning point in black political power.

CLEVELAND — Cleveland has played a pivotal role on the political stage over the years. But the city’s mayoral race in 1967 made waves around the world. That’s when Carl Stokes made history as the first black mayor of a major American city, his victory marking a major turning point in American politics.

It was

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USMNT has talent to achieve World Cup greatness

Sergino Dest is targeting World Cup glory with the United States men’s national team after becoming the first-ever U.S. international to play for Barcelona.

Dest, 19, joined Barca from Ajax Amsterdam for €26 million earlier this month in a move that adds to the optimism surrounding the emerging generation of talent from the U.S.

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There have never been more Americans

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Color Star Technology in Development of Offline Music Festival Series

NEW YORK, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Color Star Technology Co., Ltd. (Nasdaq CM: CSCW) (the “Company”, or “Color Star”), a company engaged in the businesses of providing online and offline paid knowledge services for the media, entertainment and culture industries globally, announced today that it plans to launch “Color World”-branded offline music festival series (the “Festival Series”), furthering the Company’s aspirations to build “Color World” into a leading

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A borderline pandemic changes life for residents of Blaine

The stores are closed. Gas stations running on empty, without a customer in sight. 



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“Oh, it’s quiet around here,” local business owner Brant Baron said.

This once-booming border town now sits along a dead-end road.

Blaine City Manager Michael Jones said, “The pandemic has changed the city in a lot of ways.”

When Covid almost completely closed the crossing between the US and Canada,

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Lawyer-turned-bagel consultant Beth George helps entrepreneurs around the world start their own bagel business

FAIR LAWN, New Jersey — Beth George, a lawyer-turned-bagel consultant, is taking her unique and exclusive bagel recipe around the world.

Through her consulting business, BYOB Bagels, George is helping entrepreneurs start their own bagel business and guiding them through a recipe she’s been perfecting for over 15 years.

“Bagels are infinite! You just have to know what you’re doing. You can’t just mix anything because there is a science

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Hotels, Malls Fail to Pay Cook County Taxes

Hotels and shopping malls have skipped out on their Cook County tax payments

Hotels and shopping malls have skipped out on their Cook County tax payments

Pummeled by the pandemic, numerous hotels and shopping malls in Cook County have skipped their latest property tax payment.

And the total has added up to nearly $500 million the county hasn’t collected, according to Crain’s.

In Chicago, Hilton and Marriott brands, and the luxury Drake Hotel on North Michigan Avenue have accrued the biggest unpaid bills.

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Wine Experts Are Getting Creative, From Zoom Wine Tours to Curated Can Packs



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In the Before Times, a restaurant’s wine expert already juggled many responsibilities: curating a wine list that is both appealing and evocative, doing mental gymnastics through hundreds of factors to divine what a guest would like to drink, and executing pour after pour without dripping. But after restaurant dining rooms closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic in March, wine experts had to find

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Chickens on a plane: Yom Kippur ritual performed by air for Jews in locked-down Melbourne – Jewish Lifestyle

A Melbourne, Australia, pilot took to the skies with three chickens Sunday to carry out a pre-Yom Kippur ritual that was otherwise off limits for that city’s locked-down Jews.

Kapparot, practiced by some Orthodox Jews, involves swinging a live chicken over one’s head three times and reciting a prayer to transfer sins to the bird. The chicken is then slaughtered and donated to the poor.

This year, with large gatherings

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A taste for travel? Finnair to sell plane food in shops

HELSINKI (AP) — Finnish carrier Finnair will start selling business class airplane food in supermarkets in a move to keep its catering staff employed and to offer a taste of the airline experience to those missing flying in the COVID-19 times.



FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 16, 2009 file photo, passenger planes of the Finnish national airline company Finnair stand on the tarmac at Helsinki international airport, Helsinki. Finnish carrier Finnair will start selling business class airplane food in supermarkets in a move to keep its catering staff employed and to offer a taste of the airline experience to those missing flying in the COVID-19 times. The state-controlled airline said that in a pilot scheme the handmade meals, called “Taste of Finnair", would initially be offered at one store as of Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020. (Markku Ulander/Lehtikuva via AP, file)


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Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Oct. 12

The latest:

  • Johnson & Johnson pauses COVID-19 vaccine trials due to unexplained illness in participant.
  • Canada Recovery Benefit begins for Canadians who missed work due to pandemic.
  • Officials urge caution over Thanksgiving weekend.
  • Cases show steady growth in most provinces.
  • Ontario’s long-term care homes neglected to focus on hospitals, inquiry hears.
  • Montreal looks to provide temporary housing in hotels as pandemic worsens.
  • New Brunswick updates outdoor mask guidelines for 2 
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Alaska Air’s Revenue Trends Improve, Q4 Capacity to Fall 40%

Alaska Air Group Inc ALK provided an update on its recent operational trends and expectations as the company deals with coronavirus-induced weakness in air-travel demand.

In an investor update, the company revealed that revenue passengers declined 74%, 71% and 68% year over year in July, August and September, respectively. Capacity, measured in available seat miles (ASMs), was down 63%, 51% and 50% in July, August and September respectively, while load

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University Students Room in Chic Hotels, Apartments During Pandemic | Voice of America

Cristina Lozano, a junior at New York University (NYU), has been staying at the chic W New York Hotel, a 1911 beaux arts-style building that overlooks Union Square Park and offers a short walk to the Empire State Building.

The hotel is booked until next summer, when prices are advertised from the $400s to the $600s a night. For now, the place belongs to Lozano and others like her, who

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Players Club of Swarthmore to Present ALL THE DEAD FROGS as Part of New Play Festival

The virtual live reading will take place on Wednesday, Oct 21 at 8 pm.

Players Club of Swarthmore to Present ALL THE DEAD FROGS as Part of New Play Festival

On Wednesday, Oct 21 at 8 pm, The Players Club of Swarthmore will present a live reading, via web streaming, of All the Dead Frogs, a new play by Sam M. Friskey. Visit pcstheater.org for the link to the performance. Written before the pandemic, this mournful and mysterious play shows a world already starting to disintegrate.

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White House herd immunity; Monmouth super-spreader party

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Nearly 10,000 people are gearing up to attend President Donald Trump’s rally at the Des Moines International Airport on Wednesday, defying advice from White House experts on limiting social gatherings there to 25 people.

Meanwhile, the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning

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‘Go To Travel’ discount cuts stir confusion in Japan as booking sites use up budgeted funds



a group of people walking on a city street: Hanamikoji Street in the Gion district of Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto, western Japan, is seen bustling with visitors on Oct. 3, 2020, during the first weekend after the government's "Go To Travel" campaign subsidies were made applicable to Tokyo. (Mainichi/Ai Kawahira)


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Hanamikoji Street in the Gion district of Higashiyama Ward, Kyoto, western Japan, is seen bustling with visitors on Oct. 3, 2020, during the first weekend after the government’s “Go To Travel” campaign subsidies were made applicable to Tokyo. (Mainichi/Ai Kawahira)

TOKYO — Concerns that the Japanese government’s “Go To Travel” subsidy campaign that aims to spur domestic tourism could cause public confusion arose after major hotel booking

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The ultimate guide to Norwegian Cruise Line ships and itineraries



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Looking for a cruise where you can do what you want, whenever you want, without a lot of structure and rules? Norwegian Cruise Line could be your brand.

The Miami-based cruise line pioneered the idea of “Freestyle

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San Diego City Council approves hotel purchases for homeless housing

San Diego City Council members on Tuesday unanimously approved the purchase of two hotels that within two months could become permanent homes for 400 people now at a temporary shelter at the Convention Center.

While no one knows when the venue again will be used for conventions, ending the shelter prepares the city for when that day finally comes. The city opened the shelter in April out of fears that

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Country Roads Calling: Road Trips From Major Indian Cities

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The lockdown has us all craving to get out and hit the open road. While we might not be able to travel currently, now is the perfect time to plan your future adventures in the country!

If travel has been on your mind for a while now, we don’t blame you, the lockdown has left us all with an intense case of wanderlust. In a post-COVID-19 world, where

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Jennifer Winget gives a glimpse of her relaxing holiday and it’ll make you want to take a trip ASAP; See pics

Beyhadh 2 star Jennifer gives a sneak peek for her vacation amid COVID -19 and it is everything that you’ll need right now. Take a look.

All of us have been locked in our homes for the past few months owing to the novel Coronavirus pandemic. However, slowly and steadily life is moving towards normalcy and the unlock phase has begun. Many people have started adapting to the ‘new normal,’

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