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COVID Coincidental

The COVID-19 pandemic delayed the hoped-for Fourth of July opening.

“Illinois had a shutdown for nonessential workers, and construction was a gray area but it slowed everything down from the supply chains to the construction to really every aspect of the project, so it was a real challenge,” said Rubenstein. “I think we did a really good job as being able to communicate as much as possible while

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ATP Tour Rights Deal Makes Tennis Channel The American Home Of ATP Tour Tennis

Tennis Channel and ATP Media, the broadcast arm of the ATP as the governing body of men’s professional tennis, have concluded a multiyear television and digital rights deal that will

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Greece: 225-pound heroin stash found in vacation home

ATHENS, Greece — Police in Greece Tuesday said they have found 102 kilograms (225 pounds) of heroin in a vacation-rental apartment in central Athens.

The drugs, in shrink-wrapped packages and stored in four duffel bags, were found when police raided the apartment near the city’s main train station.

The apartment had been rented since Sept. 24 and was raided Sunday. No one was present and no arrests have been made.

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Stay home and enjoy the virtual 2020 Milwaukee Film Festival | Movies



I Used To Go Here

Gillian Jacobs plays a 35-year-old writer who returns to her old college town in “I Used To Go Here,” which kicks off the Milwaukee Film Festival this Thursday. 




The thing I’ll miss about the in-person version of the Milwaukee Film Festival this year is the inconvenience.

Driving 90 minutes each way to Milwaukee, waiting in lines outside the theater, trying to fit in a quick meal between shuttling

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Why the ‘Home Improvement Effect’ May Be Responsible for an Increased Interest in Plastic Surgery

Encino, CA plastic surgeon George Sanders, MD had never done a virtual consultation until March of this year.

But, once COVID hit, it quickly became commonplace at his practice. 

“At first, there were maybe one or two per week, but then there were many—often several each day,” he recalls. “Not only did patients virtually consult, but they scheduled their surgery in anticipation of the end of the surgery shutdown.”

And

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RPT-Soccer-Difficult to beat Bolivia at home, says Argentina coach

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Oct 13 (Reuters) – Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni described Bolivia as “one of the best teams in the world” when they play at the punishing altitude of La Paz.

Bolivia were thrashed 5-0 in Brazil on Friday but they rested some players in anticipation of facing Argentina on Tuesday in another South American World Cup qualifier and Scaloni said his

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Andie Raises $6.5M for its Trendy Swimwear Line That You Can Try in the Comfort of Your Home

As we brace for winter in the Northeast, it’s never too early to start dreaming of your next beach vacation or pool getaway. Andie is the direct-to-consumer female swimwear brand, designed for women by women.  Focused on being stylish but also functional, Andie’s line of swimwear features multiple designs, colors, and styles; both one-pieces and two pieces that address a variety of body types and preferences. The company allows customers

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Bored of Your Home Office? Here’s a Growing List of Hotels You Can Work From for a Day Rate

Hilton is the latest hotel brand to offer up its guest rooms to workers looking for a change of scenery.



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Amenities include in-room cocktail delivery, stability balls, air purifiers, and more.

Through its new WorkSpaces program, Hilton is offering private rooms at the Conrad New York Downtown with breakfast, lunch, and happy hour cocktail delivery for $300. Meanwhile, at the Hilton Boston Back Bay, a $99 work-from-hotel day

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More And More Families Are Booking Long-Term Getaways To Work From Home, Learn Even More Remotely

CHICAGO (CBS) — Monday, Monday – can’t trust that day, as the old song goes.

You might already be dreaming of Friday, looking to get away for the weekend, or even wanting escape for the whole month.

More and more families are booking long-term stays outside their hometowns, places with strong wi-fi and spots to play. CBS 2’s Lauren Victory took us inside the growing list of options to learn

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London drug dealer jailed for 9 years after police recover gun from taxi travelling from his home

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Mid-century custom home with rich past for sale on Old Oak in Sarasota

Most people, even those who have lived in Sarasota for decades, don’t know where the Old Oak neighborhood is because it is small, private and the homes are so successfully tucked into old growth trees and foliage that it’s secret.

Unless you live there or are visiting, there’s no reason to turn off Siesta Drive and search for Old Oak Drive. But, the place isn’t isolated.

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Close to home: Stir-crazy locals turn to LA-area hotels for vacation | People

LOS ANGELES — After months of working from her Santa Monica apartment during the pandemic, Devon Belter was feeling mentally drained and antsy to get away for a few days.

Instead of venturing to a far-off vacation spot, the 29-year-old marketing director booked two nights at the beachside Hotel Erwin in nearby Venice — a 10-minute drive from her home. There she ordered drinks by the pool, took strolls on

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Realty reality: What’s behind valley’s red-hot home sales? | Local News

CONWAY — Location, location, location.

That’s the triple-word mantra of the real estate world. Though there is disagreement about the term’s origin — perhaps it was published in the Chicago Tribune in 1926, or perhaps coined by Lord Harold Samuel in Britain 1944 — one thing is for sure: Our location is drawing buyers to the Granite State in droves.

According to the New Hampshire Realtors’ August report, the actual

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Court Documents Outline Timeline of Alleged Surveillance of Governor’s Antrim Co. Home

Another man was formally charged Friday in Antrim County in connection to the plot against Governor Whitmer.

Shawn Fix faces firearm and terrorism charges.

Michael and William Null and Eric Molitor of Cadillac were all charged in Antrim County Thursday.

A criminal complaint says the first surveillance of the governor’s vacation home took place on August 29.

The complaint says when Adam Fox and another individual went to do surveillance

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Home and heritage: Asian American family adjusts to new challenges

After finishing her own curriculum of five Advanced Placement courses (maintaining a 4.0 GPA), playing tennis, participating in mock trial, youth commission or debate practices, Rita still finds time for her family. Though her role in the family isn’t that of a typical high school junior.

Rita lives at home with her mom, Chen Wang; dad, Haiming Dai; and 11-year-old brother, Joseph Dai. Though for the past year, they’ve had

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Claudia Schiffer is converting part of her home into pet accommodation



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She has an A-list lifestyle – and now Claudia Schiffer is to give her dogs the same treatment. 

The German supermodel, 50, has been granted planning permission to convert part of her Grade I-listed Tudor mansion into luxury accommodation for her pets. 

Miss Schiffer shares Coldham Hall in Suffolk with a menagerie of dogs including a German shepherd called Rollo and spaniels Flash

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Santa Rosa man loses home, animals, but survives harrowing fight against Glass fire

He called it his “walk of shame.”

“At that point, I knew it’s a losing battle,” he said. “I just walked through the fields that were already burnt and sat in the mud and water and watched everything burn.”

The couple’s twin cats, Bocce and Vida, couldn’t be found when Vannoy and Sanchez were packing their things earlier that night. But as Sanchez approached the pond, he found Bocce, badly

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Many consumers to take vacations rather than going home for the holidays in 2020

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With COVID-19 still hanging in the air and over our heads, a majority of Americans say they’re not going home to see family — and a third say they’re not planning to celebrate the holidays at all.

But they’re not staying home, either. A just-released Travelocity 2020 Holiday Outlook survey found that a quarter of consumers are opting for a personal vacation

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Easter Islanders finally go home after being stranded for six months


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Published 9:30 a.m. ET Oct. 7, 2020 | Updated 5:26 p.m. ET Oct. 7, 2020

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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says there’s no “big surge” of COVID-19 cases in her country.

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RUSSELL, New Zealand – About 25 residents from remote Easter Island who have been stranded far from their loved ones for more than six months because of the coronavirus will finally be able to

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