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Cumulus Cares | COVID-19 Open for Business Directory

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Wisconsin moves forward with election despite virus concerns

Wisconsin moves forward with election despite virus concerns

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Voters in Wisconsin will face a choice Tuesday of participating in a presidential primary election or heeding warnings from public health officials to stay away from large crowds during the coronavirus pandemic. Hours after Democratic Gov. Tony Evers issued an order postponing the election for two months, the conservative-controlled Wisconsin Supreme…More

Coronavirus Update: African Americans Bear The Brunt Of The Coronavirus

Coronavirus Update: African Americans Bear The Brunt Of The Coronavirus

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to make its way through U.S. communities, one fact is emerging from the data. Black people are contracting and dying from the virus at higher rates than any other ethnic group. In reports all over the country, although African Americans account for a smaller percentage of the population, they make…More

‘Surreal’: NY funeral homes struggle as virus deaths surge

‘Surreal’: NY funeral homes struggle as virus deaths surge

NEW YORK (AP) — Pat Marmo walked among 20 or so deceased in the basement of his Brooklyn funeral home, his protective mask pulled down so his pleas could be heard. “Every person there, they’re not a body,” he said. “They’re a father, they’re a mother, they’re a grandmother. They’re not bodies. They’re people.” Like…More

Chicago Mayor: Virus Deaths In Black Community ‘Devastating’

Chicago Mayor: Virus Deaths In Black Community ‘Devastating’

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago is launching a health campaign focused on the city’s black and brown communities, Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Monday following a media report highlighting the disproportionate number of black residents among those who have died of COVID-19 complications in the city. Lightfoot called WBEZ’s finding that 70% of recorded deaths due to the…More

NFL Going With Virtual Format For Upcoming Draft

NFL Going With Virtual Format For Upcoming Draft

The NFL draft will be conducted in a virtual format, with team personnel working from their homes. In a memo sent to the 32 teams Monday and obtained by The Associated Press, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell outlined procedures for the April 23-25 draft. The guidelines include no group gatherings. RELATED: NFL Star Jameis Winston Ties The…More

CBS’ ‘All Rise’ To Produce Coronavirus Episode At A Distance

CBS’ ‘All Rise’ To Produce Coronavirus Episode At A Distance

LOS ANGELES (AP) — CBS’ courtroom drama series “All Rise” is resuming production with an episode reflecting the coronavirus crisis in the lives of its characters, the network said Monday. The episode will follow social distancing rules and be taped remotely using social media and other digital technology, CBS said. “All Rise,” as with other…More

8 Unanimous Picks For All-Decade Team Include Adrian Peterson, Von Miller

8 Unanimous Picks For All-Decade Team Include Adrian Peterson, Von Miller

Tom Brady, J.J. Watt and Adrian Peterson are among eight unanimous selections to the 2010s NFL All-Decade Team announced Monday by the NFL and the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Also chosen on every ballot of the 48-member Hall of Fame selection committee are Von Miller, Aaron Donald, Joe Thomas, Marshal Yanda and Justin Tucker.…More

Man Uses His Savings To Buy Gas For Nurses Fighting Coronavirus Outbreak

Man Uses His Savings To Buy Gas For Nurses Fighting Coronavirus Outbreak

While the government tries to figure out what long-term effects of the coronavirus will be, and how to deal with them; it’s ordinary citizens who are stepping up to help their communities. A Michigan man named Allen Marshall used his $900 in savings to purchase gas for nurses on the frontlines fighting the spread of…More

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‘Fleabag’ stage production coming to Amazon as part of charity effort

If you never had a chance to see “Fleabag” while it was gracing the stage, here’s your chance. Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Amazon, home to the acclaimed TV series, are making the theater production available for streaming for a limited time as part of a fundraising effort for multiple charities providing Covid-19 relief. “I hope this…More

Late-night hosts unite for Covid-19 relief concert

Late-night hosts unite for Covid-19 relief concert

Global Citizen and the World Health Organization announced a virtual benefit concert on Monday. The event, titled “One World: Together At Home,” is set for April 18 and will be co-hosted by Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel and Stephen Colbert. Scheduled performers include Alanis Morissette, Andrea Bocelli, Billie Eilish, Billie Joe Armstrong of Green Day, Burna…More

Jay Benedict, ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ actor, dies from coronavirus

Jay Benedict, ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ actor, dies from coronavirus

“The Dark Knight Rises” actor Jay Benedict has died from the coronavirus, his management team announced. “It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear client Jay Benedict, who this afternoon lost his battle with COVID-19. Our thoughts are with his family,” the company account tweeted Saturday. Benedict also acted in…More

Singer Duffy says she was drugged, taken to another country and raped

Singer Duffy says she was drugged, taken to another country and raped

Duffy has revealed harrowing details of a four-week ordeal during which she says she was drugged at a restaurant on her birthday, taken to a foreign country and raped by an unnamed attacker. In a post on her own website, the Welsh singer said she was making the details public in order to free herself…More

Lionel Richie remembers his friend Kenny Rogers in ACM concert

Lionel Richie remembers his friend Kenny Rogers in ACM concert

Some of country music’s biggest names came together to celebrate the late Kenny Rogers on Sunday night. During the “ACM Presents: Our Country” concert, Brad Paisley, Darius Rucker, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie paid tribute to the country music legend. But it was Richie who had everyone reaching for the Kleenex when he sang their…More

John Krasinski surprises young ‘Hamilton’ fan with a cast reunion

John Krasinski surprised one young Broadway fan with her ultimate wish on his “Some Good News” show. The actor and his wife, actress Emily Blunt, appeared together on the second episode of his YouTube show, where they treated a 9-year-old “Hamilton” fan to a Zoom session with the original Broadway cast, including Leslie Odom Jr.,…More

Kiefer Sutherland remembers his mom Shirley Douglas

Kiefer Sutherland remembers his mom Shirley Douglas

Kiefer Sutherland paid tribute to his mom, actress Shirley Douglas, who died over the weekend, Sutherland said. “Early this morning my mother, Shirley Douglas, passed away due to complications surrounding pneumonia (not related to COVID19),” Sutherland shared in a post on Twitter Sunday. He called his mom “extraordinary,” and said she had led a great…More

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