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A North Carolina county is using checkpoints to block visitors and keep coronavirus out

A North Carolina county is using checkpoints to block visitors and keep coronavirus out

A North Carolina county is taking extreme measures to prevent coronavirus from spreading in its community. Dare County, a popular summer vacation area in the state’s Outer Banks, has established checkpoints around the county to stop visitors and non-resident property owners from entering. “These restrictions may be inconvenient, disappointing and have financial impacts, however, they…MORE

Quarantine Together is a dating app for these times

Quarantine Together is a dating app for these times

If there has ever been a weird time to date, this is it. But even as millions of Americans stay at home due to the coronavirus pandemic, nothing is stopping them from dating online. Daniel Ahmadizadeh and Christopher Smeder designed Quarantine Together, a dating app for exactly this moment. “People need to stay home and…MORE

Owner of New York Knicks and Rangers tests positive for coronavirus

Owner of New York Knicks and Rangers tests positive for coronavirus

James Dolan, owner of the NBA’s New York Knicks and the NHL’s New York Rangers, has tested positive for coronavirus, according to the Knicks PR Twitter account. “He has been in self-isolation and is experiencing little to no symptoms. He continues to oversee business operations,” according to the tweet. Both the NBA and NHL suspended…MORE

The Getty Museum is asking people to recreate artwork using random house objects

The Getty Museum is asking people to recreate artwork using random house objects

As nearly a third of the world’s population lives under coronavirus-related restrictions, weeks of self-isolation have become the new norm. And people are starting to get bored. Luckily, the J. Paul Getty Museum, based in Los Angeles, gave art fans something different to do besides Netflix and chilling. “We challenge you to recreate a work…MORE

A 3rd NYPD member dies of coronavirus after hundreds of officers test positive

A 3rd NYPD member dies of coronavirus after hundreds of officers test positive

New York City police lost its first detective to Covid-19, marking the third NYPD death to the disease that has afflicted the department. Detective Cedric Dickson, a 23-year veteran, worked in the 32nd Precinct in Harlem, NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea said. “May we never forget the sacrifice of those workers who put themselves in harm’s…MORE

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