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NEW YORK (AP) — Some Instacart and Amazon warehouse workers walked off the job Monday demanding greater safeguards against the coronavirus, even as both companies are speed-hiring hundreds of thousands of new workers to handle a surge in delivery orders.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Matthew McConaughey has gone from advertising for going out and driving to selling people on staying home, and says that successfully navigating this crisis could bring great things from Hollywood and humanity.

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We are all working remotely today—and will be for the foreseeable future—how long, we don’t know, but I suspect for some time. For many, this is a new experience, however, it does not have to be a challenging one. A major concern of many managers is “Is the work getting done on time”, “ Is t…

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QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — Grocery stores across the U.S. are installing protective plastic shields at checkouts to help keep cashiers and shoppers from infecting one another with the coronavirus.

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The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed as it continues to spread across the world. Here is a look at some of the latest developments Wednesday related to the global economy, particular economic sectors, and the workplace:

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Warren Douglas Advertising has added Frank Laudo to the team as Executive Creative Director. As a key member of the executive team, Laudo brings over 30 years of creative leadership experience.

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Gov. Greg Abbott has teamed with Roy Spence, chairman of Austin-based GSD&M and Oscar-winning actor and UT fan Matthew McConaughey for a public service announcement encouraging Texans to practice social distancing by staying home in order to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sports are on hold, theaters are closed and so are amusement parks, a disaster-movie scenario that has Hollywood reeling. But Americans held captive at home by the coronavirus can turn to Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and other streaming services, outliers in an entertainment indu…

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One store advertised hand sanitizer at $60 a bottle. Another was accused of hawking it at $1 a squirt. Chain stores were accused of selling $26 thermometers and face masks at the "everyday low price" of $39.95 a pair, while a convenience store offered toilet paper at $10 a roll next to a sig…

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CHICAGO (AP) — Millions of Americans began their work week holed up at home against the coronavirus Monday as the escalating outbreak shifted the nation's daily routines in ways never before seen in U.S. history.

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Seven weeks after the first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in the U.S., the spread of the virus that causes the disease has done widespread damage to critical economic sectors in the country. Airlines are cutting capacity, people are working from home, major public events that raise millions…

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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas legislators are taking steps to allow college athletes to hire agents and sign endorsement deals because they fear that if they don't, out-of-state rivals will attract the best recruits and leave Kansas' athletic programs in the dust.

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Plenty of companies have stubbed their corporate toes using social media. Think of Adidas, which sent out an email to customers who had registered for the 2013 Boston Marathon, the year of the terrorist attack during the race. The email’s subject line read: “Congrats, you survived the Boston…

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — North American audiences are not staying away from theaters amid virus concerns, according to the weekend's box office numbers. Disney and Pixar's "Onward" topped the charts as expected and the Ben Affleck basketball drama "The Way Back" also opened normally.

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Mahindra Automotive North America (MANA) will showcase its ROXOR off-road vehicles at Texas Motor Speedway as the title sponsor of the ROXOR Loud and Proud Pre-Race Show with Sam Riggs leading up to the March 29 NASCAR Cup Series O'Reilly Auto Parts 500.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Longtime MSNBC host Chris Matthews abruptly retired from his "Hardball" show on Monday, apologizing for making inappropriate comments about women and following a brutal week where he also took heat from supporters of Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren.

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PARIS (AP) — Amusement parks, sports events, religious gatherings, even school. More and more things in a growing swath of the world are now affected by the new virus. And that's messing with global financial markets as basic business, trade and tourism suffers from the disruptions.

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NEW YORK (AP) — J.C. Penney Co. dumped more bad news on investors Thursday, estimating that sales for the current year at established stores would be down more than Wall Street expected.

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NEW YORK (AP) — The nation's largest retail trade group forecasts that retail sales should grow between 3.5% and 4.1% to more than $3.9 trillion this year despite uncertainty from the lingering trade war, the new virus and the presidential election.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Lowe's Cos. delivered weaker-than-expected sales for its fiscal fourth quarter and offered an annual forecast that came below Wall Street expectations.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Disney CEO Bob Iger, who steered the company's absorption of Star Wars, Pixar, Marvel and Fox's entertainment businesses and the launch of a Netflix challenger, is stepping down immediately, the company said in a surprise announcement Tuesday.

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China’s war on a virus outbreak is battering Asian tourism industries that rely on free-spending Chinese visitors. Travel agencies were ordered on Jan. 24 to cancel group tours and Beijing told business people to stay home as it tried to contain the infection. Airlines canceled more than 25,…

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The Monterey Regional Airport announced Feb. 24 that American Airlines will begin daily year-round service from the Monterey Regional Airport to Dallas-Fort Worth on April 8. In addition, a second seasonal flight will be added also beginning April 8.

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On the cusp of the peak house-hunting season, prospective homebuyers will find a similar market to recent years, marked by higher prices, a tight inventory of houses and continuing frustration for those hoping to buy an affordable home.