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Kelly Tyko USA TODAY Published 12:47 AM EDT Jul 13, 2020 Here’s a food holiday not canceled by the coronavirus pandemic: National French Fry Day. While 7-Eleven canceled its annual Free Slurpee Day, Chick-fil-A postponed its Cow Appreciation Day and Tax Day freebies and deals are nearly nonexistent, restaurants across the nation are still offering free fries
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Kelly Tyko USA TODAY Published 5:04 PM EDT Jul 11, 2020 The Food and Drug Administration has expanded the number of hand sanitizers to avoid because they may contain methanol, a toxic substance when absorbed through skin or ingested. The FDA now lists on a chart 59 varieties of hand sanitizer that should be avoided, some which have already
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Jake Allen Fort Myers News-Press Published 4:23 PM EDT Jul 11, 2020 The man captured in a viral video that showed him yelling at another customer during an argument about face masks at a Florida Costco Wholesale Club says the video does not show the full story. Daniel Maples was recorded yelling “I feel threatened!” and “Back up! Threaten me
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Jessica Menton USA TODAY Published 11:21 AM EDT Jul 8, 2020 When the coronavirus pandemic began battering the global economy in March, Brittney Stroh, 32, began shopping around to refinance her mortgage for a second time in Colorado Springs.   Stroh, a school administrator at Atlas Preparatory School, reached out to Security Service Federal Credit Union, her
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Charisse Jones USA TODAY Published 9:31 AM EDT Jul 10, 2020 For a young Black woman trying to make her way near the turn of the last century, job options were few. In most cases, she worked for a white family, caring for their children, cleaning their house or doing their laundry. But in 1911, when
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Nathan Bomey USA TODAY Published 3:01 PM EDT Jul 10, 2020 Looking for a deal on a car in the midst of the pandemic? There are some to be had, but don’t expect everything to be on sale just because the economy is sputtering. Automakers dialed back discounts in June after ramping them up in
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Dalvin Brown USA TODAY Published 3:01 PM EDT Jul 8, 2020 Videos keep cropping up of customers acting irrationally at supermarkets, putting workers and shoppers in awkward or unsafe predicaments.  In one of the latest videos, a Costco customer who wasn’t wearing a mask balled up his fists, aggressively walked toward someone behind the camera while yelling in
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USA TODAY Published 2:51 PM EDT Jul 8, 2020 It’s hard out there. And, in this time of uncertainty, USA TODAY is working to find answers to your money questions – anything from stimulus checks or unemployment benefits to your 401(k) or retirement plans. You can submit your questions here and read earlier answers below. We will
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Dalvin Brown USA TODAY Published 9:42 AM EDT Jul 8, 2020 Lysol is the first surface disinfectant approved by the Environmental Protection Agency to wipe out the coronavirus.  Two versions of the common household disinfectant spray were lab tested by the agency, which found they could kill the virus on surfaces, the EPA announced. Lysol Disinfectant Spray,
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Dalvin Brown USA TODAY Published 11:40 AM EDT Jul 8, 2020 Videos keep cropping up of anti-mask customers acting irrationally at supermarkets, putting workers and shoppers in awkward or unsafe predicaments.  In one of the latest videos, a Costco customer who wasn’t wearing a mask balled up his fists, aggressively walked toward someone behind the camera while yelling in
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Kelly Tyko USA TODAY Published 2:03 PM EDT Jul 7, 2020 As viral videos of shoppers’ tirades and confrontations over being asked to wear face coverings during the COVID-19 pandemic erupt, major retailers are urging governors to make it a requirement for everyone to wear a mask. The Retail Industry Leaders Association, which represents Walmart,
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Kelly Tyko USA TODAY Published 12:59 PM EDT Jul 5, 2020 Businesses can require consumers to wear shirts, pants and shoes – but what about masks?  Conflicts at businesses and viral videos of shoppers’ tirades have erupted in recent weeks as coronavirus cases surge in 40 states and at least 21 states pause reopening plans. During the
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Susan Tompor Detroit Free Press Published 7:41 AM EDT Jul 7, 2020 July 15 is the new April 15 for those who still have not filed a tax return. The traditional April income tax deadline was extended this year  for 2019 tax returns, due to the upheaval created by COVID-19. The one-time extension applied for
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Dalvin Brown USA TODAY Published 9:35 AM EDT Jul 6, 2020 Ford announced on the Fourth of July that its 2021 GT super car will have an all-new design package. The Blue Oval unveiled the current year version of the sports car in February, announcing that it will get a few performance upgrades such as increased horsepower and
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Kelly Tyko USA TODAY Published 1:05 AM EDT Jul 4, 2020 This Fourth of July will be the last for Pier 1 Imports and closing J.C. Penney and Tuesday Morning stores. The liquidation of 136 closing J.C. Penney stores started June 17 and another 13 locations in the department store chain began their going-out-of-business sales Friday.
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Kelly Tyko USA TODAY Published 10:21 PM EDT Jul 3, 2020 The coronavirus pandemic has led another retailer to file for bankruptcy. Lucky Brand Dungarees LLC, which has about 200 Lucky Brand stores in North America and sells its products in department stores, announced it had filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection Friday with plans to
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