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NPR: ‘Tsunami’ Of Evictions Feared As Extra $600 Unemployment Payments End

Merry Collins lost her job as a home health aide in Dallas after the coronavirus outbreak hit. Before she started getting $600...

CNN: Mortgage rates are at record lows. Is now the time to refinance?

Mortgage rates have never been lower. While that can present a great opportunity to refinance, does it mean you should?The average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell...

NPR: America Went Shopping For Clothes Again In June

Retail sales jumped 7.5% in June, giving stores and restaurants a boost, and spending on clothing doubled. But that came before a new...

CNN: McConnell: No recovery bill without lawsuit protections for ‘everyone related to the coronavirus’

(CNN) A new plan under development by the White House and Senate Republicans to deal with the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic...

NPR: As Americans Avoided Restaurants And Doctors’ Offices, Those Businesses Got Loans

Restaurants, car-dealers and lawyers were among the businesses that borrowed the most from a federal program to save jobs during the pandemic.

BBC: US firms create record 4.8 million jobs in June

The US economy created jobs at a record pace in June as firms took on more staff after the coronavirus downturn.

AP: The Apple Watch Series 3 is down to $169 on Amazon

Our pick for the best value smartwatch is even more affordable, as the 38mm Apple Watch Series 3 is currently $30 off...

AP: 5 things to watch for in Thursday’s jobs report for June

With the viral outbreak worsening and unemployment at Depression-era levels, the government on Thursday will issue what will almost surely be...

AP: US pending home sales see record-breaking rebound in May

The number of Americans signing contracts to buy homes rebounded a record 44.3% in May after a record-breaking decline the previous...

AP: US inmates got virus relief checks, and IRS wants them back

Hundreds of thousands of dollars in coronavirus relief payments have been sent to people behind bars across the United States, and...

CNN: ‘Pandemic pricing’ is here. Rents are dropping across the US

At the end of May, Ilana Freund landed a deal on an apartment in New York City where she will be attending...

NPR: The Rich Have Stopped Spending And That Has Tanked The Economy

The wealthiest American households are keeping a tight grip on their purse strings even as their lower-income counterparts are spending a lot...

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[Illinois] Enrollment open for study comparing COVID-19 testing methods

Students, faculty members and staff at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign who are asked to quarantine after COVID-19 exposure or a...

[Illinois] SOMI: IN THE ABSENCE OF THINGS | Dec 1-8

A Short Film Written and Performed by SomiDirected by Mariona LloretaTuesday, December 1, 2020 at 7pm CT/8pm ETPresented also in partnership...

[Champaign] Hometown Holiday Shop & Stroll

Dec. 1 - 20Sponsored by Christie Clinic Shop local this holiday season during our Hometown Holiday Shop &...

[Urbana] Candy House Creations at Home!

Saturday, December 5, 1-4pmMake at your house!All Ages - Under 15 with adult Get into the...