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FILE - In this Friday, March 20, 2020 file photo, customers wait in line at a Stop & Shop supermarket that opened special morning hours to serve people 60-years and older due to coronavirus concerns, in Teaneck, N.J. The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed as it continues to spread across the world. Stop & Shop will hire at least 5,000 new associates for regular part-time positions in its stores, distribution centers and delivery operations across New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
Associated Press
March 26, 2020 - 7:05 pm
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 Thursday related to the global economy, particular economic sectors, and the workplace: JOBS: As the...
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
March 26, 2020 - 6:34 pm
President Donald Trump said he will travel to Norfolk, Virginia this weekend to see of a Navy hospital ship before it heads to New York City, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in the nation.
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Michael Wallace
March 26, 2020 - 5:56 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday toured the Brooklyn Navy Yard where several manufacturers are teaming up to make face shields for health care workers on the front lines of the coronavirus battle.
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Westchester County Executive George Latimer
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
March 26, 2020 - 4:25 pm
Westchester County hospitals are still looking to increase capacity as the number of coronavirus cases continues to surge in the area and food banks are looking to get creative in distribution methods.
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
March 26, 2020 - 3:53 pm
A New York City subway conductor has reportedly died from the coronavirus.
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Sophia Hall
March 26, 2020 - 3:11 pm
A healthcare worker on Long Island is organizing an effort to get seniors the supplies they need amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Kristie Keleshian
March 26, 2020 - 1:59 pm
A New York couple is working to clean up the fears surrounding a shortage in disinfectants.
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Peter Haskell
March 26, 2020 - 1:32 pm
A major New Jersey hospital system is dealing with a host of concerns from high tech to low tech.
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Retired Army General Stanley McChrystal
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Steve Scott
March 26, 2020 - 1:30 pm
During what is, for now, our new normal, we're all having to adapt. Our Steve Scott spoke with retired four-star Army Gen. Stanley McChrystal about how to make those changes easier.
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Wenjian Liu
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
March 26, 2020 - 11:37 am
The widow of NYPD Detective Wenjian Liu has donated more than 3,000 face masks and a box of hand sanitizer to her late husband's precinct in Brooklyn.
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