(The Center Square) – North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen asked Republican National Convention organizers Friday for more details about their safety plan to carry out the event in Charlotte.
(The Center Square) – The share of Tennessee workers who are members of labor unions numbered 135,000 in 2019, or 4.6 percent of the workforce, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
(The Center Sqaure) – More than 500 U.S. physicians sent a letter to President Donald Trump describing the coronavirus shutdowns as a “mass casualty incident” with “exponentially growing negative health consequences” to millions of non-COVID-19 patients nationwide.
UNION CITY, Tenn., May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Park of America has announced new partners and more details for "AgriCulture: Innovating for Our Survival," a permanent exhibit dedicated to telling the story of innovation in agriculture. The exhibit will open Dec. 5, 2020 in the Simmons Bank Ag Center.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Barbara Mandrell released Dave Audé's remix of her hit song "Sleeping Single In A Double Bed" today. Listen HERE. Written by Kye Fleming and Dennis Morgan, the dance-infused remix premiered on Rolling Stone yesterday. The original song was released August 1, 1978 and was the first single from her album, Moods. "Sleeping Single In A Double Bed" would later reach No. 1 on Billboard's Hot Country Singles Chart, the first of her six No. 1 singles.
MURFREESBORO, Tenn., May 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- COVID-19 has changed our reliance on technology as remote learning and working from home has increased. According to new data from Twigby, a nationwide phone service provider, 39% of survey participants have been relying on their phones more due to social distancing. Twigby conducted the survey to better understand how the pandemic is affecting customers overall service experience.
(The Center Square) – More than 40 million Americans have filed unemployment claims since mid-March, when state governments across the U.S. began restrictions to slow the spread of COVID-19, including closing businesses deemed nonessential.
(The Center Square) – Tennessee lawmakers should be able to pass redistricting legislation in time for the state’s 2022 elections despite a delay in census data, but local governments are on a tighter deadline for local redistricting.
NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD) ("Brookdale" or the "Company") announced today that Lucinda "Cindy" Baier, President and Chief Executive Officer and Steven Swain, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer will participate at the Jefferies Virtual Healthcare Conference on Wednesday, June 3, 2020.
(The Center Square) – A Tennessee House committee has advanced legislation that would allow Tennesseans to carry a firearm openly or concealed without a permit, but the current draft of the bill does not please gun rights advocates or gun control advocates.
(The Center Square) – Many individuals considered to be the most at-risk for coronavirus live in states that had the best health infrastructures in place before state restrictions began in March, according to two recent analyses.
The coronavirus pandemic has led to an unprecedented economic shutdown as thousands of “nonessential” businesses have closed their doors. The crisis disproportionately affects the 21.3% of American workers in retail, leisure, and hospitality who not only face lack of work, but also suffer from long-standing, below-average wages. According to the latest annual data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average hourly wage for workers in the retail trade and leisure and hospitality sectors was $19.70 and $16.55 in 2019, compared to $28 per hour across all workers.
(The Center Square) – The oil and gas industry lost 26,300 jobs in April, the largest drop of industry jobs in a single month, according to job data dating to 1990.
FRANKLIN, Tenn., May 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- During these unprecedented times, people are looking for companionship and social connections, and many are finding it in a four-legged friend. While an estimated 40 percent of the country's shelter population are currently in foster homes(1), shelters are bracing for a time when these pets may be returned or when other pets are surrendered due to the financial hardships so many are facing as a result of the global pandemic. So today, Mars Petcare announced a new program called FOSTER TO FOREVER(TM) to help find loving homes for as many pets as possible. The program, supported by several celebrity pet adoption advocates, including Katherine Schwarzenegger, Colton Underwood and LeAnn Rimes, will raise awareness of the need for pet adoption and directly support those who permanently adopt their foster pets.
MEMPHIS, Tenn., May 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- nexAir has been named a US Best Managed Company. The program is sponsored by Deloitte Private and The Wall Street Journal. nexAir is one of 27 honorees for the inaugural year of the award. Companies receiving this award represent a wide range of industries including industrial products, construction, energy, financial services, life sciences, healthcare and technology.
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