COVID-19 Causes the Most Pain for Tennessee’s Hospitality Workers

East Tennessee and Northern Middle Tennessee have two things in common at the moment.

Residents in both regions of Tennessee have filed more unemployment claims than anywhere else in the state because of the COVID-19 outbreak. Also, both areas have a large hospitality industry.

And if tourists may not travel to those areas then, of course, Tennessee’s hospitality industry cannot thrive.

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Commentary: Pandemic Waste in Higher Education

Life has been very strange for millions of American college students this past month. Many packed their bags and moved back home to prevent further spread of the coronavirus. Universities scrambled to provide virtual classes to their students to help them comply with recommendations for social distancing. Our bustling campuses quickly turned into ghost towns, and university administrators redirected their full attention towards student instruction.

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As Death Toll Climbs, Federal Health Officials See ‘Encouraging Signs’ of Slowing Number of Cases

Acknowledging the mounting death toll, President Donald Trump and members of the White House Coronavirus Task Force said Friday that improvements in New York, New Jersey, Louisiana, Michigan and other coronavirus hot spots indicate that the nation’s response to the pandemic is working to slow COVID-19’s spread.

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Democrat Governor of Kentucky Orders Police to Take Down Tag Numbers of Church-Goers, Other Easter Gatherings So Government Can Impose Two Week Quarantines on Citizens

Democratic Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear told police to take down tag numbers of people attending churches and other gatherings on Easter so the government could go to their homes and impose a 14-day quarantine over COVID-19 concerns.

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