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C19 Open Discussion Week 38b

From the Star Ledger: N.J. scraps COVID-19 state-by-state travel advisory, calls for all travelers to quarantine With coronavirus cases rising across the country, New Jersey is abandoning the state-by-state formula it has used the last five months to determine its quarantine travel advisory, … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 38

From CNN: Pfizer and BioNTech apply for FDA emergency use authorization for coronavirus vaccine Pfizer and BioNTech on Friday submitted to the US Food and Drug Administration for emergency use authorization for their coronavirus vaccine candidate. This is the first … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 37b

From the Star Ledger: N.J. small businesses struggled to pay November rent, study says  Small businesses in New Jersey struggled to pay their November rent at a higher rate than businesses across the country, according to a new study. And … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 37

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C19 Open Discussion Week 36c

From the Star Ledger: N.J. counties, towns may order 8 p.m. curfew on nonessential businesses to fight coronavirus hot spots, Murphy says New Jersey counties and municipalities now have the authority to order nonessential businesses to close at 8 p.m. … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 36b

9 Months in – So much for that… N.J. hits ‘devastating’ 6-month high in new cases with 3,877 positive tests. Death toll rises by 21 fatalities. New Jersey health officials reported 3,877 new coronaviruscases on Tuesday – the highest daily positive … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 36

From the AP: Biden defeats Trump for White House, says ‘time to heal’ Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States on Saturday, positioning himself to lead a nation gripped by a … Continue reading

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So Who Is The President – Week 1

From the Washington Post: A stomach-churning night of counting leaves the outcome in the balance Whatever people thought they knew about the state of the presidential race a few weeks ago went out the window on Tuesday, turning Election Day … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 34b

From the Star Ledger: Election 2020: When could we know the election results in N.J.? While New Jersey isn’t a swing state when it comes to the hotly contested presidential election, there are plenty of races that voters will be watching closely. … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 34

From NJ Advance: Businesses in Atlantic City boarding up ahead of election  Businesses in Atlantic City are boarding up ahead of Tuesday’s election in preparation for potential unrest. On Saturday, workers boarded up a number of national brand stores at … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 33b

From News 7: Hoboken joins other NJ cities in COVID crackdown Several cities in New Jersey have decided to close nonessential businesses early as the state looks to contain an alarming spike of COVID-19 cases. Newark announced strict new restrictions … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 33

From the NYT: What Will New York Real Estate Look Like Next Year? One in five New York City tenants did not pay rent in September, by one estimate, and there is growing concern of “an eviction tsunami.” As apartment … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 32b

From MarketWatch: Americans could owe an estimated $7.2 billion in unpaid rent by December because of COVID-related job losses, Fed study shows A new study suggests that Americans will owe billions of dollars in unpaid rent by December — but … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 32

8 Months In… From Inman News: Foreclosure activity hits historic lows as filings drop 81% Foreclosure filings, including default notices, scheduled auctions or bank repossessions, dropped 81 percent year over year to 27,016 filings, according to Attom Data Solution’s Q3 … Continue reading

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C19 Open Discussion Week 31b

From CNBC: NJ governor hopes to use a ‘scalpel’ to deal with coronavirus hot spots not another broad shutdown New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy said Thursday on CNBC he hopes to avoid broad economic lockdowns to deal with rising coronavirus cases … Continue reading

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