Coronavirus is closing daycare. Child care providers worry they may never reopen

Lillian Mongeau The Hechinger ReportPublished 3:36 AM EDT Apr 5, 2020This story about child care services was produced by The Hechinger Report, a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education....

Private Equity Firm Pushes for Broader Access to Fed Lending Program

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When is Amazon Prime Day 2020? It'll likely be delayed due to coronavirus demands,...

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Walmart now limiting how many shoppers can enter stores as part of coronavirus response

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As the Trump administration praises coronavirus relief program, lenders and small businesses criticize delays

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U.S. agriculture: Can it handle coronavirus, labor shortages and panic buying?

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COVID-19 brings massive change to retail: Stores require fewer customers, kids, hours; more face...

The coronavirus is leading stores to limit shoppers while Menards is banning children and taking shoppers' temperatures.        READ SOURCE

Adult toy shop Romantix remains open in Iowa after state closes many nonessential stores

Romantix, an adult entertainment store with nine locations across Iowa, remains open in the state as of Friday.        READ SOURCE

Administration Turns to Private Firms to Help Process Small Business Aid

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