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Coronavirus live news: doctor clears Trump to return to public events on Saturday; record global case rise | World news

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Trump again calls for in-person debate, citing doctor’s letter

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Why the Rose Garden COVID-19 fiasco was dismal news for the return of live entertainment

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At the celebratory judicial nomination event for Amy Coney Barrett, scores of maskless, prominent Americans–elected officials, high-ranking staffers, the President of the University of Notre Dame–were seen hugging, kissing and other examples of the up-close-and-personal behavior most ordinary Americans are avoiding in service of personal and community safety. It looked like no one at the Sept. 26 event in the White House Rose Garden had paid any mind whatsoever to the potential ravages of COVID-19 at a nomination celebration for a member of the United States Supreme Court.

Although it certainly fits the broader political narrative on both sides, this wasn’t entirely true.

Attendees were actually given rapid Coronavirus tests, developed by Abbott Laboratories of Lake Bluff, prior to admittance. As the Wall Street Journal and others have reported, a guest took Abbott’s so-called ID NOW test, waited around for a few minute for the result, and, in the event

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World Trade Center landlord Silverstein Properties turns to ghost kitchen Zuul in bid to return workers

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“Food is a major concern,” Vardi said. “People are uncomfortable going between the office and outside, and ordering food still requires going down to pick it up.”

The best way to resolve those concerns is by delivering food directly to tenants’ offices, he said. But that raises issues of security and health screenings of couriers entering the building, especially within the World Trade Center.
 
That has opened an opportunity for Zuul, which operates a commercial kitchen in SoHo where established city brands such as Naya Express, Sarge’s Deli and Stone Bridge Pizza prepare smaller versions of their menus for takeout only. The food is produced from a single commercial kitchen, disconnected from any dining room, typically referred to as a ghost kitchen or cloud kitchen.

Workers can order lunch from those restaurants using a custom app for tenants. Orders must be in by 10:30 a.m. to arrive by lunch hour.

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10 Home Improvement Projects That Return The Most At Resale

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If you want to get the biggest return on your investment in home renovation projects, it would be wise to take your to-do list outdoors. The 2020 Cost vs. Value report by Remodeling magazine found that nine out of the top 10 high-return projects are exterior replacement projects. Only the minor kitchen renovation rivals the rate of return of most exterior projects.

Whether you are just thinking about remodeling or ready to dive in, prioritize these exterior projects that will add curb appeal and value when it’s time to sell or refinance.

1. Manufactured stone veneer

Average cost: $9,357

Average resale value: $8,943

Cost recouped: 96%

2. Garage door replacement

Average cost: $3,695

Average resale value: $3,491

Cost recouped: 94%

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