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Congress strikes deal for COVID relief including another round of stimulus checks

After months of stalled negotiations for the next round of relief for Americans amid the coronavirus pandemic, Democratic and Republican leaders have decided on a COVID relief package.
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Maskless Santa tests positive for COVID-19 after event for children with special needs

Families in South Carolina have been informed that they may have been exposed to COVID-19 after their audience with Santa, who was not wearing a mask. Read the full story now at RADIO.COM.
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‘LOTR’ star Ian McKellen speaks out after receiving COVID-19 vaccine

“Lord of the Rings” and “X-Men” star Sir Ian McKellen, who was part of the first group of Brits to get the COVID-19 vaccine, has spoked out about the experience, saying that he feels “very lucky” and encouraging others to get inoculated.
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Superintendent's snow day announcement warms hearts across the country

A superintendent in West Virginia has school-goers across the country waiting patiently for their next snow day. Despite virtual learning plans, this superintendent still wanted to give kids a snow day.
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Mom remembers ‘happy’ 9-year-old daughter, one of the first children to die from COVID-19

A mother in Ohio is remembering her daughter who tragically passed away from COVID-19 in August. Read about the family’s harrowing story on RADIO.COM.
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19 podcasts that kids and families will love

The RADIO.COM app offers a slew of kid-friendly podcasts to help curb the stay-at-home blues - and they’re not always just for kids to enjoy. Parents can join in on the fun, too, with great storytelling podcasts.
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Starbucks suspends famous ‘Happy Hour’ as COVID cases rise

Starbucks is suspending its popular “Happy Hour” promotion for the time being due to coronavirus cases rising throughout the nation. Read the latest details on RADIO.COM.
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Ellen DeGeneres says she's 'feeling 100%' following COVID diagnosis

Ellen DeGeneres has given fans an update on her health since revealing she contracted coronavirus. The 62-year-old said she is “feeling 100%” in a new video. See her entire health update on RADIO.COM.
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Alaska Airlines parodies ‘80s hit ‘Safety Dance’ in video to outline COVID protocols

Alaska Airlines is channeling retro dance vibes to highlight their coronavirus safety guidelines. The Seattle-based airline has parodied 1983 hit “The Safety Dance” by Men Without Hats to showcase their COVID protocols in safety video.
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Fauci opens up about his Zoom Christmas plans: 'It's better than nothing'

In a conversation with 94.7 The Wave’s Maggie McKay, Fauci opened up about his plans for both Christmas and his birthday, which falls on Christmas Eve. “It’s going to be somewhat modified,” Fauci says.
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