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Can employers make it mandatory for workers to get a COVID-19 vaccine?

As the COVID-19 vaccines move closer towards approval in the United States, some members of the workforce are asking if their employers will, or can, make vaccination against the novel virus mandatory. Find out what experts have to say on RADIO.COM.
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Christmas trees are really hot this year: 'People want an old-fashioned Christmas'

Christmas tree outlets are seeing brisk sales, possibly because of the coronavirus pandemic. WBBM Newsradio’s Rachel Pierson talks with retailers.
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Airbnb announces plan to prevent large New Year's Eve house parties amid COVID pandemic

As the world continues to see COVID-19 cases rise, Airbnb has announced a plan to protect others on New Year’s Eve during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Warner Bros. to release entire 2021 slate of films to HBO Max, theaters

In a stunning shift, Warner Bros announced they’ll be sending 17 films from their 2021 slate straight to their streaming platform HBO Max for 31 days – the same day the films open in theaters on December 25.
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Obama says he may take COVID vaccine on TV so 'people know that I trust this science'

Former president Barack Obama says he will indeed take the COVID-19 vaccine – and that he may do so on TV to ease the concerns of Americans who are wary of it.
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'Invincible' 102-year-old survives Spanish flu and 2 bouts of COVID-19

Angelina Friedman is a 102-year-old woman who has seen a lot in her time on Earth - including multiple pandemics that she survived firsthand.
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American tourist returns stolen ancient Roman artifact in the mail with note: ‘Please forgive me”

An American tourist returned a stolen ancient artifact in the mail to the National Roman Museum. The tourist from Atlanta sent the package containing a small piece of marble that was said to have been taken from ancient Roman ruins.
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How to start exercising again after COVID

Even after patients recover from COVID-19, many report feeling long-lasting impacts well after the illness has passed. Physicians are now recommending that patients take their time before returning to their normal levels of exercise and activity.
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How to win a free round-trip flight to Hawaii to work remotely for 30 days

Officials are offering a free flight to paradise, if telecommuters are willing to live and work from Hawaii for a month. “Movers & Shakas is a grassroots initiative to recruit and nurture talented professionals to diversify our island economy…
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Will Americans get a stimulus check by the end of 2020?

Lawmakers and White House officials have been in ongoing talks trying to work out another coronavirus relief package. Will Americans get a stimulus check by the end of 2020?
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