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Bored of sheltering in place? Kids are too. Help fill their free time through ‘Chicago Reads’

Bored of sheltering in place? Kids are too. Help fill their free time through ‘Chicago Reads’

With your help, the Sun-Times Charity Trust is again providing books through our "Chicago Reads" program. We match Chicago Public Schools students with people [...] Read full article: Bored of sheltering in place? Kids are t...→

Bored of sheltering in place? Kids are too. Help fill their free time through ‘Chicago Reads’

Bored of sheltering in place? Kids are too. Help fill their free time through ‘Chicago Reads’

With your help, the Sun-Times Charity Trust is again providing books through our "Chicago Reads" program. We match Chicago Public Schools students with people [...] Read full article: Bored of sheltering in place? Kids are t...→

Sheltering-in-place prompts sales growth at garden centers

Sheltering-in-place prompts sales growth at garden centers

GODFREY, Ill. -- Local garden centers are seeing more sales than ever this spring compared to years prior, as many residents are taking the opportunity while s [...] Read full article: Sheltering-in-place prompts sales growth...→

Teen starts free online tutoring service to help kids struggling with remote learning

Teen starts free online tutoring service to help kids struggling with remote learning

High school junior, Jai Mehrotra-Varma, started a free online tutoring service to help kids and parents who are struggling with remote learning. Read full article: Teen starts free online tutoring service...→

A suggested Mother’s Day playlist to honor moms while sheltering in place

A suggested Mother’s Day playlist to honor moms while sheltering in place

Mother’s Day will always make me think of the color purple. No, not the “The Color Purple” — the excellent Alice Walker book or the Steven Spielberg-directed f [...] Read full article: A suggested Mother’s Day playlist to hon...→

Minneapolis Domino's employee gives big assist to police by feeding kids for free

Minneapolis Domino's employee gives big assist to police by feeding kids for free

The coronavirus crisis has seemingly confirmed the saying that not all heroes wear capes – they wear badges, uniforms, scrubs, stethoscopes or a range of other [...] Read full article: Minneapolis Domino's employee gives big ...→

Kids Spending More Time on Screens Than Ever Before

Kids Spending More Time on Screens Than Ever Before

Kids are in front of screens now more than ever with virtual class, Tik Tok videos, playing video games and Netflix. Read full article: Kids Spending More Time on Screens Than ...→

2 free COVID-19 testing events taking place in Pinellas County, appointment required

2 free COVID-19 testing events taking place in Pinellas County, appointment required

The Florida Department of Health is hosting two free COVID-19 testing events for vulnerable populations in Pinellas County. Read full article: 2 free COVID-19 testing events taking pl...→

Just over 3 percent of low-income Californians want to open up the state and stop sheltering in place, new poll says

Just over 3 percent of low-income Californians want to open up the state and stop sheltering in place, new poll says

"Just last week," Governor Newsom said Wednesday, "$2 billion in unemployment insurance claims were dispersed, just in one week." Read full article: Just over 3 percent of low-income Califo...→

30 Virginia Men Arrested for Soliciting Minors as Kids Spend More Time Online

30 Virginia Men Arrested for Soliciting Minors as Kids Spend More Time Online

An online sting operation in northern Virginia has resulted in the arrests of 30 men charged with trolling the Internet to solicit sex from minors. Read full article: 30 Virginia Men Arrested for Soliciting ...→

Kids bored at home? RAFT provides STEM learning kits to parents

Kids bored at home? RAFT provides STEM learning kits to parents

Resource Area for Teachers has distributed 15,000 kits to Santa Clara County families with materials and instructions for science learning projects. Read full article: Kids bored at home? RAFT provides STEM l...→

Stimulus spending, sheltering in place help Walmart results exceed expectations

Stimulus spending, sheltering in place help Walmart results exceed expectations

Walmart exceeded Wall Street expectations with its quarterly revenue and earnings on Tuesday and reported record US online sales after consumers rushed to stoc [...] Read full article: Stimulus spending, sheltering in place h...→

Pennsylvania Foster Kids Can Now Go to College Tuition-Free

Pennsylvania Foster Kids Can Now Go to College Tuition-Free

Signed into law by Gov. Tom Wolf on June 28, the Fostering Independence Through Education Act waives tuition for youth who were in foster care at age 16 or old [...] Read full article: Pennsylvania Foster Kids Can Now Go to C...→

Coping during COVID-19: From wedding planning to sheltering in place

My fiancée and I began planning our wedding last year and in early March, we were excitedly counting down the days. Read full article: Coping during COVID-19: From wedding pla...→

2 Rescued After Sierra Nevada Avalanche; Adventurers Urged To Continue Sheltering-In-Place

2 Rescued After Sierra Nevada Avalanche; Adventurers Urged To Continue Sheltering-In-Place

Two people who tried to climb and ski in the eastern Sierra Nevada were struck by an avalanche and had to be rescued. Read full article: 2 Rescued After Sierra Nevada Avalanche;...→

Coronavirus: Elon Musk says it’s time to ‘free America now’ from lockdowns

Coronavirus: Elon Musk says it’s time to ‘free America now’ from lockdowns

Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk is no stranger when it comes to getting on Twitter to express his feelings about a subject he cares about. And the latest subje [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Elon Musk says it’s time to...→

O'Hare Airport Workers Deemed 'First Responders,' Denied Paid Time Off To Take Care Of Kids During Pandemic

O'Hare Airport Workers Deemed 'First Responders,' Denied Paid Time Off To Take Care Of Kids During Pandemic

Two Chicago city workers thought they could take time off from their jobs to care for their kids during the coronavirus pandemic - the city policy even said th [...] Read full article: O'Hare Airport Workers Deemed 'First Res...→

Metro Detroit martial arts group offering free Zoom classes to kids

Metro Detroit martial arts group offering free Zoom classes to kids

One local martial arts group is taking its classes online and offering a special deal to parents trying to find ways for their children to blow off a little bi [...] Read full article: Metro Detroit martial arts group offerin...→

Bay Area kids turn to art while sheltering in place

Bay Area kids turn to art while sheltering in place

How are the region’s children passing the time during the COVID-19 shutdown? By painting. Warning: Adorable artwork ahead. Read full article: Bay Area kids turn to art while shelteri...→

Sheetz feeds kids for free during coronavirus crisis | WTOP

Sheetz is providing free food to help children and families in need as a result of the coronavirus crisis. It has more than a dozen locations in the D.C.-area. Read full article: Sheetz feeds kids for free during corona...→

Dating in Place: Looking for a Companion During the Time of Pandemic

Dating in Place: Looking for a Companion During the Time of Pandemic

After New York’s shelter in place guidelines were in place, Zahid took a 90-minute train ride, a car service and bottle of tequila to see a man she had connect [...] Read full article: Dating in Place: Looking for a Companion...→

Sheltering in Place in an R.V. Is Not as Fun as It Sounds

Sheltering in Place in an R.V. Is Not as Fun as It Sounds

With parks shut down and utilities harder to come by, drivers of motor homes are finding themselves trapped in the vehicles meant to liberate them. Read full article: Sheltering in Place in an R.V. Is Not as...→

Sheltering in place... in outer space

Sheltering in place... in outer space

On April 17, NASA Astronaut Jessica Meir returned to Earth after a 205-day mission aboard the International Space Station. While she was in outer space, though [...] Read full article: Sheltering in place... in outer space...→

How to tackle home improvement projects while sheltering in place

How to tackle home improvement projects while sheltering in place

Despite the challenges, now is a good time to assess what you already have at home available for reuse. Read full article: How to tackle home improvement projects ...→

The best free virtual games kids can play with friends - amNewYork

By Regan Mies After weeks spent at home, your child probably misses getting to spend time with their friends and classmates. Although virtual connection Read full article: The best free virtual games kids can pla...→

Double Murder Suspect: “Wrong Place at the Wrong Time”

The winning ticket, which has not been claimed, was sold at J & R Market in Ambler.... Former parishioners of a New Jersey church want to know what happened to [...] Read full article: Double Murder Suspect: “Wrong Place at t...→

How San Diegans Are Spending Free Time During the Pandemic

How San Diegans Are Spending Free Time During the Pandemic

People are looking for ways to stay busy during the stay-at-home order. Some people are reading or playing video games, but there are other ways to spend that [...] Read full article: How San Diegans Are Spending Free Time D...→

Sheltering-in-place prompts sales growth at garden centers

Sheltering-in-place prompts sales growth at garden centers

GODFREY, Ill. -- Local garden centers are seeing more sales than ever this spring compared to years prior, as many residents are taking the opportunity while s [...] Read full article: Sheltering-in-place prompts sales growth...→

Pennsylvania Foster Kids Can Now Go to College Tuition-Free

Pennsylvania Foster Kids Can Now Go to College Tuition-Free

Signed into law by Gov. Tom Wolf on June 28, the Fostering Independence Through Education Act waives tuition for youth who were in foster care at age 16 or old [...] Read full article: Pennsylvania Foster Kids Can Now Go to C...→

A suggested Mother’s Day playlist to honor moms while sheltering in place

A suggested Mother’s Day playlist to honor moms while sheltering in place

Mother’s Day will always make me think of the color purple. No, not the “The Color Purple” — the excellent Alice Walker book or the Steven Spielberg-directed f [...] Read full article: A suggested Mother’s Day playlist to hon...→

Sheltering in Place in an R.V. Is Not as Fun as It Sounds

Sheltering in Place in an R.V. Is Not as Fun as It Sounds

With parks shut down and utilities harder to come by, drivers of motor homes are finding themselves trapped in the vehicles meant to liberate them. Read full article: Sheltering in Place in an R.V. Is Not as...→

2 Rescued After Sierra Nevada Avalanche; Adventurers Urged To Continue Sheltering-In-Place

2 Rescued After Sierra Nevada Avalanche; Adventurers Urged To Continue Sheltering-In-Place

Two people who tried to climb and ski in the eastern Sierra Nevada were struck by an avalanche and had to be rescued. Read full article: 2 Rescued After Sierra Nevada Avalanche;...→

O'Hare Airport Workers Deemed 'First Responders,' Denied Paid Time Off To Take Care Of Kids During Pandemic

O'Hare Airport Workers Deemed 'First Responders,' Denied Paid Time Off To Take Care Of Kids During Pandemic

Two Chicago city workers thought they could take time off from their jobs to care for their kids during the coronavirus pandemic - the city policy even said th [...] Read full article: O'Hare Airport Workers Deemed 'First Res...→

2 free COVID-19 testing events taking place in Pinellas County, appointment required

2 free COVID-19 testing events taking place in Pinellas County, appointment required

The Florida Department of Health is hosting two free COVID-19 testing events for vulnerable populations in Pinellas County. Read full article: 2 free COVID-19 testing events taking pl...→

The best free virtual games kids can play with friends - amNewYork

By Regan Mies After weeks spent at home, your child probably misses getting to spend time with their friends and classmates. Although virtual connection Read full article: The best free virtual games kids can pla...→

Bay Area kids turn to art while sheltering in place

Bay Area kids turn to art while sheltering in place

How are the region’s children passing the time during the COVID-19 shutdown? By painting. Warning: Adorable artwork ahead. Read full article: Bay Area kids turn to art while shelteri...→

30 Virginia Men Arrested for Soliciting Minors as Kids Spend More Time Online

30 Virginia Men Arrested for Soliciting Minors as Kids Spend More Time Online

An online sting operation in northern Virginia has resulted in the arrests of 30 men charged with trolling the Internet to solicit sex from minors. Read full article: 30 Virginia Men Arrested for Soliciting ...→

How San Diegans Are Spending Free Time During the Pandemic

How San Diegans Are Spending Free Time During the Pandemic

People are looking for ways to stay busy during the stay-at-home order. Some people are reading or playing video games, but there are other ways to spend that [...] Read full article: How San Diegans Are Spending Free Time D...→

Stimulus spending, sheltering in place help Walmart results exceed expectations

Stimulus spending, sheltering in place help Walmart results exceed expectations

Walmart exceeded Wall Street expectations with its quarterly revenue and earnings on Tuesday and reported record US online sales after consumers rushed to stoc [...] Read full article: Stimulus spending, sheltering in place h...→

Teen starts free online tutoring service to help kids struggling with remote learning

Teen starts free online tutoring service to help kids struggling with remote learning

High school junior, Jai Mehrotra-Varma, started a free online tutoring service to help kids and parents who are struggling with remote learning. Read full article: Teen starts free online tutoring service...→

Dating in Place: Looking for a Companion During the Time of Pandemic

Dating in Place: Looking for a Companion During the Time of Pandemic

After New York’s shelter in place guidelines were in place, Zahid took a 90-minute train ride, a car service and bottle of tequila to see a man she had connect [...] Read full article: Dating in Place: Looking for a Companion...→

Coping during COVID-19: From wedding planning to sheltering in place

My fiancée and I began planning our wedding last year and in early March, we were excitedly counting down the days. Read full article: Coping during COVID-19: From wedding pla...→

Minneapolis Domino's employee gives big assist to police by feeding kids for free

Minneapolis Domino's employee gives big assist to police by feeding kids for free

The coronavirus crisis has seemingly confirmed the saying that not all heroes wear capes – they wear badges, uniforms, scrubs, stethoscopes or a range of other [...] Read full article: Minneapolis Domino's employee gives big ...→

Sheltering in place... in outer space

Sheltering in place... in outer space

On April 17, NASA Astronaut Jessica Meir returned to Earth after a 205-day mission aboard the International Space Station. While she was in outer space, though [...] Read full article: Sheltering in place... in outer space...→

Coronavirus: Elon Musk says it’s time to ‘free America now’ from lockdowns

Coronavirus: Elon Musk says it’s time to ‘free America now’ from lockdowns

Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk is no stranger when it comes to getting on Twitter to express his feelings about a subject he cares about. And the latest subje [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Elon Musk says it’s time to...→

Kids Spending More Time on Screens Than Ever Before

Kids Spending More Time on Screens Than Ever Before

Kids are in front of screens now more than ever with virtual class, Tik Tok videos, playing video games and Netflix. Read full article: Kids Spending More Time on Screens Than ...→

How to tackle home improvement projects while sheltering in place

How to tackle home improvement projects while sheltering in place

Despite the challenges, now is a good time to assess what you already have at home available for reuse. Read full article: How to tackle home improvement projects ...→

Metro Detroit martial arts group offering free Zoom classes to kids

Metro Detroit martial arts group offering free Zoom classes to kids

One local martial arts group is taking its classes online and offering a special deal to parents trying to find ways for their children to blow off a little bi [...] Read full article: Metro Detroit martial arts group offerin...→

Just over 3 percent of low-income Californians want to open up the state and stop sheltering in place, new poll says

Just over 3 percent of low-income Californians want to open up the state and stop sheltering in place, new poll says

"Just last week," Governor Newsom said Wednesday, "$2 billion in unemployment insurance claims were dispersed, just in one week." Read full article: Just over 3 percent of low-income Califo...→

Double Murder Suspect: “Wrong Place at the Wrong Time”

The winning ticket, which has not been claimed, was sold at J & R Market in Ambler.... Former parishioners of a New Jersey church want to know what happened to [...] Read full article: Double Murder Suspect: “Wrong Place at t...→

Sheetz feeds kids for free during coronavirus crisis | WTOP

Sheetz is providing free food to help children and families in need as a result of the coronavirus crisis. It has more than a dozen locations in the D.C.-area. Read full article: Sheetz feeds kids for free during corona...→

Kids bored at home? RAFT provides STEM learning kits to parents

Kids bored at home? RAFT provides STEM learning kits to parents

Resource Area for Teachers has distributed 15,000 kits to Santa Clara County families with materials and instructions for science learning projects. Read full article: Kids bored at home? RAFT provides STEM l...→

Sheltering-in-place prompts sales growth at garden centers

Sheltering-in-place prompts sales growth at garden centers

GODFREY, Ill. -- Local garden centers are seeing more sales than ever this spring compared to years prior, as many residents are taking the opportunity while s [...] Read full article: Sheltering-in-place prompts sales growth...→

Stimulus spending, sheltering in place help Walmart results exceed expectations

Stimulus spending, sheltering in place help Walmart results exceed expectations

Walmart exceeded Wall Street expectations with its quarterly revenue and earnings on Tuesday and reported record US online sales after consumers rushed to stoc [...] Read full article: Stimulus spending, sheltering in place h...→

Teen starts free online tutoring service to help kids struggling with remote learning

Teen starts free online tutoring service to help kids struggling with remote learning

High school junior, Jai Mehrotra-Varma, started a free online tutoring service to help kids and parents who are struggling with remote learning. Read full article: Teen starts free online tutoring service...→

Pennsylvania Foster Kids Can Now Go to College Tuition-Free

Pennsylvania Foster Kids Can Now Go to College Tuition-Free

Signed into law by Gov. Tom Wolf on June 28, the Fostering Independence Through Education Act waives tuition for youth who were in foster care at age 16 or old [...] Read full article: Pennsylvania Foster Kids Can Now Go to C...→

Dating in Place: Looking for a Companion During the Time of Pandemic

Dating in Place: Looking for a Companion During the Time of Pandemic

After New York’s shelter in place guidelines were in place, Zahid took a 90-minute train ride, a car service and bottle of tequila to see a man she had connect [...] Read full article: Dating in Place: Looking for a Companion...→

A suggested Mother’s Day playlist to honor moms while sheltering in place

A suggested Mother’s Day playlist to honor moms while sheltering in place

Mother’s Day will always make me think of the color purple. No, not the “The Color Purple” — the excellent Alice Walker book or the Steven Spielberg-directed f [...] Read full article: A suggested Mother’s Day playlist to hon...→

Coping during COVID-19: From wedding planning to sheltering in place

My fiancée and I began planning our wedding last year and in early March, we were excitedly counting down the days. Read full article: Coping during COVID-19: From wedding pla...→

Sheltering in Place in an R.V. Is Not as Fun as It Sounds

Sheltering in Place in an R.V. Is Not as Fun as It Sounds

With parks shut down and utilities harder to come by, drivers of motor homes are finding themselves trapped in the vehicles meant to liberate them. Read full article: Sheltering in Place in an R.V. Is Not as...→

Minneapolis Domino's employee gives big assist to police by feeding kids for free

Minneapolis Domino's employee gives big assist to police by feeding kids for free

The coronavirus crisis has seemingly confirmed the saying that not all heroes wear capes – they wear badges, uniforms, scrubs, stethoscopes or a range of other [...] Read full article: Minneapolis Domino's employee gives big ...→

2 Rescued After Sierra Nevada Avalanche; Adventurers Urged To Continue Sheltering-In-Place

2 Rescued After Sierra Nevada Avalanche; Adventurers Urged To Continue Sheltering-In-Place

Two people who tried to climb and ski in the eastern Sierra Nevada were struck by an avalanche and had to be rescued. Read full article: 2 Rescued After Sierra Nevada Avalanche;...→

Sheltering in place... in outer space

Sheltering in place... in outer space

On April 17, NASA Astronaut Jessica Meir returned to Earth after a 205-day mission aboard the International Space Station. While she was in outer space, though [...] Read full article: Sheltering in place... in outer space...→

Coronavirus: Elon Musk says it’s time to ‘free America now’ from lockdowns

Coronavirus: Elon Musk says it’s time to ‘free America now’ from lockdowns

Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk is no stranger when it comes to getting on Twitter to express his feelings about a subject he cares about. And the latest subje [...] Read full article: Coronavirus: Elon Musk says it’s time to...→

Kids Spending More Time on Screens Than Ever Before

Kids Spending More Time on Screens Than Ever Before

Kids are in front of screens now more than ever with virtual class, Tik Tok videos, playing video games and Netflix. Read full article: Kids Spending More Time on Screens Than ...→

O'Hare Airport Workers Deemed 'First Responders,' Denied Paid Time Off To Take Care Of Kids During Pandemic

O'Hare Airport Workers Deemed 'First Responders,' Denied Paid Time Off To Take Care Of Kids During Pandemic

Two Chicago city workers thought they could take time off from their jobs to care for their kids during the coronavirus pandemic - the city policy even said th [...] Read full article: O'Hare Airport Workers Deemed 'First Res...→

How to tackle home improvement projects while sheltering in place

How to tackle home improvement projects while sheltering in place

Despite the challenges, now is a good time to assess what you already have at home available for reuse. Read full article: How to tackle home improvement projects ...→

2 free COVID-19 testing events taking place in Pinellas County, appointment required

2 free COVID-19 testing events taking place in Pinellas County, appointment required

The Florida Department of Health is hosting two free COVID-19 testing events for vulnerable populations in Pinellas County. Read full article: 2 free COVID-19 testing events taking pl...→

Metro Detroit martial arts group offering free Zoom classes to kids

Metro Detroit martial arts group offering free Zoom classes to kids

One local martial arts group is taking its classes online and offering a special deal to parents trying to find ways for their children to blow off a little bi [...] Read full article: Metro Detroit martial arts group offerin...→

The best free virtual games kids can play with friends - amNewYork

By Regan Mies After weeks spent at home, your child probably misses getting to spend time with their friends and classmates. Although virtual connection Read full article: The best free virtual games kids can pla...→

Just over 3 percent of low-income Californians want to open up the state and stop sheltering in place, new poll says

Just over 3 percent of low-income Californians want to open up the state and stop sheltering in place, new poll says

"Just last week," Governor Newsom said Wednesday, "$2 billion in unemployment insurance claims were dispersed, just in one week." Read full article: Just over 3 percent of low-income Califo...→

Bay Area kids turn to art while sheltering in place

Bay Area kids turn to art while sheltering in place

How are the region’s children passing the time during the COVID-19 shutdown? By painting. Warning: Adorable artwork ahead. Read full article: Bay Area kids turn to art while shelteri...→

Double Murder Suspect: “Wrong Place at the Wrong Time”

The winning ticket, which has not been claimed, was sold at J & R Market in Ambler.... Former parishioners of a New Jersey church want to know what happened to [...] Read full article: Double Murder Suspect: “Wrong Place at t...→

30 Virginia Men Arrested for Soliciting Minors as Kids Spend More Time Online

30 Virginia Men Arrested for Soliciting Minors as Kids Spend More Time Online

An online sting operation in northern Virginia has resulted in the arrests of 30 men charged with trolling the Internet to solicit sex from minors. Read full article: 30 Virginia Men Arrested for Soliciting ...→

Sheetz feeds kids for free during coronavirus crisis | WTOP

Sheetz is providing free food to help children and families in need as a result of the coronavirus crisis. It has more than a dozen locations in the D.C.-area. Read full article: Sheetz feeds kids for free during corona...→

How San Diegans Are Spending Free Time During the Pandemic

How San Diegans Are Spending Free Time During the Pandemic

People are looking for ways to stay busy during the stay-at-home order. Some people are reading or playing video games, but there are other ways to spend that [...] Read full article: How San Diegans Are Spending Free Time D...→

Kids bored at home? RAFT provides STEM learning kits to parents

Kids bored at home? RAFT provides STEM learning kits to parents

Resource Area for Teachers has distributed 15,000 kits to Santa Clara County families with materials and instructions for science learning projects. Read full article: Kids bored at home? RAFT provides STEM l...→