coronavirus pandemic

Connections: Restaurants opening up, but struggling to fill shifts

Restaurants can't find enough people to fill shifts: servers, front of house, back of house. Owners say that former employees are reluctant to give up...
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Fri, 04/16/2021 - 10:33am
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Connections: With more remote work, what becomes of large office spaces after the pandemic?

If more workers are going to do their jobs from home or from remote settings, even after the pandemic, what becomes of large office spaces? NPR reports...
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Mon, 04/12/2021 - 10:13am
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Connections: How alcoholism and drinking habits have been affected by pandemic stressors

Various media sources report that alcoholism has increased due to the pandemic. Local researchers leading a study on the issue have noticed that...
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Fri, 04/09/2021 - 10:21am
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Connections: Doctors discuss what they think are the most significant pandemic public health errors

What are the most significant public health errors of the pandemic? Our guests are doctors who have pushed back against public health groupthink,...
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Fri, 04/09/2021 - 7:14am
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Connections: How are overnight summer camps preparing for the season?

How are overnight summer camps preparing for the season? What will camp look like during the second pandemic summer? Without vaccines for children, what...
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Wed, 04/07/2021 - 10:22am
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Connections: Discussing post-pandemic practices to reduce illness

New data shows a decline in child and adult illnesses in almost all categories. The declines have been driven by masking and other pandemic-related...
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Tue, 04/06/2021 - 10:16am
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Connections: Brighton schools superintendent Kevin McGowan on reopening schools five days a week

The superintendent of Brighton schools wrote an open letter, urging state leaders to greenlight the return of students to school five days a week. Kevin...
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Tue, 03/30/2021 - 10:43am
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Connections: Discussing the challenges the pandemic has presented for people with disabilities

When COVID-19 vaccines first became available, a local doctor noticed a gap in access when it came to people with disabilities. Dr. Tiffany Pulcino and...
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Fri, 03/26/2021 - 10:47am
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Connections: "#porchportraits:" The story of Geneva through the pandemic

A photographer in Geneva is documenting how the city has navigated the pandemic. Photographer Jan Regan teamed up with longtime journalist Chris Lavin...
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Tue, 03/23/2021 - 10:31am
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Some white-collar work may not return to offices

Annie Walker has been helping people find employment for nearly forty years. She said that 2020 changed the trajectory of office work, depending on your...
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Fri, 03/19/2021 - 1:32pm
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