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Gen Z is struggling to be productive working from home

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One might assume that Gen Zers, who were born during the internet era, would thrive working from home. Nope.
At 43%, workers aged 18 to 24 are most likely to say their productivity has decreased since they started working remotely. That's the finding from a Fortune -SurveyMonkey poll of 2,802 U.S. adults between July 17 and 21.
It does make sense: Many of these workers are early in their career, or even just starting their first post-grad job, and still...
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Popular Texas German festival canceled due to COVID concerns

Popular Texas German festival canceled due to COVID concerns

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While this is the wurst news, fans shouldn't despair. The New Braunfels fest will return next November, according to organizers.
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ABC's daytime drama 'General Hospital' returns to production, set to air new episodes as cast & crew work under new safety rules

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"General Hospital" returns to television with brand new episodes and new safety rules; the daytime drama is the ABC's first scripted drama to get back on the air following a shutdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Israeli jeweler makes $1.5m gold coronavirus mask

Israeli jeweler makes $1.5m gold coronavirus mask

An Israeli jewelry company is working on what it says will be the world's most expensive coronavirus mask, a gold, diamond-encrusted face covering with a price tag of $1.5 million. Read more ...

Judge orders release of police body camera video in George Floyd case

Judge orders release of police body camera video in George Floyd case

A Minnesota judge ordered the release of body camera footage recorded by former officers charged in the death of George Floyd. Read more ...

102-year-old tennis lover funds tennis facility at her college alma mater

102-year-old tennis lover funds tennis facility at her college alma mater

Evelyn Schroedl has not been able to play since the arrival of the coronavirus, terribly missing the camaraderie of her friends. Read more ...

Researchers created a test to determine which masks are the least effective

Researchers created a test to determine which masks are the least effective

A group of researchers at Duke University created a simple technique to analyze the effectiveness of various types of masks which have become a critical component in stopping... Read more ...

Health officials announce 14 new cases of COVID-19 in NH

Health officials announce 14 new cases of COVID-19 in NH

Fourteen new positive cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed, health officials said Sunday. Read more ...

Simon Cowell breaks back while testing electric bicycle

Simon Cowell breaks back while testing electric bicycle

Simon Cowell broke his back Saturday while testing his new electric bicycle at his home in California, according to a spokesperson. Read more ...

Police: 15-year-old girl grazed in face after South Side shooting

Police: 15-year-old girl grazed in face after South Side shooting

CHICAGO - Police are investigating after a 15-year-old girl was grazed following a South Side shooting early Sunday. Just before 12:45 a.m., police responded to the 100 block... Read more ...

Mitch Moreland hits walk-off homer to lift Red Sox past Blue Jays

Mitch Moreland hits walk-off homer to lift Red Sox past Blue Jays

Boston's first baseman hit two home runs in the team's 5-3 victory over Toronto. Read more ...

Police: 1 dead, 5 injured, including off-duty officer, after shooting at...

Police: 1 dead, 5 injured, including off-duty officer, after shooting at Alabama motorcycle club

Authorities are investigating a shooting in Alabama that left one person dead and five others injured, including an off-duty police officer. Read more ...

Sheriff: 1 injured in early morning shooting at Sac County party

Sheriff: 1 injured in early morning shooting at Sac County party

One person was injured after a shooting at a party in Sacramento County early Sunday morning, according to the sheriff's office. Read more ...