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SARINA ALVES DISPLAYS a short story on the screen in front of her virtual class of eighth grade English students at Morton Middle School in Fall River. As a boy reads out loud, Alves’s own […]

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Coronavirus and the Future of Work

The long-term effects of the coronavirus outbreak on our society and business landscape are yet to be determined. But one thing we know is that a big swath of American businesses is conducting a large-scale […]

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Rural America: An alternative after COVID

Concentration can contribute to coronavirus. National data demonstrate that COVID-19 struck worst in “hot spots,” in urban areas with concentrations of people. When people are crowded together, the likelihood of person-to-person transfer is greater. That […]

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Companies that are hiring during COVID-19

By: Joni Sweet NurPhoto // Getty Images Companies that are hiring during COVID-19 The COVID-19 pandemic has hit workers in the U.S. hard. Non-farm payroll employment, which includes all paid jobs except farm workers, unincorporated […]