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Advocates for physical education fear more cuts could be coming, as districts grapple with looming budget cuts stemming from the current economic downturn.KIDS ARE SHOOTING HOOPS WITH ROLLED UP SOCKS, BUT PANDEMIC PHYSICAL EDUCATION IS NOT CANCELEDKELLY FIELDFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
John Falcicchio, Bowser’s chief of staff and deputy mayor for economic development, said Shallal reached out in recent weeks to ask about obtaining the concrete barriers, which were soon provided by the city’s Department of Transportation.BUSBOYS AND POETS TO LAUNCH ‘STREATERY’ EAST OF THE ANACOSTIA RIVERMICHAEL BRICE-SADDLERFEBRUARY 12, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Several states have also generated significant tax revenues and new jobs from the industry, which have been particularly prized during the economic slowdown caused by the pandemic.CANADA’S LARGEST CANNABIS COMPANY IS TURNING ITS ATTENTION TO THE USKAREN HOFEBRUARY 11, 2021QUARTZ
They are disconnected from fundamental structures of society, a fissure that can have long-term emotional and economic ramifications.THE LONELINESS OF AN INTERRUPTED ADOLESCENCEELLEN MCCARTHYFEBRUARY 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The economic stimulus that Congress passed in December included $610 million for Metro, but transit officials say they expect to need at least one more federal boost late this year to make a final hurdle toward recovery.METRO SEEKS BOND SALES TO RAISE $360 MILLION FOR CAPITAL PROJECTSJUSTIN GEORGEFEBRUARY 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The economic theory of network effects holds that a product or service becomes more valuable when you acquire more and more users.TWENTY-SIX WORDS CREATED THE INTERNET. WHAT WILL IT TAKE TO SAVE IT?STEPHEN ENGELBERGFEBRUARY 9, 2021PROPUBLICA
They tucked into the $900 billion stimulus adopted late in 2020 a program that will pay rebates to broadband customers facing serious economic hardship.LACKING A LIFELINE: HOW A FEDERAL EFFORT TO HELP LOW-INCOME AMERICANS PAY THEIR PHONE BILLS FAILED AMID THE PANDEMICTONY ROMMFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
On the other, there are new strains of the coronavirus taking hold, the desperate need for more vaccines and the on-going economic hardship that many Americans are facing.MARKETING BRIEFING: HOW THE SUPER BOWL REPRESENTS A RETURN TO NORMALCY THAT’S YET TO BECOME REALITYKRISTINA MONLLOSFEBRUARY 9, 2021DIGIDAY
Wyden and Sanders have publicly criticized the proposals to lower the income thresholds to $50,000, saying middle-class families have suffered pay cuts and other economic shocks and need relief, too.HOUSE DEMOCRATS REJECT PLAN TO SHARPLY CURTAIL $1,400 STIMULUS PAYMENTS IN CORONAVIRUS RELIEF PACKAGEJEFF STEIN, ERICA WERNERFEBRUARY 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
This winter, anticipating a slow return of crowds and another year of heavy losses, the owners exercised the CBA’s force majeure clause, which required the sides to address economic hardships.MLS AND PLAYERS’ UNION RATIFY LABOR AGREEMENTSTEVEN GOFFFEBRUARY 8, 2021WASHINGTON POST


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