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‘I left Smile Bank today due to the ongoing outage’

Image copyright Emma Hopkinson-Spark Image caption Smile Bank customer Emma Hopkinson-Spark left the bank on Friday due to the ongoing probelms Smile Bank customers have been unable to access their online banking accounts for five days in a row. The online-only bank, owned by Co-Operative Bank, said it was working urgently to resolve the problem. […]

SLO’s The Sock Drawer closes downtown location as online sales soar

A business located in Downtown San Luis Obispo for more than a decade has decided to close its storefront and transition to doing business solely online. Like many other businesses, The Sock Drawer closed in mid-March at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. General Manager Cindy Johnson says employees expressed concerns over returning to work […]

Cards for sale online say you don’t have to wear a mask. They’re a scam.

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) – There are some groups of people excluded from West Virginia’s mandatory mask order. Now a group online is targeting those people, trying to sell them something that proves they don’t have to wear a mask. It’s a scam. “This is completely false. It’s untrue,” said Amanda Tietze, Vice President of Operation […]

These platforms are providing work from home opportunities for women

With no vaccine or cure in sight, the coronavirus looks like it’s here to stay for an indefinite period of time. The number of COVID-19 cases is seeing an upward surge, and social distancing and work-from-home has become the new normal. While the lockdown has been eased in many parts of the country, including the […]

Pause and Ivy: Ex-Scotlandville star Trenton Charles of Yale eager for sports to return | High School Sports

A severe concussion that led to migraines forced former Scotlandville High running back Trenton Charles to walk away from football at Yale. When the Ivy League announced Wednesday it would not play any fall sports because of the coronavirus pandemic, Charles felt some pain again. This time, it was the heartache of his Bulldogs teammates. […]

Education interrupted. Years lost. Students face ‘cruelty’ of new visa policy

Eight years ago, Shawn Shi moved to the United States from Chengdu, China, with a plan—finish high school and eventually earn a master’s degree in electrical engineering. Last October, the now 24-year-old was on track to realize that dream. He got into the University of Michigan, transferred his student visa, and looked forward to starting […]

Petition to slash UNM tuition gains traction online

As college classes have been forced to switch to online or hybrid instruction during the pandemic, many University of New Mexico students have called for lowered tuition in response to a perceived decrease in the quality of online education. An online petition demanding a reduction of tuition has garnered more than 4,000 signatures and has […]

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