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Coronavirus in N.J.: What’s reopened, what concerts, festivals and shows are rescheduled, canceled. (Nov. 25, 2020)

The ReelAbilities Film Festival New Jersey will make a virtual visit to Bridgewater on Monday, Nov. 30.

The Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center will host a pair of online screenings as part of the annual traveling festival, which is dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories and artistic expressions of people with different disabilities.

The noon showing will present two short films: “The Matchmaker,” directed by Leonora Pitts, follows a man who recently put his mother in a retirement home and becomes an eHarmony anti-Alzheimer’s matchmaker.’ “Sock Guys,” directed by Katie Turinkski, looks at a father and his down syndrome who run a successful business.

The 7 p.m. screening will be “Code of the Freaks,” a full-length documentary for adults only directed by Salome Chasnoff that critiques Hollywood’s representation of disabled characters.

Tickets for each screening are $5. Visit ssbjc.org/reelabilities or call 908-443-9018. A Zoom

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  • November 26, 2020
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What’s on TV Saturday, Sunday talk: ‘History’s Greatest Mysteries’

During the coronavirus crisis, the Los Angeles Times is making some temporary changes to our print sections. The prime-time TV grid is on hiatus in print but an expanded version is available in your daily Times eNewspaper. You can find a printable PDF online at: latimes.com/whats-on-tv.

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California Cooking With Jessica Holmes This new episode draws its inspiration for a Thanksgiving table from L.A. chef and party planner, Annie Campbell. For dessert there’s a no-bake Pumpkin ice Cream Pie. 7:30 p.m. CW

Earth’s Great Seasons “Summer (Extended)” (N) 8 p.m. BBC America

History’s Greatest Mysteries Laurence Fishburne is host and narrator of this new documentary series that explores mysteries that surround historic events. The premiere, “The Final Hunt for D.B. Cooper,” revisits the 1971 hijacking of a Boeing 727 airliner by an unidentified man who extorted $200,000 in ransom then parachuted to a fate that remains unknown. 9 p.m. History

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  • November 14, 2020
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Market Insight: What’s Behind Monday’s Huge Rally Market Insight: What’s Behind Monday’s Huge Rally

On Monday, the Dow and the S&P 500 soared to new all-time highs on massive volume, while the NASDAQ stayed relatively flat and was down today.

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But like the old saying goes, all that glitters is not gold. So, let’s take a look at what’s really going on, and then I’ll explain what smart investors should do now.

At first glance, this rally looks great. But if you dig underneath the surface, you’ll see that this was actually a “mean reversion” rally and a big shift out of growth and into value.

Case in point: The coronavirus oasis stocks that have been soaring in the pandemic, work-from-home economy, like Zoom Video Communications (NASDAQ:ZM), fell hard. Zoom dropped over 17% on Monday and then fell more than 7% today, though it’s still up more than 474% so far this year. Outdoor and camping gear company

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  • November 11, 2020
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Here’s what’s actually worth buying on Black Friday



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Microsoft may earn an Affiliate Commission if you purchase something through recommended links in this article.



Microsoft may earn an Affiliate Commission if you purchase something through recommended links in this article.

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  • November 9, 2020
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What’s open, what’s closed for Veterans Day 2020

Here is a listing of what’s open and what’s closed on Veterans Day in the D.C. area.

Veterans Day is a federal holiday meant to honor those who have served in the military.

Since it’s a federal holiday, post offices are closed, and most banks will also be closed.

You can also expect closings at local schools, local government offices and some parking and transit changes.

Metro and other transit changes

The Metro system will open at 5 a.m. and close at 11 p.m. Wednesday. Trains will operate on a Saturday schedule, meaning most trains operate every 12 minutes during daytime hours. Off-peak fares will be in effect all day. In addition, parking will be free at all Metro parking facilities.

Metrobus will run on a Saturday schedule as well. You can see timetables on the Metro website.

MetroAccess subscription trips are canceled, so you’ll need to make a separate

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  • November 8, 2020
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What’s new for this year’s ski season



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When the coronavirus pandemic took hold of the nation last March, life came to an abrupt halt and even ski resorts were forced to close early.

Vail announced on March 17 the closure of its 34 North American resorts and other ski properties that hadn’t already shuttered soon followed.

Some skiers were left wondering if the resorts would reopen in time for their spring ski trips, while others were already worried about the possibility of the cancellation of next season.

“I think a lot of people are worried about the unknown,” said Jamie Storrs, Vail’s senior manager of communications for the Eastern region. “A lot of this is new, but in the end, we’re all going to be

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  • November 3, 2020
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After 7 months without a COVID-19 case, Ann Arbor homeless shelter bracing for what’s next

ANN ARBOR, MI — The Delonis Center homeless shelter in downtown Ann Arbor hasn’t had a COVID-19 case since March when two guests tested positive.

While shelters elsewhere have had outbreaks and Washtenaw County has seen several thousand coronavirus infections, the Delonis Center’s seven-month streak is sort of shocking, said Dan Kelly, executive director of the Shelter Association of Washtenaw County, the nonprofit that runs the shelter.

He’s proud of it and hopes to keep it up as the shelter braces for more guests with cold weather approaching.

Dozens of homeless people staying at Ann Arbor hotel to be relocated to shelters

Kelly credits both the shelter’s staff and guests for staying vigilant amid the ongoing pandemic, following strong health and safety protocols to guard against the deadly virus.

“We’re doing everything in our power to keep people safe,” he said, noting the shelter requires masks.

Shortly after the pandemic

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  • October 30, 2020
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Secured Loans vs. Unsecured Loans: What’s the Difference?

While some people swear by a cash-only lifestyle, the truth is most of us rely on credit to pay for life’s big expenses over time. When you want to buy a big-ticket item like a house or a car, open or grow a business, renovate a kitchen or pay for college, you can apply for a loan at either your local back or online to help you cover the cost.

When considering your credit options, you might have to decide between a secured and unsecured loan. Secured loans require that you offer up something you own of value as collateral in case you can’t pay back your loan, whereas unsecured loans allow you borrow the money outright (after the lender considers your financials).

There are pros and cons to both types loans, so before you decide anything it’s best to understand the strings attached.

What is a secured loan?

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  • October 29, 2020
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What’s real in “Borat 2”?

Sacha Baron Cohen’s “Borat” sequel began making headlines way before it hit Amazon — from reports of a Trump impersonator crashing the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) to Baron Cohen sightings at a Washington gun rights rally. 

Oh, and then there was the whole Rudy Giuliani “shirt tuck” debacle. 

In the film, 14 years after his last trip to the United States, journalist Borat (Baron Cohen) is sent by Premier Nursultan Nazarbayev to deliver “Kazakh Minister of Culture” Johnny the Monkey to Vice President Mike Pence. This goes awry, and suddenly Borat finds himself without the monkey and in possession of his 15-year-old daughter, Tutar (played by 24-year-old actress Maria Bakalova) instead. Borat determines that Tutar would be the ideal child bride for Pence, and together they set out to prepare her for her new life in the States. 

Now, the film is finally out and it’s raising a ton

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  • October 28, 2020
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What’s on TV Saturday; Sunday Talk shows: Adele hosts ‘SNL’

Saturday Night Live -- NBC TV Series, SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE -- "Adele" Episode 1789 -- Pictured: (l-r) Musical guest H.E.R., host Adele, and Kate McKinnon during Promos in Studio 8H on Thursday, October 22, 2020 -- (Photo by: Rosalind O'Connor/NBC) "Saturday Night Live" on NBC.
Adele, center, hosts a new episode of NBC’s “Saturday Night Live.” With musical guest H.E.R., left, and Kate McKinnon. (Rosalind O’Connor / NBC)

During the coronavirus crisis, the Los Angeles Times is making some temporary changes to our print sections. The prime-time TV grid is on hiatus in print but an expanded version is available in your daily Times eNewspaper. You can find a printable PDF online at: latimes.com/whats-on-tv.

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California Cooking With Jessica Holmes This new episode goes behind the scenes to learn how to make pumpkin bread at Clark Street Bakery with founder Zach Hall. 7:30 p.m. CW

Manhunt: Deadly Games The FBI search for notorious serial bomber Eric Rudolph (Jack Huston) spins out of control as antigovernment locals and Rudolph’s family push back in the first of two new episodes. Cameron Britton, Gethin Anthony and Arliss Howard also star. 8 and 9 p.m. CBS

Put a Ring

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  • October 24, 2020