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Expert: Home is ‘new battleground’ for cybersecurity

ST. LOUIS, MO — As millions of people work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, their homes are quickly becoming the new battleground with hackers who seek to access their sensitive information, cybersecurity experts warn. On Sept. 30, Thompson Coburn ...

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As some Americans buy dream homes, others face evictions (access required)

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NEW ORLEANS, LA — Brandi Gee has been living in a Georgia hotel with her son for nearly three months after losing her job and her rental home during the COVID-19 pandemic. In Indiana, Jana Miller and her husband jumped at the opportunity to buy their ...

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Q&A: School design consultant: ‘A lot more viruses’ coming (access required)

MINNEAPOLIS, MN — As a building and planning firm that specializes in school development, design and construction, Minneapolis-based ICS has plenty of work opportunities these days. In recent months, the firm has advised school districts in Minnesota and beyond on ...

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As remote work spreads, will corporate offices disappear? (access required)

NEW ORLEANS, LA — Elliott Holt was always firmly opposed to letting employees work from home. “There’s no control over it,” says the CEO of a Nashville-based medical records company. “We like to be in control.” With MediCopy growing at breakneck ...

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Pandemic halts, delays projects nationwide, AGC survey finds (access required)

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The coronavirus pandemic has caused more than one out of four contractors to halt or delay work on current projects, according to a survey by the Associated General Contractors of America. The survey results show how quickly market conditions have ...

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On the menu: Economic disarray, caused by coronavirus (access required)

Shortly after the March 16 lockdown in Maryland, Brian Boston began takeout service at his fine dining restaurant in Sparks. Thanks to loyal customers who frequented the establishment, the restaurant broke even. But by week two, Boston was losing $1,000 ...

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Housing market shows early signs of recovery, even in areas where COVID-19 coronavirus has not yet peaked (access required)

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CHARLOTTE, NC — New listings and home sales are seeing early signs of recovery in the U.S. housing market, even as some cities struggle to flatten the coronavirus curve, finds a new analysis from Redfin (, a technology-based real estate ...

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National survey shows law firm financials solid in 2018

An annual survey of law firms with 50 or more lawyers shows that more firms improved their financial performance last year and are looking to the future with more optimism than previous editions of the survey suggested. The 2019 Law ...

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Report: Boise drivers are third-safest (access required)

The 14th annual Allstate America’s Best Drivers Report ranked Idaho’s capital as having the third-safest drivers in the country. The report was based on Allstate claims data. The America’s Best Drivers Report ranks the 200 largest cities in America based ...

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