Education

Especial de LPR por Día de las Madres en cuarentena y mensaje de la gobernadora de RI Gina Raimondo

Programa especial y mensaje en un día de Madres muy raro en el mundo. Hoy debemos felicitarlas, honrarlas en medio de una pandemia que nos mantiene alejados a muchos, el especial musical de Latino Public Radio para hacerlas sentir queridas. Gracias de parte de Reynaldo Almonte y la familia de lprnoticias.
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Art & Life

Legendary NFL Coach Don Shula Dead at 90

VOA News The winningest coach in National Football League history, Don Shula, has died at the age of 90. His former franchise, the Miami Dolphins announced his death from their official Twitter account Monday, saying he died peacefully at his home in Miami. Their statement went to say “Don Shula was the patriarch of the Miami Dolphins for 50 years, He brought the winning edge to our franchise and put the Dolphins and the city of Miami on the national sports scene.” Shula played college football at John Carroll University in Ohio and was drafted to play in the NFL…
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LPR Sports Network

Bradys Donate 750,000 Meals to Tampa Area

VOA News By Reuters Tom Brady and wife Gisele Bundchen donated funds to provide 750,000 meals to those in need in their new community of Tampa, Tampa Bay announced the donation via Twitter on Tuesday."We welcome @TomBrady, @giseleofficial and their family to our community and thank them as they #StandwithFTB by providing 750,000 meals to support our children, families and seniors throughout the 10-county region that we serve," the organization wrote. The legendary quarterback signed a two-year, $50 million contract last month with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, leaving the New England Patriots after 20 Tampa Bay is the largest organization providing…
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Pandemic Forces Cancellation of Wimbledon

VOA News The Wimbledon tennis championships in London — widely considered to be the world's premier tennis event — will be canceled this year due the coronavirus ; In statement Wednesday, the All England Tennis Club (AELTC) and the committee of management of the championships said the 2020 Grand Slam tournament — scheduled to be held June 29 through July 11 — will be canceled due to public health concerns. It will be rescheduled for ; It will be the first time since World War II the event has been ; "This is a decision that we have not taken…
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Tokyo Olympics Organizers Announce New Date

By VOA News Organizers for Tokyo’s rescheduled Olympics have announced that the new dates for the Summer Games will be July 23, 2021, to Aug. 8, 2021. The head of the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee, Yoshiro Mori, announced the decision Monday, after consultations with the International Olympic Committee. The IOC announced last week the decision to delay the games due to the said the Paralympic Games would run from Aug. 24, 2021, to Sept. 5, 2021.
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Governor, Dr. Alexander-Scott Announce Stay-At-Home Order and New Travel Restrictions, Limit Gatherings to Groups of Five

Mandatory quarantine extended to anyone who has traveled to Rhode Island from another state Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Dr. Alexander-Scott today made several announcements about the state's response to the COVID-19 ; Stay At Home: The Governor has issued a stay-at-home order until April 13. This means that all Rhode Islanders should stay home unless getting food, medicine, gas, or going to travel: Earlier this week, the Governor ordered anyone coming to Rhode Island from New York by any mode of transportation to quarantine for 14 days. Today, the Governor expanded upon that order. Executive Order 20-12 entitled “Tenth Supplemental Emergency Declaration –…
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Governor, Dr. Alexander-Scott Announce New Guidelines for Large Retailers

Guidelines for Retail and Grocers Rhode Island has asked all businesses to comply with social distancing guidelines and to maintain a high level of sanitation and employee hygiene in line with CDC guidance. In furtherance of those directives and to prevent crowding at retail and grocery stores, the following guidelines are being instituted as of March 26, 2020 at 5:00 PM: Social distancing: 1. Allow no more than 20% of stated fire capacity in the store at a time (note that this reduced capacity is approximately 150 square feet per person*). Require staff to count the number of customers entering…
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Reed Helps Reach Bipartisan $2 Trillion Emergency Coronavirus Economic Rescue Agreement

Massive coronavirus relief package includes four months expanded unemployment benefits and direct payments, $367 billion to aid small business, $150 billion for state and local governments, $130 billion for hospitals & health centers, an employee retention tax credit to incentivize businesses to keep workers on payroll during the crisis, & much more ***Reed, a member of the Appropriations Committee, who was driving force behind State Stabilization Fund & successfully included critical funds for Rhode Island, stresses this isn’t a windfall, it’s about saving lives and sustaining workers, jobless, businesses, and communities through a historic pandemic*** WASHINGTON, DC – In an effort…
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Sesión informativa sobre el coronavirus con Gina Raimondo gobernadora de Rhode Island

Audio en Español  Raimondo le recordó nuevamente a las personas que se queden en casa y que continúen practicando medidas de seguridad, como que las personas de 60 años o más se queden en casa, lavarse las manos constantemente, evitar las multitudes y quedarse en casa si está enfermo. Ella dijo que una de las preguntas más comunes que le han hecho es si emitirá un refugio en orden, toque de queda "La respuesta es no. No planeo hacer eso y quiero evitarlo ”, dijo. “Eso sería realmente devastador para nuestra economía. La única manera de evitarlo es si todos…
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