Restaurant operators

FILE - In this Friday, Aug. 7, 2020 file photo, Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont speaks to reporters before surveying storm damage in the area in Westport, Conn. Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont is self-quarantining after his chief spokesperson tested positive for COVID-19, his administration announced late Friday, Nov. 13, 2020. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
November 13, 2020 - 11:31 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. — Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont is self-quarantining after his chief spokesperson tested positive for COVID-19. The Democratic governor’s chief spokesperson, Max Reiss, identified himself as the senior staff member who had tested positive, in a release posted to Twitter late Friday...
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Natalia Méndez cooks in the kitchen of La Morada, an award winning Mexican restaurant she co-owns with her family in South Bronx, Wednesday Oct. 28, 2020, in New York. After recovering from COVID-19 symptoms, the family raised funds to reopen the restaurant, which they also turned into a soup kitchen serving 650 meals daily. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
November 12, 2020 - 10:00 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The special dish at La Morada, a small Mexican restaurant in the Bronx, varies from day to day: Perhaps it’s enfrijoladas, handmade tortillas covered with black bean sauce and pico de gallo. Or beef with a side salad. One thing doesn’t change: It’s free. The family-run restaurant,...
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FILE - In this Oct. 26,2020, file photo, a medical worker stands at a COVID-19 state drive-thru testing site at UTEP, in El Paso, Texas. The U.S. has recorded about 10.3 million confirmed infections, with new cases soaring to all-time highs of well over 120,000 per day over the past week. (Briana Sanchez/The El Paso Times via AP, File)
November 12, 2020 - 7:14 am
Texas on Wednesday became the first state with more than 1 million confirmed COVID-19 cases, and California closed in on that mark as a surge of coronavirus infections engulfs the country. In New York, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said all restaurants, bars and gyms statewide will have to close at 10 p.m...
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FILE - This Oct. 17, 2019 file photo shows a McDonald's sign along Interstate 40/85 in Burlington, N.C. McDonald’s sales improved throughout the second quarter, Tuesday, July 28, 2020, as markets reopened globally, but the fast food giant still faces a bumpy recovery. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)
November 09, 2020 - 2:06 pm
McDonald’s U.S. sales roared back in the third quarter with new menu items and attention-grabbing celebrity collaborations. And the burger giant says more is coming. In a virtual meeting for investors Monday, McDonald's said a much-anticipated crispy chicken sandwich with pickles — an answer to...
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FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2020, file photo, workers count Milwaukee County ballots at Central Count in Milwaukee. U.S. voters went to the polls starkly divided on how they see President Donald Trump’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, with a surprising twist. In places where the virus is most rampant now, Trump enjoyed enormous support. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)
November 05, 2020 - 5:22 pm
SALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Gary Herbert says he is “frustrated” as new coronavirus cases and hospitalizations continue a streak of record highs in Utah. Herbert says state health experts project the numbers will continue to rise dramatically and overwhelm hospitals if people don’t modify their behavior...
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The replica of the Statue of the Liberty is pictured in front of the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. Americans are making their choice between President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden, selecting a leader to steer a nation battered by a surging pandemic that has killed more than 230,000 people and cost millions their jobs. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
November 03, 2020 - 3:05 pm
PARIS — France reported 854 deaths from the coronavirus on Tuesday, bringing the death toll to 38,289, the world’s seventh-highest reported death toll. That includes 426 people who died in hospitals in the past 24 hours, and 428 deaths in nursing homes since Friday, health authorities say. France,...
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Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly announced Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020 that flags would be flown at half-mast in honor the more than 1,000 Kansans who have died due to COVID-19 complications. (Evert Nelson/The Capital-Journal via AP)
November 02, 2020 - 7:34 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. — A surge in confirmed coronavirus cases in Kansas is hitting some of the state’s most rural counties hard and has officials in even urban areas worrying that people aren’t following public health advice closely enough. Of the 20 Kansas counties with the largest number of new cases per...
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People take a drink outside a theatre on Saint Martin's Lane in central London, Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020. Earlier Saturday British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced England will start a month long lockdown next week. Johnson says the new measures will begin Thursday and last until Dec. 2. (AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali, Pool)
November 01, 2020 - 11:53 am
LONDON (AP) — A new national lockdown in England may have to last longer than the planned four weeks if coronavirus infection rates don’t fall quickly enough, a senior government minister said Sunday. The lockdown announced Saturday by Prime Minister Boris Johnson is to run from Thursday until Dec...
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Seth Goodman, of Port Carbon, Pa., and his brother Chase Goodman, back, cross the train tracks on Jackson Street in the annual Port Carbon Halloween Parade in Port Carbon, Pa., on Saturday, Oct. 31, 2020. The parade was sponsored by Port Carbon Citizens Committee and local businesses. (Jacqueline Dormer/Republican-Herald via AP)
October 31, 2020 - 8:31 pm
SANTA FE, N.M. — Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham on Saturday said the spread of coronavirus is out of control in New Mexico as she urged residents to stay home and avoid gathering with others to celebrate Halloween. “Please — do your part to protect yourself and your fellow New Mexicans by celebrating...
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With the Golden Gate Bridge in the background, walkers wear masks while strolling at Crissy Field East Beach in San Francisco on Thursday, Oct. 22, 2020. As the coronavirus pandemic transforms San Francisco's workplace, legions of tech workers have left, able to work remotely from anywhere. Families have fled for roomy suburban homes with backyards. The exodus has pushed rents in the prohibitively expensive city to their lowest in years. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
October 29, 2020 - 2:01 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Before the pandemic, Señor Sisig food trucks were a common sight in downtown San Francisco, dishing out Filipino fusion tacos and burritos to long lines of workers who spilled out of office towers at lunch. The trucks now are gone, forced into the suburbs because there’s...
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