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Nike’s new ad with LeBron James wants people to know there’s hope

Nike’s new ad with LeBron James wants people to know there’s hope

Nike has turned to King James to carry out its latest message about how sports can teach us a lot about hope and perseverance when times are tough. The new 90-second ad, titled “Never Too Far Down,” was unveiled Saturday. In it, Lebron James narrates comeback stories of such world-class athletes as Serena Williams, Tiger…MORE

Drive-in movie theaters are making a comeback thanks to coronavirus

Getting out of the house to enjoy dinner and a movie has been no simple task since coronavirus spread throughout the US, but some business owners have found an innovative solution to the problem — drive in theaters. The outdoor cinema venues have been popping up all over the country in recent weeks. Local small…MORE

Hertz files for bankruptcy

Hertz files for bankruptcy

Hertz filed for bankruptcy Friday night, the latest victim of the sudden economic downturn sparked by the Covid-19 pandemic. The company has been renting cars since 1918, when it set up shop with a dozen Ford Model Ts, and has survived the Great Depression, the virtual halt of US auto production during World War II…MORE

How beer helped save this Seattle pizza chain

How beer helped save this Seattle pizza chain

When Covid-19 struck Washington State and the greater Seattle area locked down to mitigate the spread, Zeeks Pizza saw 60% of its business evaporate. The homegrown pizza chain, which has expanded to 17 restaurants since its 1993 founding, lost its dining room, bar and catering business, resulting in the layoffs of 120 employees — about…MORE

These celebrities are trying to get more Americans to eat at Asian restaurants

These celebrities are trying to get more Americans to eat at Asian restaurants

A new social media campaign called #TakeOutHate is encouraging Americans to order takeout from local Asian restaurants that are battling discrimination and struggling to stay in business. The campaign, launched by Asian seasonings and food company Ajinomoto on Thursday, calls on customers to share photos of their meals on social media using the hashtag #TakeOutHate…MORE

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