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ASPCA Commits to Assisting 200,000 Animals Impacted by COVID-19 Crisis

The ASPCA (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals) is expanding its COVID-19 Relief & Recovery Initiative to help struggling pet owners access free pet food, supplies, and veterinary care, while providing animal shelters with lifesaving funding.

In its first month since launching the ASPCA…

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Labor Productivity Plummeted as COVID-19 Crisis Hit

Labor productivity decreased 2.5 percent in the first quarter of 2020, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports, as output decreased 6.2 percent and hours worked decreased 3.8 percent.

Unit labor costs in the nonfarm business sector increased 4.8 percent in the first quarter of…

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5 Spring Gardening Tips for The Quarantine

As gardening’s popularity grows during the Coronavirus pandemic, a certified Master Gardener shared a series of tips with the Epsom Salt Council, such as how to jumpstart roses, groom houseplants and plan for fall.

“Life seems renewed in the garden,” says Linda Cobb, a high-profile…

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Debt Carrying Americans Spend a Third of Income on Loans, Credit Cards

The latest findings from Northwestern Mutual’s 2020 Planning & Progress Study reveal that among Americans who carry debt, a third (33%) of their monthly income goes toward paying it off, exclusive of mortgages. If you’re one of them, your credit union can help.

Americans with debt…

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New Survey Shows Parents’ Top Challenges with Online Learning

Millions of students and teachers have had to adjust to learning from home in the last few weeks, which means that parents have had to adjust too. To check in on how parents are doing, Canvas, the learning management platform made by Instructure, commissioned a survey to learn more…

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Cinco de Mayo Facts

Cinco de Mayo has become a very popular holiday in the U.S., enjoyed by those of Mexican heritage and just about everybody else. However, many Americans have misconceptions about the holiday, so we’re offering up a simple fact sheet.

So, here are some fast facts about Cinco de…

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