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David Guetta Raises Over $450K During NYC's Largest At-Home Dance Party for Coronavirus Relief

David Guetta just brought New York City's largest dance party from the Top of the Rock directly into fans' homes through his #UnitedAtHomeNYC livestream. In an a collaborative...

Arie Luyendyk's Wife Lauren Reveals She Suffered Miscarriage in Heartbreaking Video

Bachelor star Arie Luyendyk's wife Lauren Luyendyk has revealed that she recently suffered a miscarriage. The couple uploaded a video on YouTube detailing and sharing their story....

Chrissy Teigen, Janelle Monáe And More Stars Help Pay for Minnesota Protestors' Bail

As people continue to take to the streets to protest the wrongful killing of George Floyd, celebrities are using their platform and resources to help bail out protestors in Minnesota and across...

Jamie Foxx, Porsha Williams and More Stars Protest in Response to George Floyd's Death

The death of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis Police Department has sparked outrage across America--and some celebrities are taking to the streets to participate in...

Hannah Brown Vows To Be ''Part of the Solution'' After N-Word Controversy

About two weeks after coming under fire for recording herself saying the N-word, Hannah Brown took to Instagram Live on Saturday to hold herself accountable. "I don't need...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: COVID-19 surcharges anger some patrons

By Paula BurkesBusiness writerpburkes@oklahoman.comWith the reopening of American businesses following the safer-at-home coronavirus precautions, many consumers are noticing an extra itemization on their receipts: “COVID surcharge.”One Texas hair salon is charging a $3 "sanitation charge"; a Florida dentist, $10 per visit for personal protective equipment; and a Missouri restaurant, an extra 5% in response to rising food prices.Ted Rossman, an industry analyst with CreditCards.com, said the businesses view the surcharges as essential to offset increased costs and compensate for revenue lost during the lockdown.But many customers are angered by them, he said.“In one American Express survey, some 86% of respondents said that if a business they frequently patronize started surcharging, they’d likely start shopping elsewhere.”“While few, if any, customers would be enthusiastic about paying more for any reason, cost increases seem to feel especially egregious when they’re itemized,” Rossman said.

When it comes to the pandemic, ask 'why not?'

By Scott MeachamPresident and CEO of i2E Inc.This past week, we reopened our offices. For a few weeks, for the safety or our staff and the community, we shuttered our space and worked remotely, although we never really "closed.

Venerable Bricktown Events Center closes in coronavirus fallout

By Brandy McDonnellFeatures Writerbmcdonnell@oklahoman.comThe Bricktown Events Center is closing indefinitely in the fallout of the coronavirus pandemic.The venerable venue has hosted numerous events over the years, from rock concerts and charitable galas to political rallies and watch parties.

In light of George Floyd's death, OKC rapper Jabee Williams makes a statement with lighted sign

By Brandy McDonnellFeatures Writerbmcdonnell@oklahoman.comOklahoma City rapper Jabee Williams has never shied away from making a statement with his music.On Friday, he made one in large, illuminated letters: "Stop killing us.

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