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TLC # 39 — NTRVW: Alex Morse

In this episode, we speak with Holyoke, Mass. Mayor Alex Morse, who hopes to unseat incumbent Richard Neal in the September 1 Democratic primary for U.S. House of Representatives, Massachusetts First District.

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Are LGBTQ travelers more fearless in their approach to post-crisis travel?

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The US tourism industry sustained a downturn following the 2001 terrorist attacks, as travelers were reluctant to fly. After the 2008 economic crash, the effect was global and more pronounced, as individuals and families all but eliminated their travel budgets. But following both events, an unexpected trend emerged: LGBTQ travelers were more likely than their

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Is it safe to start planning trips? These LGBTQ travel experiences for Autumn and beyond might convince you.

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Pre-Parade Patio Party; photo courtesy Sun Peaks Resort.

While nobody can predict exactly what shape travel will take as the COVID-19 pandemic ebbs and rises and ebbs again, several LGBTQ-friendly or -dedicated tour companies and destinations are at the forefront of travel-soon planning.

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Street art is having a moment. Is it a pivotal one?

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Artist Pony Wave poses in front of her just-completed work, Stay Safe! in Southern California's Venice Beach; photo courtesy @ponywave. #publicart #mural

The street art of the COVID-19 pandemic has emerged partly as a counterpoint to the harrowing images on the news and partly as a reaction to the eerily empty streets of most cities, which has allowed the underground to emerge into the daylight.

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TLC #81 — NTRVW: NYC/Berkshires Photographer Answers “The Call To Unite”

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An artist in Central Park, New York, adheres to citywide face-covering policy even in the middle of a traditionally solitary endeavor; photo by Jane Feldman.

Global 24-Hour Global Livestream Event stands in solidarity to offer hope and support as humanity builds a new future together.

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TLC #80 — NTRVW: Jane Ralph, of Construct, Inc., on powerful partnerships to combat homeless during COVID-19 crisis

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Construct, Inc. is located at 41 Mahaiwe Street, Great Barrington, Mass.

We speak with Jane Ralph of Construct, Inc. about local partnerships responding to COVID-19.

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Despite Federal Ban, Landlords Are Still Moving to Evict People During the Pandemic

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Tenants who suddenly find themselves without income and no way to secure new housing are also at risk of losing furniture and belongings when landlords enforce evictions; photo by DodgertonSkillhause Productions.

ProPublica found landlords in at least four states have violated the ban, which was put in place by the CARES Act but has no clear enforcement mechanism.

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Mass. Recruits 1,000 ‘Contact Tracers’ To Battle COVID-19

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Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito (not pictured) and Secretary of Health and Human Services Marylou Sudders (left) join leaders from Partners in Health to announce the creation of the COVID-19 Community Tracing Collaborative at a State House press conference April 3; photo by Joshua Qualls

The Baker administration says the initiative will focus on tracing the contacts of confirmed positive COVID-19 patients, and supporting individuals in quarantine.

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Learning Mid-Pandemic: Schools and Students Adjust to Remote Learning

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Mount Greylock Regional School, April 7, 2020; photo by Jason Velázquez.

Mental activity among students during the COVID-19 crisis varies by district, teacher, family, and student as all struggle to navigate a murky reality that was, until last month, assumed.

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