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The Garden State's biggest superstars came together (virtually) on Wednesday night (April 22) at the The Jersey 4 Jersey benefit for the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund. A particularly emotional moment of the night was when the remaining members of Fountains of Wayne reunited for their first live performance in seven years to pay tribute to their late band member Adam Schlesinger, who passed away earlier this month due to complications from COVID-19 (Source: Billboard)
Maybe it seems far off right now, but Bruce Springsteen is still singing about the "Land of Hope and Dreams." The Boss and his wife (and E Street Band member) Patti Scialfa sang the optimistic fan favorite Wednesday night to kick off the "Jersey 4 Jersey" charity concert to benefit the New Jersey Pandemic Relief Fund founded by Garden State First Lady Tammy Murphy (Source: NJ.com)
Percy Harvin Former NFL wide receiver said he’s “ready to return” to the NFL after spending three seasons away from the league. Harvin, who has not played since the 2016 season and battled numerous injuries throughout his career, said that he is “ready to return to the NFL.” (Source: Universal News)
WGRZ-TV Sports director Adam Benigni spoke with Buffalo News Bills beat reporters Vic Carucci and Jay Skurski about the upcoming draft and how each thinks the Bills will approach it this year. As it stands right now, the Bills do not have a pick in the first round of the NFL draft. They sent it to Minnesota as part of the trade to acquire wide receiver Stefon Diggs (From WGRZ.com)
In an interview Wednesday on CNN with Anderson Cooper, Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman suggested that Las Vegas open businesses and be the "control group" to gauge the severity of coronavirus without business closures in place. Despite Goodman’s opposition to business closures, City Manager Scott Adams emphasized Wednesday that the city has been "very compliant" with Sisolak’s mandates, including that nonessential businesses remain closed until at least April 30 (From Las Vegas Sun).
Some religious organizations in Georgia say they are hesitant to begin holding in-person services, despite Gov. Brian Kemp’s directive on Monday. Kemps order allows for houses of worship to once again hold in-person services in the state if the facilities abide by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s social-distancing guidelines (From Fox 5 Atlanta)
Madill, Oklahoma, was hit by one of several tornadoes to touch down in the southern Plains on Wednesday, leaving at least two people dead. The severe thunderstorms developed south of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, right along Interstate 35, igniting just a few hours after a hailstorm hammered the state’s capital (Source: AccuWeather).
We mark this 50th anniversary of Earth Day with Jane Goodall, one of the world’s most renowned scientists and environmentalists. A new National Geographic documentary explores her life and work, teaching generations how interconnected we are with the natural world. Jeffrey Brown talks to Goodall about her career and mission -- and the pandemic that has brought modern civilization to its knees (Source: PBS)
In a tweet, the County said: "violations of orders during the effective dates of a declared state of emergency will be punishable by suspension or revocation of a business license, by [the] imposition of a fine of up to $1000 per violation per day, or as a criminal misdemeanor." (Source: KLAS-8 News Now)
Los Angeles was disturbed by an earthquake just after midnight local time on Wednesday morning, as millions shelter in their homes. Today on the 50th Anniversary Of Earth day Los Angeles sees magnitude earthquake 3.7.The earthquake was recorded at 12:03 a.m (Source: Universal News).
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