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CDC’s New Data, Gas Prices & April Fool’s Day - Wednesday, April 1st, 2020

11 minutes

The news to know for Wednesday, April 1st, 2020!

What to know about new CDC data showing how the coronavirus spreads, and we’ll explain how that’s impacting future guidelines.

Also, while there’s new proof social distancing guidelines are working, there’s also a reason President Trump is using his most serious tone yet...

Plus, we’re talking gas prices, Apple’s newest weather app and how April Fool’s Day will be different this year.

Those stories and more in less than 10 minutes!

Award-winning broadcast journalist and former TV news reporter Erica Mandy breaks it all down for you. 

Head to to read more about any of the stories mentioned under the section titled 'Episodes' or see sources below...

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New CDC Data: CDC, WaPo, NYT

Coronavirus Guidelines Formally Reissued: NPR, FOX News

Proof Social Distancing is Working: CNN, Politico

U.S. Cases/Death Toll: Johns Hopkins

New York Pools Resources: Al Jazeera, Bloomberg

California Medical Volunteers: Sign Up Here

Gas Prices Down: Fox Business, AAA, CNN, NPR

Trump Mileage Standards: LA Times, AP

Biden Campaign Update: NBC News, The Hill, CNN

Wisconsin Primary As-Scheduled: ABC News, Politico

Harry and Meghan Officially Non-Royal: NBC News, CNN, Forbes, People

Marriott Data Breach: ABC News, CNBC

Videoconferencing Privacy Concerns: NYT, ABC News, Newsweek

Apple Buys Dark Sky: TechCrunch, Mashable, The Verge, Gizmodo

Spotify Kids Launches: , USA Today, Variety, Mashable, Press Release

April Fool’s Day: The Verge, Slate

Family-Friendly Prank Ideas: NY Post, Today

Work Wednesday-  Small Businesses Get Creative: CNN

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