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New COVID-19 Predictions, Worker Strikes & Girl Scout Cookies - Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

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The news to know for Tuesday, March 31st, 2020!

We're talking about top doctors' COVID-19 predictions for the months ahead as they suggest social distancing can save more than a million American lives, and we're discussing the urgent call for help from governors around the country.

Plus: college athletes get second chances, workers go on strike, and the new way to buy Girl Scout cookies.

Those stories and more in less than 10 minutes!

Then, how does the $2.2 trillion stimulus package address student loans? The answer in our new “Talk to Me Tuesday" segment.

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

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NY Requests/Navy Hospitals: Reuters, ABC News, AP

Chicago Temp Hospital: Chicago Tribune, WGN

Louisiana Temp Hospital: The Hill, WDSU

U.S. Cases/Death Toll: Johns Hopkins

Dr. Birx Predictions: NBC News, NY Times

Dr. Fauci Predictions: Forbes, NY Post

Fed on Unemployment Rate: USA Today, CNBC

Job Cuts Pile Up: Axios, NBC News, ABC News, Washington Post, NYT

Facebook Invests $100 million for Coronavirus Support: Variety, Axios

Olympics Rescheduled: ESPN, NYT

NCAA Extra Eligibility: AP, CBS Sports

Ford, GE Ventilator Mission: Axios, TechCrunch, Business Insider

Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Testing: WSJ, Forbes

FDA Approves Method to Clean N95 Masks: The Verge, TechCrunch, Press Release

Worker Strikes: VICE, TechCrunch, Mashable, Engagdet, NPR

HQ Trivia Makes a Comeback: WSJ, Axios, The Verge

Audible Giving Away Hundreds of Stories for Kids: Mashable, Business Insider, Audible

Buy Girl Scout Cookies Online: CNN, Girl Scouts

Talk to Me Tuesday - How are student loans affected? WSJ, Forbes

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