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New Mask Guidance, Unemployment Record & Free HBO- Friday, April 3rd, 2020

13 minutes

The news to know for Friday, April 3rd, 2020! 

We're talking about the expected new guidelines from the CDC to cover your face in public, and why the nation’s top doctors say it’s not enough.

Also, unemployment claims spike to a new record, and now we're learning more about when you might actually get that stimulus check.

Plus, The Patriots team plane put to good use, catch up on HBO shows for free, and it's "Feel Good Friday."

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 or see sources below to read more about any of the stories mentioned today.

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Current Death Toll/Case Count: Johns Hopkins

Dr. Birx on Social Distancing: Reuters, The Week

CDC to Recommend Everyone Wear Masks: AP, The Hill

More than 1 Million Reported Cases of Coronavirus: USA Today, The Hill

Supply Shortage: NY Times, Fortune

Defense Production Act for Ventilators: White House, White House, WSJ, CNN

Hoarded Supplies Distributed: NBC News, ABC News

New Unemployment Numbers: ABC News, CNBC

When Stimulus Checks Will be Sent: NBC News, CNN, WaPo

Committee to Oversee Emergency Aid: Politico, FOX News

Democratic National Convention Postponed Until August: CNN, The Hill

Wisconsin Primary: The Hill, Politico, Axios

FDA Approves New COVID-19 Test: FDA, CNN, NY Times

Changing Blood Donations Guidelines: FDA, Axios

Patriots Plane Transports Face Masks From China to Boston: CNN, WSJ

Bezos Gives $100 Million to Feed Families: The Hill, Vox

America’s Food Fund: AP, TechCrunch

HBO Free Streaming: CNN, TechCrunch, The Verge

SXSW Films to be Streamed For Free: SXSW, Engadget, EW

Feel Good Friday - Teddy Bear Hunts: USA Today, BBC

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