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Travel Ban, NBA Suspended & Olympic Tradition (+ Talking with Dr. Oz) - Thursday, March 12th, 2020

17 minutes

The news to know for Thursday, March 12th, 2020!

What to know today about new travel restrictions, the latest from top experts about how to slow the spread of the new coronavirus, and the big announcement from the NBA...

Plus: a first for an Olympic tradition, Gronk's new game plan, and a dinosaur discovery.

Those stories and many more in less than 10 minutes!

Then, hang out after the news for Thing to Know Thursday's bonus interview. We're talking with Dr. Oz about the new coronavirus and actions we can all take.

Head to to read more about any of the stories mentioned in this episode or see the sources below.

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Europe Travel Ban: PBS News, NYT, WaPo

WHO Declares Global Pandemic: USA Today, Axios

Expert Warnings & Advice: Politico, Stat News, CNBC, CDC

Economic Impacts/Relief: AP, NBC News, Fox News, NYT

Basketball Changes: SI, ESPN, NBC Sports, Yahoo Sports, USA Today,CBS Sports

Entertainment Impact: AP, ET, SFGate, EW

Harvey Weinstein Sentenced: LA Times WSJ, Deadline 

Super Tuesday II Reax: WaPo, FoxNews, CNN

Olympic Flame Lighting: NBC News, ABC News, Deadline

Olympics Happening?: USA Today, Reuters

Sports Roundup:

Rob Gronkowski to WWE: ESPN, Fox Sports

Women’s Soccer Streaming: The Verge, Engadget

Soulcycle Bike: Fox Business, The Verge 

Smallest Dinosaur Discovered: CNN, Livescience

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