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Trump Wants California to Let Automaker Tesla Reopen Assembly Plant

FREMONT, California — President Donald Trump on Tuesday urged that Tesla Inc be allowed to reopen its electric vehicle assembly plant in California, joining CEO Elon Musk’s bid to defy county officials who have ordered it to remain closed. “California …

Pa. Gov. Cites Denied Insurance Claims as Reason Not to Defy Shut-Down Orders

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The administration of Gov. Tom Wolf issued a warning Monday to businesses that choose to open in defiance of the pandemic shutdown, saying they could be jeopardizing their insurance coverage. With several counties in open rebellion against …

Tesla Sues California County in Virus Factory Closure Fight, Threatens to Leave

Tesla Inc. sued local authorities in California on Saturday as the electric carmaker pushed to re-open its factory there and Chief Executive Elon Musk threatened to move Tesla’s headquarters and future programs from the state to Texas or Nevada. Musk …

Macy’s Reopening 68 Stores, Targets All Within Six Weeks as U.S. Restrictions Loosen

NEW YORK — Macy’s Inc plans to reopen 68 U.S. stores on Monday in states that have loosened coronavirus lockdowns, the department store operator said on Thursday, as more retailers sought to get business going after a crushing month of …

Claims Shops Offer New Services to Help Businesses Reopen

As businesses begin to reopen after weeks-long closures to slow the spread of coronavirus, claims management companies have adjusted their service offerings to smooth the transition. Sedgwick, for instance, in February began helping clients set up temperature screenings for essential …

Mall Shoppers Are Scared to Return When U.S. Stores Reopen

When their doors finally open after mandatory shutdowns, American malls could face another hurdle: consumer fears. Only one-third of American adults surveyed April 20 said that they will feel safe shopping in a mall after stores reopen, according to a …

Kansas Works to Boost Testing in Meat Processing Towns

MISSION, Kan. — Kansas has received more personal protective equipment and supplies to expand COVID-19 testing in communities with meat processing plants. Gov. Laura Kelly announced Monday that the federal supplies will go to Finney, Ford and Seward counties in …

Ford’s Plan to Gradually Reopen U.S. Factories Concerns UAW

Ford Motor Co.’s plan to restart production at some of its most important U.S. plants roughly a month after they shut down will have to overcome immediate skepticism from the United Auto Workers union. After halting North American production as …

Two Fiat Chrysler Workers Die After Positive Coronavirus Tests

Two workers at Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV factories who tested positive for the coronavirus have died, according to the United Auto Workers union. One of the employees worked at Fiat Chrysler’s truck assembly plant in Sterling Heights, Michigan, and the …

Michigan Officials Aim to Reopen Burned Snowmobile Bridge

Officials say they hope to reopen a snowmobile bridge in western Marquette County, Mich., that was heavily damaged by arson over the summer. WLUC-TV reports a detour currently is in use to get around the Carp River snowmobile bridge. The …