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Voice of America 21 May 2020

Celebrity Chef Tom Colicchio: Restaurants Will Need Long-term Funding to Survive



The coronavirus pandemic has gutted New York City's restaurants.

Celebrity chef and restaurateur Tom Colicchio discusses what's at stake and what can be done to save the industry.

Costs for safety protocols could add to already mounting debt for restaurants
Nym Calvez worked at a downtown Vancouver hotel — until the COVID-19 pandemic hit that industry. She is originally from the Philippines and may not be able to send money back to her family. She wants the federal government to think about helping workers through a long recovery.

Two weeks following Tom Brady's decision to leave New England and move on to Tampa, Mike Florio and Chris Simms both agree Patriots owner Robert Kraft made a long-term decision to stay with Bill Belichick.
Dr. Michael Osterholm discusses the United States need for a ‘Marshall Plan" to get us through the coronavirus crisis, and describes how the country's lack of leadership has led to testing shortages. Aired on 04/23/2020.

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