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Reopening Pushback, Virus Detection Drones & Virtual Draft (+ Olympic Dreams Delayed)- Thursday, April 23rd, 2020

• 16 min

The news to know for Thursday, April 23rd, 2020! We’re talking about the latest pushback as some states plan to reopen, how the first pets in the U.S. diagnosed with COVID-19 are doing now, and how drones are joining the fight against the virus. Plus, what to know about Zoom’s new privacy features and the NFL’s virtual draft. Those stories and more in less than 10 minutes! Then, hang out after the news for Thing to Know Thursday's bonus interview with an Olympic hopeful about what training looks like now. Head to to read more about any of the stories mentioned in this episode or see the sources below. This episode is brought to you by Thanks to The NewsWorthy Insiders! Become one here:       Sources: Case Count & Death Toll: Johns Hopkins Illinois New Daily High: Illinois.Gov, Chicago Tribune Tri-State Contact Tracing: Twitter, NBC News Oklahoma Reopening Friday: FOX News, The Oklahoman Georgia Reopening Controversy: NBC News, WSJ, AP, The Hill Trump’s Temporary Immigration Ban: WaPo, Axios, FOX News First US Pets Contract COVID-19: CNN, WaPo China Disinformation Campaign: NY Times, The Hill UK COVID-19 Study: Bloomberg, Sky News CT Drone to Detect COVID-19: NBC News, Fox News, Westport PD, Draganfly Ghana Uses Drone Delivery: CNBC, Time New Social Media Location Labels: TechCrunch, Engadget, Press Release Zoom Security Update: The Verge, USA Today, Press Release  NFL Draft Begins: CBS Sports,  AP, Fox News Start of Ramadan: Al Jazeera, Vox

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