Federal unemployment aid set to end on Labor Day, but perhaps not all of it
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Also today: We check in on the status of department stores, many of which boasted positive earnings numbers to the surprise of some. Broadway will be featuring seven new pieces from Black playwrights this season.
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Enhanced unemployment benefits are ending soon ... or are they?
Nova Safo helps us sort out what benefits could still be available as federal aid is set to end on Sept. 6
Department stores rebound, but have a long way to go
This week, we saw positive quarterly earnings from Macy’s and Kohl's, and news that Amazon plans to open what are essentially department stores.
Broadway theater returns with an unprecedented seven plays by Black writers
Their success may hinge on attracting new audiences.
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