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We’ve noticed increasing interest recently in air purifiers, perhaps due to recent events like the west coast wildfires or ongoing response to Covid-19. To that end, we’ve shared some of the best air purifiers that ship within a matter of days. And with the coming winter and the continued at-home normal, air quality might be top of mind regardless. Since Dyson, a British company known for its vacuums, futuristic-looking blow dryer and cordless flat iron — not to mention its keen eye for design — is so popular among readers, we rounded up the brand’s top-rated air purifiers to

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Brigham and Women’s Latest to Battle In-House COVID Outbreak

Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston is experiencing an outbreak of COVID-19 among patients and staff, which the facility blames partly on lapses in infection control practices by employees.

The hospital, a Harvard Medical School teaching facility, reported on September 26 that 23 employees and 11 patients tested positive as a result of exposure within the hospital. The outbreak was first detected on September 22, and cases have risen with increased testing. The hospital said it had tested 400 employees and 54 patients as of September 26.

Brigham and Women’s is not alone in trying to keep COVID-19 from rearing its head within its walls. Hospitals and health departments reported an outbreak in late August in Washington and in early September at a hospital in Connecticut.

The Boston Globe reported in late September that Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Plymouth and New England Baptist Hospital both had recent outbreaks at their facilities,

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French Open 2020: Rafael Nadal starts quest for 13th Roland Garros title in routine fashion

Rafael Nadal breezed into the second round of the French Open with a straight-sets win over Egor Gerasimov at Roland Garros.

Seeking a remarkable 13th title at the clay-court grand slam, Nadal had suggested the conditions and heavier balls he described as “slow and dangerous” could impact his hopes.

He came into Monday’s meeting with the world number 83 having only played one tournament since February due to the coronavirus pandemic, losing to Diego Schwartzman in the quarter-finals in Rome.

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Neither the balls nor any Nadal rust could prevent him from claiming a 6-4 6-4 6-2 victory, though, Gerasimov’s admirable resistance fading after he turned his ankle in the third set.

The first break came Nadal’s way courtesy of a deft drop shot and that was enough to claim the first set, which he wrapped up with

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Google’s Sundar Pichai says future of office is employee ‘on-sites’

  • Google CEO Sundar Pichai says the company is “reconfiguring” its offices amid a more permanent shift to working from home. 
  • Pichai discussed the future of work at Google during an interview for Time 100 last week. 
  • While he doesn’t see office work disappearing altogether, he described the office as a space for “on-sites” — presumably, days when employees, who work mostly from home, gather in the office. 
  • Pichai also said he made the decision to have employees work from home until next summer to boost productivity and give workers a sense of certainty during an uncertain time.
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Google’s famous offices may look a bit different for employees once it’s safe for them to begin returning to work.

Google CEO Sundar Pichai said last week that the company was making changes to its physical spaces to better support employees in a future Pichai said

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Stacey Abrams’ Guide to Early Voting: ‘Make a Plan’

Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate and voter activist Stacey Abrams doesn’t want to see what happened in 2018 happen again in 2020.

Abrams lost the Georgia election to Brian Kemp amid widespread accusations that Kemp’s campaign had engaged in voter suppression. That’s why she’s getting out the word far and wide about the need for every voter to put some thought into their voting plan, and why she joined Liz Garbus and Lisa Cortes’ documentary “All In: The Fight for Democracy” as a producer. The Amazon Prime Video documentary’s timely message is about fighting voter suppression and making sure every citizen has the right to vote.

Abrams provides a step by step voting guide below and asks that people make a plan and think ahead. As Abrams puts it, “Those who use voting by mail are the people who shop for Christmas in October. And then, some shop on Christmas Eve.”

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Saucony x Prinkshop Hero Kinvara 11 Release 2020

The RW Takeaway: The lightweight, bouncy Kinvara 11 is a part of Saucony and Prinkshop’s collaboration to support She Should Run, a non-profit organization that encourages women to run for office.

  • Part of Saucony’s “wear-what-you-care-about” mission, 10 percent of each sale goes to She Should Run.
  • The “Women Running” collection includes other pieces, including a retro-styled sneaker, T-shirt, and tote.
  • The Kinvara 11 has a responsive and cushy midsole, making it ideal for both training and racing.

    Price: $110
    7.8 oz (M), 6.9 oz (W)

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    Scrolling through our Instagram feeds, we noticed a trend with Saucony-sponsored athletes. Professional runners, like Molly Huddle and Jared Ward for example, are donning “Hero” T-shirts, the “o” stylized as the Venus symbol for women’s gender. These items are a part of Saucony’s collaboration with Prinkshop, a company that teams up with

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    Black designers celebrated at Milan fashion week

    MILAN (Reuters) – Black designers presented collections at Milan’s fashion week in a show aimed at raising awareness of the lack of diversity in the industry.

    The five designers are part of the Black Lives Matter in Italian Fashion group, a name inspired by the international movement leading worldwide protests against racial injustice.

    The “We are Made in Italy” digital event was filmed in Milan’s grand Palazzo Clerici and hosted the spring/summer 2021 collections of Fabiola Manirakiza, Mokodu Fall, Claudia Gisele Ntsama, Karim Daoudi and Joy Meribe.

    The event was one of the virtual shows of the first fashion week since the coronavirus pandemic.

    The five designers were mentored by Italian-Haitian Stella Jean, the only Black member of the Italian fashion council, who is campaigning against racism in the industry.

    “Made in Italy was represented around the world as being a white concept, now it is no longer like this.

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    Hailey Bieber Has Mastered 2020 Street Style

    The COVID-19 crisis has upended the global fashion month calendar, but Milan’s lineup of IRL collections felt like a slight return to normalcy. Several of the city’s biggest names held in-person shows, and models flew in for the opportunity to walk for brands like Versace, Fendi, and Valentino. The schedule may have been familiar, but street style took a different tack for attendees and off-duty models. This season it isn’t enough to be photographed in a borrowed designer outfit; safety must also be paramount. For spring/summer 2021’s style nomads, masks were a must-have accessory. No one pulled the look off better than Hailey Bieber. Arriving mid-week with best friend, Kendall Jenner, Bieber took in the city’s ambiance in expertly styled looks, each of which featured a facial covering.

    Though she breezed into Malpensa Airport on Friday wearing a magenta version of Balenciaga’s ‘Boxy’ overcoat and enjoyed lunch with Jenner on

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    Monday Night Football picks, predictions from model on 101-67 roll

    The Baltimore Ravens will be out for revenge when they host the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday Night Football. The Chiefs handed Baltimore one of its two losses last season, and after getting knocked out of the playoffs early by the Titans, the Ravens have a chip on their shoulder. They have outscored their first two opponents 71-22, and reigning league MVP Lamar Jackson will try to outshine 2020 Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes in the final game of Week 3.

    a football player holding a bat on a field: Sep 20, 2020; Inglewood, California, USA; Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) throws a pass against the Los Angeles Chargers during overtime at SoFi Stadium.

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    Sep 20, 2020; Inglewood, California, USA; Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes (15) throws a pass against the Los Angeles Chargers during overtime at SoFi Stadium.

    Kickoff is set for 8:15 p.m. ET at M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. The Ravens are 3.5-point favorites in the latest Chiefs vs. Ravens NFL odds from William Hill, while the over-under for total points scored is 54.5.

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    $1 million jewelry heist under investigation in Hinesville

    Hinesville Police are trying to track down the thieves who carried out a heist that netted them upwards of a million dollars in jewelry.

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    Hinesville Police investigating jewelry heist

    It happened early Friday morning.

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    It’s not often you hear about thieves getting away with over a million dollars worth of jewelry, but that’s exactly what happened Friday at the Kay jewelers in Hinesville.

    And that store was closed Monday afternoon as the investigation into the incident continues.

    According to Hinesville Police, the jewelry heist took place shortly after midnight on Friday morning.

    Officers who responded to the alarm saw nothing in their initial investigation. It wasn’t until employees showed up at the business about 10:00 a.m. Friday morning that they discovered a hole in the roof and the jewelry missing from the safe.

    And this may not be the only such case

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