First Virus Cases Confirmed in Virginia Capital as Eateries Struggle

Dusty George peeks out the window of GWARbar in the downtown area of Virginia’s capital city. The general manager of the restaurant named after the infamous, Richmond-based metal band, his establishment is among the thousands of local bars and restaurants around the country facing new challenges as the coronavirus spreads.   

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Equifax Breach

The Massachusetts attorney general filed the nation’s first state-initiated lawsuit Tuesday against Equifax for the data breach that compromised the personal information of more than 143 million Americans, including 3 million Massachusettsans. On Wednesday meanwhile a group of small business owners brought their own federal class action in Atlanta, saying the high cost they pay for credit reports makes dealing with the breach a “double whammy.”

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