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The Paycheck Protection Program, enacted to help small businesses dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, had expired Tuesday. With Trump’s signature Saturday, the new deadline to apply is Aug. 8.
Spy or swindler? A widow confronts her husband’s past. Mrs. Wilson Ruth Wilson stars in a true-life story of her own grandmother’s love and betrayal on MASTERPIECE Starts Sunday, July 12 at 8 pm on WOUB At the outset of World War II, Alison McKelvie took a secretarial job with the Secret Intelligence Service. There,… Read More
American Masters Spotlights 26 Unsung Women Who Changed History with Unladylike2020 New multimedia series narrated by Emmy, Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award-winner Julianna Margulies and Screen Actors Guild and Critics Choice Award-winner Lorraine Toussaint One-hour special premieres Summer 2020 as part of PBS’ celebration of female trailblazers in honor of the women’s vote… Read More
In July 1995, a heat wave overtook Chicago: high humidity and a layer of heat-retaining pollution drove the heat index up to more than 126 degrees. City roads buckled, rails warped, electric grids failed, thousands became ill and people began to die — by the hundreds. Cooked tells the story of this heat wave, the… Read More