More sectors of the economy start their slow reopening. Recent days brought restaurants and retail establishments back online, though with tight restrictions.
Meanwhile, Kroger faced a hefty backlash on two fronts related to employee compensation amid the coronavirus pandemic. First, the Cincinnati-based grocery giant had planned to halt its "thank-you" bonus pay for the workers who have kept stores stocked and moving during a period of increased demand, before Kroger announced that it would actually offer two more such bonuses. Then, Kroger reached out to some of its workforce with a letter noting that the workers had been overpaid by mistake, and the company wanted the money back. Kroger ultimately reversed course on that, too.
And one local columnist talks from a personal perspective as the nation learns more about the killing of an African American jogger in Georgia at the hands of a white father and son who now face charges.
Plus, how local television stations are seeing increased ratings but are keeping an eye on their revenue during the pandemic.
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