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Inside Housing – News – Waking watch fund targeted towards eight cities, government reveals

A £30m fund to help buildings with dangerous cladding replace costly waking watches with alarms will be targeted towards six cities, the government revealed today.  The majority of the waking watch fund will be spent in eight cities, the government has said today (pictute: Getty) Sharelines A £30m fund to help buildings with dangerous cladding …

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The Frontier: How the CARES Act forgot Oklahoma’s most vulnerable hospitals | Covid-19

A federal economic relief package passed by Congress in March promised to provide a lifeline for hospitals, particularly those in rural communities where many facilities struggled to survive even before the coronavirus pandemic. But over the past 10 months, the distribution of more than $100 billion in CARES Act funding for health care providers has …

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Melvin Capital lost 53% in January after GameStop shares skyrocketed

Melvin Capital lost 53% in January, sources told Insider. The Wall Street Journal first reported the loss. The fund ended the month with more than $8 billion in assets under management. Melvin Capital was among the high-profile hedge funds that got torched after GameStop shares skyrocketed. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. Melvin Capital …

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Elon Musk’s SpaceX Riles Its Rivals for Broadband Subsidies

WASHINGTON— Elon Musk’s SpaceX is facing a final test—and some resistance—in its bid to secure almost $1 billion in federal subsidies for its satellite-based broadband service. SpaceX in the waning weeks of the Trump administration won preliminary rights to $886 million in government backing to provide rural broadband service via Starlink, its system of low-Earth-orbiting …

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Protests over virus restrictions in Belgium

BRUSSELS — Belgian protesters denouncing coronavirus restrictions staged a demonstration on Sunday in central Brussels and local media say police arrested about 300 people who tired to join the unauthorized action. Brussels police on Twitter repeatedly called on people not to gather and later dispersed the demonstration, which ended peacefully. Authorities had warned that riots …

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£30m Waking Watch Relief Fund now open for applications

£30m fire alarm fund will relieve residents of waking watch costs   Funding targeted at cities with most high-rise buildings with unsafe cladding Builds on £1.6 billion funding to speed up removal of unsafe cladding on eligible buildings  Tens of thousands of residents in high-rise buildings can now access financial support to make their buildings safer while they wait for remediation work …

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Trump officials lobbied to deny states money for vaccine rollout last fall 

WASHINGTON — Top Trump officials actively lobbied Congress to deny state governments any extra funding for the Covid-19 vaccine rollout last fall — despite frantic warnings from state officials that they didn’t have the money they needed to ramp up a massive vaccination operation. The push, described to STAT by congressional aides in both parties …

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