The Daily Populous

Monday April 13rd, 2020 morning edition

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Kentucky State Police were circling the parking lot of a church that’s packed for Easter service — defying state orders — and issuing warnings, if not citations.

I’m at Maryville Baptist Church, which continues to hold in-person services despite orders to cease .

This morning, piles of nails have been scattered at every entrance. — Sarah Ladd (@ladd_sarah) April 12, 2020.

Maryville Baptist Church in Hillview, Kentucky drew what seemed to be nearly a full house Sunday morning.

A reporter for Louisville’s Courier-Journal captured images in the parking lot … where you could hear the pastor leading the congregation in song.

The parking lot, cleaned of nails, is fast filling with cars now.

Unclear, if they’re issuing tickets, but the notice does point out the churchgoers are violating the state’s emergency order. »

Virginia governor makes Election Day a holiday and expands early voting

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The new legislation will establish Election Day as a holiday, remove the requirement that voters show a photo ID prior to casting a ballot and, expand early voting to be allowed 45 days before an election without a stated reason.

Several states and cities have already made Election Day a civic holiday, including Delaware, Hawaii, Kentucky and New York.

But Election Day may not become a federal holiday anytime soon -- it's drawn deep division along party lines. »

AMC Theatres Reportedly in Talks with Bankruptcy Lawyers

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AMC is reportedly in talks with Weil, Gotshal & Manges in an attempt to work through a Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing.

It was reported last week that AMC Theatres had their credit downgraded, which meant they would probably have to shut down.

It is believed that AMC is in talks to work with Weil Gotshal & Manges for the Chapter 11 filing currently. »

These 6 common vegetables are actually all the same plant

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Over the last few thousand years, farmers have bred Brassica Oleracea into six "cultivars" that eventually became many of the vegetables we eat:.

Skye Gould/Tech Insider Brassica is also known as the wild mustard plant.

Next time you bite into a broccoli stalk, take a second to appreciate the magnificence and deliciousness of human ingenuity. »