The Daily Populous

Tuesday June 16th, 2020 night edition

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The CARES Act made important changes to unemployment benefits to help better provide for workers suffering due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

One provision gave an extra $600 per week in unemployment benefits on top of state maximums.

This extra money is available through July 31 and, because of it, as many as two-thirds of workers are currently receiving more money than they earned while on the job.

Unemployment benefits are subject to federal tax, and they're also taxed in some states.

It may seem counterintuitive to suggest returning to work as soon as possible if you're making more on unemployment.

Missing out on either of these benefits could end up costing you more than you gain from the extra unemployment income.

And by returning to work even if you're making more on unemployment, you can preserve your financial future. »

Watford striker Troy Deeney says there is probably one gay or bisexual player in each team

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Former Aston Villa and Germany midfielder Thomas Hitzlsperger first spoke publicly of being a gay man in football in 2014 following his retirement.

The late Justin Fashanu came out in 1990 while between clubs, and went on to play league football in both England and Scotland.

Talking on the BBC Podcast, Grounded with Louis Theroux, Deeney said: "I would go on record saying that there is probably one gay or bi person in every football team. »

All-new Ford Bronco debut July 9 falls on O.J. Simpson's birthday

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Ford Motor Co. plans to reveal the all-new Ford Bronco on July 9, which falls on the birthday of Orenthal James "O.J." Simpson.

"Unfortunately, unless Ford changes the date, it will be the lede, or at least a reference point, in every Bronco debut story.".

The Ford Bronco is so completely woven into the cultural fabric of America, stumbling upon points of 'relevance' happen accidentally. »