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South Korea tightens social distancing to fight virus wave

Dec. 02, 2021 22:48 PM EST

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea is tightening recently relaxed restrictions on social gatherings as it grapples with its worst wave of the virus since the start of the pandemic. Starting next week, private social gatherings of seven or more people will be banned...

Concert halls, dining rooms open doors; Coke sales rebound

Oct. 27, 2021 12:59 PM EDT

Coca-Cola Co. is getting its fizz back. Revenue jumped 16% to $10 billion in the third quarter as stadiums, movie theaters and other venues reopened around the world. Case volumes rose 6% globally to exceed pre-pandemic volumes for the first time. ...

Moscow closing schools, many businesses as virus deaths soar

Oct. 21, 2021 15:18 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — Restaurants, movie theaters and many retail stores in Moscow will be closed for 11 days starting Oct. 28, along with other new restrictions, officials said Thursday, as Russia recorded the highest numbers of coronavirus infections and deaths since the pandemic began. ...

Macon Mall overhaul plans include amphitheater

Sep. 19, 2021 11:25 AM EDT

MACON, Ga. (AP) — A developer and the Macon-Bibb County government say they will work together to revitalize a languishing mall in middle Georgia. Macon-Bibb Mayor Lester Miller announced the $100 million plan Wednesday. Local media report it includes a 10,000-seat...

Disney backs theatrical releases for remaining 2021 films

Sep. 10, 2021 18:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After endless disruption due to the pandemic and the super-charged growth of streaming services, moviegoing may be going back to something a little like normal. The Walt Disney Co. on Friday announced that all of its remaining films this year will open...

King County to fund theaters, arts with $20M in COVID aid

Sep. 10, 2021 09:59 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — King County will distribute $20 million in federal COVID-19 recovery funds to theaters, music venues, clubs and other artistic spaces, as cultural institutions work to rebound from pandemic-induced closures, the county announced Thursday. The county has...