What we know about the Marlins-Orioles game being postponed due to positive coronavirus tests

Coming off a series win against the Boston Red Sox, the Orioles flew to Miami Sunday night to prepare to face the Marlins before returning to Baltimore for Wednesday’s home opener. But the game was postponed after more than a dozen Miami players and coaches tested positive for the coronavirus following their season opener in Philadelphia. The Phillies and the New York Yankees will also not play on Monday — the Yankees would’ve used the same clubhouse as the Marlins did last weekend — as additional coronavirus testing takes place throughout the league. (Balt Sun)

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Planet Fitness To Require Masks At All Times

All Planet Fitness employees were already required to wear masks, officials said. “As we continue to face the COVID-19 pandemic, amid an ongoing global health crisis, wellness has never been as essential to our collective community as it is today,” Planet Fitness CEO Chris Rondeau said in a statement. “Gyms are part of the solution and a key element of the health care delivery system, providing much-needed access for people to exercise and stay healthy. Given our leadership position within the industry, we believe it’s our responsibility to further protect our members, employees, and communities so that we can all safely focus on our health, which is more important now than ever before.” (Wash Post)

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Target to close on Thanksgiving, joining Walmart in ending Black Friday kickoff

Target is joining Walmart in closing its stores on Thanksgiving Day, ending a decade-long tradition of jump starting Black Friday door buster sales. The move, announced Monday, come as stores are rethinking the Black Friday in-store bargain shopping as they try to curb the spread of the coronavirus, which has seen a resurgence in a slew of states. Walmart, the nation's largest retailer, announced the move on Tuesday, and at the time, analysts expected more would follow. (Balt Sun)

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Amazon takes over shuttered Sears parking lot at White Marsh Mall

If you need a glimpse of what's really going on in the retail market these days, look no further than suburban White Marsh Mall. That's where Amazon.com has leased a large swath of the parking lot outside of what was once the mall's main anchor, the Sears department store. The e-commerce behemoth is using the space to stage a portion of its daily delivery operations and park dozens of its ever-growing fleet of vans and trucks. (Balt  Bus Journal)

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Work Begins On Two New Restaurants At Baltimore’s Cross Street Market

Construction on two new restaurants is now underway at Cross Street Market in Baltimore’s Federal Hill neighborhood. Watershed and Atlas Fish Market are both expected to open early next year. Watershed will have indoor seating as well as an expansive rooftop with a covered bar, outdoor patio and game area. It’s described as the perfect place for crabs, cocktails and sunshine. (WJZ)

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Annapolis Nonprofit Helping Those with Disabilities Sail

Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating celebrated the 30-year anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act Sunday by sailing in the Annapolis harbor and Ego Alley. On July 26, 1990, on the South Lawn of the White House, President George H.W. Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act surrounded by legislators, people with disabilities, and many supporters including some that were associated with CRAB, a nonprofit based in Annapolis that provides sailing experiences for anyone with a disability, recovering warriors, and youth from at-risk communities. (Balt Sun)

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Black and Hispanic business leaders speak on challenges created by the coronavirus pandemic

Businesses in Montgomery County, Maryland that have positioned themselves to be able to operate online are finding that they’re better able to weather challenges created by the coronavirus pandemic. That’s according to Carmen Larsen, Chair of the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Montgomery County. (WJZ-TV)

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Faith-based group donates PPE to local hospital ahead of potential coronavirus spike

A faith-based humanitarian group made a large donation of personal protective equipment to a Silver Spring, Maryland, hospital as much of the country prepares for another potential wave of novel coronavirus cases. The Adventist Development and Relief Agency — a project of the Seventh-day Adventist Church — delivered 20 pallets of PPE to the Adventist HealthCare White Oak Medical Center, the group said in a news release Friday. (WTOP)

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