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The Los Angeles Lakers are on the verge of winning their 17th NBA Finals, but fans who want to celebrate with the normal gatherings and parties that typically follow title wins are being advised to hold off due to the pandemic.
Both Staples Center and L.A. Live in Los Angeles will not show Game 5 of the Finals on their exterior screens or host any potential postgame celebrations and the venue is encouraging fans to watch the game from home while exercising caution.
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STAPLES Center & L.A. LIVE will not be airing/showing tomorrow’s NBA Finals game or potential post game celebrations on any of the exterior digital signage. Vehicle & pedestrian access will be limited & @Lakers fans encouraged to watch the game and celebrate responsibly at home.
The Lakers lead the Miami Heat 3-1 in the best-of-seven series with Game 5 set
Lidia Haddadian is crowned the 8th World Food Champion
Moments after Lidia was crowned the new World Food Champion.
Food Sport Commissioner Mike McCloud awarding Lidia with the Golden Platter engraved with the former champions names.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Oct. 04, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — California’s Lidia Haddadian, known as the “Diamond Chef” in Food Sport, has finally claimed her World Food Champion title after defeating nine other talented category champions in a culinary gauntlet that occurred in Indianapolis, Indiana. The two-time category champion, who originally claimed her titles at the World Food Championships in 2018 and 2019, went home to Pasadena with her name engraved on the event’s golden platter and the $100,000 grand prize.
WFC is the largest culinary competition in the
(Reuters) – Lowe’s Cos Inc (LOW.N) blew past analysts’ estimates for quarterly sales and profit on Wednesday as it benefited from a surge in demand for paint, tools and barbecue grills from consumers stuck at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The company also posted a 34.2% rise in quarterly same-store sales, beating analysts’ estimates for a 13.2% increase, and said the sales momentum was carrying into August, although it would likely taper off in later months.
With a large base of do-it-yourself customers, Lowe’s has been among the chief beneficiaries of people undertaking minor home repair, painting or gardening work during the crisis.
That helped the company’s same-store sales far outpace those of larger rival Home Depot Inc (HD.N), which relies more on demand from handymen and professional contractors, whose businesses have only recently started to pick up.
Wedbush Securities analysts estimate that nearly 75%