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Top Seattle news: Field hospital to open this week; Amazon donates laptops to local students; more

Top Seattle news: Field hospital to open this week; Amazon donates laptops to local students; more
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By Hoodline - Published on April 07, 2020.

Missed the most recent top news in Seattle? Read on for everything you need to know.

Field hospital at Seattle’s CenturyLink Field Event Center to open this week

Around 500 military medical personal are assigned to a field hospital set up at the CenturyLink Field Event Center. The facility is expected to open this week.

Read the full story on KING5.

Drone video shows quiet, empty downtown Seattle streets

Downtown Seattle looked and sounded much different the past few weeks, but there are messages of hope across the city.

Read the full story on KING5.

Website creates gift card hub for Seattle restaurants that don’t have a big online presence

The Intentionalist hopes this may help some independent businesses generate more revenue during the coronavirus pandemic.

Read the full story on Eater Seattle.

Seattle's Woodland Park Zoo cancels all 2020 ZooTunes concerts

The Woodland Park Zoo announced its entire 2020 ZooTunes concert series would be canceled due to the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic.

Read the full story on Houston Chronicle.

Amazon donates thousands of laptops to Seattle elementary students amid COVID-19 outbreak

Amazon is donating 8,200 laptops to elementary school students in Seattle Public Schools so they can continue with remote learning, as schools across the state remain closed amid the novel coronavirus outbreak.

Read the full story on Houston Chronicle.


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