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Fresno’s Patrick James blames COVID for bankruptcy, closures

The coronavirus pandemic has caused Patrick James, the Fresno-based men’s clothing retailer, to file for bankruptcy with plans to close stores.

The company has sold upscale men’s clothing – like Tommy Bahama and its own line of shirts and jackets – since 1962.

It has 11 stores in California, Nevada and Arizona, plus a temporary pop-up store in River Park near Ruth’s Chris Steak House through the end of the month.

The company announced last week that it filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. It’s a reorganization, not a liquidation.

Patrick James has more than $7 million in debt, and its bankruptcy was filed under a special designation for small businesses during the coronavirus pandemic.

The business was doing “extremely well” before COVID-19 hit, according to Patrick James’ bankruptcy attorney, Hagop Bedoyan of McCormick, Barstow, Sheppard, Wayte & Carruth.

“With the pandemic and closing of doors as mandated by the state

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LeBron James wins 4th title in Lakers blowout

The coronation came in the second quarter.

The Los Angeles Lakers outscored the Miami Heat by 20 points in the second stanza to take a 28-point halftime lead en route to a 106-93 win that secured the franchise’s record-tying 17th NBA championship.

[Yahoo Store: Get your Los Angeles Lakers championship gear right here!]

In his record-setting 260th playoff game, LeBron James became the first player to lead three different teams to a title, logging 28 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists in 41 minutes on his way to a fourth ring. He was also named Finals MVP for the fourth time unanimously. Only Michael Jordan has more with six.

“We just want our respect,” James said after accepting the trophy on the postgame broadcast. “Rob [Pelinka, the Lakers’ general manager] wants his respect. Coach [Frank] Vogel wants his respect. Our organization wants their respect. Lakers nation wants their respect.

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LeBron James wins fourth NBA title in a blowout

The coronation came in the second quarter.

The Los Angeles Lakers outscored the Miami Heat by 20 points in the second stanza to take a 28-point halftime lead en route to a 106-93 win that secured the franchise’s record-tying 17th NBA championship.

[Yahoo Store: Get your Los Angeles Lakers championship gear right here!]

In his record-setting 260th playoff game, LeBron James became the first player to lead three different teams to a title, logging 28 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists in 41 minutes on his way to a fourth ring. He was also named Finals MVP for the fourth time unanimously. Only Michael Jordan has more with six.

“We just want our respect,” James said after accepting the trophy on the postgame broadcast. “Rob [Pelinka, the Lakers’ general manager] wants his respect. Coach [Frank] Vogel wants his respect. Our organization wants their respect. Lakers nation wants their respect.

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Lakers-Heat NBA Finals betting odds: Expect LeBron James, Anthony Davis to lead L.A. to a title in style

This is somewhat premature, but in the past several days, 2021 championship odds have begun to circulate. Unsurprisingly, the Lakers are the early favorite, and with the 2020 championship now likely in hand, it’s never too early to start thinking about future profits. So here’s something to ruminate on as the Lakers fight to win their 17th championship: if LeBron James plays at this level next season (a big “if”), the Lakers will almost certainly be better next season than they are now. 

Unlike most of their fellow contenders, there is a good chance they’ll be able to use the full Mid-Level exception in free agency. Given the lack of cap space around the league, that should net them a quality starter. Almost all of their leftover salary is expiring, so if they want to package a few players with either Kyle Kuzma or some draft picks, they could add

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Donald Trump’s Post-COVID Poll Slump May Be Too Deep for Even a James Comey-Style Intervention

Former Vice President Joe Biden enjoys a commanding poll lead over President Donald Trump with just 27 days before the presidential election on November 3. The president’s positive test for COVID-19 doesn’t appear to have helped his standing.



Donald Trump standing in front of a mirror posing for the camera: U.S. President Donald Trump gives a thumbs up upon returning to the White House from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on October 05, 2020 in Washington, DC. Trump spent three days hospitalized for coronavirus. His poll numbers have worsened since his diagnosis.


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U.S. President Donald Trump gives a thumbs up upon returning to the White House from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on October 05, 2020 in Washington, DC. Trump spent three days hospitalized for coronavirus. His poll numbers have worsened since his diagnosis.

However, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was also ahead of Trump at this point in the 2016 race but went on to lose the electoral college vote as Trump won narrow victories in Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin.

On October 28, 2016 then FBI Director James Comey sent a letter to the House Judiciary Committee about the discovery of emails that may have been of

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James Avery Artisan Jewelry now open in Lake Jackson

KERRVILLE, Texas, Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — James Avery Artisan Jewelry, a family-owned jewelry retailer based in Texas, announces the opening today of its newest store in Lake Jackson, Texas at 204 Highway 332 West, Suite A.

“With the new store open in Lake Jackson Center, our Associates are eager to greet their first customers,” says James Avery CEO John McCullough. “This beautiful new location offers timeless James Avery favorites, rooted in the heritage of our company, as well as all of our new designs in silver, bronze, gold and enamel.”

Putting customer and associate safety first, the Lake Jackson Center store is following recommended COVID-19 health protocols and guidelines which have been implemented in all James Avery stores. Hand sanitizing stations are set up in store for customers and associates and all jewelry and high-touch areas of the store are regularly cleaned and sanitized. Additionally, the

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The Wedding Present announce album of James Bond theme song covers to benefit CALM

Not From Where I’m Standing will see The Wedding Present (and former members) cover 20 James Bond theme songs to raise money for CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably).

Speaking about the project, The Wedding Present’s David Gedge said, “Where do ideas like this come from? Well, I can tell you that this one was born during a soundcheck in New Zealand, in 2013, when the band were playing around with the main melody of the classic Bond theme “You Only Live Twice”.”

Gedge adds, “And then came another idea. Each of the artists on this proposed compilation would be required to have a physical connection to Cinerama or The Wedding Present. I liked the unifying feel of that. I suppose it appealed to the collector in me. None of the artists I approached asked for payment for their track and so the obvious thing to do was to make this

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Children’s Clothing Drive At Church Of Saint James

BASKING RIDGE, NJ—The Church of Saint James is teaming with a local nonprofit to collect children’s clothing Oct. 1-3 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. as part of its inaugural Children’s Clothing Drive for local kids.

Local nonprofit Cherubs & Angels is coordinating the drive, which has a specific, unique goal.

“We want to get as much of this clothing as we can to local kids,” said Cherubs & Angels founder Kathleen Lubarsky. “As directly as possible.”

Lubarsky said she has coordinated large clothing and toy drives in the past, including last year, when she collected 10,000 toys for children in New Brunswick and Newark. But a conversation with a volunteer at a local food pantry about how many people in the area are food insecure gave her an idea.

“I realized if people can’t feed their kids over the summer, what are they going to do when the winter

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James Charles Hinted His Own Beauty Brand Could Launch Soon

Ready for a “sisters” surprise? Hold onto your makeup brushes, because James Charles might be launching his own brand very soon.

On September 29, James took to Twitter to tease his plans for the future. “WHEWWWW the plans I have for my makeup line are truly… something else,” he wrote, adding a devil emoji at the end… which can only mean one thing: He’s serious. Fans quickly exploded in the replies with excitement, writing things like, “Whew the plans I have to spend all my money on it are truly…..something else,” and “Stop teasing us and drop some hints.”

Unfortunately, James’s revelations stopped with that tweet. The influencer did not share any more info regarding future launches, which might leave some even more excited. As noted by Nylon, however, things are already set in motion. Per the mag, James has indeed filed trademarks for the names James

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Fantasy Football Rankings Week 4, 2020: Model that beat experts says start James Robinson, sit Drew Brees

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Fantasy football owners who selected Seahawks running back Chris Carson early in their drafts received unwelcome news this week. Carson, who’s recorded 14 or more carries in each of the last two weeks, is expected to miss one to two weeks due to a knee sprain he suffered in Seattle’s victory over Dallas. How will Carson’s absence affect players like Russell Wilson, Carlos Hyde and DK Metcalf in the Week 4 Fantasy football rankings? 

Hyde has experience as a No. 1 running back and could be one of the main benefactors with Carson out of the lineup. Is Hyde a safe play against the Dolphins in Week 4? Or are there better Fantasy football matchups out there to exploit? Before you lock in your Fantasy football lineups, be sure to check out

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