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Good News You Need for June 11

Posted at 10:58 AM, Jun 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-11 11:12:40-04

The Kent District Library wants everyone to have Internet access, so they're expanding on an initiative that will allow patrons to have it delivered right to them.

KDL recently added 700 new hotspots to their collection, bringing their current total to 833. The devices are available to all library cardholders 18 and older.

Members can check a hotspot out, just like a book, and the devices will be mailed right to your home.

Branches are closed right now, but you can visit their website to register for a library card, or feel free to give them a call.

PGA Tour Golf returns for the first time since its coronavirus hiatus.

The top golfers in the world will tee off in Fort Worth, Texas at the Charles Schwab Challenge. This will be the first of 14 tournaments within the next 13 weeks.

The game will look a little different, no fans will be in the galleries. Plus players, caddies, and other essential staff will be tested before playing.

The ratings for golf are expected to higher than normal since its one of the first major sports to return post-COVID.

Man's best friend is also his best employee. There's a puppy that serves as an assistant store clerk at Chuck's All Seasons Sport Shop in Wisconsin.

The 10-year-old black lab's name is "Two." She delivers bait to customers and helps with the exchange of money except for credit cards, that doesn't go very well because it resembles a bone.

The store owner is a Vietnam Veteran. The store was forced to close during the coronavirus pandemic but recently re-opened.

Retail warehouse giant Sam's Club is launching curbside pickup across the nation.

The company says the contact-free pickup experience will be available chain-wide. The service features online ordering with delivery right to customer's vehicles.

It's set to be available at all 597 clubs by the end of this month, free of charge for Plus-Level members.

Plus Members can put in curbside pickup orders between 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays.

You've heard of curbside delivery, but how about curbside laughter? In one Boise, Idaho neighborhood, comedian Krystal Moore is using her platform to spread jokes and joy in people's driveways.

She can bring mom jokes, a clean act for the kids, or go unfiltered for adults. With all the worrisome news out there, she says it's nice to have a little fun.