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Could your car keep you safe from COVID-19?

Staff members wearing face masks to protect against the coronavirus clean a Kia KX5 compact SUV at the Beijing International Automotive Exhibition, also known as Auto China, in Beijing, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. China's vehicle sales including trucks and buses accelerated in September as the industry's biggest global market recovered from the coronavirus pandemic. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

Luxury car makers could be the next business to capitalize on an opportunity to offer high-end products that purport to provide enhanced protections against the coronavirus.

Motormouth: How to dispose of this old stuff?

Gear shifter (Dreamstime/TNS)

Questions and answers about cars.

New London woman honors Black culture through new candle company

So Black Candle Co. owner Kylah Chadwick, of New London, Saturday, Oct 17, 2020, with a few of her candles. (Dana Jensen/The Day)

Kylah Chadwick launched So Black Candle Co. in September and currently has eight scents.

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Santa Claus won't be coming to Macy's this year

FILE - Santa Claus waves during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Nov. 28, 2019, in New York. Macy's said Santa Claus won't be greeting kids at its flagship New York store this year due to the coronavirus, interrupting a holiday tradition started nearly 160 years ago. However, Macy's said the jolly old man will still appear at the end of the televised Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez, File)

Macy’s said Santa Claus won’t be greeting kids at its flagship New York store this year due to the coronavirus, interrupting a holiday tradition started nearly 160 years ago

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma to plead to 3 criminal charges

FILE - This Tuesday, May 8, 2007, file photo shows the Purdue Pharma logo at its offices in Stamford, Conn. Purdue Pharma, the company that makes OxyContin, the powerful prescription painkiller that experts say helped touch off an opioid epidemic, will plead guilty to three federal criminal charges as part of a settlement of over $8 billion, Justice Department officials told The Associated Press. (AP Photo/Douglas Healey, File)

The Justice Department says Purdue Pharma, the company that makes OxyContin, will plead guilty to three federal criminal charges as part of a settlement of more than $8 billion

5 takeaways from the government's lawsuit against Google

In this April 17, 200,7 file photo, exhibitors work on laptop computers in front of an illuminated sign of the Google logo at the industrial fair Hannover Messe in Hanover, Germany. The Justice Department’s lawsuit against Google alleging antitrust violations marks the government’s most significant attempt to protect competition since its groundbreaking case against Microsoft more than 20 years ago. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer, File)

The Justice Department’s lawsuit against Google alleging antitrust violations marks the government’s most significant attempt to protect competition since its groundbreaking case against Microsoft more than 20 years ago