A third of Asian Americans have changed their daily routine over fears of being attacked, survey finds
Three in 10 Asian Americans have modified their daily routines over fears of threats and attacks, according to a new Pew Research Center survey. Polling 365 Asians — from a larger sample of 10,156 U.S. adults — between April 12 and April 18, the survey found that 36% have made such changes in the past 12 months, convinced that they might be targeted because of their race or ethnicity. The survey also found that 63% felt violence against Asian Americans is increasing, while 19% said it’s the same and 8% thought it’s decreasing.news.yahoo.com
Survey finds Roanoke office space slightly increased in 2020
– A new survey found that the demand for office space in Roanoke actually grew last year even with the pandemic forcing many people to work from home. Poe and Cronk Real Estate Group released its 34th annual market survey on Tuesday which looks at office space occupancy in buildings over 10,000 square feet in downtown Roanoke and the surrounding areas. It found a 1% bump in the office occupancy rate in2020 overall, and a 3% jump in the southern business district, which includes the Cave Spring area. The real estate group’s president, Matt Huff, said companies are relocating to the region like from New York and Charlotte. “I think Roanoke actually started to attract people from other markets.”The survey also suggests that companies are anxious to get more people back in the office hopefully this year.
Daywatch: COVID-19 vaccine confusion in Cook County, U. of I. saliva test moves closer to FDA approval and a real estate ‘frenzy’ in Illinois
A survey on the website initially appeared to be open to all Cook County residents, and many filled it out over the weekend and on Monday, thinking it might help them understand when it would be their turn to receive vaccines. But county health department spokesman Don Bolger told the Tribune early Monday afternoon that the survey was intended only for some health care workers.chicagotribune.com
The Knot survey reveals wedding costs and trends
The Knot survey reveals wedding costs and trends "The Knot" is out with its annual "Real Weddings" study and it shows the average wedding cost in 2014 was more than $31,000, up about 4 percent from 2013. The Knot editor-in-chief Rebecca Dolgin joins "CBS This Morning" to reveal the results of the study, first on "CBS This Morning."cbsnews.com