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Despite Pandemic, IHG Avid Brand Continues Growth With “Just Right” Value Focus

13 hours ago   |   Forbes

Launched in 2017, the midscale brand from InterContinental Hotels Group continues to expand including the groundbreaking of its second hotel in Mexico and a new property in Canada.
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We're freelancers who relocated to a tiny town in Maine during the pandemic. Here's how we earned over $150,000 in 2020 while raising our toddler and enjoying local adventures

We're freelancers who relocated to a tiny town in Maine during the pandemic. Here's how we earned over $150,000 in 2020 while raising our toddler and enjoying local adventures

14 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement In 2019, after saving up for several years and setting aside $36,000 for our world travels, my husband, toddler, and I managed to visit 12 countries...
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Meet the 8 electric aviation startups poised to blow past the jet age and modernize air travel and logistics, according to industry experts

Meet the 8 electric aviation startups poised to blow past the jet age and modernize air travel and logistics, according to industry experts

16 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Crossing oceans and continents in aircraft fueled by electricity is decades away, at best, but that doesn't mean that electric air travel will remain a...
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The maker of this $220,000 camper van says interest tripled during the pandemic and its waiting list now stretches into 2022

The maker of this $220,000 camper van says interest tripled during the pandemic and its waiting list now stretches into 2022

17 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Ally Summary List Placement Boulder Campervans , a company that recently skyrocketed in popularity nationwide, unveiled its latest $220,000 tiny home on wheels for a full-time...
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Jobs picture to brighten as vaccines do their work

20 hours ago   |   Boston Herald

It's a bold forecast that some say borders on fantasy: Wall Street banks and Federal Reserve officials see powerful employment gains over the next three years that evade the...
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Energy stocks could pull a Tesla and go parabolic in 2021, Fundstrat's Tom Lee says

Energy stocks could pull a Tesla and go parabolic in 2021, Fundstrat's Tom Lee says

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Energy stocks could go parabolic this year and trade like Tesla did in 2020 as investors experience FOMO, Fundstrat's Tom Lee said in a note on...
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UK seals its border and requires negative COVID-19 tests for arrivals in a bid to keep out 'vaccine-busting' variants

UK seals its border and requires negative COVID-19 tests for arrivals in a bid to keep out 'vaccine-busting' variants

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced that the United Kingdom is to close all travel corridors and that all travelers will be required to supply a...
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Premier League In Damage Limitation Mode Over COVID-19, FIFA Needs To Step In

1 day ago   |   Forbes

Coronavirus cases are putting pressure on an already tight Premier League schedule, forcing officials to fit games in wherever they can. With travel restrictions likely to make...
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Megabus suspends travel to DC ahead of Inauguration Day

Megabus suspends travel to DC ahead of Inauguration Day

2 days ago   |   New York Post

Economy transportation company Megabus announced Friday it has suspended all travel in and out of Washington, DC, until after Inauguration Day. Travel to the nation's capital...
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Column: Confronting a racist past, Caltech will excise names of eugenics backers from campus

2 days ago   |   Los Angeles Times

Having traveled the difficult road of coming to terms with racism in its own past, Caltech on Friday said it would remove the names of Robert A. Millikan and five other...
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Dog and goat serving as mayor raise money for a playground

Dog and goat serving as mayor raise money for a playground

FAIR HAVEN, Vt. - A goat and a dog who were each elected mayor have helped raise money to renovate a Vermont community playground. The oddball idea of pet mayor elections to... Read more ...

Armed protesters rallied at state capitols as cities and states ramp up...

Armed protesters rallied at state capitols as cities and states ramp up security ahead of Biden's inauguration

Summary List Placement Armed protesters showed up to the state capitol buildings of Ohio, Texas, Oregon, and Michigan on Sunday ahead of President-elect Joe Biden's... Read more ...

Apple CEO Tim Cook says Parler could return to the App Store 'if they get...

Apple CEO Tim Cook says Parler could return to the App Store 'if they get their moderation together'

Summary List Placement Conservative-leaning social media app Parler could return to the Apple App Store if it steps up its moderation, Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a Fox News... Read more ...

After Trump's Twitter ban, critics want other populists like Brazil's Jair...

After Trump's Twitter ban, critics want other populists like Brazil's Jair Bolsonaro and India's Narendra Modi booted from social media

Summary List Placement President Trump's social media ban has opened a can of worms for tech firms who face calls from activists and academics to clamp down on other populist... Read more ...

Kamala Harris will resign from her Senate seat on Monday ahead of...

Kamala Harris will resign from her Senate seat on Monday ahead of inauguration as vice president

Summary List Placement Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will resign from her Senate seat on Monday, two days before a historic inauguration where she and President-elect Joe... Read more ...

The Florida data scientist who claims she was fired by the health department...

The Florida data scientist who claims she was fired by the health department for refusing to alter COVID-19 data said she'll turn herself into police after a warrant was issued for her arrest

Summary List Placement In a lengthy Twitter thread Saturday, Rebekah Jones, the data scientist who said she was fired in May by the Florida Department of Health for refusing to... Read more ...

What happened last week? Biden introduced a $1.9 trillion stimulus plan...

What happened last week? Biden introduced a $1.9 trillion stimulus plan, Parler sued Amazon, and Loews Hotels cancelled a fundraiser for a senator

Summary List Placement What happened last week? As Washington last week readied for the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden, the incoming president announced a massive... Read more ...

Lizzie Borden house hits the market for $2 million

Lizzie Borden house hits the market for $2 million

If you're fascinated by unsolved 19th century murders and have $2 million burning a hole in your pocket, this could be the perfect opportunity for you. Read more ...

One measure of unemployment suggests Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus plan...

One measure of unemployment suggests Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus plan could do more harm than good, says one top Wall Street strategist

Summary List Placement The US economy is receiving fresh fiscal support after months of plodding negotiations. But one measure of the labor market suggests the massive stimulus... Read more ...

GOP Senator Ben Sasse warned that the QAnon conspiracy theory movement is...

GOP Senator Ben Sasse warned that the QAnon conspiracy theory movement is destroying the Republican Party

Summary List Placement Republican Sen. Ben Sasse of Nebraska has warned that the QAnon conspiracy theory movement is destroying the GOP in a blistering op-ed for The... Read more ...