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The week the Delta variant threatened the economy

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

The Delta variant of the coronavirus is putting the unvaccinated at risk. Irfan Khan/Getty Images The highly contagious Delta variant of the coronavirus now makes up the...
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Inside the disagreement and inaction in Congress over raising the minimum wage, which hasn't gone up in 12 years

4 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks during an event to introduce the Raise The Wage Act in the Rayburn Room at the U.S. Capitol January 16, 2019 in Washington, DC. Photo by Chip...
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Countries Have 100 Days Before a Landmark Climate Conference. Will They Come Together in Time?

4 days ago   |   Time

Sitting on the sidelines of the G20 climate summit in Naples this week, it was hard not to feel a sense of existential dread. Last year, I wrote on the cover of TIME that a...
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'Freak-out' factor will determine delta's impact on U.S. economy

4 days ago   |   Star Tribune


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A former deputy secretary of the Treasury thinks fiscal policy can be rewritten to combat the climate crisis - here's how

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

Amazon said in June 202 that its carbon footprint rose 15% over the previous year, even as it launched initiatives to reduce its harm on the environment. Associated Press Paul...
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Influencer marketing stats: How creators have impacted businesses in 2021

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

Nearly 68% of US marketers from companies with 100 or more employees will use influencer marketing in 2021. And influencer and other paid content will represent 20% of US...
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Food incubator CommonWealth Kitchen buys 36,000-square-foot space in Dorchester

4 days ago   |   Boston Herald

CommonWealth Kitchen, a Dorchester-based nonprofit that helps food startups get off the ground, is settling into its new permanent home in the 36,000-square-foot Bornstein and...
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Evening Edition: Both Unemployment And Inflation Rise In June

4 days ago   |   FOX News

After experiencing losses due to inflation fears and concerns over the Delta variant surge, the stock market made a comeback late this week. Wall Street is certain to keep...
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3 signs the labor shortage could end soon - and one major sign that it won't, according to UBS

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

The labor shortage is hitting fast food restaurants. Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images UBS Evidence Lab economists said job openings and retirement peaks may signify an end to...
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The rapid growth the U.S. economy has seen is about to hit a wall

4 days ago   |   CNBC

The US. economy is expected to post another roaring growth spurt in the second quarter, before a slow and steady dose of reality starts to sink in.
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FHP: 77-year-old bicyclist killed after being hit from behind by car in Oviedo

FHP: 77-year-old bicyclist killed after being hit from behind by car in Oviedo

A bicyclist is dead after being hit from behind by a car in Oviedo Saturday morning. Read more ...

Silver Alert declared for missing 82-year-old Indiana man

Silver Alert declared for missing 82-year-old Indiana man

The Huntingburg Police Department is investigating the disappearance of Raymond Underwood, an 82-year-old white male, 5 feet 11 inches tall, 185 pounds, gray hair with brown... Read more ...

DOC says Linn County inmate escaped work release

DOC says Linn County inmate escaped work release

Anyone with information about Leo Alan Ray's locations should call police. Read more ...

What's the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion?

What's the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion?

Stay hydrated and stay in cool areas. Read more ...

Catherine Oxenberg feared daughter had suicide pact with NXIVM sex cult

Catherine Oxenberg feared daughter had suicide pact with NXIVM sex cult

"Dynasty" actress Catherine Oxenberg reveals how she wrested her daughter India away from the clutches of Keith Raniere's sex slave group NXIVM. Read more ...

Biden spending over $2B to halt border wall construction amid migrant crisis

Biden spending over $2B to halt border wall construction amid migrant crisis

A GOP report issued found that at least 20 percent of the $10 billion received by the Pentagon for border wall construction has been spent on guarding construction sides and... Read more ...

Conservative talk show host Larry Elder leads in crowded California guv...

Conservative talk show host Larry Elder leads in crowded California guv recall race

Larry Elder polled at 16 percent while Caitlyn Jenner has 4 percent of backers. While Gov. Gavin Newsom still has 48 percent of support, 43 percent of people polled said they'd... Read more ...

At march for slain National Guard member, family cries out for justice

The family of slain 19-year-old Chrys Carvajal took to the streets Saturday, chanting and asking the community to come forward with tips on who fatally shot the National Guard... Read more ...

No bail for man accused of killing witness in a murder case

A West Humboldt Park man accused of killing a witness set to testify in a murder case was denied bail during a hearing broadcast on You Tube /on/ Saturday. Read more ...

Baltimore firefighter undergoes surgery after falling through floor, union says

The cause of the Penn North fire is under investigation, the fire department said. Read more ...