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London Mayor visits Ballymena Bus Factory to highlight jobs at risk due to funding uncertainty

London Mayor Sadiq Khan visited Wrightbus in Ballymena on Monday to see the production of previously ordered new electric double-decker buses. While in Northern Ireland, Mr Khan urged the government to provide longer-term capital funding to Transport for London (TfL) to ensure the continued success of the supply chain, which …

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Ukraine Invasion Will Impact Supply Chain, Raise Prices – Boston News, Sports, Weather, Traffic and Boston’s Best

Massachusetts residents worry about family members living in UkraineWBZ-TV’s Beth Germano reports. 11 minutes ago Invasion of Ukraine will impact supply chain and increase pricesExperts say supply shortages are likely to hit the Middle East and Europe first, squeezing global supplies. Reporting by Christina Hager of WBZ-TV. 17 minutes ago …

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Lexington Coffee Overcomes Supply Chain Challenges

LEXINGTON Ky. (FOX 56) — The supply of coffee beans around the world has been tight, but that hasn’t stopped local cafes from giving customers their caffeine fix. Leestown Coffee House is an example of a cafe, like others, working around a shortage of coffee beans Because supplies like compostable …

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Valentine’s Day gifts cost more due to supply chain issues – CBS San Francisco

KPIX Meteorologist Mary Lee Receives Surprise Valentine’s Day Marriage ProposalKPIX weatherman Mary Lee had the surprise of her life when she recorded a Monday weather segment: A Valentine’s Day proposal from her longtime boyfriend (2-14-2022) 2 hours ago PIX NowKPIX 5 Monday Noon News Update 2 hours ago Valentine’s Day …

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Food, supply chain issues and staffing shortages leave VA schools scrambling to feed students

Rising COVID cases, staffing issues and supply chain issues are causing food shortages in Virginia school cafeterias. It’s been almost a year since President Biden signed an executive order to fix America’s supply chain safeguards. Yet the ripple effects and shortages have left school districts scrambling to feed students without …

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VA Veterinary Blood Bank Faces Canine Blood Supply Shortage

Like humans, dogs sometimes need life-saving blood transfusions. “Unfortunately, most patients who need these products don’t have the luxury of waiting.” PURCELLVILLE, Va. — A Purcellville veterinary blood bank on Wednesday announced an unprecedented shortage of its dog blood supply, which it says is trending with thousands of other facilities …

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Supply Shortage Halts Girvan Road Crossing Project | Coronavirus

REDDING, Calif. – Due to the supply chain shortage related to COVID-19, improvements to the Girvan Road level crossing and construction projects for the South Redding cycle path and footpath have been delayed, said the town of Redding. The city is awaiting the delivery of new equipment for the Girvan …

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With the global supply chain on its knees amid ongoing COVID outbreaks, the world is running out of some unexpected items

For years, Nick Barnard hasn’t been shy about heading to the shooting ranges for target practice, but these days he’s protecting his bullets like gold. Key points: Demand has exceeded production capacity and nearly every aspect of the global supply chain has been disrupted by the pandemic People struggle to …

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Supply chain issues affect new Girl Scout cookie flavor

Food The impact should be temporary, but you might find Adventurers hard to get in some parts of the state. Adventurefuls, the latest cookie in the Girl Scouts candy line, may not be available at newsstands. Washington Post photo by Matt Brooks. Reports of a supply chain shortage affecting Girl …

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Britishvolt boss explains how Northumberlanders will get jobs at new gigafactory

The boss of a company that plans to create thousands of new jobs in Northumberland has explained how he hopes the well-paying jobs at a new gigafactory will go to local residents. Britishvolt’s plan to create a 3,000-job factory producing electric vehicle batteries near Blyth took a major step forward …

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Hardware stores faced with the shortage of snow

LEXINGTON, Ky. (FOX 56) – With the wintry weather in full swing. Supply chain issues make it difficult for hardware stores to keep inventory on the shelves. “There’s a lot of stuff that’s really short this year, like ice melt, what we’ve got now is probably about all we’re all …

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Nation’s blood crisis, danger | News, Sports, Jobs

In this January 2019 file photo, blood donor technician Royden Sheesley, left, of Johnstown, looks after donor Kevin Dobbler, of Lewistown, as he donates blood Thursday night at Ellen Church Lewistown Chapel. HARRISBURG – The American Red Cross reports a national blood crisis – its worst blood shortage in more …

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United Way remains hopeful of reaching fundraising goal | News, Sports, Jobs

The Marshalltown Area United Way (MAUW) extended its annual campaign until the first week of January as part of an effort to reach the $ 800,000 goal, but ultimately ran out by around $ 98,000. However, CEO Kendra Sorensen believes it might still be possible to reach the amount, as …

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Industries continue to thrive in Arizona despite water scarcity and rising cost of living

Boom period: Arizona expects faster economic growth despite water scarcity and other woes More than 700,000 new jobs could be created in Arizona by 2030, and with so many people likely to move there, the state is grappling with problems that could arise with such massive growth. FOX 10’s Steve …

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Share unused vaccines with Canada and Mexico | News, Sports, Jobs

THE EDITOR: The purpose of this letter is to request that additional COVID-19 vaccines be sent by the federal government to Canada and Mexico for use by their populations. With the pandemic having disrupted life in general for the past two years around the world, it remains important for the …

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State Gets New COVID Drugs | News, Sports, Jobs

MARQUETTE – Michigan has received its first shipment of new oral drugs to treat COVID-19 – paxlovid and molnupiravir – following recent emergency use clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services announced Thursday that these antivirals are designed for outpatient treatment …

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Authorities call for COVID injections and tests | News, Sports, Jobs

MADISON, Wisconsin (AP) – Exhausted health officials again pleaded with residents of Wisconsin on Thursday to get vaccinated against COVID-19, test for the disease if they have been exposed and stay home while omicron is overwhelming public hospitals. The State Department of Health Services reported 11,574 narcotic cases on Thursday, …

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Minot’s municipal council votes for the rehabilitation of the rue Anne bridge | News, Sports, Jobs

Jill Schramm / MDN The Anne Street Bridge was closed due to the need for repairs. Minot city council debated whether to dismantle or rehabilitate the bridge. The Rue Anne bridge narrowly escaped demolition on Monday when Minot city council voted 4-3 to keep rehabilitation plans alive. The board decided …

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OPEC, allies continue to gradually pump more oil amid omicron | News, Sports, Jobs

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) – OPEC and allied oil-producing countries on Tuesday decided to pump more oil into the global economy in the hopes that travel and fuel demand will hold up despite the rapid spread of the omicron variant of COVID-19. The 23-member alliance of OPEC + led by oil …

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Storm effects linger with debris, boil water advisory | News, Sports, Jobs

A guardrail along Lower Kekaulike Avenue was washed away during the Low Kona Storm in early December. About a month after the storm, residents of the Upcountry and South Maui are still grappling with its effects as the remaining debris creates a foul odor and a boil water advisory is …

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Innovative works in the Renfrewshire district are expected to be completed this year, creating jobs in the area

Construction of an innovative neighborhood in Renfrewshire is expected to be completed this year, creating jobs in the area. The Renfrewshire Council is leading the development of the 52 hectare site next to Glasgow Airport, which has already attracted the headquarters of the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS), operated by …

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The 1976 printers’ strike | News, Sports, Jobs

In 1985 I wrote a feature film titled “The Venerable Linotype” for The Evening Review on the end of the scorching era of songwriting in the East Liverpool area. (The “Evening” was dropped when it became a morning newspaper.) It was an interesting article and you would appreciate it if …

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Start the New Year by Giving | News, Sports, Jobs

A new year will offer a fresh start to East Ohio in many ways, but one thing that won’t change without our help is the shortage of available blood. The American Red Cross hopes to start 2022 on the right foot by hosting a blood drive from 10:30 a.m. to …

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Snowstorms and Shortages Hinder Holiday Fish Market Orders | News, Sports, Jobs

Elisa Garcia cuts a piece of ahi into blocks to cut the sashimi Thursday morning at Oki’s Seafood. She said she expected to sell around 700 pounds of Ahi this New Years season. Local fish markets say they are struggling with blizzards, supply chain issues, flight delays and higher prices …

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New facilities top 2021 list | News, Sports, Jobs

Above: Groundbreaking for Fairmont High School’s new vocational building took place in October. Left to Right: Jared Herman, Buildings and Grounds Staff, Dan Engeman, Scott Cole and Director Tyler Garrison; school board members Dan Brookens, Mike Edman and Mari Myren; Superintendent Andy Traetow; High school co-principals Chad Brusky and Alex …

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State’s $ 11 Million Beach Restoration Project Awaits Final Approval | News, Sports, Jobs

Kaanapali Beach, shown in April 2020 when Maui County was in the early stages of forced pandemic lockdown, has long been affected by erosion as sea level rise washed away sand and developments developed along the shore. The state is now proposing an $ 11 million project to mine offshore …

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Justice Responds to Biden’s Comments and Nurses’ Concerns | News, Sports, Jobs

Governor Jim Justice has responded to his concerns about the Biden administration’s responses to states on COVID-19. (Photo provided) CHARLESTON – Governor Jim Justice responded on Tuesday to remarks by President Joe Biden regarding the response to COVID-19 and concerns expressed by representatives of the West Virginia nursing community over …

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Hobby keeps retired school teacher Warren huffing | News, Sports, Jobs

Staff Photo / Bob Coupland Carl Antonelli, retired Warren teacher and Champion resident, shows off his model train at the McKinley Memorial Museum in Niles. CHAMPION – Since retiring as a teacher in the Warren City School District, Carl Antonelli has had more time to indulge in one of his …

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Aloha State | News, Sports, Jobs

Eighty years ago, when we were still a territory and military intelligence predicted a potential conflict with Imperial Japan, the federal government decided to build fuel tanks for the Pacific Fleet. The problem was that so much fuel in the open made the islands vulnerable to air attack. The solution? …

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About the homemade Chex Mix and the minimum wage | News, Sports, Jobs

The other day I was on a mission to find Rice Chex, Corn Chex, and Wheat Chex for that favorite holiday treat this time of year – Homemade Chex Mix. While I now understand that I haven’t searched all the stores in the Four County area enough, I checked out …

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Healthy Holiday Wishes for 2022 | News, Sports, Jobs

As the end of 2021 approaches, here is my wishlist for the year ahead. These are things that I hope could happen in our community, county, state, nation, and the world in 2022. The COVID pandemic is still here and is entering its third year. It must be on the …

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Supply chain issues create shortage of disposable masks

HUNTINGTON, WV (WOWK) – Supply chain shortages have negatively affected industries across the country. Now there is a shortage which worries some health officials. As COVID-19 numbers rise, the country is now experiencing a shortage of disposable masks. Why is there a shortage? “In terms of the general shortage of …

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Pfizer Pill Becomes First Authorized Home COVID Treatment in US | News, Sports, Jobs

This image provided by Pfizer in October 2021 shows the company’s COVID-19 Paxlovid pills. On Wednesday, December 22, 2021, US health officials authorized the first pill against COVID-19, a Pfizer drug that Americans can take at home to ward off the worst effects of the virus. (Pfizer via AP) WASHINGTON …

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UPMC Launches Internal Travel Nursing Program | News, Sports, Jobs

UPMC launches “traveling” program for registered nurses and surgical technicians to address a staffing shortage at hospitals like UPMC Williamsport. The program aims to prevent base nurses from leaving for high-paying travel jobs with outside agencies. Hourly wages for internal travelers will be competitive, but the cost to UPMC will …

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Omicron casts a new shadow on pandemic economic recovery | News, Sports, Jobs

A family and their pets pass through Miami International Airport on Monday, December 20, 2021, in Miami. Public health officials urge caution as the new variant of omicron could become the dominant strain in the United States over the holidays. (AP Photo / Marta Lavandier) Just as Americans and Europeans …

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Inflation breaks record 9.6% in past 12 months | News, Sports, Jobs

AP Economics Writer WASHINGTON – Wholesale prices jumped a record 9.6% in November from a year ago, an indication of lingering inflationary pressures The Labor Department said on Tuesday that its producer price index, which measures inflation before it reaches consumers, rose 0.8% in November after a monthly gain of …

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Choosing a Christmas tree | News, Sports, Jobs

Maui News / MATTHEW THAYER photos FIRST PHOTO: Justin and Martha Davenport wait near the front of a long line to pick out a Christmas tree at the Kula Botanical Garden on a rainy Friday afternoon with their children Owen, 9, Oliver, 7 and Saoirse , 3 years. The family …

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Powell: inflation is here to stay | News, Sports, Jobs

As is the case with much of the rest of the world, US Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is less certain of the future than he was before. Earlier this month, he told the House Financial Services Committee that if at some point it was expected that an easing of …

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Cleaning up after the rainstorm | News, Sports, Jobs

It’s been almost a week since an unusual weather system dumped nearly 15 inches of rain on Maui in a matter of days. When ho’oilo, Hawaii’s rainy season, begins in November, we anticipate rainy weather, but this “Kona low” was anything but discreet. After a year of extreme drought, we …

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Lack of truck drivers, store shelves are bare | News, Sports, Jobs

What do we want? Truck’s driver. When do we want them? Always, but especially now when, during a massive tsunami in the supply chain, there is a shortage of 80,000 drivers in the country to meet the current demand for freight. This is an estimate from the American Trucking Association, …

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Play of light | News, Sports, Jobs

Photos by Nora Edinger Howard Gamble, more commonly known as the Chief of the Ohio County Department of Health, is also the artist responsible for the colorful stained glass panels sold at his Wheeling Stained Glass booth at Artworks Around Town in Center Market. WHEELING – When a costumed and …

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U.S. Businesses Announce Near-Record 11 Million Open Jobs – Boston News, Weather, Sports

WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. employers posted 11 million open jobs in October, nearly tying a record set in July and a sign that businesses were confident enough in the economy to grow. Wednesday’s government report also showed that the number of people leaving their jobs edged down in October to …

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double company on the LMC site | News, Sports, Jobs

LORDSTOWN – Taiwanese electronics giant to buy electric vehicle manufacturing plant from Lordstown Motors Corp. has an indefinite mortgage on the plant for more than twice the amount of the agreed purchase price. But it is rather common practice to exceed the purchase price, and under Ohio law when registering …

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Abattoir, apprenticeship program marks an era for Buzz Food Service | News, Sports, Jobs

CHARLESTON (AP) – Dickinson and Angela Gould are training meat cutters in their apprenticeship program while considering opening a future slaughterhouse, or slaughterhouse, early next year. It’s a busy time in the meat game. The Goulds own Buzz Food Service, a rare West Virginia business whose products transcend perception. From …

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Good news for Black Friday | News, Sports, Jobs

We are happy that local business owners and staff tell us that Black Friday went well, with “many families” keep our traders “very busy,” in the words of two downtown business owners. We hope this is an early sign that the hurdles that have plagued retailers – from pandemic lockdowns …

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Spend a week in Sevierville | News, Sports, Jobs

The statue of country singer-songwriter Dolly Parton graces the lawn of the Sevier County Courthouse in her hometown of Sevierville, Tennessee. Our first visit to Dandridge was on a rainy day so we didn’t stop to see a few of the sights along the way. We came back because we …

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Hard-to-Find Christmas Trees in Lycoming County | News, Sports, Jobs

Tebbs Retail Director Rachel Livermore (Williamsport) cites the 2008 economic crisis as one of the main reasons for the Christmas tree shortage that many are currently experiencing Santa may need additional guidance this year as Lycoming County has suffered a shortage of Christmas trees. Local Christmas tree vendors such as …

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Are we in a cold civil war? | News, Sports, Jobs

Omicron, a recent variant of COVID is emerging in the world. We already fear its implications. Will the vaccine be effective against her? How will shipping and supply chain issues be affected? It looks like the COVID saga will never end. As governments strive for “control” of something they can’t, …

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The fire that destroyed Ripley’s house was deemed accidental | News, Sports, Jobs

Photo of Fuller Hose Co. No. 1 Firefighters are pictured Monday afternoon in the town of Ripley. A fire that destroyed a house on Shaver Street has been declared accidental. By ÉRIC TICHY etichy@post-journal.com RIPLEY – A woman was rescued from her burning house by a volunteer firefighter and Good …

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Business files | News, Sports, Jobs

MUSEUM HOSTS WORKSHOP: The Youngstown Historic Center of Industry and Labor will be hosting a free workshop on the Grant Writing and Funding Toolkit for Small Organizations at 1 p.m. Saturday. Meghan Reed, director of the Trumbull County Historical Society, in attendance. The center at 151 W. Wood St., adjacent …

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MNR study sheds light on factors influencing deer abundance | News, Sports, Jobs

Nick Wilson / Daily Mining Gazette A white-tailed deer stands among high bushes. HOUGHTON – In the Upper Peninsula, where wilderness and wildlife are a crucial part of daily life and commerce, white-tailed deer are a revered species. Management decisions affecting the deer herd are closely watched and frequently debated …

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Wailuku’s local small businesses at the center of the event | News, Sports, Jobs

Rooted in Wailuku, co-owner Ashley Schenk (right) assists Maria Oxenford of Happy Valley on Wednesday. “I’ve been using their products for two months now,” Oxenford said. “It changed my life.” Rooted in Wailuku will be one of 14 participating businesses in “Shop the Street”, an event to promote local small …

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Macy’s and Kohl’s Post Strong Results Ahead of Holiday | News, Sports, Jobs

A woman arrives at a Kohl’s store in West Des Moines, Iowa on February 25, 2021. Kohl’s posted strong fiscal third quarter results on Thursday, November 18, as shoppers resume shopping for dresses and other products who fell to the bottom of the shopping list when the pandemic struck. (AP …

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4 Reasons To Shop For Small Businesses News, Sports, Jobs

When you think of holiday shopping, you probably think of big box retailers before your neighborhood bookstore or antique store. But in an era of widespread supply chain disruption and inflation, neglected small businesses deserve our attention. Enter Small Business Saturday. Small Business Saturday is an annual event created by …

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Under Biden, This Thanksgiving May Break the Bank | News, Sports, Jobs

Overcook the turkey. Make sure there is enough food for each guest. The in-laws go beyond their welcome. These are the typical concerns we think about during the Thanksgiving holidays. But this year, due to the reckless policies of President Biden and the Washington Democrats, skyrocketing inflation and a supply …

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Most would rather complain about a supply shortage than fix it | News, Sports, Jobs

Most would rather complain about a shortage of goods than do anything about it We fervently appeal to all who will listen: “Do more on land” in America. The dozens of cargo ships that are constantly waiting at sea off the Californian coast certainly enlighten us a lot: – The …

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Jachym has touched the lives of young and old | News, Sports, Jobs

OBSERVER Photo by Scott Kindberg This framed, autographed photo of Arnold Palmer, which was presented to John Jachym in 1990, was donated to the Chautauqua Sports Hall of Fame. EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article first appeared on May 11, 2005, just days after former South Dayton resident John Jachym passed …

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Strong consumer demand leads to shortage of supply | News, Sports, Jobs

The Associated Press DETROIT – Take a step back from picked up store shelves, stuck container ships, and empty auto showrooms, and you’ll uncover the root cause of shortages in just about everything. Even as the pandemic dragged on, US households teeming with cash from stimulus checks, booming stock markets …

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No way, Mr. President | News, Sports, Jobs

Children wait with their families to receive the first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine Thursday afternoon in the lobby of the Trumbull County Combined Health District office on Chestnut Avenue in Warren. The district hosted its first pediatric vaccination clinic and offered $ 100 Visa gift cards to children …

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Let’s find our way back | News, Sports, Jobs

The US Congress has yet to come to an agreement on a $ 1 trillion infrastructure bill. Pending their decision, Hawaii will officially welcome visitors to the islands on November 1. Could it be our “back to normal?” Should it be? Before the global pandemic changed everything in March 2020, …

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KEEP SUPERIOR CLEANLINESS | News, Sports, Jobs

Local diver Don Fassbender is shown underwater. (Photo courtesy of Don Fassbender via 8-18 Media) Don Fassbender, an extraordinary local diver, has dedicated his diving career to keeping the “Fresh Coast” Costs. Fassbender started scuba diving 30 years ago because he wanted to see what was under the waves of …

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Scary street | News, Sports, Jobs

Jessica Koth | Daily Press Halloween is almost here and there are plenty of houses in the area set up to accommodate trick-or-treaters. This house and others can be found on South 14th Street in Escanaba. Jessica Koth | Daily Press Halloween is almost here and there are plenty of …

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Thanksgiving staples in short supply | News, Sports, Jobs

Traditional Thanksgiving staples like turkeys and hams are expected to be quickly gobbled up this year as disruptions to the global supply chain continue. When Brock Holland, owner of Holland Brothers Quality Meat and Catering in Duncansville, wanted to order 60 cases of turkey breasts in anticipation of the Thanksgiving …

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Starbucks Sees Strong Demand While Facing Supply Shortage

Job : Jul 13, 2021 / 5:14 p.m. EDT / Update: September 5, 2021 / 10:25 a.m. EDT CHARLOTTE, NC (FOX 46 CHARLOTTE) — Getting your favorite cup of coffee or a treat at Starbucks just got harder. Julian Griffin works at the Belmont store and says as more and …

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