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Gorge Local — In Business: Local Mom Takes Resale Business From Online to The Dalles |  News

Gorge Local — In Business: Local Mom Takes Resale Business From Online to The Dalles | News

When Kaahreena Ochoco was in high school in San Diego 10 years ago, she found herself wanting more and more to have her own money so she could go out with friends. Her parents wanted her to focus on school instead of getting a part-time job, so she started looking at other ways to make …

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Bucking the national trend, gas prices in Tulsa fell 10 cents last week

Gasoline prices in Tulsa have fallen about 10 cents a gallon since last week, despite a national average increase of more than 11 cents. “As gasoline prices continue to rise on the West Coast and Great Lakes, the national average posted a second straight weekly increase. But at the same time, the Northeast and Gulf …

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Richmond Jet Center and Aero Industries

Richmond Jet Center/Aero Industries, a full-service fixed operator at Richmond International Airport, is operated by the 3rd generation Clark family. At Richmond Jet Center and Aero Industries’ annual shareholder meeting, the documents President Michael Clark hands out will likely end up with rings from water glasses and dinner stains. That’s because the annual meeting that …

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City celebrates economic development and tourism growth, wins in 2021-2022

City leaders and community members gathered at Point of Honor Thursday to celebrate economic development and tourism successes and discuss what lies ahead. Marjette Upshur, director of the Office of Economic Development and Tourism (OEDT), said the collective focus at the Office of Economic Development and Tourism is to lead efforts to retain, expand and …

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Increase your insurance coverage to protect yourself and your family against common challenges

Part of the value of the law is to help citizens avoid many legal problems. The best legal problems are the ones that never happen. Here are two of the main challenges—and affordable steps to avoid the long-term financial impact on your family because of them. Long-term care insurance Many of us will deal with …

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CE: Preferential tourism measures to support Macau’s economy

MACAU, October 1 – The Chief Executive Officer, Mr Ho Iat Seng, said today that the resumption of electronically issued travel permits to Macao under the Facilitated Individual Travel Scheme, as well as tour groups from mainland China to Macao, will increase the volume by continental visitors to the city. The growth in the number …

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THIS WEEK IN THE ARTS | Live music, lectures, tourism and more | ■ area

Junction City Octoberfest, all day. K-State Football vs. Texas Tech, 11 a.m Bill Snyder Family Stadium. German chef cooking, Bier Garden, music and more. Lazy T Ranch, 2103 Zeandale Road. Ogden Fall Festival, noon-11 p.m Parade, live music, beer tent and more. Ogden City Park, 220 Willow St., Ogden. Live Music: Vedettes, Blackbird Fields and …

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US unemployment insurance is not ready for the next recession

The Federal Reserve continues to hike, markets continue to sink, and winter is coming: Economic forecasters fear a recession is on the way. In the US, Federal Reserve Chairman Jay Powell made clear this month that his policy is focused on fighting inflation, with Fed officials suggesting that the unemployment rate can reach 5% before …

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Florida’s volatile insurance market may not be able to handle Hurricane Ian

In this aerial view, vehicles make their way through a flooded area after the passage of Hurricane Ian on Sept. 29, 2022, in Fort Myers, Florida. photo: Joe Riddle (Getty Images) Hurricane Ian has left much of southwest Florida in a disaster zone, and the storm is poised to disrupt one of the nation’s most …

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Health technology enables millions to ‘age in place’

“Aging in place” refers to individuals who age in their own homes rather than moving into nursing homes or other types of care facilities. This is certainly not new, conceptually—for centuries, many cultures around the world have celebrated the retirement of the elderly and happily embraced the practice of elder care. What is relatively new, …

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