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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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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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Michigan lawmakers want regulations on car-sharing industry

Andres Gutierrez/CBS Detroit (CBS DETROIT) Michigan lawmakers want to set some rules on the growing trucking industry. Peer-to-peer car sharing allows people to rent their cars through an app and is usually cheaper than a traditional rental company. But some believe the proposed legislation will increase costs. Every week, about a dozen people hop into …

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With garages used for storage, Ocean City may seek to park cars under houses

Active duty service members honor New Jersey service members killed in action during the Run for the Fallen. Video by Matthew Strabuk, for The Press. OCEAN CITY — Most homes here don’t have garages, but there are many in the beach town that are attached to homes or detached structures on the property. Instead of …

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Detroit councilman criticizes colleagues for delaying vote on ShotSpotter technology | Metro Detroit News | Detroit

click to enlarge Courtesy photo ShotSpotter Incident Review Center. The Detroit City Council postponed a vote Tuesday on expanding controversial surveillance technology for the police department. A majority of council members said they did not support using more than $7 million in federal pandemic relief funds on ShotSpotter, a technology that relies on a network …

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Elton John performs on the White House lawn as part of his farewell tour | Entertainment

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elton John said Friday he’s played in some beautiful venues, but the stage outside the White House, under a massive marquee on a perfect fall night, was “probably the icing on the cake.” He then opened the show with “Your Song”, his first major international hit. President Joe Biden and first lady …

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Oz released health records to highlight Fetterman’s stroke

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Dr. Mehmet OzRepublican U.S. Senate candidate in Pennsylvania has released his health records as he maneuvers to keep questions about his Democratic challenger John Fetterman’s recovery at bay from hitting front and center in the hotly contested campaign. Dr. Rebecca Kurt of New York wrote in a four-page letter that she …

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A Louisiana woman carrying a fetus without a skull is forced to travel to New York to have an abortion

Senator Lindsey Graham is introducing a bill to ban abortion nationwide Graham held a press conference where he proposed an abortion bill that would ban the procedure after 15 weeks of pregnancy with rare exceptions. A Louisiana woman carrying a non-viable fetus was forced to travel thousands of miles to New York to have an …

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A Louisiana woman carrying a fetus without a skull is forced to travel to New York to have an abortion

Senator Lindsey Graham is introducing a bill to ban abortion nationwide Graham held a press conference where he proposed an abortion bill that would ban the procedure after 15 weeks of pregnancy with rare exceptions. A Louisiana woman carrying a non-viable fetus was forced to travel thousands of miles to New York to have an …

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