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Updates: Jury to hear case in Sault for first time since pandemic outbreak 2021

Process vastly different than in pre-pandemic times For the first time since the pandemic outbreak 19 months ago, a jury is slated to hear a criminal case at the Sault Ste. Marie courthouse. A jury of six women and six men was selected Monday for the trial of a local man charged with a sexual …

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NEWS UPDATES: Blue Ridge Bank Increases Minimum Hourly Pay To $17

RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Blue Ridge Bank, N.A. (the “Bank”), the national bank subsidiary of Blue Ridge Bankshares, Inc. (NYSE American: BRBS), increased its minimum pay rate from $15 to $17 per hour, a 13.3% increase. This increase went into effect October 1, 2021. This minimum hourly pay rate is substantially above …

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Updates: Alaska Airlines Launches Investment Arm To Accelerate Progress To Net Zero

SEATTLE, Oct. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Alaska Airlines announced the formation of a new LLC, Alaska Star Ventures, to advance emerging technology that will accelerate the airline’s progress toward net zero carbon emissions. “To live our purpose and create an airline people love, we must operate every day in a way that cares for both people and the environment,” …

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Michigan reports 101 new school-related COVID-19 outbreaks 2021

WXYZ) — The State of Michigan reported 101 new COVID-19 outbreaks at schools Monday. The new outbreaks come at a time when Michigan is seeing a surge in COVID-19 cases due to the delta variant. On Monday, Michigan reported 8,496 confirmed COVID-19 cases over a 3-day period. The overall number of Michigan cases has reached …

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Latest News Updates: Hungarian Opposition Picks Outsider As Poll Challenger To Orban 2021

Venezuela halts talks with opposition after key Maduro ally extradited Steven Grattan in Bogotá Venezuela’s government has suspended internationally sponsored negotiations with the opposition and revoked the house arrest of six American prisoners after the US extradited a close ally of president Nicolás Maduro to face money laundering charges. Venezuela’s chief negotiator Jorge Rodríguez said …

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Top News Updates 2021: Statement by the Prime Minister on Small Business Week

Top News Updates 2021: Statement by the Prime Minister on Small Business Week “Small businesses are at the heart of our communities across the country. They are the small neighbourhood café that makes the perfect cup of coffee, the entrepreneur who started a new online shop, and the family-run store that pivoted to making face …

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Updates 2021: Venezuela Halts Talks With Opposition After Key Maduro Ally Extradited

Venezuela’s government has suspended internationally sponsored negotiations with the opposition and revoked the house arrest of six American prisoners after the US extradited a close ally of president Nicolás Maduro to face money laundering charges. Venezuela’s chief negotiator Jorge Rodríguez said in a televised statement that his side would not attend the next round of …

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Updates 2021: FT Executive MBA Ranking 2021: Agility Amid The Pandemic

A French, a Chinese and a joint US-Hong Kong programme have held on to the three top spots in the FT’s 2021 Executive MBA Ranking, in a year marked by continued pandemic disruption to work and study. HEC’s Paris International EMBA regained top place, ahead of — in joint second position — the Kellogg/HKUST EMBA …

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Updates: A Car Dealership CEO Says He Cut Staff By 17%. Now Employees Are ‘Happier’ And Selling Twice As Many Cars.

oyota Camry cars are seen at a car dealership in San Jose, California, United States on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. Yichuan Cao/NurPhoto via Getty Images Large car dealerships are doing fine after big layoffs in 2020, The Wall Street Journal reports. One CEO said salespeople are happier and selling more after his company let go …

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Bank Of England Will Have To Act To Contain Inflation – Bailey 2021 Updates

Bailey said he continued to believe that the recent jump in inflation would be temporary, but that a surge in energy prices would push it higher and make its climb last longer, raising the risk of higher inflation expectations. “Monetary policy cannot solve supply-side problems – but it will have to act and must do …

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