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- KGO – San Francisco
It's hard to think of a more iconic industry that's so San Francisco than San Francisco's crabbing industry, but a series of problems are causing some longtime fishermen to consider leaving their jobs as the industry struggles to make ends meet.
- Business Insider
Crypto billionaire Sam Bankman-Fried names 2 potential ethereum-killers as the next big blockchains: report
The FTX chief executive officer told Decrypt that Solana and Avalanche are the up-and-coming blockchains this year.
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- Associated Press
In a quiet valley tucked away from Colorado’s bustling ski resorts, far from his hometown in northern Mexico, Trinidad Loya found a way to support his family’s American dream: Coal. The coal plant is closing, along with the mine that feeds it and has nearly 115 more employees, and all the workers will lose their jobs over the next decade, according to Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association Inc. which partially owns and operates the Craig Station.
The chief executive of ASML Holding NV on Wednesday said the company still has not received permission to ship any of its most cutting edge lithography systems, which are necessary to make advanced computer chips, to China. Under pressure from the U.S. government, the Dutch government has withheld granting a licence for ASML to export the machines, which are considered "dual use" goods with possible military applications. CEO Peter Wennink said he thought it unlikely that China would be able to replicate top lithography technology independently because ASML relies on "relentless innovation" and integrating components that are only available from non-Chinese suppliers.
Southwest Airlines Co was sued for $10 million on Tuesday by a 68-year-old Florida woman who said the carrier ejected her from a flight because she periodically needed to remove her mask to drink water. Medora Clai Reading said she was wrongly removed from a Jan. 7, 2021, flight to Palm Beach, Florida, from Washington, D.C. after a hostile flight attendant kept demanding that she keep her mask on despite medical issues, including a heart condition and low blood sugar, requiring that she stay hydrated. Southwest had no immediate comment, having yet to review the complaint.
- KCRA - Sacramento Videos
Marshall Medical Center in Placerville is gearing up to become a state COVID-19 surge hospital while omicron variant cases continue to lead to increased hospitalizations. "It’s heartbreaking," Chief Nursing Officer Cindy Rice said, commenting on the challenges facing her team this year. "Our staff are getting ill. We are having staffing challenges." In late December, state representatives reached out to Marshall Hospital to discuss the idea of adapting their facilities to support both COVID and non-COVID patients from across the state.
Global inflation - the rate at which prices rise - is at its highest since 2008. Here are seven reasons why.
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- Black Enterprise
Most millionaire stories come from entrepreneurs who took the leap to leave their jobs to pursue ownership. That's not the case for Jherrod Thomas.
- Hartford Courant
Aerospace lawsuit targets Collins Aerospace, second segment of Raytheon Technologies to face claims it restricted hiring
A legal challenge against Connecticut’s aerospace industry has broadened to include Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies Corp. subsidiary accused in a federal lawsuit filed Tuesday of participating in a no-hire agreement that allegedly crippled career and pay opportunities for engineers. A similar lawsuit in U.S. District Court in December named jet engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney, ...
- Charlotte Observer
The latest opening comes less than a year after the Salisbury-based grocery chain, Food Lion, opened another Charlotte store as grocers continue to battle for market share.
- Fresno Bee
Space for breeding pigs in Iowa is the center of controversy. | Commentary
Global jet fuel demand, however, has again come under pressure with some countries reimposing border restrictions and other curbs to keep the Omicron coronavirus variant at bay, prompting travelers to reconsider their plans. "We saw a little bit more downside momentum on jet fuel due to omicron variant, but combined, we didn't really see a meaningful impact as we exited the year," senior executive Dax Sanders said in the earnings call. Kinder Morgan reported a 48% jump in jet fuel volumes and 7% jump in gasoline, following a year of coronavirus-driven decline.
- The Herald-Times
Some business leaders said they believe the pandemic has shifted labor dynamics to the detriment of employers — and to the benefit of workers.
Employees want to work for and will stay at companies where there’s a culture of flexibility and well-being, writes LinkedIn's chief people officer.
- The Daily Advertiser
Former LSU football coach Ed Orgeron's name was dropped as a defendant in high-profile sexual discrimination and assault case.
- Motley Fool
Toyota Motor (NYSE: TM) said for months that it would be able to deliver 9 million vehicles in its current fiscal year ending on March 31 -- despite the ongoing global shortage of semiconductors. Toyota said that tight chip supplies have forced it to cut its February production plan by about 150,000 vehicles. Toyota's announcement has some implications for investors in any automaker, old or new.
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- FX Empire
The cryptocurrency market cap has dropped below the $2 trillion mark again as Bitcoin struggles to defend the $40k support level.