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Here’s how college entertainment districts in the region manage culture, safety | News

The debate over whether to allow a special use permit for a Campus Corner bar and restaurant is over, but the question remains whether the area will follow in step with other entertainment districts in college towns. Established in 1917, Norman’s Campus Corner has a longstanding history as a vibrant gathering place for University of […]

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BUSINESS

Finland Says Russia Suspending Natural Gas Supplies | businessnews

By JAN M. OLSEN, Associated Press COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Russia will cut off natural gas to Finland after the Nordic country that applied for NATO membership this week refused President Vladimir Putin’s demand to pay in rubles, the Finnish state-owned energy company said Friday, the latest escalation over European energy amid the war in […]

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BUSINESS

Green Options Transforming a Wedding Industry Prone to Waste | businessnews

By LEANNE ITALY, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — The wedding industry remains fraught with waste, but a growing contingent of brides and grooms is pushing for more sustainable changes, from the way they invite guests to the food they serve and the clothes they wear. The wedding resource The Knot estimates that more than […]

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BUSINESS

Two Warriors Meadery to Rebuild After Fire Guts Business | louisiananews

By BONNIE BOLDEN, The News-Star WEST MONROE, La. (AP) — “I will never accept defeat. I will never quit.” Those statements are part of the US Army Soldier’s Creed, so it’s unsurprising that two Army vets would take that approach after losing their business. In December 2019, Curtis Sims and Cameron Myers opened Two Warriors […]

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BUSINESS

Two years after COVID, a renewed focus on corporate mental health efforts

MONTREAL – Wellness webinars. Corporate mental health officers. Redesigned benefits. Extra long weekends. Twenty-six months into a grievous pandemic, with many Canadians facing the added challenge of navigating a return to the office, companies are embracing a range of approaches to help workers coping with mental health challenges. But experts say lip service remains a […]

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BUSINESS

Sinn Fein Set for Historic Win in Northern Ireland Election | businessnews

BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) — Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein was widely expected to become the largest group in the Northern Ireland Assembly for the first time, giving it the right to the post of prime minister in Belfast, as vote-counting in this week’s election summarized Saturday. A Sinn Fein win would be a milestone […]

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BUSINESS

Stocks End Rocky Week With Their 5th Straight Weekly Decline | businessnews

By STAN CHOE and ALEX VEIGA, AP Business Writers NEW YORK (AP) — A turbulent week on Wall Street ended Friday with more losses and the stock market’s fifth straight weekly decline. The latest pullback came as investors balanced a strong US jobs report against worries the Federal Reserve may cause a recession in its […]

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ENTERTAINMENT

Oz’s Ties to Turkey Attacked in Pennsylvania’s Senate Race | entertainmentnews

By MARC LEVY Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Mehmet Oz’s rivals in Pennsylvania’s Republican primary for US Senate are escalating their attacks on the celebrity heart surgeon’s connections to his parents’ native country of Turkey, raising it as a possible national security issue. Oz, best known as TV’s Dr. Oz, has rejected any suggestions […]

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BUSINESS

Brazil’s Amazon Deforestation Hits Record for Month of April | businessnews

By FABIANO MAISONNAVE, Associated Press RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Deforestation detected in the Brazilian Amazon broke all records for the month of April, and that followed similar new records set in January and February, reflecting a worrisome uptick in destruction in a state deep within the rainforest. Satellite alerts of deforestation for April corresponded […]

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BUSINESS

Anti-Discriminatory Bank Law Getting Update for Modern Era | businessnews

By KEN SWEET, AP Business Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The three major US banking regulators said Thursday they a plan to rewrite much of the outdated regulations tied to a decades-old banking law designed to encourage lending to the poor and racial minorities in the areas where banks have branches. The stated aim of […]

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