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NPR: San Francisco moves to delay its cannabis business tax to give legal dealers a boost

City officials in San Francisco want to delay the imposition of a tax on lawful recreational cannabis businesses to help them compete...

NPR: Amazon warehouse workers get to re-do their union vote in Alabama

Amazon warehouse workers in Alabama are getting a new vote on whether to form the company's first unionized warehouse in the United...

NPR: Indicators of the Week: Broadband, bonds, and break-ups

After nearly 130 years, General Electric is breaking up... with itself. The once-towering conglomerate announced plans to split into three separate companies...

VOA: Australia Plans Electric Car Boost With 50,000 New Home Charging Stations

Australia's electric car industry has criticized the government's new policy to build thousands of charging stations as "far too little, too late."...

REUTERS: Biden pushes $1.75 trillion spending plan, progressives push back

U.S. President Joe Biden said on Thursday he had secured a new $1.75 trillion framework for economic and climate changespending that could pass the Senate,...

VOA: Analysts: Thaw in Sino-US Trade Dispute Would Lift World Supply Chains, Dent Southeast Asia

A thaw in the Sino-U.S. trade dispute, as hinted in Washington this past week, would help restore global supply chains but thin...

REUTERS: Made-from-CO2 concrete, lululemons and diamonds spark investor excitement

What do diamonds, sunglasses, high-end lululemon sportswear and concrete have to do with climate change? They can all be...

REUTERS: U.S. to open program to replace Huawei equipment in U.S networks

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Monday said it would open a $1.9 billion program to reimburse mostly rural U.S. telecom...

NPR: So, You Are Shopping For A Car At A Terrible Time. Here’s What To Keep In Mind

If you want to know why it's hard to buy a car these days, just take a look at all the vacant...

NPR: How A Summer Of ‘Yes’ Is Ending In A Cloud Of Uncertainty For The Economy

It started out as the summer of possibility. Earlier this year, lines outside restaurants were long and bars filled up with noshing...

NPR: A ‘New Yorker’ Editor Dug For Diversity Stats. She Calls The Results ‘Passive Racism’

On Tuesday, journalism and literature Twitter blew up after a user posted a 20-part thread decrying the lack of diversity among writers...

REUTERS: From zippers to glass, shortages of basic goods hobble U.S. economy

For Lauren Rash, it’s the little things that have snarled production at her tent factory here, like the many shades of black Velcro.

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[Urbana] Crystal Lake Park Art Fair

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