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Chicago gig workers who rely on cars make changes as gas prices stay high

Chicago gig workers who rely on cars make changes as gas prices stay high

Even before gas prices soared across the country, ride-hailing driver Martinelli Quintanilla tried to stretch his gas tank as much as possible. Quintanilla — who also works in the hospitality industry — drives a Toyota Prius, which uses a gasoline engine and electric motor to power the car, to save on gas and stays in …

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Battle Creek chooses optimism on Kellogg, even as it explores what’s next

Battle Creek chooses optimism on Kellogg, even as it explores what’s next

BATTLE CREEK—Even as Kellogg Co. lays out plans to split into three companies and shift the headquarters of its most profitable sector to Chicago, city officials sounded hopeful the company will remain vital to Battle Creek’s future. “We are excited that (according to) the company, there will be no jobs lost,” City Manager Rebecca Fleury …

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From ‘carp’ to ‘copi’: Unpopular fish getting renamed |  News, Sports, Jobs

From ‘carp’ to ‘copi’: Unpopular fish getting renamed | News, Sports, Jobs

INVASIVE CARP ARE processed at Two Rivers Fisheries in Wickliffe, Ky. The state of Illinois is unveiling a market-tested rebranding campaign to make the fish appealing to consumers. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, file) TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — You’re in the mood for fish and your server suggests a dish of invasive carp. Ugh, you might …

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Connecticut employers added 1,600 jobs in May;  food services, hospitality sectors ‘showing strength’ – Hartford Courant

Connecticut employers added 1,600 jobs in May; food services, hospitality sectors ‘showing strength’ – Hartford Courant

Employers in Connecticut added 1,600 jobs in May, bringing the unemployment rate to its lowest level since before the pandemic, but the state’s labor force still struggles to get back on its losses feet following the pandemic and posted job in manufacturing and construction, two key industries , the state Department of Labor reported Thursday. …

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The Day – To a tea: The Brannan family from Ledyard establishes the first kombucha brewery in eastern Connecticut

The Day – To a tea: The Brannan family from Ledyard establishes the first kombucha brewery in eastern Connecticut

Siblings Ashley and Mike Brannan grew up in Ledyard, and they each live in California now. She is in San Diego and works in marketing. He is in Los Angeles and works in financial data analytics for Google. In the Golden State, they have become fans of kombucha, a fizzy, fermented tea beverage that is …

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Governor Hochul Announces Official Grand Opening of New Headquarters for RealEats in Ontario County

Governor Hochul Announces Official Grand Opening of New Headquarters for RealEats in Ontario County

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced the official grand opening of meal delivery service RealEats 80,000 square-foot production facility located at 1 Montmorency Way (Routes 5 & 20) in the Town of Geneva, Ontario County. Originally located in the Geneva Enterprise Development Center, a local business incubator, RealEats will produce and ship fully cooked, farm-fresh customizable …

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Reno employers struggle to hire, as worker shortage lingers in Nevada

Reno employers struggle to hire, as worker shortage lingers in Nevada

Lori Gonzalez, manager of the Chop Stop, sits at her desk, dreading the afternoon. That’s when she has to make the weekly schedule. Like many businesses across Nevada, this chopped salad restaurant — opened in early October 2020 — is dealing with a post-pandemic headache: The reluctance of employees willing to work. “People apply for …

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“The Food Was Good And So Was The Service”: Customer Leaves A 1-Star Review For This Restaurant Because The Manager Took The Server’s Smartwatch Away

“The Food Was Good And So Was The Service”: Customer Leaves A 1-Star Review For This Restaurant Because The Manager Took The Server’s Smartwatch Away

If you ever read reviews about various restaurants, bars or cafes, you might notice that the things people are looking for in such places are delicious food or drinks and good customer service. These are the things that people usually complain about or bring attention to how amazing it was. But there are other things …

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sen.  John Kennedy and Democratic challengers offer varying views on gas tax holiday idea |  Elections

sen. John Kennedy and Democratic challengers offer varying views on gas tax holiday idea | Elections

US Sen. John Kennedy offered a tepid response to President Joe Biden’s proposal this week to suspend the federal gas tax for three months as a way to offset the cost of high inflation. “The senator is open to any legislative proposal that would actually help Louisianaians who are struggling under President Biden’s inflation,” Kennedy …

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