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Tom Brady teams up with delivery service Gopuff, selling TB12, health products

Legendary NFL quarterback Tom Brady is a guy who’s always on the go, so he wants things done quickly and easily. So Brady’s latest partnership, with instant commerce giant Gopuff, was announced on Thursday. For those unfamiliar with Gopuff, the instant commerce platform is built around fast delivery, connecting thousands of consumers every day with […]

Olive Garden hiking prices despite losing customers to inflation

Olive Garden said it plans to continue raising menu prices, even as executives acknowledged that sales fell in the most recent quarter as inflation kept customers away from restaurants. Olive Garden’s same-store sales – a closely watched industry metric that measures sales at restaurants open at least a year – fell 1.5% in the quarter […]

MacKenzie Scott gave $2M to group with ties to pro-Palestinian organization

MacKenzie Scott donated $2 million to an activist group allegedly linked to a Philadelphia-based organization that set up a pro-Palestinian camp at the University of Pennsylvania. Bread and Roses Community Fund, a grassroots nonprofit dedicated to “racial, social and economic justice in the Philadelphia region,” received a $2 million grant from Scott, the billionaire philanthropist […]

TikTok admits US ban inevitable without court order blocking law

TikTok and its Chinese parent company ByteDance on Thursday asked a U.S. court to strike down a law that would ban the popular short-video app on Jan. 19, arguing the U.S. government has refused to engage in any serious settlement talks after 2022. Under a bill signed by President Biden in April, ByteDance has until […]

Biden admin to ban sales of Kaspersky software over ties to Russia: report

The Biden administration is expected to announce plans on Thursday to ban Kaspersky Lab’s antivirus software from being sold in the United States, according to people familiar with the matter, as the company’s large U.S. clients include critical infrastructure providers and state and local governments. The company’s close ties to the Russian government were found […]

Florida’s state-backed home insurance to raise rates 14%

Florida’s government-backed home insurers plan to raise premiums by 14 percent, another blow to more than 1 million hurricane-ravaged state residents who already have some of the highest insurance rates in the country. The state’s People’s Property Insurance Corp. board of directors voted unanimously Wednesday to raise premium rates for next year, even though nine […]

Corn growers join lawsuit against EPA for emissions mandates

(The Center Square) – Several U.S. oil and corn industry lobbying groups are suing the Biden administration over its plans to drastically cut global-warming substances from car and truck exhaust. The coalition argues that regulations would cause economic harm. Dave Roos, director of biofuels for the Illinois Corn Growers Association, said higher-octane fuels could be […]

Nevada is years away from healing COVID wounds, report says

(The Center Square) A newly released report from the Nevada Department of Health and Human Services (NV DHHS) says it may take a long time to recover from the economic, educational and behavioral health impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Similar cases have been reported in other states, but in Nevada, the number of infected people […]

Bipartisan act seeks end to ticket scalping bots

(The Center Square) – A new “Taylor Swift” bill proposed in Michigan would combat ticket resale schemes seen during the artist’s recent Erasu tour, but ticket bot operators could face problems. House Bill 5661-5662 would allow the Attorney General’s Office to impose fines of $5,000 per ticket on anyone who violates the ticket purchase limit. […]