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Growth in US service sector reaches new heights 2021-12-03 11:40:51Growth in the services sector, where most Americans work, hit an all-time high in November, surpassing the previous record set in October

Stocks sink after Wall Street takes another sharp 2021-12-03 10:54:30Stocks are churning lower on Wall Street Friday after a mixed reading on U.S. jobs led to zig-zag trading, the latest abrupt U-turns for markets follo

EPA head: 'Journey to Justice' tour 'really personal 2021-12-03 10:30:35EPA Administrator Michael Regan says a recently completed “Journey to Justice” tour from Mississippi to Texas enabled him to put “fa

Shell pulls out of controversial Cambo project in 2021-12-03 10:26:35Royal Dutch Shell has pulled out of a controversial oil project off Scotland’s Shetland Islands, saying the project no longer makes economic sen

EXPLAINER: Turkey's currency is crashing. What's the impact? 2021-12-03 09:38:03Turkey’s beleaguered currency has been plunging to all-time lows against the U.S. dollar and the euro in recent months as President Recep Tayyip

UAE agrees to buy French warplanes as Macron 2021-12-03 09:35:05France says the UAE has purchased 80 French-made Rafale warplanes.

US employers added a sluggish 210,000 jobs in 2021-12-03 09:35:01America’s employers slowed the pace of their hiring in November, adding a still-solid 210,000 jobs, the fewest in nearly a year

Laos opens railway to China as debt to 2021-12-03 06:52:36The prime minister of Laos has ridden the first run of a $5.9 billion Chinese-built train connecting his isolated, mountainous country with southern C

US steps up disclosure pressure on Chinese companies 2021-12-03 04:04:01Chinese companies will have to disclose more information or quit U.S. markets.

EPA head tours embattled communities, says help on 2021-12-03 00:44:37EPA Administrator Michael Regan says a recently completed “Journey to Justice” tour from Mississippi to Texas enabled him to put “fa

China's Didi to leave US stock market amid 2021-12-03 00:41:32Chinese ride-hailing service Didi Global Inc. says it will pull out of the New York Stock Exchange and shift its listing to Hong Kong as the ruling Co

Senate passes stopgap funding bill, avoiding shutdown 2021-12-03 00:39:50The Senate has passed a stopgap spending bill that avoids a short-term shutdown and funds the federal government through Feb. 18 after leaders defused

Burlington - Business

Demand for truckers 'is through the roof': A 2021-11-17 05:02:27Truck drivers are in huge demand nationally and in Vermont as a shortage of 80,000 drivers is expected to grow to 100,000 in the coming years.  

Jericho's two new solar plants will generate enough 2021-11-16 09:40:37An abundance of solar power is now being generated at a former landfill and an old gravel pit in Jericho.       

New adaptive sports facility at Sugarbush to open 2021-11-15 07:01:34A new year-round sports facility for people with disabilities will open at Sugarbush Resort in time for the upcoming ski-and-snowboard season.  

Trinity Baptist Church proposes building 65 new housing 2021-11-14 11:12:32A new residential development is proposed by Trinity Baptist Church for its 47-acre campus in Williston — as well as additions to its school and

Trinity Baptist Church in Williston eyes housing option 2021-11-14 11:12:30Athletic fields would shift to a different part of the church's 47-acre campus if its plans go through to build a residential neighborhood here. &nb

Vermont auditor says there's money to be saved 2021-11-12 11:54:43State Auditor Doug Hoffer has investigated ways the State of Vermont could save money on increasing health care costs for employees.   

How is the labor shortage affecting Vermont ski 2021-11-12 09:06:40The labor shortage is affecting ski resorts just like it's affecting every other industry. It's a challenge to find workers to fill all the position

Online sign hints at identity of supermarket proposed 2021-11-11 10:44:22The new supermarket proposed for Taft Corners in Williston hasn't been named yet — but a clue surfaces in their online submission to town plann

Williston park-and-ride facility near I-89 exit gets a 2021-11-10 10:30:10Following more than a decade of discussion and planning, a commuter park-and-ride facility in Williston has its state permits to begin construction.&n

'Nordic bathhouse' proposed for Burlington's South End 2021-11-10 07:52:21Jovial King, a Burlington herbalist and entrepreneur, is planning to build an herbal-themed spa and health club in the city's South End.   

"Silt Bathhouse" - a soother proposed for Burlington's 2021-11-10 05:01:06Developer envisions an oasis of healing herbs, saunas and hammocks at an as-yet-to-be-determined location in Burlington's South End.   &nb

A Burlington bulk refill shop gets 'reused,' recycled 2021-11-08 10:54:34A shop providing refillable bulk items for the home is opening in Burlington, taking over the location of a similar business.    &nbs

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Inflation, supply chain, wages: Rising threats loom over 2021-12-03 10:19:17California's small businesses waded through COVID to a rebound in consumer spending, only to face rising costs for supplies and wages.

Publishing heiress asks $43 million for Bel-Air trophy 2021-12-03 09:00:19After buying a $48.67-million mansion this year, billionaire publishing heiress Taylor Thomson is asking $43 million for her Bel-Air estate.

'I need my girlfriend off TikTok': How hackers 2021-12-03 08:00:37Influencers can find fame and fortune on TikTok — but only if their videos stay up. Communities of online trolls and coders say they have tools

Officials say the ports logjam is easing, but 2021-12-03 08:00:01Pointing to a 40% reduction in ships anchored off Los Angeles and Long Beach, port officials say new rules are helping with the supply chain backlog a

PG&E to pay $125 million in fines and 2021-12-02 23:23:32The California Public Utilities Commission approved the penalties for violations linked to the start of the 2019 Kincade fire, which burned more than

Uber agrees to pay $9-million California settlement on 2021-12-02 18:11:29The ride-hailing company failed to comply with regulators' demands for information about sexual assault claims by customers and drivers over nearly t

Golden Globes group's chief diversity officer says the 2021-12-02 17:03:10With the embattled Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. working to come back from months of controversy, its newly hired chief diversity officer is optimisti

Tyra Banks tries to sell her fifth Pacific 2021-12-02 09:00:31Supermodel and TV host Tyra Banks is looking to sell her fifth home in Pacific Palisades, listing the contemporary residence for $7.895 million.

Column: This proposed ballot measure would make you 2021-12-02 09:00:09The More Water Now ballot proposal is a huge budget grab by farmers. It should be nipped in the bud.

USC's new hire Lincoln Riley needs a house. 2021-12-01 16:54:43Norman, Okla., real estate is much different from Southern California's. What can Lincoln Riley, USC's new coach, buy on a multimillion-dollar budge

The Omicron variant is starting to weigh on 2021-12-01 14:42:50As more countries detect cases of the Omicron variant, conferences and business gatherings are being canceled. U.S. travel hasn't yet been curtailed.

Here's why you have many different credit scores 2021-12-01 08:00:58There are many different scoring formulas, resulting in different credit scores. Also, the tax implications of giving away your money.

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United Auto Workers reformers prevail in vote to 2021-12-02 11:12:48Supporters of the change say it would curb corruption. A referendum on the question was required in a consent decree between the union and prosecutors

How Omicron Could Knock Economic Recovery Off Track 2021-12-02 03:00:12The latest zigzag in the pandemic has already curtailed travel, but its broader impact on growth and inflation isn’t likely to be known for seve

Canada Goose workers vote to unionize in Winnipeg. 2021-12-01 21:27:53After a decisive election, about 1,200 employees of the parka maker will be represented by an affiliate of the Service Employees International Union.

Biden Projects Normalcy and Optimism as Omicron Poses 2021-12-01 19:54:53The president tried to convey holiday cheer as he celebrated Hanukkah and downplayed virus concerns as the variant was detected in California.

A Top Official Says the Fed Will ‘Grapple’ 2021-12-01 15:01:59The president of the New York Federal Reserve said Omicron could prolong supply and demand mismatches, causing some inflation pressures to last.

Powell Says Fed Could Finish Bond-Buying Taper Early 2021-12-01 12:38:23Jerome H. Powell said the Federal Reserve could end its bond-buying program sooner as inflation persists.

Supply Chain Problems Have Small Retailers Gambling on 2021-11-30 14:26:56Some independent stores ordered in bulk well in advance, and now are hoping they’re able to sell what they have.

‘Our Money Has No Value’: Frustration Rises in 2021-11-30 09:55:40President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s insistence on directing monetary policy and sticking with low interest rates is draining confidence, economists

Supply-Chain Kinks Force Small Manufacturers to Scramble 2021-11-29 13:59:20Facing delays, shortages and higher prices for raw materials, small manufacturers are finding new sources. Not all are able to pass along the costs.

Supply Chain Shortages Help a North Carolina Furniture 2021-11-27 15:38:00The furniture capital of the state is ground zero for inflation, labor shortages, hot demand and limited supply. It’s debating how to cope.

The Holiday Shopping Season Is Here, but Is 2021-11-26 13:47:35Shoppers are returning to stores in much bigger numbers than last year, but the atmosphere is not quite as carefree as the prepandemic days of 2019.

Why Retailers Are Fighting a Vaccine Mandate Before 2021-11-25 20:24:56The Biden administration has called on major companies to help fight the pandemic. Big chains want to get past the holiday staffing crunch first.

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India's Apr-Nov agricultural, processed food exports up 13% New! 2021-12-04 11:30:02Indias exports of agricultural and processed food products rose by more than 13 per cent during the first eight months of the current fiscal on a year

Cyclonic storm 'Jawad' shows mercy, spares India's east New! 2021-12-04 10:33:45People of Odisha, already battered by cyclone 'Gulab' and 'Yaas' in the last one year, heaved a sigh of relief as the storm began ebbing away whil

Covid: Maharashtra man tests positive for Omicron; India's New! 2021-12-04 10:23:31The 33-year-old man had travelled to Mumbai from South Africa via Dubai, Delhi

LIVE: Kerala logs 4,557 new cases; 10 mn New! 2021-12-04 10:19:4652 more deaths took the state's Covid-induced toll to 41,439

Centre effects major bureaucratic reshuffle, new NHAI chief New! 2021-12-04 09:48:56Senior bureaucrat Alka Upadhyaya has been appointed as the chairperson of NHAI

A well-consulted Crypto Bill will come in Parliament New! 2021-12-04 09:32:49Earlier this week, Sitharaman said the new bill takes into account the rapidly changing dimensions in virtual currency space, and incorporates feature

Omicron isn't fatal, but India should be prepared New! 2021-12-04 08:25:32AIIMS' Dr Vikas Bhatia said that if oxygen levels decline due to Omicron, then that would be a concern but he believes that due to the ongoing vaccin

Omicron: Why it's too soon to panic about New! 2021-12-04 07:57:52The World Health Organization (WHO) says it will take us another two to four weeks to figure out what's going on

Veteran journalist Vinod Dua dies at 67 New! 2021-12-04 07:18:19Vinod Dua, a Hindi broadcast journalism pioneer with stints in Doordarshan and NDTV, was moved to the ICU of Apollo Hospital on Monday

Farmers' agitation spearhead SKM forms committee for dialogue New! 2021-12-04 07:05:24Farmer leaders Balbir Singh Rajewal, Ashok Dhawle, Shiv Kumar Kakka, Gurnam Singh Chaduni and Yudhvir Singh were named as the members of the committee

Dish TV, facing a notice from Yes Bank, New! 2021-12-04 06:30:16On November 29, Dish TV had postponed its AGM for a month after getting regulatory approval from the Registrar of Companies, Mumbai

Modi's top priorities with two years to go New! 2021-12-04 05:57:32With a string of state polls next year, the government appears set to implement populist policies as Modi looks to secure a third term


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