After 56 years, 3 generations, closing of the family hardware store

LAKE ZURICH, Illinois (AP) – A family business spanning three generations in Lake Zurich is going out of business after 56 years. Casper’s True Value hardware has been the first place of employment for many high school students and a premier destination for a variety of services and products. The …

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Hopkinton, National Grid Officials Target Persistent Community Outage Problems | Daily news alerts

HOPKINTON – When Tropical Storm Henri hit towns in southwest Rhode Island in August, it exposed the fragility of the community’s electrical system – the storm left more than 4,000 National Grid customers without service. Three days later, as the company sought to remedy the widespread damage statewide, nearly 1,000 …

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Futures File: Life staff lifted by dwindling supplies | Business

Walt breitinger December wheat futures hit a new contract high on Thursday at $ 8.43 a bushel. Among the reasons were weather problems in Australia and Canada, including a cut-off from rail service to Vancouver and general inflationary concerns. In addition, record stocks by world exporters pushed up prices in …

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This Kansas CEO imagines her last day in jewelry retail

HOW would I have known when I started my first career as an art teacher that over 40 years later I would consider, let alone write an article on “my last day in retail?” “ But here I am … I have often threatened my staff with the words “Wait …

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Dreamscape and AMC team up again to bring back location-based virtual reality

Russell Holly / CNET There has been a debate about the future of location-based virtual reality, those places of entertainment in shopping malls where you show up with friends and participate in a 20-30 minute experience together. Some the most popular experiences have closed permanently in the face of the …

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Glitch-prone Electric SUVs Have Low Reliability, Latest Consumer Reports Poll – Technology News, Firstpost

The Associated PressNov. 19, 2021, 10:01 a.m. IST Electric SUVs are generally among the least reliable vehicles on the road, but that’s not because of the batteries or the electric motors that power them. Instead, it’s because of problem-prone electronics, including air conditioning controls and electrical equipment, the annual automotive …

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Soni Fonua Provides Energy and Tasty Meals to LSU Defense | LSU

When main defensive end Soni Fonua learned he would start against Alabama, he texted his former Mesa, Ariz. Community College coach Ryan Felker. “The biggest game tomorrow. But first of all I just want to say thank you. Thank you for everything and the teachings you have given me and …

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Away appoints its first operations and digital managers

Dive brief: After a few tumultuous years for Away’s C suite, the brand on Wednesday expanded its management team with three new executives, including its first COO and its first chief digital officer. DTC luggage brand named Charles Liu COO, who recently served as Casper’s COO, according to details emailed …

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Halos and forks • November 18, 2021 | Opinion

A reader sends a halo to Sen who works at the RiteAid Pharmacy. “Sen remembers customers by name and manages a tight ship while being exceptionally kind. She recently saved my 91 year old dad a lot of money on a prescription by working some kind of magic with the …

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Grants awarded for the purchase of electric buses – The Southwest Times

ROANOKE – A program administered by Appalachian Power is helping school systems in Virginia buy electric-powered buses. To date, the company has awarded $ 2.1 million in grants to five school systems in southwest and central Virginia for the purchase of nine fuel-efficient buses. Schools in Amherst County, Campbell, Montgomery …

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