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Gorge Local is in business: Local mom brings online resale business to The Dalles | News

When Kaahrina Ochoko was in high school in San Diego 10 years ago, she realized she wanted more and more to have her own money so she could go out with her friends. Her parents wanted her to focus on her studies rather than a part-time job, so she came up with other ways to …

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Bucking the national trend, gas prices in Tulsa fell 10 cents last week

Gasoline prices in Tulsa are down about 10 cents a gallon from last week, despite a national average increase of more than 11 cents. “As West Coast and Great Lakes gas prices continue to rise sharply, the national average posted its second straight week of gains. But at the same time, the Northeast and Gulf …

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Richmond Jet Center and Aero Industries

Richmond Jet Center/Aero Industries, a full-service land-based operator at Richmond International Airport, is operated by the third generation of the Clark family. At Richmond Jet Center and Aero Industries’ annual shareholder meeting, the papers handed out by President Michael Clarke will probably end up with rings from water glasses and stains from dinner. That’s because …

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The city celebrates economic development and growth of tourism, wins in 2021-2022

City leaders and community members gathered at Police Honor Thursday to celebrate economic development and tourism wins and talk about what the future holds. Mariette Upshur, director of the Office of Economic Development and Tourism (OEDT), said the collective focus of the Office of Economic Development and Tourism is to retain, expand and attract businesses, …

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Increase your insurance coverage to protect yourself and your family from common problems

Part of the value of the law is to help citizens avoid many legal problems. The best legal problems are the ones that never arise. Here are two major issues—and the steps you can take to avoid long-term financial consequences for your family because of them. Long-term care insurance Many of us will face debilitating …

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CE: Preferential tourism measures to support Macau’s economy

MACAO, October 1. Chief Executive Officer Mr Ho Yat Seng said today that the resumption of electronic travel permits to Macao under the simplified scheme for individual travel as well as tour groups from mainland China to Macao will increase the number of visitors to the city from the mainland. The increase in the number …

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THIS WEEK IN THE ARTS | Live music, lectures, hikes and more Area

Junction City Oktoberfest, all day. K-State Football vs. Texas Tech, 11 a.m Bill Snyder Family Stadium. German chef cooking, beer garden, music and more. Lazy T Ranch, 2103 Zeandale Road. Ogden Fall Festival, noon-11 p.m Parade, live music, beer tent and more. Ogden City Park, 220 Willow St., Ogden. Live Music: Vedettes, Blackbird Fields and …

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US unemployment insurance is not ready for the next recession

The Federal Reserve continues to hike, markets continue to fall, and winter is upon us: economic forecasters fear a recession is on the way. US Federal Reserve Chairman Jay Powell made it clear this month that his policy is focused on fighting inflation, and Fed officials have suggested that the unemployment rate can reach 5% …

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Florida’s shaky insurance market may not be able to handle Hurricane Jan

In this aerial view, vehicles make their way through a flooded area after the passage of Hurricane Ian on September 29, 2022 in Fort Myers, Florida. Photo: Joe Riddle (Getty Images) Hurricane Ian has turned much of Southwest Florida into a disaster zone, and the storm is on track to wreak havoc on one of …

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Healthcare technologies enable millions of people to ‘age in place’

“Aging in place” refers to people aging in their own homes rather than moving into nursing homes or other care facilities. Conceptually, this is certainly not new—for centuries, many cultures around the world have celebrated the retirement of the elderly and welcomed the practice of elder care. What is relatively new, however, is how health …

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