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Google offers UK watchdog role in browser cookie phase-out

Jun. 11, 2021 10:34 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Google is offering U.K. regulators a role overseeing its phasing out of ad-tracking technology from its Chrome browser, in a package of commitments the tech giant is proposing to apply globally to head off a competition investigation. The U.K. competition...

4 businesses fined for ‘willful’ COVID-19 violations

Jun. 08, 2021 18:18 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The State of Oregon said this week it has fined four more businesses a combined $44,600 for what the state considers “willful” violations of regulations meant to protect workers from COVID-19. The Oregon Occupational Safety and Health...

Food producer buys assets of shuttered Vermont-based bakery

Jun. 08, 2021 09:06 AM EDT

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A national producer of baked goods has purchased the assets of the Burlington-based Koffee Kup Bakery, which shut its doors earlier this year. On Monday, Flowers Foods, of Thomasville, Georgia, the producer of Nature’s Own, Dave’s Killer...

PA—Pennsylvania News Digest

May. 28, 2021 16:30 PM EDT

Here’s a look at AP’s general news coverage today in Pennsylvania. For questions about the state report, contact the Philadelphia bureau at 215-561-1133. A reminder this information is not for publication or broadcast, and these coverage plans are subject to change....

Canadian company intends to buy Koffee Kup Bakery

May. 28, 2021 10:18 AM EDT

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Canadian company is hoping to buy Vermont's Koffee Kup Bakery, which closed abruptly last month because of financial troubles. The owners of Mrs. Dunster’s Bakery, based in New Brunswick, Canada, announced Thursday that they intend to...

Teacher retirements expected to keep adding up in Wisconsin

May. 24, 2021 01:08 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — When Rice Lake third grade teacher Teresa Webber talks about how she’s feeling, the first word that comes to mind is “tired.” Webber is wrapping up her 33rd year of teaching, and had loosely planned to make it to 35 years before retiring. But...

Virginia woman named America's Favorite Chef

May. 23, 2021 09:16 AM EDT

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) — Meet Sémone Hopkins, America’s Favorite Chef. Hopkins is not a household name. She’s a Jersey-born Newport News chef who just graduated from culinary school for the second time, the first of which as a baker. But what...

Downtown stores, businesses await their customers' return

May. 17, 2021 08:36 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In many downtown areas where companies closed their offices and commuting ground to a halt, sandwich shops, bakeries and other small businesses are waiting with guarded optimism for their customers to return. Teresa Ging could count on a steady stream...

Nevada vaccine website implants more trackers than any state

May. 13, 2021 16:15 PM EDT

CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The Nevada website the public uses to get information on coronavirus vaccines is packed with more ad trackers and third-party cookies than any state vaccination website in the country, allowing companies to track how visitors navigate the internet and collect data...

Doughnut shops feud over the right to carry Ma's name

May. 09, 2021 12:26 PM EDT

NEW BEDFORD, Mass. (AP) — A beloved doughnut shop in Massachusetts says it’s being forced to reopen under a new name after a Rhode Island company snagged a trademark for its decades-old moniker. The family behind Ma’s Donuts in New Bedford was planning to reboot the...