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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...

Health officials link E. coli outbreak to brand of yogurt

May. 15, 2021 14:04 PM EDT

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington state health officials said Saturday that they've identified an E. coli outbreak to PCC Community Market brand yogurt produced by Pure Eire Dairy. The dairy is working with the state Department of Agriculture to identify and recall all...

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...

Tortilla equipment manufacturer plans 210 jobs in Tennessee

May. 07, 2021 04:54 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, Tenn. (AP) — A company that specializes in equipment to make tortillas is investing $30 million to set up shop in Tennessee and create 210 jobs. The state Department of Economic and Community Development says JC Ford Company plans to create the jobs over five...

SKorea dairy company CEO resigns over virus research scandal

May. 04, 2021 07:09 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The chairman of one of South Korea’s biggest dairy companies has resigned over a scandal in which his company was accused of deliberately spreading misinformation that its yogurt helps prevent coronavirus infections. While stepping down as...

Legislature approves bill upping recycled content in plastic

Apr. 22, 2021 14:32 PM EDT

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Plastic containers for beverages, household cleaning products and personal care products sold in Washington state will be required to contain up to 50% post-consumer-use recycled content by 2031, under a measure passed by the Washington Legislature this week. ...

Food boxes with fresh produce to be given away in Jackson

Apr. 18, 2021 12:02 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Thousands of food boxes of fresh produce will be available for pick-up at the Mississippi State Fairgrounds in Jackson on Wednesday. The food is being provided as part of a federal program to support families who have lost income during the coronavirus pandemic. ...

Falcons hope low-cost free agent class will make big splash

Mar. 25, 2021 15:50 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — With little money to spend in free agency, the Atlanta Falcons are looking to make a splash with overachieving players who don't take a big chunk out of the budget. That includes a guy who once worked in a potato chip factory. Safety...