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South Carolina marks Confederate Memorial Day on Tuesday

May. 08, 2022 10:20 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina will close state offices on Tuesday to mark Confederate Memorial Day. The observation of the holiday is every year on May 10. South Carolina is among a handful of states in the South with such an official holiday. State offices in Alabama and...

Youngkin wants state workers back in offices by July

May. 06, 2022 09:59 AM EDT

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia state employees will be expected to return to in-person work this summer unless they have been granted an exception for telework under a new policy announced by GOP Gov. Glenn Youngkin. “We know that creative, innovative, and effective solutions for...

Nebraska launches community college reimbursement program

Apr. 25, 2022 12:02 PM EDT

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska state employees will get an added job perk starting this summer that will let their dependent children attend in-state community colleges for free. Gov. Pete Ricketts unveiled the new tuition reimbursement program Monday for the children of state...

Cyprus to ease COVID measures as summer tourist season nears

Apr. 07, 2022 09:43 AM EDT

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus is moving to ease COVID-19 restrictions as the key summer tourist season approaches, abolishing the outdoor facemask mandate and the obligation to show a recovery or inoculation certificate for work and shopping. Health Minister Michalis Hadjipantela...

NH archaeological summer camp accepting applications

Mar. 26, 2022 08:37 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A summer archaeology field school is planning to focus on excavation work of an area in Bear Brook State Park in Allenstown. The excavation is focusing on a pre-contact archaeological deposit, before the arrival of European settlers. It was identified last...

MLB launches $1M fund for ballpark workers, matching union

Mar. 08, 2022 13:34 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball launched a $1 million fund Tuesday to support spring training workers impacted by canceled games, matching the amount of the fund the players' association announced last week. MLB said the money will be administered by teams to part-time and...

Detour expected to slow traffic on part of busy US 1

Mar. 06, 2022 10:07 AM EST

WOOLWICH, Maine (AP) — Work is underway on a $33.5 million roadway and bridge replacement on U.S. 1 that will impact summer traffic. The project in Woolwich calls for replacing the so-called Station 46 bridge, a span near the Taste of Maine restaurant that carries U.S. 1 over...

Best Buy reports Q4 sales miss hurt by supply chain clogs

Mar. 03, 2022 12:48 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Best Buy reported a shortfall in sales for the holiday quarter as the nation's largest electronics chain struggled with limited supplies of holiday products and was forced to reduce store hours because of a shortage of workers due to the omicron variant. The chain,...

As guest workers increase, so do concerns of wage cheating

Mar. 02, 2022 05:18 AM EST

For Maribel Hernández, falling ill with COVID-19 at a Louisiana crawfish processor and losing her job was terrible enough. But the Mexican guest worker was in for another shock. A federal labor investigation in 2020, initially focusing on worksite safety, revealed that the company failed to pay...

SC workers may get Juneteenth, Confederate holiday choice

Mar. 01, 2022 19:01 PM EST

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A bill that would allow state employees to take the Juneteenth holiday or any other day instead of Confederate Memorial Day unanimously passed the South Carolina Senate on Tuesday. The bill began as a proposal to add the Juneteenth celebration on June 19 as a...