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FILE - In this Sept. 28, 2019, file photo, Chicago Cubs' Nico Hoerner, left, celebrates with teammate Ian Happ after Happ hit a two-run home run during the third inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals in St. Louis. When the coronavirus pandemic stopped spring training last month, Ian Happ offered Nico Hoerner, Zack Short and Dakota Mekkes a place to stay if they wanted to remain in Arizona. That's how “The Compound” was born. (AP Photo/Scott Kane, File)

The Latest: MLB bat factory resumed production

May. 11, 2020 9:17 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Major League Baseball may be weeks away from playing again, but the factory that supplies bats to many of its players resumed production Monday in Kentucky. The Hillerich & Bradsby plant that makes Louisville Slugger bats...

In this April 30, 2020 photo, Just Add Honey Tea Company owners Brandi and Jermail Shelton pose for a photo at their shop in Atlanta.  They have switched their business focus to online orders during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Alyssa Pointer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

Black-owned businesses face pandemic funding challenge

May. 9, 2020 12:03 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — This was going to be the breakthrough year for Jermail and Brandi Shelton and their burgeoning Just Add Honey Tea Company empire. The couple was raking in revenue from national wholesale sales, farmers markets, tea parties, their websites and two tea shops serving rooibos and chamomile to...

In this April 30, 2020 photo, Just Add Honey Tea Company owners Brandi and Jermail Shelton pose for a photo at their shop in Atlanta.  They have switched their business focus to online orders during the COVID-19 pandemic. (Alyssa Pointer/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

Black-owned businesses face pandemic funding challenge

May. 9, 2020 12:01 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — This was going to be the breakthrough year for Jermail and Brandi Shelton and their burgeoning Just Add Honey Tea Company empire. The couple was raking in revenue from national wholesale sales, farmers markets, tea parties, their websites and two tea shops serving rooibos and chamomile to...

Business launches socially distant mobile drive-in movies

May. 3, 2020 9:00 AM EDT

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) — One Lynchburg-area business owner is looking for a new way to entertain people while still keeping them socially distant. “We’ve done various events in the Lynchburg area in the last five years we’ve been open and the idea has been brewing for a while,”...