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Lawmakers look to extend waivers under disaster declaration

Jun. 09, 2021 20:19 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s Republican-controlled Legislature appeared Wednesday to back off a wholesale end to the governor’s pandemic disaster emergency declaration, with lawmakers working to decide on which regulatory waivers to extend. The House on...

Hormel, Sunrun rise; BJ's Wholesale, Devon Energy fall

May. 20, 2021 16:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes Thursday: Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc., up $2.54 to $19.81. The spaceflight company said its next test flight will take place on May 22. Sunrun Inc.,...

Pharma executive blames vague DEA rules for opioid epidemic

May. 18, 2021 13:34 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A drug company executive testifying in a landmark trial against three large opioid distributors has continued to blame the Drug Enforcement Administration for West Virginia's addiction epidemic, saying his company's internal controls went beyond what regulations...

Big 0.6% April wholesale price jump catches many off guard

May. 13, 2021 11:03 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wholesale prices, driven by escalating costs for services and food, jumped 0.6% in April, surprising economists and providing more evidence that inflation pressures are starting to mount with the country emerging from a recession brought on by the pandemic. ...

S Carolina quirky liquor laws give sour grapes to wine giant

Apr. 22, 2021 16:50 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The biggest winemaker in the U.S. wants to open an East Coast bottling and distribution center in South Carolina, investing $400 million and hiring up to 500 people. But its request for open tasting rooms where the public can sample wines has some lawmakers and small...

BJ's Wholesale CEO Lee Delaney dies unexpectedly at 49

Apr. 09, 2021 14:34 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Lee Delaney, president and CEO of BJ's Wholesale Club, died unexpectedly, the company said. Delaney was 49. The company said in a press release Friday that Delaney died of “presumed natural causes” on Thursday, but did not elaborate when asked for...

Amazon faces biggest union push in its history

Mar. 29, 2021 19:10 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The second Jennifer Bates walks away from her post at the Amazon warehouse where she works, the clock starts ticking. She has precisely 30 minutes to get to the cafeteria and back for her lunch break. That means traversing a warehouse the size of 14...