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A look inside a Mississippi school’s meat processing class

Dec. 04, 2021 00:02 AM EST

MANTACHIE, Miss. (AP) — At the height of Mississippi’s deer season, more than a dozen students donning white butcher coats and hairnets take their positions at stations in Mantachie High School’s meats lab each day to process deer. Mantachie’s meat processing...

New Mexico approves public financing for cannabis businesses

Dec. 03, 2021 00:24 AM EST

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico will provide business loans of up to $250,00 toward small-scale cannabis businesses in an effort to provide economic opportunity to communities that were hit hard by past criminal enforcement of marijuana laws. The Regulation and...

UAW votes for direct election of leaders in wake of scandal

Dec. 02, 2021 17:09 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Members of the United Auto Workers union have overwhelmingly approved picking their leaders by direct ballot elections, rejecting a system that many blamed for a bribery and embezzlement scandal in the union's top ranks. The “one member, one vote”...

Striking Kellogg's workers to get 3% raises in new contract

Dec. 02, 2021 16:52 PM EST

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Kellogg's has reached a tentative agreement with its 1,400 cereal plant workers that will deliver 3% raises and end a nearly two-month-long strike if the deal is approved. The five-year deal with the Bakery, Confectionary, Tobacco Workers and Grain...

Holiday shoppers navigate shortages with mixed results

Dec. 02, 2021 09:37 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Like many shoppers, Kathleen Webber understands the struggles of getting the right gifts for her three children this holiday shopping season amid widespread shortages. She promised to buy her 23-year-old son the Sony Corp. PlayStation 5, but he hasn't...

Edmunds: Ford Bronco versus Jeep Wrangler

Dec. 02, 2021 07:39 AM EST

After a 25-year hiatus, the Ford Bronco is back. This new 2021 Bronco SUV pays homage to its predecessors via boxy proportions, round headlights and short overhangs while introducing the latest in convenience and technology features. It’s generated plenty of excitement and serves as an...

Auto workers likely to approve direct election of leadership

Dec. 01, 2021 22:31 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Members of the United Auto Workers union apparently will approve picking their leaders in direct elections. With 72% of the ballots counted, nearly 63% favor direct elections, while about 37% want to keep the current system of delegates selecting the...

GM cites improved chip supply in raising financial guidance

Dec. 01, 2021 15:33 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Citing an improved supply of automotive computer chips, General Motors raised its financial guidance on Wednesday and said it expects to return to a normal production rate by the end of next year. Chief Financial Officer Paul Jacobson told investors on a...

US-Apple-Apps-Top-10

Nov. 30, 2021 13:14 PM EST

Top Paid iPhone Apps: 1. Minecraft, Mojang 2. Heads Up!, Warner Bros. 3. Bloons TD 6, Ninja Kiwi 4. Procreate Pocket, Savage Interactive Pty Ltd 5. Geometry Dash, RobTop Games AB ...

Jessica Seinfeld's vegan mac and cheese uses plant milk

Nov. 30, 2021 11:38 AM EST

A recipe from Jessica Seinfeld's “Vegan, at Times”: I have served this many times to non-vegans and they always go for seconds. I use cashew or almond milk for their mild flavor, but you can always experiment with other plant-based milks. ...