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Fidelity Charitable launches NFT raffle amid crypto downturn

Nov. 28, 2022 13:21 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Fidelity Charitable is getting into NFTs, the digital images that are registered on the blockchain, despite a torrent of bad news from the adjacent world of cryptocurrencies. The nation's largest grantmaker is sponsoring a raffle that ends Tuesday, where...

EU, US edging toward trade spat when both want unity instead

Nov. 25, 2022 12:43 PM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union and the United States are treading precariously close to a major trans-Atlantic trade dispute at a time when the two Western giants want to show unity in the face of challenges from Russia and China. EU trade ministers on Friday insisted they...

GM CEO Barra says electric vehicles to be profitable by 2025

Nov. 17, 2022 19:41 PM EST

General Motors says it expects its portfolio of electric vehicles to turn a profit in North America by 2025 as it boosts battery and assembly plant capacity to build over 1 million EVs per year. CEO Mary Barra used the pledge to kick off the company’s investor day event Thursday in...

Apparel firm to invest $87M in Georgia facility, hiring 294

Nov. 15, 2022 15:35 PM EST

ELLABELL, Ga. (AP) — An apparel company is opening a factory and distribution center in coastal Georgia, investing $87 million with plans to hire 294 workers. Komar Brands, based in Jersey City, New Jersey, announced Monday that it would build the facility in Bryan County, just...

Colorado votes to dedicate $300 million annually to housing

Nov. 14, 2022 14:06 PM EST

DENVER (AP) — Facing sky-high housing prices, Colorado residents have voted to direct an estimated $300 million a year to affordable housing projects by rewriting the state’s tax law. As housing crises bubble up nationwide, the measure was the only statewide affordable housing...

California seeks to pair home energy storage, rooftop solar

Nov. 10, 2022 16:47 PM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California regulators on Thursday proposed changes to the state's residential solar market designed to encourage more at-home battery systems that can help the electrical grid rely less on fossil fuels in the evenings, especially during heat waves. It's...

US to climate summit: American big steps won't be repealed

Nov. 09, 2022 05:43 AM EST

SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — U.S. President Joe Biden is coming to international climate talks in Egypt this week with a message that historic American action to fight climate change won't shift into reverse, as happened twice before when Democrats lost power. Current and former...

Tight vote on sweeping Colorado affordable housing measure

Nov. 09, 2022 01:29 AM EST

DENVER (AP) — The fate of a sweeping ballot measure that would direct an estimated $300 million a year to affordable housing projects by rewriting Colorado's tax law was too early to call late Tuesday. As Colorado residents and people nationwide struggle to afford housing,...

Democrat Ron Wyden wins reelection to US Senate from Oregon

Nov. 08, 2022 23:49 PM EST

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon’s senior U.S. senator, Democrat Ron Wyden, won reelection easily Tuesday, defeating a Republican opponent who has never held elected office. Wyden, who was first elected to the Senate in 1996, chairs the powerful U.S. Senate Finance Committee and...

Mexican company to build $200M, 295-worker bakery in Georgia

Nov. 04, 2022 18:01 PM EDT

VALDOSTA, Ga. (AP) — A Mexican bakery will be turning out more bread in south Georgia, announcing a larger bakery to go with a smaller one that it's already building. Mexico City-based Grupo Bimbo said Friday that it will spend $200 million on a new bakery in Valdosta and hire 295...