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Santa Fe video rental store survives era of streaming movies

Sep. 04, 2021 11:07 AM EDT

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The chatter from the checkout counter is muffled by a recently installed Plexiglas barrier, now standard in many retails stores. It’s hard to tell what Lisa Harris and her customer are saying. “What was the name of that actress that starred in...

Will gyms go the way of arcades and movie rental stores?

Aug. 09, 2021 16:12 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Going to the gym was always part of Kari Hamra’s routine until last year’s government-ordered shutdowns forced her to replace the workouts with daily rides on her Peloton stationary bike. That’s when she discovered something surprising — she...

Scarlett Johansson sues Disney over ‘Black Widow’ release

Jul. 29, 2021 18:56 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scarlett Johansson is suing the Walt Disney Co. over its streaming release of “Black Widow,” which she said breached her contract and deprived her of potential earnings. In a lawsuit filed Thursday in Los Angeles Superior Court, the “Black...