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Board suspends business permit of bar near mass shooting

Jun. 16, 2022 16:03 PM EDT

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) — Officials voted Thursday to suspend the business permit of a Tennessee nightclub near the scene of a mass shooting where three people were killed and 14 others injured, according to published reports. The permit for Mary’s Bar & Grill was suspended...

Retail sales rise 0.9% in April as consumers show resilience

May. 17, 2022 11:13 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. retail sales rose 0.9% in April, a solid increase that underscores Americans' ability to keep ramping up spending even as inflation persists at nearly a 40-year high. The increase was driven by greater sales of cars, electronics, and at restaurants, the...

Court: Pandemic orders not an excuse to violate lease

May. 10, 2022 17:35 PM EDT

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut's Supreme Court ruled Tuesday that executive orders issued by Gov. Ned Lamont affecting restaurants during the COVID-19 pandemic could not not be used by a Norwalk eatery as an excuse not to pay the rent. The court ruled against Downtown Soho LLC,...

Tourists, rejoice! Italy, Greece relax COVID-19 restrictions

May. 01, 2022 15:06 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — For travelers heading to Europe, summer vacations just got a whole lot easier. Italy and Greece relaxed some COVID-19 restrictions on Sunday before Europe's peak summer tourist season, in a sign that life was increasingly returning to normal. Greece’s...

Court: Iowa restaurants can't collect COVID loss insurance

Apr. 22, 2022 16:16 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court said Friday that two restaurants cannot collect damages from insurance policies for losing business following the governor’s March 2020 order requiring restaurants to temporarily stop in-person dining amid rising COVID-19 cases. The...