May 10, 2021

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Mother’s Day weekend business boom sending much-needed help to Triangle restaurants :: WRAL.com

— As more and more people get vaccinated across the state, restaurants in Raleigh say they’re seeing a surge in business.

Mother’s Day could lead to the biggest weekend in a long time for many restaurants in the Village District.

NC State Student AJ Toman says he’s loving being back at restaurants.

“I think it’s absolutely amazing, I couldn’t be happier,” he said.

So many people are flocking back out to eat, it’s starting to look like pre-COVID times.

The owner of Cantina 18 says his sales over the past month are the

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One day only: Spring Business Bingo set for May 8

Area businesses entice customers with prize packages

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Think of it as a springtime “Shop Small Saturday.”

Jenn Harlan, the owner of Rapid City’s Younique Finds antique store, has teamed up with eleven other businesses to sponsor a one-day Spring Business Bingo.

Stop by any of the 12 businesses on Saturday, May 8, and pick up a bingo card. The businesses are:

  • Younique Finds, 901 Mt. Rushmore Road
  • Who’s Toy House, 512 Main Street, Suite 130
  • Staple & Spice Market, 526 Sixth Street
  • Rapid Energy Nutrition, 1620 Mt. Rushmore Road, Suite 300
  • Old Time Thrift, 420 Creek
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Here Are the Top Finance Stories of the Day for May 4

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Inside the network of dozens of spin-off hedge funds from billionaire New York Mets owner Steve Cohen

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An Insider review found more than 80 hedge funds connected to Point72 founder Steve Cohen. Big names include

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Black Pound Day Aims to Support U.K. Black-Owned Businesses

LONDON — For Aimée Felone, whose children’s bookstore in London stocks tales with ethnically diverse characters, the Black Lives Matter protests last summer were, in a word, overwhelming.

“We had attention like we’ve never had before,” Ms. Felone said. People across the country clamored for books about antiracism and sought out Black-owned businesses like her store, Round Table Books, as a way to help reverse years of economic racial inequality. In early June, the store’s sales went through the roof.

But pandemic restrictions had shuttered the store’s warehouse. After two weeks, the four-person team was struggling to fulfill online orders.

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Penguins Post Four Personal-Bests, Event Victory on Day One of Drake Relays, Hillsdale “Gina” Relays

The Youngstown State track and field program competed in four events across two meets Thursday, posting four new personal-bests and an event victory en route to a successful first day at the Drake Relays and Hillsdale College “Gina” Relays.

Representing the Penguins’ only entry in the event, Derek Basinger tallied a personal-best 14:52.12 while securing an event victory in the men’s 5000m run at the Hillsdale College “Gina” Relays.

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Kicking off the Drake Relays for the Penguins, senior CJ Schumacher posted a 1:58.71 in the men’s 800m run to finish 18th in the event.

Morgan Cole

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Micron, United Insurance Holdings, Western Digital Corp and Levi Strauss highlighted as Zacks Bull and Bear of the Day

For Immediate Release

Chicago, IL – April 16, 2021 – Zacks Equity Research Shares of Micron Technology, Inc. MU as the Bull of the Day, United Insurance Holdings Corp. UIHC as the Bear of the Day. In addition, Zacks Equity Research provides analysis on Western Digital Corporation WDC and Levi Strauss & Co. LEVI.

Here is a synopsis of all four stocks:

Bull of the Day:

Micron beat its already-raised outlook for its second quarter fiscal 2021 results on March 31. Wall Street drove the stock to new highs following the release as the memory chip maker looks poised to

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