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Insurance adjuster didn’t turn off his audio before calling judge an ‘idiot’

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Insurance adjuster didn’t turn off his audio before calling judge an ‘idiot’

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A California judge was asking jurors to sit in socially distanced seats when an online voice could be heard on the courtroom speakers. Using the F-word, the person referred to the judge as an “idiot.”

“Well, I’m sorry you think I’m an idiot, but I really think you ought to mute your microphone before you say that,” replied Judge Roberta Hayashi of

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Turn Your $1,400 Stimulus Check Into a Money Machine With These High-Yield Dividend Stocks

Relief is on the way, or perhaps has already hit your checking account, according to the White House.

On Thursday, March 11, President Joe Biden signed the hotly debated latest coronavirus stimulus package into law. The $1.9 trillion relief bill bolsters weekly unemployment payouts by $300, provides $350 billion in state and local aid, and adds tens of billions to the coronavirus vaccination and distribution campaign already underway.

But let’s make no mistake about it: The hero of this bill is the $1,400 stimulus checks making their way to well over 100 million Americans.

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3 Stocks That’ll Turn Your $1,400 Stimulus Check Into a Money Machine

Uncle Sam wants you…to have more money. Last week, the $1.9 trillion stimulus package was signed into law. Most Americans will soon receive $1,400 stimulus checks.

The best thing to do with the extra cash coming your way is to pay any outstanding bills and make sure you have a solid emergency fund. If you’ve checked off those boxes, though, investing in stocks is a smart way to put your $1,400 to good use. Here are three stocks to buy that’ll turn your stimulus check into a money machine.

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How to Turn Your Idea into a Business


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Ask any successful entrepreneur how they came up with the idea for their business, and they’ll likely be able to pinpoint the exact moment or scenario. For my startup, Punch List, a project management app that helps contractors and homeowners better run remodels, the idea came from a particularly difficult experience renovating my home in Venice, CA in 2017. Although I did everything possible to ensure my renovation would be a success, poor communication between myself and my contractor, combined with payments made for goods

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Deion Sanders’ Jackson State debut takes strange turn after coach says personal items were ‘stolen’

Deion Sanders’ college football coaching debut Sunday ended badly, and then weirdly.

The Jackson State coach told reporters following his team’s game that his belongings had been taken from his stadium office. About an hour later, an unnamed university official told Jackson, Miss., TV station WAPT that the items were “misplaced” and then recovered.

Sanders, however, repeated that he had been robbed, going against Jackson State’s account. He also added that the thief was caught in the act.

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Black-Owned Businesses Fighting For Survival Turn To Small Banks : NPR

A store in Boston displays a sign noting its Black ownership on June 24, 2020. Black-owned businesses struggled to get coronavirus emergency loans last year, until community lenders stepped in to help.

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A store in Boston displays a sign noting its Black ownership on June 24, 2020. Black-owned businesses struggled to get coronavirus emergency loans last year, until community lenders stepped in to help.

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When Black business owner Jennifer Kelly applied for an emergency loan for small businesses through a major bank last spring, she found herself shut out.

Kelly,

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