Monthly Archives: May 2022

Russian troops control most of Syevyerodonetsk, eastern Ukraine regional official says

The United States welcomed the European Union’s decision to reduce Russian oil imports, but said more needed to be done over time to reduce dependence on Russian energy. “We welcome the steps taken by our European allies and partners to reduce their dependence on Russian oil and natural gas,” State …

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Ukrainian foreign minister accuses Russia of playing ‘hunger games’ by blocking food exports

EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell has vowed the bloc’s latest ban on Russian oil imports, which will cut flows to the bloc by more than two-thirds, will lower the price Moscow can ask for for its crude while having an impact on the quantity of crude. Moscow will sell …

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U.S. hotel occupancy keeps pace with peak summer 2021 levels as urban markets rebound

Signs of summer are here for the U.S. hospitality industry, and some of the nation’s major urban markets are showing steady signs of recovery. Increased group and business travel, graduations and high leisure travel led to strong hotel performance during the week of May 15-21, and the industry is gaining …

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Fleeing war in Ukraine, Russians find refuge in Montenegro

LASTVA GRBALJSKA, Montenegro, May 31 (Reuters) – Shortly after Russia launched its invasion of Ukraine, former opposition activist Elena Zaslavska was in her downtown Moscow apartment when the police knocked on the door. Their questions about the purpose of her recent trips to Dubai and Canada were easily answered – …

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Waikiki Beach Marriott offers the “Lei” of the land

Marriott Waikiki’s brand new Queensbreak area features two dedicated family pools, … [+] and for adults. Marriott Waikiki If you’re looking for a Hawaiian resort with a heavy dose of warm aloha, look no further than the Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa in Honolulu. Although I’ve made over 25 …

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New book pays homage to Memphians with a look to the future

The three-part book series chronicles the art, life, history and diversity of Memphis. MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A new book honors 100 Memphians and shares their stories. The book is called “Our Neighbours, Our Stories: Finding Common Ground”. It focuses on the people of Memphis who face challenges in their neighborhoods, …

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Sri Lanka to implement renewable energy generation plan from June 1

Faced with an electricity crisis, Sri Lankan Power and Energy Minister Kanchana Wijesekera said on Sunday that an accelerated renewable energy generation plan should be implemented from the 1st June. The decision to implement the plan by taking immediate action was taken during a discussion held at …

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Suffolk poet publishes her first book to encourage others – The Suffolk News-Herald

Many in Suffolk have enjoyed Tonya Sinclair Swindell’s writing, and now her poems can be found in one place. Swindell self-published her first book of poetry, “Nourishment & Encouragement: Poetry for Your Mind, Body, and Soul,” in 2021. “The book is a long time coming,” she said. “I feel so …

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Augusta considers new use for former Kmart building as demand for self-storage increases

The old Kmart on Western Avenue in Augusta, seen on a recent Tuesday. Augusta advisers are considering a proposal to turn the vacant space into a self-storage facility. Joe Phelan/Kennebec Journal AUGUSTA — A growing demand for places to store personal items and gear is leading to a proposal to …

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Wyndham CFO explains pressures to increase hotel ownership among women

Michele Allen, CFO of Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, discusses her company’s latest financial results, the travel rebound and how she’s trying to get more women involved in hotel ownership. Video transcript RACHELLE AKUFFO: Also in corporate news, earnings for women running S&P 500 companies soared in 2021 as companies saw …

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Shreveport council wants metal detectors and mayoral deputies

Citing a series of aggressive behavior towards city hall workers and a string of mass shootings around the country, Shreveport City Council member Tabatha Taylor spoke at Tuesday’s city council meeting about the need for an overhaul. Security at Government Plaza. Taylor was supported by her council members. They suggested …

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Despite new funding, Maine may still need more for broadband

(TNS) – The massive sum Maine is expecting from the federal infrastructure bill over the next five years may not be enough to update roads and internet connections, an economist said Tuesday at a conference. It will have to piggyback the expected $2.5 billion in federal funds on existing state …

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More people are opting for travel agents when booking vacations than before the pandemic

(WXYZ) – If a staycation isn’t your idea of ​​a summer vacation, but rising prices are squeezing your budget, your best bet might be to go through a travel agent. With the rising prices of airline tickets and hotels, more and more people are using travel agencies to save a …

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Infor at HITEC 2022 – hospitality technology trends and topics at this year’s show

HITEC 2022 in Orlando (June 27-30) is one of the most important hospitality industry events on the calendar. Infor is excited to see familiar faces at this year’s show and to meet new ones. The event gives us all the opportunity to discuss challenges, understand trends related to business goals, …

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Maine may not get all the federal money it needs for roads and broadband

The massive sum Maine is expecting from the federal infrastructure bill over the next five years may not be enough to update roads and internet connections, an economist told a conference on Tuesday. It will have to piggyback the expected $2.5 billion in federal funds on existing state and local …

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Three Toms River citizens honored for stopping attacks and saving a child

TOMS RIVER, NJ – Over the past few weeks, Toms River Police have commended three citizens with a civilian award for helping others in need before officers arrived. Two of those citizens helped women who were being assaulted and one rescued a child lost in the middle of the road, …

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Chinese company buys land worth 7 million euros in Novi Beograd

Belgrade’s Land and Building Construction Directorate reportedly sold 27,501 square meters of land in Novi Beograd to the Chinese company Eurasia Trade Centre, according to a statement from the Freedom and Justice Party (SSP). Eurasia Trade Center was created in November 2021 with a share capital of …

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A future without cookies – enabling first party data to increase bookings

In 2023, third-party cookies will disappear, whether hotel marketers like it or not. This is a fundamental shift from a 30-year-old technique marketers have relied on to track potential travelers across sites. In our last article, we discussed the cookie, the impact of a cookie-free world on marketing strategies, and …

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Belgrade authorities call for land conversion to be abolished because it ‘hinders investment’

The statement of the Deputy Mayor of Belgrade, Goran Vesić, about the government of Belgrade calling for the abolition of the conversion of the right of use into the right of ownership caused a public outcry. While Vesić claims that this decision stifled investment, Nikola Jovanović of the Center for …

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The Brief – Russia’s hub at the heart of Europe – EURACTIV.com

The European Union has gone to great lengths to sanction Russia for its military aggression against Ukraine and the war crimes committed there. Some of the sanctions are very painful for EU countries, as many of them depend on Russian fossil fuels and other resources – and shutting down businesses …

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Brokerages expect Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (NYSE:INN) to report EPS of $0.28

Wall Street analysts expect Summit Hotel Properties, Inc. (NYSE:INN – Get Rating) to post earnings per share of $0.28 for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks Investment Research. Four analysts provided earnings estimates for Summit Hotel Properties. The highest EPS estimate is $0.29 and the lowest is $0.25. Summit …

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Events | | clintonherald.com

MAY 25 • Fulton Red Hats, 12:30 p.m., Manny’s in Savanna, Illinois. After lunch, the group will proceed to the Savanna Museum and Cultural Center for a tour. • Programming for elementary school-aged children: Invertebrates, 4-5 pm at the Sawmill Museum, 2231 Grant St. in Clinton. The museum can be …

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Event Booking Software Market 2022 Segment Analysis by Top Key Players: EventBank, Aventri, Bizzabo, 123FormBuilder, Ticket Tailor, Gigwell, Waitwhile, Evenium, Bookingkit GmbH, TicketNetwork

The Global Event Booking Software Market: 2022 was recently published by the Mr Accuracy Reports. The report offers a tip on the Event Booking Software Marketwhich helps business strategists make the best investment assessment. The Event Booking Software Market industry report includes details about the historical analysis of the Event …

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Philadelphia residents shower a Ukrainian refugee family with goods, services and money. And a giant ham.

Veronika Pavliutina has two words for the people of Philadelphia: thank you. Really, she said. She is more than grateful. Since the story of her family’s frantic escape from Ukraine appeared in The Inquirer on May 6 – she and her three young children landing in the home of strangers, …

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The Board of Pro Capital approved the consolidated interim report

MANAGEMENT REPORT CEO Summary The first quarter of 2022 was atypical. The war in Ukraine, which began in February, has raised some concerns due to perceived geopolitical risks in the region. However, after the initial (and understandable) concerns, the markets showed good resilience on the demand side, and we saw …

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Hopewell Culture National Historic Park Announces Summer Hours

CHILLICOTHE – Hopewell Culture National Historical Park has released daylight saving hours for this year. The Mound City Group Visitor Center will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. The Park Museum, Eastern National Bookstore and Gift Shop, and Park Orientation Film will be available during opening hours. …

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Romantic treehouses are now available to book at a luxury North Staffordshire hotel

Romantic treehouses are now available to book at North Staffordshire’s brand new boutique hotel – with a night’s stay from £420 for a couple. The Tawny Hotel, located in Consall Gardens, adds two more room types to its 70-acre estate. The Hillside Treehouses are welcoming the first guests this month, …

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As war in Ukraine rages on, Montenegro’s juggling act gets tougher | Russo-Ukrainian War

Podgorica, Montenegro – A host of complex factors push the Adriatic nation of Montenegro to strike a delicate balance when it comes to foreign policy. Since its independence from Serbia in 2006, Montenegro has mainly pursued a pro-Western foreign policy. Having joined NATO in 2017, the Balkan country values ​​its …

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Johnny Depp was jealous, often drunk, says his former girlfriend

Johnny Depp was a “red wine drinker”, said his ex-girlfriend and actress Ellen Barkin. Washington: Johnny Depp was jealous, bossy and often drunk, and once threw a bottle of wine into his Las Vegas hotel room, his former girlfriend, actress Ellen Barkin, said in pre-recorded testimony Thursday. Barkin, 68, testifying …

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2022 is the year of all-inclusive travel, and here’s why

Placeholder while loading article actions For some travelers, all-inclusive resorts conjure up images of flavorless dishes served under a heat lamp in lush, vibrant destinations where guests never leave the resort. Lower tier booze flows freely (the good stuff will cost you more), as the few excesses put a damper …

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The mad wedding rush continues, with couples booking 2 years in advance

MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) — A mad rush to get married after couples postponed their weddings during the pandemic continues. Wedding venue managers said some couples are booking in two years. As the White House resumes Covid briefings again, people in the wedding industry say many couples are looking to wed …

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Sotheby’s International Realty opens its first office in Serbia

NEW YORK, May 18, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Sotheby’s International Realty today announced the opening of KADENA Sotheby’s International Realty in Serbia, signifying the brand’s continued strength in Europe. This addition marks the 10th anniversary of the brandand office affiliated with Eastern Europe and his 205and affiliate office in the EMEIA …

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Walmart sees shift to private label groceries

For several consecutive quarters, Walmart has been able to leverage inflation to its advantage in groceries, undercutting competitors’ prices. Today, even the world’s largest grocer is feeling the pressure of soaring prices. Read more: Walmart turns consumer price concerns into grocery share gains During a call with analysts on Tuesday …

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Books, forgotten breaks: the last students of the UGL share their thoughts

James Hoeck Vanessa Blas, an engineering junior, and Selena Alena are undergraduate student assistants at the library and are one of the last people working at UGL as operations at the library wind down on Friday. Last Friday, the Undergraduate Library opened its doors for the last time. Shortly before …

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Choice Privileges 4th of July bonus points package for stays June 30 – July 5, 2022 (book by May 31)

Choice Hotels has joined other chains and is now launching, for the first time to my knowledge, a Bonus Points package offer. Choice Privileges members must book a specific rate plan and pay a higher price to earn 2,500 bonus points for the stay. You can access this offer on …

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Sekur Private Data launches “Chat-By-Invite” using SMS invitations

TORONTO, ON and NEW YORK, NY /ACCESSWIRE/May 16, 2022/ Sekur Private Data Ltd. (OTCQX:SWISF)(CSE:SKUR)(FRA:GDT0) (“Sekur” or the “Company”), the Swiss leader in secure hosted communications and secure data management, is pleased to announce that it has just de launched its “Chat-By-Invites” feature, allowing any Sekur user to invite any non-Sekur …

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Miller-Uibo third in Diamond League – wins for Gardiner and Wilson in Puerto Rico, Myers in the Dominican Republic

By BRENT STUBBS Senior Sports Journalist [email protected] USING a new racing pattern, Shaunae Miller-Uibo didn’t get the finish she expected, but it was smooth sailing for quarter mile Steven Gardiner, high jumper Jamal Wilson and triple jumper Tamara Myers. The elite athletes competed in a series of competitions at three …

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The Day – Hotels in the middle of the neighborhood

Short-term rentals (STR) refer to rentals of private homes for less than 30 days. I am concerned about the impact of STRs on our neighborhoods and communities. STRs are hotels located in the middle of residential areas. The residential areas were not designed to handle the activities of hotel guests …

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Rant & Rave: Slowing down for safety or a speed trap?

RANT at the 25 mph speed limit on Elliott Avenue West between the Magnolia Bridge and First Avenue West on Lower Queen Anne. It is a four-lane boulevard (five with the reserved bus lane) which is now photo-enforced. Sounds like a speed trap to me. RAVE to the couple who …

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Best Western Rewards 1,000 bonus points per night through September 4, 2022 (book by May 15)

Best Western has launched a promotion for stays through September 4, 2022. Best Western Rewards members earn 1,000 bonus points for every NIGHT (NOT rate stay) for stays booked May 11-15. You must register for this offer. You can access this offer on the Best Western website here. READ MORE: …

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Henry Scott Stokes dies at 83; Opening of Japan to English speakers

Henry Scott Stokes, a British-born journalist who demystified Japan for English-speaking readers as Tokyo bureau chief for three major newspapers and as the author of a comprehensive book that evoked his venerable samurai values ​​and its right-wing nationalist elements, died in April. 17 in a Tokyo hospital. He was 83 …

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Miller-Uibo third in Diamond League, Gardiner and Wilson win in Puerto Rico

By BRENT STUBBS Senior Sports Journalist [email protected] WHILE Steven Gardiner prevailed in Ponce, Puerto Rico, Shaunae Miller-Uibo struggled in Doha, Qatar, as defending Olympics champions Bahamas in the 400 meters faced worthy opponents over the last two days. Gardiner, descending in the rarely run 300m, was joined by high jumper …

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Progress of exterior renovations to 111 Wall Street in Manhattan’s Financial District

Work is progressing on the $100 million renovation of 111 Wall Street, a 25-story commercial building in the Financial District. Designed by STUDIOS Architecture and developed by Wafra Capital Partners and The Nightingale Group, the project involves replacing the structure’s 1960s shell with a modern glass curtain wall and a …

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Arrivals in mainland risk areas will no longer need to pre-book a quarantine hotel

People who intend to return to Macao from high-pandemic-risk regions in mainland China will no longer need to book a medical observation hotel in advance, health authorities said. The coordinator of the Novel Coronavirus Coordination and Response Center, Dr. Leong Iek Hou, said yesterday that the list of risk areas …

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Brauns ventures from Latvia to the hills of Kamloops

KAMLOOPS — It all started with a Facebook ad for a local contact football team in Latvia looking for new players. Now Karlis Brauns is a professional football player for the BC Lions. Brauns was selected third overall in the 2022 CFL World Draft last Tuesday. After crossing the pond, …

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Hotel operator Serena TPS cuts loss to 633 million shillings

Companies Hotel operator Serena TPS cuts loss to 633 million shillings Thursday, May 12, 2022 Guests enjoy a serene environment at the Serena Beach Hotel in Mombasa. FILE PHOTO | NMG By VICTOR JUMAMore from this author Summary The company received waivers from its lenders, a move that helped ease …

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Kimpton partners with Wag! to bring dog walking services to customers nationwide

For starters, KimptonXWag! will offer 1,000 free 20-minute services (walks or self-guided tours) to guests staying at any of Kimpton’s participating properties. Additionally, Kimpton customers will have access to a free month of Wag! Premium with every stay. With Wag! Premium customers get a 10% discount on every pet service …

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Can you spot the play book? |

Philip Alder There are many pieces described in bridge books. There are also chords on which the game of the book is wrong, for one reason or another. Sometimes the problem is deciding which category a particular transaction falls into. At other times, he recognizes the play in an unusual …

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Hotel room prices are skyrocketing due to labor shortages and declining service

Global hotel prices are up 184% from a year ago, according to Travel Daily Media. This is due to a sudden increase in travel demand, a shortage of manpower and a shortage of rooms. Hotels have introduced sign-up bonuses of up to $2,000 to overcome labor shortages. Loading Something is …

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Town Square Market returns Friday for summer | News

Town Square Farmer’s Market favorites like The Garden Center, Thunderbird Bakery and Oft’s Flock and Feather Farm will return for the Town Square Market, which starts Friday from 3-6pm. The market, held outdoors on the Town Square lawn, takes place every Friday. until September 23. “Green Lake is fortunate to …

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LHU alumnus publishes her first children’s book | Education

Lock Haven, Pennsylvania. – Lock Haven University alumnus Tina (Marshall) Bickel released her first children’s book, “Welcome Home, Diesel! The Adventure Begins,” on April 11. Featuring his two Olde English Bulldogs from the family, “Welcome Home, Diesel!” shares the story of Chester, who was used to being the only pet …

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Money laundering is done today through cryptocurrency trading

According to the annual report of the Administration for the Prevention of Money Laundering. The construction industry is no longer the most popular form of money laundering – cryptocurrencies are. In the last annual report of the administration, in the chapters devoted to the types of money …

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Green Shift gains momentum

The demands for more sustainable investments and green energy have never been higher. Recent weeks have seen a dramatic increase in demand for green energy in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) and South Eastern Europe (SEE). As events cause a reassessment of dependence on Russian oil and …

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A Chinese Affair: Eclectic cuisine, an enchanting ambience and the story of an unrequited love come together at the newly reopened House of Ming

A dining experience at the House of Ming at the Taj Mahal hotel in the nation’s capital, which reopened on May 2, is about more than just food. The sheer beauty of the space sets the tone for the experience with delicate hanging chandeliers, beaded artwork, tangerine, teal and white …

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Mother’s Day: Mom and daughter bond over a pair of white boots | News

TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan – In 1944, the pinnacle of fashion for a 10-year-old girl growing up in Escanaba was in the pages of the Sears and Roebuck catalog. Pretty much everything a home needed was also there and available by mail order. Garden swing sets, cast iron stoves, lounge furniture …

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Free Comic Book Day: Here’s How to Get One

Select stores will offer comics to celebrate the beloved medium that brought us timeless superheroes like Spider-Man and Batman. The 20-year-old event “celebrates independent comic book stores, thousands of which exist in North America alone,” says the Free Comic Book Day website. “Each is unique in their community, with their …

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Keller Williams reports first quarter 2022 results

AUSTIN, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Keller Williams (KW), the world’s largest real estate technology franchise by number of agents, reports first quarter 22 results, after achieving significant growth and topping franchise and corporate culture rankings. “We are proud to report that our agents closed another record quarter in sales volume,” said Carl Liebert, …

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A Ukrainian mother and her three children seek a new life in Philadelphia, where even the water tastes different

Veronika Pavliutina told her children to choose a special membership. And pick quickly. They needed to leave. Explosions rocked their hometown of Odessa as Russia began its invasion of Ukraine. Eight-year-old Yegor grabbed two toy cars. Nina, 11, took her riding helmet. She loves horses. And Polina, 14, an artist, …

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Uncontrollable growth of real estate prices in Serbia

Over the past 12 months, real estate prices in Serbia have increased by 23%. Apartments in new buildings, as well as in old ones, in central Serbia, Vojvodina, but also in Šumadija and the south, have become more expensive. The highest price increase was recorded in Niš, the lowest in …

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New state subsidies for Fiat

The Serbian government has given 48 million euros in subsidies to Fiat, with an obligation for Fiat to invest at least another 162 million euros in its Kragujevac plant by the end of 2024. This follows the announcement that production of electric cars at the Kragujevac plant …

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Lots of fun things to do around Glenwood Springs with – or for – mom on Mother’s Day…even if you missed that brunch reservation

Exquisite design owner Dawn Ellis works on Mother’s Day flower arrangements at her shop in downtown New Castle.Chelsea Independent/Post Independent Many Glenwood Springs area mothers receive a bonus day in their honor each year on Mother’s Day. Indeed, in addition to the traditional American Mother’s Day which takes place on …

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Goldrich Multipurpose Center Reopens – Beverly Press & Park Labrea NewsBeverly Press & Park Labrea News

Seniors can take exercise classes with fitness instructors at the multipurpose center on Fairfax Avenue. (photo courtesy of Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles) After two years of being unable to meet due to the pandemic, seniors are beginning to return for exercise and classes at the Jewish Family Service …

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Reservation (NASDAQ:BKNG) Price target raised to $3,000.00

Reservation (NASDAQ:BKNG – Get Note) saw its price target raised by Evercore ISI stock research analysts from $2,900.00 to $3,000.00 in a research note released on Thursday, reports The Fly. Evercore ISI’s price target would indicate a potential upside of 42.63% from the current share price. BKNG has been the …

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Software developers earn the most while catering staff earn the least in Serbia

Official statistical data shows that in Serbia, software developers and consultants earn three times more than the total average of employees in the country – 227,823 dinars (data from February this year). The lowest salaries in the same period were recorded in food preparation and service, which earn on average …

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The Future Reservations Landscape: What Hoteliers Need to Know

How do you put your hotel on track for success and capitalize on the new opportunities opened up by the travel rebound? As the person responsible for managing the day-to-day operations and financial performance of your hotel, you are likely facing a number of challenges right now. Ongoing staff shortages …

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Rio Tinto wants talks to revive Serbian lithium project | Investment News

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Rio Tinto is eager to reopen talks with the Serbian government over its $2.4 billion Jadar lithium project, which stalled ahead of recent elections in the country, the director said on Thursday. general and president of the company. The Serbian government revoked licenses for the Jadar project …

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🌱 CCTV Election Preview + Contra Costa County Fair is coming!

Happy Star Wars Day, Concord! Here’s everything you need to know to start today on an informed note, okay? These are the most important things happening in town today. First, today’s weather forecast: Fairly sunny and very hot. High: 86 Low: 52. Are you a local owner or trader? We …

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Is the Chase Sapphire reserve still worth it? (2022)

In the interest of full disclosure, OMAAT earns a referral bonus for anyone approved through some of the links below. These are the best publicly available deals (conditions apply) we’ve found for each product or service. The opinions expressed here are those of the author alone, and not those of …

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Emotion alone is not enough to welcome refugees

The author is a contributing columnist, based in Chicago It’s a cliché that the United States is a nation of immigrants — and a cliché that, in recent years, has been simply wrong. The nation of 330 million managed to resettle a meager 11,000 refugees in the financial year that …

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May Day photos are celebrated with rallies around the world

Tens of thousands of people marched in cities around the world on Sunday for May Day protests to honor workers and shame governments for doing more for their citizens. In France, protesters shouted slogans against newly elected President Emmanuel Macron, a development that could set the tone for his second …

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When are book bans unconstitutional? A First Amendment scholar explains

By Erica Goldberg The United States has become a nation divided on important K-12 education issues, including which books students should be able to read in public school. Erica Goldberg Efforts to ban books from school curricula, remove books from libraries and keep lists of books that some deem inappropriate …

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