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Bernie Sanders says Democrats will try to devise a backdoor to implement a $15 minimum wage after major stimulus setback

Summary List Placement Sen. Bernie Sanders said Democrats would try to devise a backdoor to implement a $15 minimum wage after a pay hike was struck from the $1.9 trillion stimulus package on Thursday evening — a major setback for progressives. Senate parliamentarian Elizabeth McDonough ruled that a $15 minimum wage violated the strict guidelines […]

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THE GLOBAL SMB NEOBANKS REPORT: How 17 upstarts are tailoring solutions to tap the $850 billion annual opportunity in addressing the unmet needs of SMBs

Summary List Placement This is a preview of The Global Small Business Neobanks research report from Insider Intelligence. Purchase this report. Insider Intelligence offers even more fintech coverage with Fintech Pro. Subscribe today to receive industry-changing finance news and analysis to your inbox. Neobanks — digital-only banks with industry-leading capabilities that don’t operate physical branches […]

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San Jose: Recent shootings linked to alleged illicit nightclub activity, COVID-19 violations

SAN JOSE — Two separate shootings last weekend that left a man dead and two women injured had been under investigation for alleged illegal after-hours activity in defiance of COVID-19 restrictions, according to San Jose police. As those weekend shootings continued to be investigated, another deadly shooting erupted at Café Paradise on Monterey Road late […]

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After a chaotic year, Biden moves to reclaim the USPS, despite a defiant Postmaster General Louis DeJoy

Summary List Placement After weeks of mounting pressure from Democrats, President Joe Biden named three nominees to open positions on the US Postal Service’s governing board Wednesday, as a first step toward securing control of the agency that became a point of contention under the Trump administration last year. Biden nominated two Democrats and a […]

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‘We can’t shoot our way out of this’: Parks district considers new policy after fatal cat shootings

OAKLAND — After getting heat for shooting 13 cats in a nature preserve, East Bay Regional Park District will likely work more closely with feline rescue groups to trap and remove the cats, but is not ruling out lethal force if necessary. The district’s Natural and Cultural Resources Committee unanimously agreed at its meeting Thursday afternoon […]

Sports

Nuggets’ Michael Malone pleased with findings of recent Elijah McClain investigation

Nuggets coach Michael Malone said he and his staff were pleased to see the conclusions of an independent investigation which found Aurora police officers made substantial errors during their fatal interaction with Elijah McClain in August of 2019. On what would’ve been Elijah McClain’s 25th birthday Thursday, Malone spoke passionately about McClain, who he honored […]