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Sale revives floating offshore wind power in US waters

Sale revives floating offshore wind power in US waters

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Tuesday marks the first-ever U.S. auction of leases to develop commercial-scale, floating wind farms in deep waters off the West Coast. The live online auction for the five leases – three off California’s central coast and two off its northern coast – has generated strong interest, and 43 companies from around …

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Inflation hangs over shoppers looking for Black Friday deals

Inflation hangs over shoppers looking for Black Friday deals

NEW YORK (AP) — Shoppers sought the best deals in stores and online as retailers offered new Black Friday discounts to entice consumers eager to start shopping for holiday gifts but weighed down by inflation. Due to high prices for food, rent, gasoline and other necessities, many people were hesitant to spend unless there was …

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The Thanksgiving travel rush is back with new habits

The Thanksgiving travel rush is back with new habits

The Thanksgiving travel rush was back this year as people boarded planes in numbers not seen in years, putting inflation concerns aside to reunite with loved ones and enjoy some normalcy after two seasons. holidays marked by COVID-19 restrictions. Changing habits around work and leisure, however, could disperse crowds and reduce the usual stress of …

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Ohio Intel project sparks housing fears in tight market

Ohio Intel project sparks housing fears in tight market

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Intel announced a $20 billion manufacturing operation earlier this year bringing thousands of jobs to rural Ohio was welcomed as an economic boon. But behind this enthusiasm lurked a pressing question. “Where are we going to put everyone?” asked Melissa Humbert-Washington, vice president of programs and services at Homes for Families, …

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