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Facebook Marketplace will no longer allow businesses to list cars

Photo: Jim Watson/AFP (Getty Images) Searching for a used car on Facebook Marketplace might seem a little less sketchy than, say, using Craigslist, but those who want to certainly have ways to game the system. It’s not terribly uncommon for dealerships to list duplicate cars for sale, often at absurdly low prices in multiple locations. …

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Ghost in the camera? These rental cars are driven by remote control

To the casual observer, this running electric rental car looks like yet another test of a self-driving car. After all, no one is behind the wheel. But in reality, someone is driving the car – only from miles away. And that’s what makes this business model stand out from many other autonomous vehicle operations. The …

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FedNat insolvency puts Gulf Coast property owners at risk of losing insurance coverage – Houston Public Media

Lucio Vasquez / Houston Public Media A shop in Port Arthur suffered wind damage as Hurricane Laura made landfall on August 27, 2020. About 500 property owners in Harris County and another 500 along the Texas Gulf Coast could lose their insurance coverage after a Florida-based company filed for bankruptcy and was ordered to cease …

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Amazon expands pay and benefits for front-line employees with nearly $1 billion in new investment | News

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–September 28, 2022– Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced pay raises for its U.S. employees — an investment of nearly $1 billion over the next year — along with a new benefit that allows employees to collect their pay anytime during the month . Average starting pay for front-line customer satisfaction and transportation employees increases …

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Businesses seek customers at the Central Washington State Fair in Yakima | Business

Even after eating plenty of corn dogs, a giant plate of curly fries and a grilled Kit Kat, attendees of the Central Washington State Fair don’t usually think about how to make their own funeral arrangements in advance. But that doesn’t stop Dan Williams, funeral director at Valley Hills Funeral Home & Crematory, from talking …

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INVESTIGATION: Diossa’s campaign lied about travel expenses

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 The GoLocalProv newsgroup View Larger + Former Central Falls Mayor James Diossa made nearly 50 trips as Mayor. A GoLocal investigation, which began more than three months ago, revealed 26 trips by then-Central Falls Mayor James Diossa — many of the trips were to exotic locations. Now, GoLocal has uncovered more …

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Florida, South Carolina schools move home games ahead of Ian

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Three Sunshine State universities took steps Tuesday to save home games as Hurricane Ian approached. Florida moved its game against Eastern Washington from Saturday to Sunday. Central Florida did the same with their game against SMU. South Florida moved its Saturday game against East Carolina from Tampa, Florida to Boca Raton. Although …

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Oatly debuts original YouTube cooking show that asks the burning question “Will she trade?” | News

MALMÖ, Sweden, Sept. 27, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Oatly Group AB (Nasdaq: “OTLY”) (“Oatly” or the “Company”), the world’s original and largest oat beverage company, today announced the global launch of his original cooking show on YouTube, ” Will he trade? Produced and created by Oatly, the four-episode series brings together a cast of quirky …

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