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US Manufacturing Jobs “Relocated” Due to Supply Chain Problems and Rising Costs in China

The supply chain crisis and pandemic have reinforced an economic maxim that executives at manufacturer Acme Alliance in Northbrook, Illinois, have emphasized for two decades: Keep your operations and jobs close to your customers. A manufacturer of custom finished aluminum die-cast components for automobiles, heavy trucks and farm machinery, Acme …

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Aloha State | News, Sports, Jobs

Eighty years ago, when we were still a territory and military intelligence predicted a potential conflict with Imperial Japan, the federal government decided to build fuel tanks for the Pacific Fleet. The problem was that so much fuel in the open made the islands vulnerable to air attack. The solution? …

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About the homemade Chex Mix and the minimum wage | News, Sports, Jobs

The other day I was on a mission to find Rice Chex, Corn Chex, and Wheat Chex for that favorite holiday treat this time of year – Homemade Chex Mix. While I now understand that I haven’t searched all the stores in the Four County area enough, I checked out …

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COVID treatment pill arrives in Utah in limited quantities | News, Sports, Jobs

Pfizer via AP This image provided by Pfizer in October 2021 shows the company’s COVID-19 Paxlovid pills. U.S. health regulators on Wednesday, December 22, 2021 approved the first pill against COVID-19, a Pfizer drug that Americans can take at home to ward off the virus’ worst effects. The first oral …

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Healthy Holiday Wishes for 2022 | News, Sports, Jobs

As the end of 2021 approaches, here is my wishlist for the year ahead. These are things that I hope could happen in our community, county, state, nation, and the world in 2022. The COVID pandemic is still here and is entering its third year. It must be on the …

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Pfizer Pill Becomes First Authorized Home COVID Treatment in US | News, Sports, Jobs

This image provided by Pfizer in October 2021 shows the company’s COVID-19 Paxlovid pills. On Wednesday, December 22, 2021, US health officials authorized the first pill against COVID-19, a Pfizer drug that Americans can take at home to ward off the worst effects of the virus. (Pfizer via AP) WASHINGTON …

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Fewer and fewer immigrant workers are coming to fill key positions. It slowed down the US economy

Jagdeep Nayyar, owner and chef of My Taste of India, stands in front of the bed rack made from the front panel of a real Tata truck, the best-selling brand in India. // Joël Rose, Joël Rose From the moment you walk through the door of Jagdeep Nayyar’s restaurant off …

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UPMC Launches Internal Travel Nursing Program | News, Sports, Jobs

UPMC launches “traveling” program for registered nurses and surgical technicians to address a staffing shortage at hospitals like UPMC Williamsport. The program aims to prevent base nurses from leaving for high-paying travel jobs with outside agencies. Hourly wages for internal travelers will be competitive, but the cost to UPMC will …

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Omicron casts a new shadow on pandemic economic recovery | News, Sports, Jobs

A family and their pets pass through Miami International Airport on Monday, December 20, 2021, in Miami. Public health officials urge caution as the new variant of omicron could become the dominant strain in the United States over the holidays. (AP Photo / Marta Lavandier) Just as Americans and Europeans …

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Fewer IT pros lose jobs after hack amid talent shortage

Fewer top IT professionals lose their jobs after their organizations were hit by hackers in 2021 compared to previous years as demand for cybersecurity specialists remains high and more businesses grow now believe in training and retaining talent rather than handing out pink cards, a new report showed on Tuesday. …

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