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Aww, nuts: North Texas company has 42 tons to unload after American Airlines cut first class food service

August 2, 2020, 2:06pm Business

Kim Peacock was once the purveyor of first-class luxury, but now her Arlington company has more than 87,000 pounds of nuts and no idea if her airline customers will ever want them again. Read story

Workers fear returning to work. Many are resisting the call

August 2, 2020, 2:06pm Business

LOS ANGELES — A hotel housekeeper who works for minimum wage. Read story

SpaceX capsule and NASA crew make 1st splashdown in 45 years

August 2, 2020, 12:08pm Business

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Two NASA astronauts returned to Earth on Sunday in a dramatic, retro-style splashdown, their capsule parachuting into the Gulf of Mexico to close out an unprecedented test flight by Elon Musk's SpaceX company. Read story

Cosmetology students, hairstylists describe a race divide

August 2, 2020, 6:05am Business

NEW YORK — After repeatedly being denied service by high-end salons because her hair was perceived as “too difficult” to style, Kanessa Alexander took an unusual step. She opened a shop of her own in a predominantly white Boston neighborhood with four Black stylists serving all hair textures. Read story

Rent’s due, again: Monthly anxieties deepen as aid falls off

August 2, 2020, 6:02am Business

Another month passes. The coronavirus pandemic marches on. And Americans struggling amid the economic fallout once again have to worry as their next rent checks come due Aug. 1. Read story

Judge warns Carnival not to cut corners on environmental protection amid COVID-19

August 2, 2020, 6:02am Business

Carnival Corporation is making progress on its environmental record, but still has a ways to go, a federal judge said Wednesday. Read story

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Exemption lets many opt out of bar exam

August 2, 2020, 5:32am Business

Spokane — As a law student at Gonzaga University, Allison Drescher spent three years preparing for the bar examination — two consecutive days of multiple-choice questions and complicated essay prompts that test not only the legal wit of aspiring lawyers but also their mental stamina. Read story

Riverview Bancorp posts small earnings

August 1, 2020, 6:03am Business

The Vancouver-based parent company of Riverview Community Bank reported earnings of $480,000, or 2 cents per diluted share, for the quarter ended June 30 as the pandemic affected its business. That compares with $4.2 million, or 18 cents per diluted share, for the same quarter last year. Read story

Weston: Can you trust your mobile payment app?

August 1, 2020, 6:02am Business

Money transfer apps including Venmo, Cash App and PayPal have surged in popularity during the pandemic as people seek safe, contactless ways to send and receive money. Unfortunately, many people don’t understand the limitations of these payment platforms or how they can put someone’s finances at risk. Read story